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Annual homeless count focuses on youth




A group of homeless travelers eat food that they purchased with McDonald's gift cards that they received after completing the Homeless Count survey.
A group of homeless travelers eat food that they purchased with McDonald's gift cards that they received after completing the Homeless Count survey.
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 As the homeless population moves around, the government tries to determine where services are most needed. One night every year, the federal Housing and Urban Development agency requires what's called a "Point in Time" count to get a better estimate of the number of homeless in shelters and on the streets at a single point-in-time. This year, the focus was on youth. Alice Daniel of the California Report has the story from Fresno.