Canadian Homeless Count – Time to count the Youth. They Matter Too!

This is important.

Devon J Hall

screenshot_2I’ve never – I admit – been a fan of this bullshit experiment. I say it’s bullshit because it is scientifically impossible to count every single person in an entire country who is homeless.

Mostly because a lot of people who are homeless don’t want to be counted. So they hide. I know this for a fact because I participated in one a few years ago. When the numbers came in they were significantly lower than they should have been.

One year the report was released it stated there was 1 homeless youth in all of Surrey, BC. That I know for a fact is complete bullshit.

The Homeless count does not recognize people who are couch surfing. They do not recognize people they cannot find.

Vancouver gets most of, if not all of the funding for At risk Youth alone. Mainly because many of the youth that admit to…

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