Homelessness Statistics for Ventura, CA

, California

Total Homeless persons in Ventura County California in 2019

1,669

There are an estimated 1,669 homeless individuals in Ventura County California. That is a 28% 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

179

There are 179 in Ventura that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

18

There are 18 in Ventura that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

232

There are 179 in Ventura that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

1240

There are 179 in Ventura that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

59

There are 59 in Ventura that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

6

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

Total Homeless families in Ventura County California in 2019

65

There are an estimated 1,669 homeless individuals in Ventura County California. That is a 28% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Ventura County California

Total Chronic Homeless in Ventura County California

318

There are 38 more homeless individuals in Ventura County California than in 2018. That is a 14% 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

13

There are 59 in Ventura that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

305

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

Veteran Homelessness in Ventura County California

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

26

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

80

Total Veteran Homeless

106

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

Youth Homelessness in Ventura County California

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

15

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

69

Total Homeless Youth

84

There are 43 more homeless youths in Ventura County California than in 2018. That is a 105% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Ventura County California

1,645

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

Total number of shelters in Ventura County California

7

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 182 emergency shelter beds in Ventura County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 190 Transitional Housing beds in Ventura 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 629 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Ventura 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 644 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Ventura County.

Ventura County, California Homeless Shelters and Services

7 Homeless Shelter Listings in Ventura County

Kingdom Center  - Gabriel’s House Women's Shelter

Kingdom Center - Gabriel’s House Women's Shelter

Oxnard, CA

Shelter for single women and women with children. Gabriel's House cares for the orphans and widows of Ventura County in their distress. We share the love of God [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 9, 2018
Our Place Shelter

Our Place Shelter

Ventura, CA

Serves: Homeless mentally ill, single men, and single womenServices: Place to sleep, shower, meals, laundry, mail, phone, and case managementTo be considered: Frequently a waiting list; ap [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 9, 2018
Ventura County Rescue Mission

Ventura County Rescue Mission

Oxnard, CA

Shelter for single men. Open Year round. Check in 5pm daily.Capacity 35 men. With the support of our community, we o [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 9, 2018
Project Understanding Homeless to Home (H2H)

Project Understanding Homeless to Home (H2H)

Ventura, CA

Program Details: Field case management services to homeless individuals who desire to change their life situation for the better. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 6, 2013
Ventura Transitional Living Center - Salvation Army

Ventura Transitional Living Center - Salvation Army

Ventura, CA

Ventura Transitional Living Center - Transitional housing and comprehensive support services for homeless families and single women getting back on their feet.Homeless single men and s [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 9, 2018
SPIRIT of Santa Paula Drop In Center

SPIRIT of Santa Paula Drop In Center

Santa Paula, CA

This is not an overnight shelter but it is a Drop In Center Monday through Friday from 9 am to 3 pm. Showers and medical services offered every Friday at One St [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 3, 2018
Lighthouse for Women & Children

Lighthouse for Women & Children

Oxnard, CA

Emergency ShelterOur Lighthouse Emergency Shelter is a 24 hour, seven days a week shelter offered to single women and mothers with children (boys up to age 10 – some exceptions made up to age [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 10, 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
274
810
186
147


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


58
43


18
451


16
87


57
83
2015 Total 1,417 101 469 103 140
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
363
648
131
129


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


40
22


42
254


21
57


35
43
2016 Total 1,271 62 296 78 78
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
346
623
142
41


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


67
12


97
279


30
50


33
25
2017 Total 1,152 79 376 80 58
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
300
809
178
21


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


68
6


51
229


23
39


9
32
2018 Total 1,308 74 280 62 41
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
232
1240
179
18


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


59
6


13
305


26
80


15
69
2019 Total 1,669 65 318 106 84
*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 90 2.1% 1108 29.6% 95.7%
2016 94 4.7% 922 40.5% 97.6%
2017 166 1.9% 635 58.2% 99.6%
2018 130 1.9% 855 51.6% 95.8%
2019 107 1.9% 888 48.3% 97.9%
*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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