Homelessness Statistics for Mobile, AL

, Alabama

Total Homeless persons in Mobile County Alabama in 2019

505

There are an estimated 505 homeless individuals in Mobile County Alabama. That is a -8% change from 2018.

The homelessness statistics listed are collected from HUD and from the Homeless Shelter Directory database for 2019

Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals in families

153

There are 153 in Mobile that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

23

There are 23 in Mobile that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

150

There are 153 in Mobile that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

179

There are 153 in Mobile that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

49

There are 49 in Mobile that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

7

There are 7 in Mobile that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Mobile County Alabama in 2019

56

There are an estimated 505 homeless individuals in Mobile County Alabama. That is a -8% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Mobile County Alabama

Total Chronic Homeless in Mobile County Alabama

38

There are -21 less homeless individuals in Mobile County Alabama than in 2018. That is a -36% drop .

What is Chronic Homeless?

Chronic homelessness refers to people who have found themselves experiencing homelessness repeatedly and is often accompanied with mental ilness or substance abuse.

Chronically homeless individuals have been on the streets for a long time, potentially years.

Sheltered Chronic

Sheltered chronic

10

There are 49 in Mobile that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

28

There are 7 in Mobile that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Mobile County Alabama

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

43

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

10

Total Veteran Homeless

53

There are more homeless individuals in Mobile County Alabama than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Mobile County Alabama

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

2

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

7

Total Homeless Youth

9

There are -7 more homeless youths in Mobile County Alabama than in 2018. That is a -44% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Mobile County Alabama

665

This figure represents the total number of beds available in all categories of Housing.

Total number of shelters in Mobile County Alabama

7

What are Emergency Shelters?

Emergency Shelters are places where the homeless can find a safe place to stay in case of sudden loss of housing. There are about 261 emergency shelter beds in Mobile County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 133 Transitional Housing beds in Mobile County.

What is Permanent Supportive Housing?

Permanent Supportive Housing is a long-term housing service for the elderly or vulnurable population struggling to stay above the poverty line. There are about 240 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Mobile County.

What is Rapid Re-Housing?

Rapid re-housing is a short-term rental assistance service with the purpose of helping people obtain housing quickly, increase self- sufficiency, and stay housed. There are about 31 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Mobile County.

Mobile County, Alabama Homeless Shelters and Services

7 Homeless Shelter Listings in Mobile County

Housing First The Homeless Coalition

Housing First The Homeless Coalition

Mobile, AL

Community Housing ProgramThe Community Housing Program provides Permanent Supportive Housing to individuals and families in Mobile and Baldwin counties who are experiencing homelessness and who [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 15, 2016
Mission of Hope For Men and Women

Mission of Hope For Men and Women

Mobile, AL

Mission of Hope Ministries is a three month, in care, Christian program designed to help men and women who are addicted to drugs and alcohol have a NEW LIFE through JESUS CHRIST. This is offered at no [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 6, 2021
Salvation Army Mobile - Dauphin Way Lodge

Salvation Army Mobile - Dauphin Way Lodge

Mobile, AL

The Salvation Army in Mobile provides numerous services. They include Dauphin Way Lodge A treatment center for the chemically dependent. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 6, 2021
Waterfront Rescue Mission of Alabama

Waterfront Rescue Mission of Alabama

Mobile, AL

Homeless Shelter for Men. Breakfast and Dinner served to clients in the program. Lunch available to all homeless, served daily. Hours: 9am-3pm Lunch at Noon Walk In To Apply [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 18, 2018
Family Promise of Coastal Alabama Mobile

Family Promise of Coastal Alabama Mobile

Mobile, AL

Office Hours:Every day: 8:30am to 4:30pm. Family Promise of Coastal Alabama provides shelter and nurturing support for children and their families who are struggling through homeless [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 1, 2017
Mckemie Place - Shelterfor Women

Mckemie Place - Shelterfor Women

Mobile, AL

McKemie Place provides three meals per day and a couple of snacks when available, shower and a place to sleep in a safe environment; is the only temporary emergency overnight shelter for unaccompan [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 14, 2021
The Salvation Army Family Haven

The Salvation Army Family Haven

Mobile, AL

The Family Haven welcomes both single and two parent families. Providing emergency housing for homeless families built upon the goal of keeping them together while teaching the life skills needed [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 13, 2021

Point-In-Time Count Summary

Total Homeless Total Families Total Chronic Total Veterans Total Youth
2015
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
277
193
87
21


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


29
6


23
69


66
28


20
9
2015 Total 578 35 92 94 29
2016
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
253
224
134
12


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


42
4


30
50


56
10


11
5
2016 Total 623 46 80 66 16
2017
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
179
247
162
18


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


52
5


9
56


50
26


9
9
2017 Total 606 57 65 76 18
2018
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
183
216
135
17


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


42
6


11
48


42
10


8
8
2018 Total 551 48 59 52 16
2019
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
150
179
153
23


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


49
7


10
28


43
10


2
7
2019 Total 505 56 38 53 9
*Key
  • SI: Individuals in shelters
  • UI: Unsheltered individuals
  • IFS: Individuals in families shelters
  • UIF : Unsheltered individuals in families
  • S: Sheltered
  • H: Homeless

Homelessness Behavioral and Performance Statistics

Avg days* Average Length of Time Homeless (days) Average Length of Time Homeless (days) Average Length of Time Homeless (days) Return rate* Rate People Return to Homelessness in 6 Months Rate People Return to Homelessness in 6 Months Rate People Return to Homelessness in 6 Months 1st time* Number of People who are Homeless for the First Time Number of People who are Homeless for the First Time Number of People who are Homeless for the First Time Temp 2 Perm* Rate People Exit from ES, SH, TH, and RRH to PH Rate People Exit from ES, SH, TH, and RRH to PH Rate People Exit from ES, SH, TH, and RRH to PH Supp 2 Perm* Rate People in PSH and OPH Retain or Exit to PH Rate People in PSH and OPH Retain or Exit to PH Rate People in PSH and OPH Retain or Exit to PH
2015 44 11.5% 1929 12.6% 94.8%
2016 51 9.3% 1915 22.4% 94.8%
2017 47 11.4% 1764 15.1% 95.4%
2018 57 6.4% 1444 25.8% 97.2%
2019 53 5.5% 1764 16.8% 96.3%
*Key
  • Avg days: Average Length of Time Homeless (days)
  • Return rate: Rate People Return to Homelessness in 6 Months
  • 1st time: Number of People who are Homeless for the First Time
  • Temp 2 Perm : Rate People Exit from Emergency Shelters, Supportive Housing, Transitional Housing, and Rapid Re-housing to Permanent Housing
  • Supportive 2 Perm: Rate People in Permanent Supportive Housing and Other Permanent Housing Retain or Exit to Permanent Housing

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