Homelessness Statistics for Tuscaloosa, AL

, Alabama

Total Homeless persons in Tuscaloosa County Alabama in 2019

44

There are an estimated 44 homeless individuals in Tuscaloosa County Alabama. That is a -23% 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

17

There are 17 in Tuscaloosa that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

27

There are 17 in Tuscaloosa that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

0

There are 17 in Tuscaloosa that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

7

There are 7 in Tuscaloosa that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Tuscaloosa County Alabama in 2019

7

There are an estimated 44 homeless individuals in Tuscaloosa County Alabama. That is a -23% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Tuscaloosa County Alabama

Total Chronic Homeless in Tuscaloosa County Alabama

0

There are -4 less homeless individuals in Tuscaloosa County Alabama than in 2018. That is a -100% 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

0

There are 7 in Tuscaloosa that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

0

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

Veteran Homelessness in Tuscaloosa County Alabama

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

9

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

0

Total Veteran Homeless

9

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

Youth Homelessness in Tuscaloosa County Alabama

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

0

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

0

Total Homeless Youth

0

There are 0 more homeless youths in Tuscaloosa County Alabama than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Tuscaloosa County Alabama

393

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

Total number of shelters in Tuscaloosa County Alabama

3

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 91 emergency shelter beds in Tuscaloosa County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 8 Transitional Housing beds in Tuscaloosa 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 294 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Tuscaloosa 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 0 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Tuscaloosa County.

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Homeless Shelters and Services

3 Homeless Shelter Listings in Tuscaloosa County

Dent Transitional Program

Dent Transitional Program

Cottondale, AL

Dent Transitional Program is a four step program designed to improve the quality of life of young men between the ages of 19-30. We provide them with food, clothes, shelter, life skills training, GED [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 16, 2016
Salvation Army Tuscaloosa Center of Hope

Salvation Army Tuscaloosa Center of Hope

Tuscaloosa, AL

The Salvation Army Tuscaloosa provides a homeless Drop In Centers, Homeless Shelter for Families, Homeless Shelter for Men, Homeless Shelter for Single Mothers, Homeless Shelter for Women. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 6, 2021
Community Soup Bowl

Community Soup Bowl

Tuscaloosa, AL

Lunch: 11am - 12:50pm Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:30-1:30We seek to provide a warm & inviting atmosphere by opening our doors 7 days a week to we [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 5, 2018

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
126
62
18
133


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


4
43


0
40


77
4


0
0
2015 Total 339 47 40 81 0
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
33
72
14
58


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


5
16


0
1


17
2


0
12
2016 Total 177 21 1 19 12
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
77
63
60
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


17
0


2
9


34
7


3
28
2017 Total 200 17 11 41 31
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
34
1
22
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


8
0


4
0


10
0


0
0
2018 Total 57 8 4 10 0
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
27
0
17
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


7
0


0
0


9
0


0
0
2019 Total 44 7 0 9 0
*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 182 0.0% 194 74.4% 96.9%
2016 65 7.0% 534 53.7% 90.8%
2017 248 3.3% 386 61.8% 98.6%
2018 477 56.3% 130 14.3%
2019 475 7.0% 127 84.4% 100.0%
*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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