The Western Virginia Continuum of Care is conducting their annual homeless survey from Harrisonburg to Winchester this week January 22-26.

We spoke to Kaitlin Heatwole about the undertaking in our latest news maker.

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Kaitlin explains how the count is conducted and how tremendously the numbers vary due to circumstances. .

She also tells us the factors involved and what happens after the count is conducted.

Kaitlin also tells us the best way to help those in need is to volunteer at the various organizations that assist the homeless.

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