ALEA Bridge, community volunteers, and its partner organizations is once again taking the lead for the Point-In-Time 2018 (homeless count) activities in Region 5, canvassing encampments throughout Mililani, Wahiawa and the North Shore. The annual count is a vital part of a national process to obtain federal funding for critical housing and homeless services. Most survey participants openly shared their information, understanding the purpose of the Point-In-Time count, this year the organization expects a slightly lower number of unsheltered homeless compared to last year.