With Annual Point-In-Time Count Underway, A Conversation About Homelessness In Vermont
Vermont's annual Point-in-Time count takes place this week, surveying the state's homeless population over a 24-hour period between Wednesday, January 22 and Thursday, January 23. Last year's count reported a decline in homelessness in the state. But shelters remain in high demand. On this episode of Vermont Edition: a look at homelessness in Vermont. We talk trends and consider what's being done to make affordable housing a reality for more people.
Our guests are:
- Theresa Levesque, Currently experiencing homelessness in Brattleboro, Vermont
- Rebeka Lawrence-Gomez, Co-chair of the Vermont Coalition to End Homelessness; she also works with Pathways Vermont
- Karli Schrade, Day Shelter Coordinator for the Brattleboro,Vermont-based Groundworks Collaborative
- Elizabeth Ready, Former director and current chief financial officer of the Vergennes, Vermont-based John Graham Housing & Services
Broadcast live on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 12 p.m.; rebroadcast at 8 p.m.