Homelessness Statistics for Montgomery, AL

, Alabama

Total Homeless persons in Montgomery County Alabama in 2019

330

There are an estimated 330 homeless individuals in Montgomery County Alabama. That is a -11% 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

102

There are 102 in Montgomery that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

There are 0 in Montgomery that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

171

There are 102 in Montgomery that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

57

There are 102 in Montgomery that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

25

There are 25 in Montgomery that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

There are 0 in Montgomery that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Montgomery County Alabama in 2019

25

There are an estimated 330 homeless individuals in Montgomery County Alabama. That is a -11% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Montgomery County Alabama

Total Chronic Homeless in Montgomery County Alabama

59

There are -4 less homeless individuals in Montgomery County Alabama than in 2018. That is a -6% 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

40

There are 25 in Montgomery that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

19

There are 0 in Montgomery that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Montgomery County Alabama

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

44

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

11

Total Veteran Homeless

55

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

Youth Homelessness in Montgomery County Alabama

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

9

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

4

Total Homeless Youth

13

There are -8 more homeless youths in Montgomery County Alabama than in 2018. That is a -38% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Montgomery County Alabama

860

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

Total number of shelters in Montgomery County Alabama

9

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 226 emergency shelter beds in Montgomery County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 130 Transitional Housing beds in Montgomery 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 465 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Montgomery 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 39 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Montgomery County.

Montgomery County, Alabama Homeless Shelters and Services

9 Homeless Shelter Listings in Montgomery County

Friendship Mission For Men

Friendship Mission For Men

Montgomery, AL

Ministry's purpose is to reach out to the homeless, poor, and needy of the Montgomery area by providing the Church facility of Montgomery for food, shelter and the proclamation of God's word. Shelter [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 1, 2020
Genesis House - Aid To Inmate Mothers

Genesis House - Aid To Inmate Mothers

Montgomery, AL

The GENESIS House is a transitional home that provides women who have just left prison with an independent living environment for at least 12 months. The goal of the center is to help women restore di [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 30, 2020
Family Promise of Montgomery Services

Family Promise of Montgomery Services

Montgomery, AL

Office Hours: Mon-Thursdays 8:30 am-4:30 pmFamily Promise is a nationwide program sponsored by local churches dedicated to helping homeless families. This is an [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 1, 2020
Faith Crusade Montgomery Rescue Mission

Faith Crusade Montgomery Rescue Mission

Montgomery, AL

Faith Crusade Montgomery Rescue Mission is focused on alleviating hunger and homelessness by providing: food, clothes and shelter to those in need. We focus on all poverty stricken communities within [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 1, 2020
Renascence In Prisoner Re-entry

Renascence In Prisoner Re-entry

Montgomery, AL

The Renascence community is a residential transitional program for male, non-violent ex-offenders who lack the support of family and have no place or means to live on their own after release or parole [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 1, 2020
Salvation Army Montgomery

Salvation Army Montgomery

Montgomery, AL

The Salvation Army Montgomery services include transient and homeless services, food, clothing, and shelter for those in need, lunchtime feeding program, and the distribution of FEMA funds for utiliti [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 1, 2018
Return To Reality - Recovery House For Women

Return To Reality - Recovery House For Women

Montgomery, AL

Provides housing for women who want to stay clean and sober from drugs and alcohol. We support AA and NA meetings. Christian based program. Cost for admission $240.00, which pays the first 2 weeks [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 11, 2016
Vision of Grace Transition Home

Vision of Grace Transition Home

Montgomery, AL

Vision of Grace Transition Home provides shelter for one family at a time in each home.  Homeless families apply for assistance and when qualified are allowed to stay for a period of 3 to 4 month [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 1, 2020
Mary Ellen's Hearth AT Nellie Burge Community Center

Mary Ellen's Hearth AT Nellie Burge Community Center

Montgomery, AL

Mary Ellen’s Hearth at Nellie Burge combats homelessness by providing transitional housing for homeless women with children. More than simply providing a place to live, our programs and services emp [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 1, 2020

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
280
53
93
15


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


32
4


2
22


35
5


21
1
2015 Total 441 36 24 40 22
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
214
71
79
3


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


20
1


18
10


40
1


10
0
2016 Total 367 21 28 41 10
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
225
59
89
4


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


29
1


39
6


53
2


23
0
2017 Total 377 30 45 55 23
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
203
69
97
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


28
0


41
22


48
6


19
2
2018 Total 369 28 63 54 21
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
171
57
102
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


25
0


40
19


44
11


9
4
2019 Total 330 25 59 55 13
*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 110 15.5% 857 36.1% 89.5%
2016 104 7.0% 1065 33.3% 67.2%
2017 97 10.9% 1058 28.5% 94.2%
2018 112 7.2% 844 23.4% 82.6%
2019 135 8.9% 629 16.1% 96.7%
*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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