These webinars provide an overview of the Counting Us and the Point in Time Count using Mobile Tech and should answer the majority of questions that you might have.  You can also find answers to questions about the HUD Point in Time Count, the Counting Us mobile app, and the Point in Time Regional Command Center in these FAQs.  To view other Simtech presentations, not specific to the PIT, click here.  Still can't find the answer to your question?  No worries.  Please just submit a ticket to our virtual help desk and a member of our support team will get back to you shortly.  

The Finalizing Plans for your 2021 PIT Count video is a recording of the webinar hosted by Simtech on January 6, 2021 that explains how surveys can be tailored to meet local needs, how the data is managed in real-time within the Regional Command Center, and how communities can plan for their 2021 Point in Time.

  • The slide deck from the webinar is linked to here.
  • The Q&A from the webinar can be found here.

The Mobile Tech to Conduct an Effective 2021 PIT Count video is a recording of the webinar hosted by Simtech on December 8, 2020 that explains how Counting Us can help CoCs follow HUD guidance for conducting a PIT Count during COVID. 

  • The slide deck from the webinar is linked to here.
  • The Q&A from the webinar can be found here.

While the COVID pandemic presents unique challenges to conducting an efficient point in time count, there are steps that can be taken to conduct a reliable count in a manner that will help protect the safety of everyone involved – even if there are a limited number of volunteers. 

The Safely Conducting an Accurate PIT Count During COVID video is a recording of the webinar hosted by Simtech on September 29, 2020 that highlights steps that can be taken to safely conduct an accurate homeless Point in Time Count. 

  • The slide deck from the webinar is linked to here.
  • The Q&A from the webinar can be found here.
The Point in Time Q&A Session, hosted on January 7, 2020, provides detailed feedback to commonly asked questions about the Counting Us mobile app and the Point in Time Regional Command Center.

The Point in Time Information Session recording (2018) provides a comprehensive overview of the Counting Us app as well as the functionality within the Regional Command Center.