Homelessness Statistics for Contra Costa, CA

, California

Total Homeless persons in Contra Costa County California in 2019

2,295

There are an estimated 2,295 homeless individuals in Contra Costa County California. That is a 3% 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

191

There are 191 in Contra Costa that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

128

There are 128 in Contra Costa that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

477

There are 191 in Contra Costa that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

1499

There are 191 in Contra Costa that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

62

There are 62 in Contra Costa that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

37

There are 37 in Contra Costa that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Contra Costa County California in 2019

99

There are an estimated 2,295 homeless individuals in Contra Costa County California. That is a 3% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Contra Costa County California

Total Chronic Homeless in Contra Costa County California

454

There are -38 less homeless individuals in Contra Costa County California than in 2018. That is a -8% 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

127

There are 62 in Contra Costa that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

327

There are 37 in Contra Costa that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Contra Costa County California

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

39

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

75

Total Veteran Homeless

114

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

Youth Homelessness in Contra Costa County California

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

43

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

73

Total Homeless Youth

116

There are -17 more homeless youths in Contra Costa County California than in 2018. That is a -13% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Contra Costa County California

1,897

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

Total number of shelters in Contra Costa County California

17

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 474 emergency shelter beds in Contra Costa County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 186 Transitional Housing beds in Contra Costa 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 1111 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Contra Costa 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 126 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Contra Costa County.

Contra Costa County, California Homeless Shelters and Services

17 Homeless Shelter Listings in Contra Costa County

Anka Behavioral Health

Anka Behavioral Health

Concord, CA

Homeless Mentally Ill. Also provides transitional housing (supportive housing), for families experiencing homelessness. Services: 1. Crisis Residential 2. Homeless Assis [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 10, 2017
Bay Area Rescue Mission - Men's Shelter

Bay Area Rescue Mission - Men's Shelter

Richmond, CA

The Rescue Mission helps meet the basic needs of hurting and homeless men, women, and children in the Bay Area with food and a clean, safe place to sleep. This protection from the elements and from th [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 16, 2015
Bay Area Rescue Mission - Women and Family Shelter

Bay Area Rescue Mission - Women and Family Shelter

Richmond, CA

Shelter Women with children [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 16, 2015
Central County Interim Housing Program - Concord Shelter

Central County Interim Housing Program - Concord Shelter

Concord, CA

There are two emergency shelters which operate in the unincorporated areas of Richmond and Concord. Both run 24 hours a day and offer meals, laundry facilities, telephone, mail, advocacy, and cas [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 31, 2019
GRIP Family Housing Program

GRIP Family Housing Program

Richmond, CA

ServicesOur Family Housing Program, which provides emergency shelter and transitional housing for families with children (75 year-round beds).Our West County Resource Center, which provide [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 16, 2015
STAND Domestic Violence  - RMC

STAND Domestic Violence - RMC

Concord, CA

STAND! For Families Free of Violence is the only provider of comprehensive family violence services in Contra Costa County. We work to end domestic violence and child abuse and build safe and str [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 15, 2018
Love-A-Child Missions Homeless Recovery Shelter

Love-A-Child Missions Homeless Recovery Shelter

Bay Point, CA

Shelter Pregnant WomenOffice Hours: 8am-5pm everydayFront desk staffed 24 hours/dayOur strategy focuses on healing the whole family by providing emergency housing, nutrit [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 8, 2016
Nevin House - Anka Behavioral Health Inc

Nevin House - Anka Behavioral Health Inc

Richmond, CA

Homeless Mentally Ill [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 8, 2016
Nierika House -Anka Behavioral Health

Nierika House -Anka Behavioral Health

Concord, CA

Homeless Mentally Ill [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
SHELTER, Inc. of Contra Costa

SHELTER, Inc. of Contra Costa

Martinez, CA

Office hours: Mondays through Fridays: 8:30am to 5pm. SHELTER, Inc. is working to keep participants, visitors, volunteers, and staff safe from the coronavirus (C [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 11, 2021
Don Brown Shelter - Anka Behavioral Health

Don Brown Shelter - Anka Behavioral Health

Antioch, CA

Don Brown Shelter in Antioch, CA is the sole provider in the area for emergency shelter for homeless men and women who have a severe and persistent mental illness. The shelter currently has 20 beds, h [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 3, 2018
SAFE Place - Northern California Family Center

SAFE Place - Northern California Family Center

Martinez, CA

Office HoursMonday - Friday: 9am - 5pmSaturday - Sunday: ClosedRunaway Program- Outreach/ Safe Place, Short- term shelter for youth, family mediation, and Outpatient counseling [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 16, 2020
SIPS - Anka Behavioral Health

SIPS - Anka Behavioral Health

Concord, CA

Homeless Mentally Ill [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 15, 2018
Shepherd's Gate - Brentwood

Shepherd's Gate - Brentwood

Brentwood, CA

We have provided Christ-centered services and housing to over 11,000 battered and homeless women and children.Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 9:30am- 4:30pmHere is just a parti [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 9, 2015
Brookside Shelter

Brookside Shelter

Richmond, CA

24 hours a day shelter and have the capacity to serve over 160 men and women.Offers a specialized program for individuals 18-21 years of age. If involved in case management, residents may stay up to [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 1, 2020
Trinity Center

Trinity Center

Walnut Creek, CA

Impact of COVID-19We believe that people need us now more than ever. Trinity Center is a Contra Costa County Coordinated Assessment Referral and Enga [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 29, 2020
Glo's Independent Living LLC

Glo's Independent Living LLC

Richmond, CA

Glo's Independent Living is a shared housing community we offer affordable single and shared spaces .We are open 247 with on site staff and upscale quality living. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 15, 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
386
1248
318
79


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


91
25


174
377


44
78


43
97
2015 Total 2,031 116 551 122 140
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
385
981
235
129


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


73
38


145
201


51
85


40
51
2016 Total 1,730 111 346 136 91
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
512
840
184
71


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


62
22


117
194


50
49


30
31
2017 Total 1,607 84 311 99 61
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
523
1432
174
105


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


55
34


162
330


56
46


38
95
2018 Total 2,234 89 492 102 133
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
477
1499
191
128


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


62
37


127
327


39
75


43
73
2019 Total 2,295 99 454 114 116
*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 159 8.3% 1922 46.8% 97.1%
2016 154 8.6% 1837 58.1% 95.9%
2017 135 7.0% 1707 57.6% 96.7%
2018 114 7.0% 1854 51.5% 96.7%
2019 100 8.0% 2932 28.2% 98.3%
*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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