Volunteers to hold count of homeless

Effort aids region’s services in determining major needs

Posted: December 11, 2012 at 1:15 a.m.

The number of people in Northwest Arkansas who are homeless has been on the rise since a biennial head count started in 2007, and certain indicators show the number may have grown the most in the past two years, said Kevin Fitzpatrick, a University of Arkansas professor who will lead a group of volunteers conducting this year’s count.

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Northwest Arkansas, Pages 7 on 12/11/2012