Homelessness Statistics for Fresno, CA

, California

Total Homeless persons in Fresno County California in 2019

2,508

There are an estimated 2,508 homeless individuals in Fresno County California. That is a 17% 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

225

There are 225 in Fresno that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

16

There are 16 in Fresno that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

214

There are 225 in Fresno that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

2053

There are 225 in Fresno that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

77

There are 77 in Fresno that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

4

There are 4 in Fresno that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Fresno County California in 2019

81

There are an estimated 2,508 homeless individuals in Fresno County California. That is a 17% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Fresno County California

Total Chronic Homeless in Fresno County California

692

There are 168 more homeless individuals in Fresno County California than in 2018. That is a 32% 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

23

There are 77 in Fresno that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

669

There are 4 in Fresno that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Fresno County California

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

69

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

166

Total Veteran Homeless

235

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

Youth Homelessness in Fresno County California

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

28

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

84

Total Homeless Youth

112

There are 15 more homeless youths in Fresno County California than in 2018. That is a 15% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Fresno County California

2,456

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

Total number of shelters in Fresno County California

6

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 411 emergency shelter beds in Fresno County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 114 Transitional Housing beds in Fresno 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 1353 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Fresno 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 534 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Fresno County.

Fresno, California Homeless Shelters and Services

6 Listings in city

Naomi's House

Naomi's House

Fresno, CA

SHELTER: Open 24 hours. Other services for women in program, but will help others find resources for needs. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 1, 2020
Fresno Rescue Mission

Fresno Rescue Mission

Fresno, CA

Main Campus The main campus, approximately 10 acres located at 310 G Street, Fresno CA - just south of Ventura - and includes space for expansion of serv [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 1, 2020
Evangel Home

Evangel Home

Fresno, CA

Evangel Home is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Christian shelter for women and children in crisis. We provide food, shelter, clothing and programs that encourage and equip those residing with us. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 1, 2020
Poverello House

Poverello House

Fresno, CA

SHELTER: Mon-Fri 7am – 6pm & Sat-Sun 7:30am – 6pm. Sign up on waitlist for Village of Hope. Men can inquire about Rehabilitation Program. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 1, 2020
Holy Cross Center

Holy Cross Center

Fresno, CA

For women and women with children. Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, Sat 8am-11:30am, closed SunDiaper Distribution: First Wednesday of month f [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 1, 2020
Sanctuary Transitional Shelter

Sanctuary Transitional Shelter

Fresno, CA

OVERNIGHT SHELTER SERVICES Registration required: first come, first served only.   Daily 10am–12pm onsite.  Pictur [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 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
234
1176
305
7


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


91
2


21
345


87
140


44
92
2015 Total 1,722 93 366 227 136
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
276
1408
176
23


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


56
6


18
511


84
144


44
57
2016 Total 1,883 62 529 228 101
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
213
1529
274
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


82
0


45
643


88
123


33
68
2017 Total 2,016 82 688 211 101
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
214
1672
249
9


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


81
3


42
482


86
125


30
67
2018 Total 2,144 84 524 211 97
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
214
2053
225
16


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


77
4


23
669


69
166


28
84
2019 Total 2,508 81 692 235 112
*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 137 5.2% 1162 71.4% 91.3%
2016 100 4.5% 1126 67.7% 90.6%
2017 78 7.1% 1579 69.1% 91.1%
2018 64 5.1% 1183 56.4% 91.9%
2019 62 5.7% 1215 56.4% 93.2%
*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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