Where did you spend the night? Counting NJ's homeless
By Sergio Bichao
Nonprofit organizations and government agencies will spend Wednesday asking people on the streets and in shelters where they spent the night before as part of a statewide Point-in-Time Count of the homeless population.
Last year, the count found 10,211 homeless men, women and children on a single night, a decrease of 14 percent from 2014. Nationally, the numbers fell by 2 percent.
Of those in the Garden State, 974 people were unsheltered and spending the night in cars ...