Regions throughout the country used Simtech's Counting Us mobile app and the Regional Command Center hosted at to conduct Point in Time counts of people experiencing homelessness.  The app has also been used in Texas to support the disaster recovery efforts after hurricane Harvey.  The media coverage below provides an overview of Simtech's innovative use of technology to help those who make it their life's work to help others obtain and sustain housing.  Thank you to these regions for inviting us to help support their work.

Throughout Ventura County, counting every homeless person remains goal
A. Martinez, VC Star/ USA Today, February 22nd, 2018
(Ventura CA)

Getting to the Point
F. Drenttel, The Yale Herald, February 2nd, 2018
(New Haven CT)

Homeless Population Surveyed as Part of Everybody Counts/ Spectrum News Charlotte
R. Vogt, February 1st, 2018
(Charlotte NC)

Volunteers spread out around Charlotte for homeless head count / WSOTV
G. Esposito, WSOTV, February 1st, 2018 (Charlotte NC)

Hard to know what you’ll find in the dark, but 2018 homeless count should be more accurate
M. Driscoll, The News Tribune, January 30th, 2018
(Tacoma WA)

Making sure every homeless person counts
K. Landek, Panama City News Herald, January 28th, 2018
(Northwest FL)

Volunteers to use new technology to count homeless in Pierce County
KIRO 7 News Staff, January 26th, 2018 
(Pierce County, Tacoma WA)

Volunteers spread out to count homeless
J. Gibbs,, January 25th, 2018
(Temple TX, TX BoS CoC)

Volunteers record living conditions of Rapid City's homeless population
C. Cutler, Newscenter 4, January 24th, 2018 
(Rapid City SD)

Downtown, homeless people counted
T. Breen, New Haven Independent, January 24th (New Haven, CT)

2018 survey to count the homeless in Columbus; provide them with resources
J. Zozaya, WTVM TV January 22nd, 2018,
(Columbus, GA)

Volunteers to use app in upcoming count of homeless people in Spokane
R. Alexander, January 17th, 2018
(Spokane WA)

This year, homeless advocates will get results from the Dallas Homeless Count in real time 
S. Kuo, January 16th, 2018
(Dallas TX)

Houston County group to use new app to count homeless population
WMAZ-TV, January 9, 2018
(Houston TX)

Volunteers wanted to take part in annual statewide homeless count
The Register Citizen, January 5th, 2018

How Spokane is radically reinventing its yearly homeless count
D. Walters, January 4, 2018 (Spokane WA)

Good for Business | Business for Good
D. Talarico, October 30, 2017, Bentley Magazine

Hundreds volunteer for annual Point-In-Time homeless census,
C. Gonzalez, ABC KSAT Channel 12, January 26, 2017 (San Antonio, Texas)

Homeless Count Brings 1,300 Volunteers for Downtown Dallas
C. Gilmore, January 26, 2017, Channel 5 (Dallas, Texas)

Hundreds take to the streets of San Antonio for Annual Homeless Count
C. Ramaldi, January 27, 2017, News 4 San Antonio (San Antonio, Texas)

Bexar County holds rally to count and help the homeless
KENS 5, January 26, 2017. (Bexar County, TX)

350 Volunteers Expected to Join Mayor Menino for 34th Annual Homeless Census, December 16, 2013. (Boston, MA)

Can Data Have a Heart?
G. Keillor, National Recreation and Park Association, September 1, 2016

Annual count gives glimpse into homelessness 
D. Furguson, January 24, 2017, Argus Leader (South Dakota)

Join the effort to end homelessness with the upcoming homeless census
J. Janosko, January 11, 2017, Partnership for Strong Communities (Connecticut)

Opening the Doors to New Solutions
The Planning Council, June 2016. (Virginia)

Point-in-Time count of New Bedford's homeless underway
T. Weisberg, January 25, 2017, 1420 WBSM (New Bedford, MA)