The count was taken on Jan. 27 as required by the U.S. Department for Housing and Urban Development.
Commenters suggested creating a year-round homeless shelter, more police downtown and getting more money to existing programs that deal with homeless people.
A recent survey shows Indiana’s homeless population has dropped 2 percent since last year.
The Shalom Center is working with 25 residents at the Crawford Apartments through a permanent supportive housing model.
The count shows there are more than 6,000 homeless people in Indiana – veterans make up 12 percent of that total.
The Indiana Housing and Community and Development Authority is launching a new tool that aims to better match homeless people with the services they need.
The South Central Housing Network plans to create a proposal at the end of its three-day series of meetings.
The City of Greencastle may use as much as $200,000 of its rainy day fund to help a local group re-establish a homeless shelter in the community.
A remembrance ceremony in Bloomington brought several people together.
The Hoosier Hills Food Bank has seen an increase in demand over the last few months.