Homelessness Statistics for Chatham, GA

, Georgia

Total Homeless persons in Chatham County Georgia in 2019

686

There are an estimated 686 homeless individuals in Chatham County Georgia. That is a -32% 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

108

There are 108 in Chatham that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

There are 0 in Chatham that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

347

There are 108 in Chatham that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

231

There are 108 in Chatham that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

34

There are 34 in Chatham that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

There are 0 in Chatham that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Chatham County Georgia in 2019

34

There are an estimated 686 homeless individuals in Chatham County Georgia. That is a -32% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Chatham County Georgia

Total Chronic Homeless in Chatham County Georgia

182

There are -41 less homeless individuals in Chatham County Georgia than in 2018. That is a -18% 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

66

There are 34 in Chatham that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

116

There are 0 in Chatham that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Chatham County Georgia

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

15

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

18

Total Veteran Homeless

33

There are more homeless individuals in Chatham County Georgia than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Chatham County Georgia

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

45

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

27

Total Homeless Youth

72

There are 5 more homeless youths in Chatham County Georgia than in 2018. That is a 7% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Chatham County Georgia

1,391

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

Total number of shelters in Chatham County Georgia

3

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 337 emergency shelter beds in Chatham County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 337 Transitional Housing beds in Chatham 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 717 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Chatham 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 0 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Chatham County.

Chatham, Georgia Homeless Shelters and Services

3 Listings in city

Union Mission  Inc.

Union Mission Inc.

Savannah, GA

Provides shelter for men women and families.THE GRACE HOUSEThe emergency shelter services at Grace House provides temporary shelter to those [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 7, 2020
Salvation Army Homeless Shelter Savannah

Salvation Army Homeless Shelter Savannah

Savannah , GA

Homeless Shelter At Location. Can arrange for extended stays in order to gain self-sufficiency.  365 day a year emergency shelter for men, women and children. Hours: Mondays [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 29, 2020
Inner City Night Shelter

Inner City Night Shelter

Savannah, GA

Emergency Shelter for Women Sojourner is the emergency shelter program for adult women who are homeless. This facility provides safe place to shower, eat a meals, and rest for the night for homeless w [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 12, 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
431
522
147
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


55
0


38
75


32
16


25
36
2015 Total 1,100 55 113 48 61
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
406
517
147
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


48
0


29
120


17
12


19
37
2016 Total 1,070 48 149 29 56
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
388
363
175
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


53
0


62
167


11
27


41
46
2017 Total 926 53 229 38 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
411
464
134
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


35
0


41
182


16
22


27
40
2018 Total 1,009 35 223 38 67
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
347
231
108
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


34
0


66
116


15
18


45
27
2019 Total 686 34 182 33 72
*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 384 16.6% 1294 24.7% 97.5%
2016 82 13.2% 1277 30.2% 96.4%
2017 69 15.0% 1213 27.7% 97.0%
2018 71 11.3% 989 30.1% 98.1%
2019 64 11.7% 1079 28.3% 98.1%
*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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