Homelessness Statistics for El Paso, CO

, Colorado

Total Homeless persons in El Paso County Colorado in 2019

1,562

There are an estimated 1,562 homeless individuals in El Paso County Colorado. That is a 1% 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

400

There are 400 in El Paso that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

35

There are 35 in El Paso that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

718

There are 400 in El Paso that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

409

There are 400 in El Paso that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

127

There are 127 in El Paso that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

10

There are 10 in El Paso that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in El Paso County Colorado in 2019

137

There are an estimated 1,562 homeless individuals in El Paso County Colorado. That is a 1% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in El Paso County Colorado

Total Chronic Homeless in El Paso County Colorado

317

There are -16 less homeless individuals in El Paso County Colorado than in 2018. That is a -5% 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

146

There are 127 in El Paso that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

171

There are 10 in El Paso that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in El Paso County Colorado

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

126

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

75

Total Veteran Homeless

201

There are more homeless individuals in El Paso County Colorado than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in El Paso County Colorado

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

74

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

34

Total Homeless Youth

108

There are 15 more homeless youths in El Paso County Colorado than in 2018. That is a 16% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in El Paso County Colorado

2,014

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

Total number of shelters in El Paso County Colorado

10

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 809 emergency shelter beds in El Paso County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 451 Transitional Housing beds in El Paso 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 626 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in El Paso 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 97 Rapid Re-Housing beds in El Paso County.

El Paso County, Colorado Homeless Shelters and Services

10 Homeless Shelter Listings in El Paso County

R.J. Montgomery Center  - Homeless Shelter

R.J. Montgomery Center - Homeless Shelter

Colorado Springs, CO

The R.J. Montgomery Center (Salvation Army Shelter) is Colorado Springs only 24/7 homeless shelter. The Center offers education, individualized care and a chance for kids to be kids in a safe, clean [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 21, 2020
Ecumenical Social Ministries

Ecumenical Social Ministries

Colorado Springs, CO

Housing & Utilities Assistance Program The Housing & Utilities Assistance Program provides services to prevent homelessness and forestall evict [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 12, 2016
Greccio Housing

Greccio Housing

Colorado Springs, CO

This is affordable housing not a homeless shelter.Our mission is to provide stable, safe, affordable housing, and to create supportive opportunities and services for our residents to enhan [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 12, 2016
Catholic Charities Marian House & Hanifen Center

Catholic Charities Marian House & Hanifen Center

Colorado Springs, CO

The Marian House is home to the Poverty Reduction services of Catholic Charities. Donations to the Marian House are accepted on a daily basis from the hours Mon. through Sat. 8:00am - [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 30, 2020
Partners In Housing

Partners In Housing

Colorado Springs, CO

Office Hours: Mondays through Fridays 8:30am to 4:30pmThe mission of Partners In Housing is to provide homeless families with children the hope and op [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 30, 2021
Pikes Peak United Way - Homeward Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak United Way - Homeward Pikes Peak

Colorado Springs, CO

Homeward Pikes Peak is the focal point for our community response to solving the problem of homelessness. The goal is for our community to be a great place to overcome homelessness, but a difficult pl [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 12, 2016
Salvation Army

Salvation Army

Colorado Springs, CO

Provides a number of services for those in Colorado Springs including Transitional Housing and the New Hope Homeless Shelter.Programs and Services    Social Services, [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 12, 2016
The PLACE

The PLACE

Colorado Springs, CO

If you are a youth ages 15 up to age 20 in need of immediate overnight shelter services, please contact 719-630-3223 during M-F 9am-5pm, or 719-205-7129 after 5pm or on a weekend. Every d [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 13, 2021
Springs Rescue Mission

Springs Rescue Mission

Colorado Springs, CO

Office hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:30am - 4:00pm and Saturday, 9:00am - 11:30am. Springs Rescue Mission is an affiliate member of the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions, seek [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 23, 2016
Family Promise of Colorado Springs

Family Promise of Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

Office and intake services are open from 9 am to 5 pm - Monday through Friday Family Promise of Colorado Springs is a transitional shelter program which provides dedicated services to families with m [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 10, 2017

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
545
240
285
3


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


91
1


126
149


107
54


54
22
2015 Total 1,073 92 275 161 76
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
571
292
420
19


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


117
5


207
148


124
44


62
33
2016 Total 1,302 122 355 168 95
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
550
422
408
35


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


117
8


117
249


126
72


44
43
2017 Total 1,415 125 366 198 87
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
656
490
382
23


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


122
6


88
245


111
81


52
41
2018 Total 1,551 128 333 192 93
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
718
409
400
35


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


127
10


146
171


126
75


74
34
2019 Total 1,562 137 317 201 108
*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 71 8.1% 2906 32.5% 93.1%
2016 79 9.6% 3624 24.0% 91.7%
2017 108 10.1% 4317 28.8% 92.0%
2018 84 10.1% 3636 17.8% 90.8%
2019 73 13.4% 3701 14.2% 88.5%
*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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