Homelessness Statistics for Broward, FL

, Florida

Total Homeless persons in Broward County Florida in 2019

2,803

There are an estimated 2,803 homeless individuals in Broward County Florida. That is a 21% 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

434

There are 434 in Broward that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

28

There are 28 in Broward that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

1019

There are 434 in Broward that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

1322

There are 434 in Broward that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

136

There are 136 in Broward that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

8

There are 8 in Broward that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Broward County Florida in 2019

144

There are an estimated 2,803 homeless individuals in Broward County Florida. That is a 21% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Broward County Florida

Total Chronic Homeless in Broward County Florida

856

There are 434 more homeless individuals in Broward County Florida than in 2018. That is a 103% 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

201

There are 136 in Broward that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

655

There are 8 in Broward that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Broward County Florida

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

93

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

126

Total Veteran Homeless

219

There are more homeless individuals in Broward County Florida than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Broward County Florida

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

79

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

29

Total Homeless Youth

108

There are -33 more homeless youths in Broward County Florida than in 2018. That is a -23% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Broward County Florida

3,697

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

Total number of shelters in Broward County Florida

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 930 emergency shelter beds in Broward County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 642 Transitional Housing beds in Broward 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 1834 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Broward 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 227 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Broward County.

Broward County, Florida Homeless Shelters and Services

16 Homeless Shelter Listings in Broward County

Broward Partnership for the Homeless Central Campus

Broward Partnership for the Homeless Central Campus

Ft Lauderdale, FL

All homeless housing interventions in Broward County are accessed through Broward County's Homeless Coordinated Entry and Assessment Screening, Information and Referral (CEASIR). Please contact t [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 16, 2020
Jubilee Center of South Broward Inc

Jubilee Center of South Broward Inc

Hollywood, FL

Not a Homeless Shelter. This is a Homeless Services organization.Soup Kitchen/ Food Pantry/clothing and outreach providedSocial Services—Monday-Friday 10:30am-12:30pm [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 10, 2015
The Homeless Voice Shelter

The Homeless Voice Shelter

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Housing Locations – South Florida – Central Florida – North FloridaWhat to expect when you call  &nbs [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 21, 2020
Salvation Army Fort Lauderdale

Salvation Army Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, FL

The emergency night shelter is an open door shelter that provides beds to homeless individuals without children. Homeless individuals can place their name on the list for drawing by calling or b [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 22, 2020
Covenant House Florida

Covenant House Florida

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Our Residential Center welcomes you 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year with no questions asked. If you need a safe place to stay, please contact us. We accept all youth ages 11-21 in [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 22, 2020
Lippman Youth Shelter

Lippman Youth Shelter

Oakland Park, FL

The Lippman Youth Shelter is a short term crisis runaway shelter for troubled and abused children from 12 years old to 17 years old. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 2, 2018
Broward Outreach Center Hollywood

Broward Outreach Center Hollywood

Hollywood, FL

This full-service, 90-bed facility is located on the corner of Scott Street and Dixie Highway in Hollywood, serving homeless men and women in South Broward County. Located adjacent to the Brow [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 22, 2020
Broward Partnership for the Homeless North Campus

Broward Partnership for the Homeless North Campus

Pompano Beach, FL

All homeless housing interventions in Broward County are accessed through Broward County's Homeless Coordinated Entry and Assessment Screening, Information and Referral (CEASIR). Please contact t [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 3, 2020
BC Central Homeless Assistance Center

BC Central Homeless Assistance Center

Fort Lauderdale, FL

If you are experiencing homelessness, you must call the HOMELESS HELPLINE 954.563.HELP (4357) (Broward County only)Operated by The Broward Partnership for the Homeless [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 22, 2020
Hope South Florida

Hope South Florida

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:30AM - 5PMFri: 8:30AM - 4PMSat-Sun: Closed If you are experiencing homelessness or dangerously close to becoming homeless in Browa [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 1, 2021
Broward County Homeless HelpLine

Broward County Homeless HelpLine

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Broward County Homeless Helpline. Anyone seeking Broward County Homeless information / referral or a homeless individual / family in Broward County. The Homeless Helpline provides a si [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 14, 2017
Silver Impact Day Shelter

Silver Impact Day Shelter

Lauderhill, FL

Day shelter for those 55 years and older. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 14, 2017
Haitian Evangelical Baptist Church Food Pantry

Haitian Evangelical Baptist Church Food Pantry

Pompano Beach, FL

Provides a food pantry. Wednesdays and Fridays: 10am to 2pm. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 17, 2017
St. Laurence Chapel Homeless Day Shelter

St. Laurence Chapel Homeless Day Shelter

Pompano Beach, FL

St. Laurence Chapel is the working name for the Episcopal Mental Health Ministries, Inc. Located next to the Broward Outreach Center (BOC).Hours: Direct Client Services are pr [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 17, 2017
Austin Hepburn Senior Mini Center

Austin Hepburn Senior Mini Center

Hallandale Beach, FL

Food pantry (Hallandale Beach, Hollywood, Pembroke Park, West Park, Dania Beach and Miramar) 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, or emergency as needed [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 17, 2017
Rebel's Drop in Center

Rebel's Drop in Center

Hollywood, FL

Free drop in center that helps those with mental health or substance abuse.HoursMonday through Friday: 3 to 8 pmWeekends and holidays: Noon to 5 pmThe center has ea [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 18, 2019

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
1304
795
492
24


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


151
9


135
292


137
110


156
35
2015 Total 2,615 160 427 247 191
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
1085
759
435
23


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


139
9


139
261


129
81


107
37
2016 Total 2,302 148 400 210 144
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
1107
930
386
27


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


130
7


155
403


92
105


127
27
2017 Total 2,450 137 558 197 154
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
1013
843
436
26


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


123
8


190
232


116
73


101
40
2018 Total 2,318 131 422 189 141
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
1019
1322
434
28


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


136
8


201
655


93
126


79
29
2019 Total 2,803 144 856 219 108
*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 127 16.0% 3171 45.6% 97.1%
2016 108 17.0% 3368 44.3% 96.9%
2017 93 15.2% 3949 45.2% 97.5%
2018 102 14.4% 3613 48.1% 98.1%
2019 115 14.0% 3370 43.0% 97.3%
*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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