Homelessness Statistics for Sonoma, CA

, California

Total Homeless persons in Sonoma County California in 2019

2,951

There are an estimated 2,951 homeless individuals in Sonoma County California. That is a -2% 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

253

There are 253 in Sonoma that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

26

There are 26 in Sonoma that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

741

There are 253 in Sonoma that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

1931

There are 253 in Sonoma that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

81

There are 81 in Sonoma that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

6

There are 6 in Sonoma that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Sonoma County California in 2019

87

There are an estimated 2,951 homeless individuals in Sonoma County California. That is a -2% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Sonoma County California

Total Chronic Homeless in Sonoma County California

653

There are -62 less homeless individuals in Sonoma County California than in 2018. That is a -9% 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

123

There are 81 in Sonoma that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

530

There are 6 in Sonoma that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Sonoma County California

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

68

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

142

Total Veteran Homeless

210

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

Youth Homelessness in Sonoma County California

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

41

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

616

Total Homeless Youth

657

There are 152 more homeless youths in Sonoma County California than in 2018. That is a 30% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Sonoma County California

2,551

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

Total number of shelters in Sonoma County California

13

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 699 emergency shelter beds in Sonoma County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 275 Transitional Housing beds in Sonoma 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 764 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Sonoma 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 495 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Sonoma County.

Sonoma, California Homeless Shelters and Services

13 Listings in city

Sloan House Women's Emergency Shelter

Sloan House Women's Emergency Shelter

Santa Rosa, CA

For single women & mothers with children. Call after 4pm. Voicemail M-F 9am-4pm. Se habla español. Sloan House is a 22 bed shelter that offers temporary hou [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 13, 2014
The Rose - Women with Children Emergency Shelter

The Rose - Women with Children Emergency Shelter

Santa Rosa, CA

Christian Women's Shelter. Varied stay length with stipulations.Provides a Christian-based ministry facility housing up to 18 single women and three women with children for 30 d [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 12, 2018
COTS Mary Isaak Center

COTS Mary Isaak Center

Petaluma, CA

The Emergency Shelter at the Mary Isaak Center is an adults-only temporary shelter. Services are available onsite at the shelter to support you in finding affordable and safe housing in the com [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 16, 2020
Catholic Charities Homeless Services Center

Catholic Charities Homeless Services Center

Santa Rosa, CA

This is a first point of contact if you are homeless or in imminent danger of becoming homeless. The center provides resources, counseling, intake for shelters, and other services for those in need.&n [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 16, 2020
Community Support Network Opportunity House

Community Support Network Opportunity House

Santa Rosa, CA

Emergency shelters, residential and other services for adults with mental illness. Opportunity House is a temporary shelter for homeless men and women, specifica [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 16, 2020
Redwood Gospel Mission Rescue Mission

Redwood Gospel Mission Rescue Mission

Santa Rosa, CA

The Rescue Mission (Men's Shelter) provides the basics of food, clothing, shelter, showers and shaves to homeless men. Homelessness: For Men: We offer shelter at 101 6th [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 30, 2015
Wallace House

Wallace House

Cloverdale, CA

Looking for shelter, transitional and housing services?Call Sonoma County Coordinated Entry System(866) 542-5480           (M-F, 9am- [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 16, 2020
The Living Room Day Shelter For Women

The Living Room Day Shelter For Women

Santa Rosa, CA

Who we serve: Women and children of all ages, races, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religions, and socioeconomic backgrounds experience homelessness for a multitude of reasons. Many of the women we se [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 4, 2020
The SAY Dream Center For Youths

The SAY Dream Center For Youths

Santa Rosa, CA

When fully-operational the Dream Center will include 63 units of housing for these 18-24 year olds, along with counseling and job training, both for the residents and another 1000 young people using S [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 25, 2014
Meema's House, Inc.

Meema's House, Inc.

Santa Rosa, CA

Meema's House is... A Faith-based home established to support pregnant and parenting teens and empower them to either keep or place their babies in loving families. During their stay, young mothers a [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 4, 2015
COTS Family Center Petaluma

COTS Family Center Petaluma

Petaluma, CA

Homeless Shelter for families. Serves homeless families with children. Many shelter residents will be referrals from the Sonoma County Child Protective Service. 11 room shelter. Capacity 35 childr [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 17, 2015
Family Support Center

Family Support Center

Santa Rosa, CA

Sonoma County Coordinated Entry System (CES)Provides a coordinated Entry System for Sonoma County [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 16, 2020
InterFaith Shelter Network

InterFaith Shelter Network

Santa Rosa, CA

ARE YOU CURRENTLY HOMELESS or do you need HELP?Please contact Coordinated Entry between Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm at:(866) 542-5480 or email CE@srcharities.org [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 16, 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
693
2037
344
23


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


119
8


114
588


79
136


37
641
2015 Total 3,097 127 702 215 678
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
631
1886
369
20


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


149
7


150
549


54
220


64
600
2016 Total 2,906 156 699 274 664
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
669
1840
319
7


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


109
2


113
464


66
145


49
483
2017 Total 2,835 111 577 211 532
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
760
1897
307
32


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


91
13


88
627


63
144


62
443
2018 Total 2,996 104 715 207 505
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
741
1931
253
26


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


81
6


123
530


68
142


41
616
2019 Total 2,951 87 653 210 657
*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 133 12.0% 1262 35.8% 91.6%
2016 121 11.5% 2374 38.8% 91.5%
2017 112 7.5% 2395 40.8% 92.5%
2018 142 9.2% 1625 35.6% 92.8%
2019 139 9.5% 1675 46.4% 95.1%
*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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