Homelessness Statistics for Pinellas, FL

, Florida

Total Homeless persons in Pinellas County Florida in 2019

2,415

There are an estimated 2,415 homeless individuals in Pinellas County Florida. That is a -8% 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

372

There are 372 in Pinellas that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

9

There are 9 in Pinellas that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

1209

There are 372 in Pinellas that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

825

There are 372 in Pinellas that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

125

There are 125 in Pinellas that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

2

There are 2 in Pinellas that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Pinellas County Florida in 2019

127

There are an estimated 2,415 homeless individuals in Pinellas County Florida. That is a -8% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Pinellas County Florida

Total Chronic Homeless in Pinellas County Florida

718

There are 301 more homeless individuals in Pinellas County Florida than in 2018. That is a 72% 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

220

There are 125 in Pinellas that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

498

There are 2 in Pinellas that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Pinellas County Florida

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

248

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

68

Total Veteran Homeless

316

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

Youth Homelessness in Pinellas County Florida

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

74

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

20

Total Homeless Youth

94

There are -49 more homeless youths in Pinellas County Florida than in 2018. That is a -34% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Pinellas County Florida

3,795

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

Total number of shelters in Pinellas County Florida

9

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 1476 emergency shelter beds in Pinellas County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 380 Transitional Housing beds in Pinellas 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 1555 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Pinellas 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 369 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Pinellas County.

Pinellas County, Florida Homeless Shelters and Services

9 Homeless Shelter Listings in Pinellas County

ALPHA House For Pregnant Women

ALPHA House For Pregnant Women

St Petersburg, FL

The mission of ALPHA House is to provide housing and supportive services to homeless pregnant women and teens, new mothers with infants, and families experiencing crisis pregnancies. ALPHA House is Pi [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Nov 11, 2015
Homeless Emergency Project, Inc. (HEP)

Homeless Emergency Project, Inc. (HEP)

Clearwater , FL

HEP is a registered 501 (c)(3) charitable organization. Our mission is to provide homeless and very low-income individuals and families with housing, food, clothing, and support services necessary to [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 20, 2017
Salvation Army (Red Shield Lodge)

Salvation Army (Red Shield Lodge)

St Petersburg, FL

Emergency Shelter for Homeless. 3 hot meals a day, 112 bed shelter, 30 night free stay, several programs. Access to One-Stop and Christian Cafe. Designed for individual men and women wh [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2018
St Petersburg Free Clinic Women's Residence

St Petersburg Free Clinic Women's Residence

St Petersburg, FL

Shelter for single homeless women. The mission of Free Clinic Women's Residence is to provide safe and supportive transitional housing for single, homeless women who are capable of living independen [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 7, 2017
Pinellas Hope

Pinellas Hope

Clearwater, FL

Catholic Charities established Pinellas Hope in partnership with the interfaith community, local government, businesses and other not-for-profits to assist the homeless with 250 units of emergency she [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 22, 2020
Haven of RCS Domestic Violence Shelter

Haven of RCS Domestic Violence Shelter

Clearwater, FL

Provides emergency shelter, transitional living and outreach services to victims of domestic violence and their children. Other services include: 24hr hotline, legal advocacy, support groups, individu [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 29, 2011
St. Petersburg Free Clinic Men's Residence.

St. Petersburg Free Clinic Men's Residence.

St Petersburg, FL

The St. Petersburg Free Clinic Men's Residence. is a transitional shelter for homeless men. The The St. Petersburg Free Clinic Men's Residence provides safe, supportive, transitional shelter to single [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 10, 2018
Pinellas Safe Harbor

Pinellas Safe Harbor

Clearwater, FL

MissionPinellas Safe Harbor is a cost-effective shelter and service headquarters for homeless people involved in the criminal justice system in Pinellas County. It is also a portal for inm [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 11, 2021
The St Petersburg City Refuge

The St Petersburg City Refuge

St Petersburg, FL

THE ST PETERSBURG CITY REFUGE is a transitional housing program for ex-offenders, those in recovery from addiction, homeless, and open to anyone in need of a shelter. Our purpose is to assist individu [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 15, 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
1735
1168
480
4


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


150
1


115
516


447
142


170
31
2015 Total 3,387 151 631 589 201
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
1263
1120
375
19


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


137
6


141
462


269
111


89
38
2016 Total 2,777 143 603 380 127
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
1314
1152
365
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


115
0


179
511


263
66


88
30
2017 Total 2,831 115 690 329 118
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
1290
963
357
2


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


109
1


82
335


233
48


98
45
2018 Total 2,612 110 417 281 143
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
1209
825
372
9


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


125
2


220
498


248
68


74
20
2019 Total 2,415 127 718 316 94
*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 81 21.9% 6015 28.2% 92.8%
2016 73 22.2% 6310 33.6% 91.3%
2017 76 23.4% 5817 32.5% 92.0%
2018 77 18.1% 5516 33.3% 93.3%
2019 77 17.1% 4943 30.1% 96.5%
*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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