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DOTHAN, Ala. – Volunteers are needed to assist in the annual count of homeless persons in southeastern Alabama. The Southeast Alabama Coalition for the Homeless has arranged for the count to take place on Saturday, Jan. 25, in the Dothan area. It takes roughly two hours starting at 10 a.m. Each year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development asks communities across the nation to count the homeless – those without a physical address at a particular point in time. The count allows HUD and local agencies to identify trends in the number of homeless people, and determine if the number is increasing or decreasing. The numbers can also be used for state and federal funding through grants.

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