Homelessness Statistics for Alameda, CA

, California

Total Homeless persons in Alameda County California in 2019

8,022

There are an estimated 8,022 homeless individuals in Alameda County California. That is a 46% 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

497

There are 497 in Alameda that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

27

There are 27 in Alameda that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

1213

There are 497 in Alameda that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

6285

There are 497 in Alameda that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

161

There are 161 in Alameda that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

9

There are 9 in Alameda that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Alameda County California in 2019

170

There are an estimated 8,022 homeless individuals in Alameda County California. That is a 46% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Alameda County California

Total Chronic Homeless in Alameda County California

2103

There are 478 more homeless individuals in Alameda County California than in 2018. That is a 29% increase.

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

487

There are 161 in Alameda that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

1616

There are 9 in Alameda that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Alameda County California

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

147

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

545

Total Veteran Homeless

692

There are more homeless individuals in Alameda County California than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Alameda County California

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

143

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

588

Total Homeless Youth

731

There are -204 more homeless youths in Alameda County California than in 2018. That is a -22% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Alameda County California

5,684

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

Total number of shelters in Alameda County California

23

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 1160 emergency shelter beds in Alameda County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 565 Transitional Housing beds in Alameda 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 3353 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Alameda 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 606 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Alameda County.

Alameda, California Homeless Shelters and Services

23 Listings in city

24-Hour OPTCC Shelter - Family Shelter

24-Hour OPTCC Shelter - Family Shelter

Oakland, CA

Emergency Shelter Hours: Mondays through Fridays 9 am - 6 pm. Shelter for families. 7 bed shelter for women with children, age 12 and under (first priority), pregnant women (sec [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 8, 2019
Berkeley Food and Housing Men's Housing Program

Berkeley Food and Housing Men's Housing Program

Berkeley, CA

Shelter open from 5 pm – 7 am daily.Shelter reservation line: 1-866-960-2132.Shelter reservation line open from Monday-Friday at 12 noon and 7 pm, and on Sat & Sun at 2 pm. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Nov 14, 2018
Berkeley Food and Housing Project

Berkeley Food and Housing Project

Berkeley, CA

Homeless Services hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Entry to homeless services are at 1901 Fairview Street, Berkeley, CA 94703 [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 31, 2016
Ruby's Place Hayward

Ruby's Place Hayward

Hayward, CA

The mission of Ruby's Place is to provide prevention and supportive services to the community and people impacted by domestic violence, human trafficking or homelessness. Ruby’s Pla [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 3, 2015
FESCO - The Family Shelter

FESCO - The Family Shelter

Hayward, CA

FESCO provides medium-term assistance to homeless families with children, including fathers and adolescent male children. Services include housing, food, and counseling.Services Provided [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 16, 2015
Images on the Rise

Images on the Rise

Hayward, CA

Images On The Rise has been serving the homeless people of the community since 1992. We provide housing for men, women and women with children. Job training in housing management, construction, real e [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 29, 2020
Operation Dignity

Operation Dignity

Emeryville, CA

Are you a veteran experiencing homelessness? Here's how to contact us for more information about our emergency shelter and transitional housing programs:    Call us at (800) 686-9 [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 17, 2017
Midway Shelter of Alameda

Midway Shelter of Alameda

San Leandro, CA

The San Leandro Shelter offers 24–hour staffing and client services for 30 women and children. Along with food and shelter, staff provides case management, resources, referrals, advocacy, and h [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 21, 2015
Safe Alternatives To Violent Environments

Safe Alternatives To Violent Environments

Fremont, CA

Office HoursMonday – Friday:9:00 am – 5:00 pm24-Hour Hotline(510) 794-6055SAVE provides a safety net of services. We are far more th [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 3, 2015
Shepherd's Gate - Livermore

Shepherd's Gate - Livermore

Livermore, CA

We have provided Christ-centered services and housing to over 11,000 battered and homeless women and children.Shepherd's Gate has earned a reputation for rebuilding shattered lives. Sinc [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 9, 2015
Tri-Valley Haven For Women

Tri-Valley Haven For Women

Livermore, CA

Now entering our fourth decade, Tri-Valley Haven continues to be a vital community resource serving adults and children who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, or homelessness. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 22, 2017
God's Love Outreach Ministries

God's Love Outreach Ministries

Livermore, CA

We provide residential and mental health and case management services for women who come from backgrounds of being incarcerated, battered, homeles [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 16, 2020
CityTeam Ministries Oakland

CityTeam Ministries Oakland

Oakland, CA

In Oakland, CityTeam Ministries provides hot meals, safe shelter, showers, and clean clothing to this city's homeless population. CityTeam Oakland also has a wonderful, caring medical staff that p [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 20, 2021
A Safe Place - Shelter For Women - Domestic Violence Shelter

A Safe Place - Shelter For Women - Domestic Violence Shelter

Oakland, CA

Emergency Shelter is the agency’s primary program. A Safe Place provides a confidential shelter program for victims of dv is located in a confidential location. Residents stay a maximum 90 days. Eme [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 5, 2020
Family Emergency Shelter Hayward - FESCO Shelter

Family Emergency Shelter Hayward - FESCO Shelter

Hayward, CA

ServicesMcKinney Linkages ProgramA two-year program providing housing subsidies/support services to families, living in apartments/houses scattered [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 10, 2016
Harrison House

Harrison House

Berkeley, CA

50 beds shelter for single adults. Hours: Arrie at 5pm.  Residents leave by 9:00am mon- fri and can return at 5pm. Saturday and Sundays residents may stay [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 14, 2019
Berkeley Food and Housing, North County Women's Shelter

Berkeley Food and Housing, North County Women's Shelter

Berkeley, CA

Shelter for women. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 12, 2017
Eden I & R, Inc

Eden I & R, Inc

Hayward, CA

Provides assistance in locating shelter space or low-cost housing, gives general information, and makes assessments and referrals to social services agencies. Call between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm. After [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 3, 2015
Family Emergency Shelter Coalition (FESCO)

Family Emergency Shelter Coalition (FESCO)

Hayward, CA

Family Shelter Must call first, intakes only over the phone. Week-to-week shelter for adults with dependent minors. Offers counseling, job placement, housing assistance family counseling, employment [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 3, 2015
Second Chance Newark CA

Second Chance Newark CA

Newark, CA

Emergency shelter for individuals and families. Maximum stay is two weeks for individuals, three weeks for families. Drug and alcohol programs available. Four centers located in Newark, Fremont, [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 30, 2018
South County Homeless Project

South County Homeless Project

Hayward, CA

Homeless Shelter for Mentally DisabledProvides emergency housing and non-residential services (housing, income and employment assistance) to the mentally disabled homeless in Southern Alameda Co [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 30, 2020
Sunrise Village Emergency Shelter

Sunrise Village Emergency Shelter

Fremont, CA

Homeless ShelterEmergency and transitional shelter for individuals and families with children. Provides job counseling, support groups, and other services. There is a waiting list for families. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 14, 2016
Women's Daytime Drop-in Center

Women's Daytime Drop-in Center

Berkeley, CA

Monday - Friday 8AM-4PM Breakfast 9AM - 10AM Lunch 12PM - 1PM  We are a non-profit program addressing the needs of homeles [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 18, 2019

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
902
2153
741
244


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


277
47


159
501


157
231


228
71
2015 Total 4,040 324 660 388 299
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
995
2153
753
244


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


269
47


167
501


170
231


200
71
2016 Total 4,145 316 668 401 271
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
1081
3837
685
26


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


261
9


214
1406


153
378


253
738
2017 Total 5,629 270 1,620 531 991
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
964
3837
669
26


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


247
9


219
1406


148
378


197
738
2018 Total 5,496 256 1,625 526 935
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
1213
6285
497
27


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


161
9


487
1616


147
545


143
588
2019 Total 8,022 170 2,103 692 731
*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 170 9.2% 3154 52.2% 94.9%
2016 186 8.5% 2688 46.7% 96.4%
2017 170 7.9% 2979 46.2% 97.1%
2018 208 7.5% 2245 52.1% 98.0%
2019 196 7.8% 3622 53.8% 97.4%
*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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