The Counting 2017 views 1.026 people sleeping in street and 1.954 housed in facilities

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The Counting 2017 views 1.026 people sleeping in street and 1.954 housed in facilities

18 May, 2017

A total of 998 volunteers have participated between 9.30 pm. And 2.00 am. in the Counting 2017 organized by the 34 organizations which integrate the Support System for Homeless People (XAPSLL), including Barcelona City Council. Suara Cooperativa has been headquarter of the Counting 2017.

The activity has been developed due to the collaboration of 287 groups divided in 13 meeting points around town. Participants have also included some volunteers who have been living in street. It is the fifth time that this activity have been organised, with the purposes to awareness citizens about the homelessness problem, present the work which has been made by the XAPSLL organizations, count the scope of this situation and detect new places to sleep in town.