Homelessness Statistics for San Bernardino, CA

, California

Total Homeless persons in San Bernardino County California in 2019

2,607

There are an estimated 2,607 homeless individuals in San Bernardino County California. 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

401

There are 401 in San Bernardino that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

87

There are 87 in San Bernardino that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

286

There are 401 in San Bernardino that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

1833

There are 401 in San Bernardino that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

116

There are 116 in San Bernardino that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

34

There are 34 in San Bernardino that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in San Bernardino County California in 2019

150

There are an estimated 2,607 homeless individuals in San Bernardino County California. That is a 23% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in San Bernardino County California

Total Chronic Homeless in San Bernardino County California

723

There are 341 more homeless individuals in San Bernardino County California than in 2018. That is a 89% 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

44

There are 116 in San Bernardino that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

679

There are 34 in San Bernardino that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in San Bernardino County California

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

32

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

175

Total Veteran Homeless

207

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

Youth Homelessness in San Bernardino County California

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

29

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

140

Total Homeless Youth

169

There are 27 more homeless youths in San Bernardino County California than in 2018. That is a 19% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in San Bernardino County California

3,986

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

Total number of shelters in San Bernardino County California

16

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 433 emergency shelter beds in San Bernardino County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 246 Transitional Housing beds in San Bernardino 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 1528 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in San Bernardino 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 1779 Rapid Re-Housing beds in San Bernardino County.

San Bernardino County, California Homeless Shelters and Services

16 Homeless Shelter Listings in San Bernardino County

Haley House - Desert Sanctuary Inc

Haley House - Desert Sanctuary Inc

Barstow, CA

Domestic violence shelter provides 6 month emergency shelter for women and children.17 bed, 6 month safe shelter program, supervised visitation program, restraining order assistance, and f [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 31, 2015
As One Transitional Living

As One Transitional Living

Victorville, CA

Independent housing, shared rooms, internet, cable in all rooms, assist with employment and housing, child reunification, counseling. Prepare own meals. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 9, 2015
New Hope Village Inc

New Hope Village Inc

Barstow, CA

Housing assistance services.Housing and services for homeless families and individuals.Must be homeless on the street in a shelter or being evictedMust be willing t [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 14, 2017
Salvation Army Cold Weather Shelter

Salvation Army Cold Weather Shelter

Redlands, CA

They operate between December 1 to March 31.They activate when temperature drops below 30 degrees or there is 30% or greater chance of precipitation. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 16, 2020
Our House Youth Shelter

Our House Youth Shelter

Redlands, CA

Runaway and Homeless youth shelter for males and females between the ages of 11-17. We offer emergency shelter, and early intervention programs for parents looking to help their youth. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 24, 2012
Set Free Victorville

Set Free Victorville

Victorville, CA

Our doors are open 24/7 to people in any condition. Set Free Church is a 501 (C) (3) Not for Profit Organization in San Bernardino County that has been serving a diverse population of men, women a [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 21, 2020
Foothill Family Shelter

Foothill Family Shelter

Upland, CA

The program provides transitional shelter for single and two-parent families with children. Children 18 years and younger are accepted. The program also serves individuals and pregnant women who have [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 21, 2012
Time for Change Foundation for Homeless Women and Children

Time for Change Foundation for Homeless Women and Children

San Bernardino, CA

We believe that housing is the linchpin to achieving success. Our main goal is that all families will transition into permanent housing with the capability of maintaining that housing in a clean and n [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 28, 2020
Operation Grace

Operation Grace

San Bernardino, CA

Intake Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday  9:00am-12:00Please call to make an appointment with the intake clerkPhone: 909-382-8540 [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Nov 7, 2018
Visionary Homes

Visionary Homes

San Bernardino, CA

24 Hour Basic Center for Youth 17 and Under. Safe Place to Sleep Everyday 24 Hours a Day Walk In and Wash Clothes, Shower, Get Hot Meal, or for Education and Counseling Services Monda [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 30, 2015
San Bernardino Salvation Army Corps

San Bernardino Salvation Army Corps

Highland, CA

They provide homeless referrals.Hours of operation:Between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM daily [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 9, 2019
Central City Lutheran Mission

Central City Lutheran Mission

San Bernardino, CA

CCLM offers an emergency shelter for men over the age of 18. Guests are given a place to sleep in our sanctuary, blankets, a hygiene kit, dinner and breakfast, an opportunity to take a shower, and cas [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 17, 2017
Catholic Charities Ontario

Catholic Charities Ontario

Ontario, CA

Provides emergency shelter when available. Call for more information. Provides both perishable and non-perishable food as well as vouchers to a local grocery sto [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Nov 4, 2019
Veronica's Home of Mercy

Veronica's Home of Mercy

San Bernardino, CA

Veronica's Home of Mercy I and Veronica's Home of Mercy II, long-term Catholic/Christian residential homes, are committed to providing a home for adult pregnant women and their children as a healthy a [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 10, 2017
A1 Q's Place of Peace

A1 Q's Place of Peace

Victorville, CA

A1 Q's Place of Peace Emergency/Temporary Transitional Housing Contact 760 596-3057 or 442 251-8000Servicing: The High Desert Communities in Victorville, Hesperia and Apple ValleyOur [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 25, 2015
Guided Steps Transitional Homes

Guided Steps Transitional Homes

San Bernardino, CA

For 18 - 26 year olds. 10:00am-2:00pm By appointment. Leave a message and a member of our staff will contact you within 48 hours.Guided Steps Transitional Housing is a housing [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 9, 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
305
1219
533
92


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


197
25


34
464


31
145


65
114
2015 Total 2,149 222 498 176 179
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
297
1125
399
66


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


130
22


16
360


29
93


46
123
2016 Total 1,887 152 376 122 169
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
297
1135
390
44


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


139
15


9
409


50
111


44
122
2017 Total 1,866 154 418 161 166
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
253
1340
422
103


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


124
29


32
350


45
125


25
117
2018 Total 2,118 153 382 170 142
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
286
1833
401
87


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


116
34


44
679


32
175


29
140
2019 Total 2,607 150 723 207 169
*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 66 7.6% 6131 37.5% 93.5%
2016 69 6.6% 5552 48.8% 97.0%
2017 82 7.6% 4583 57.2% 97.6%
2018 57 7.0% 4658 58.2% 96.9%
2019 70 6.7% 4423 58.2% 97.8%
*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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