Homelessness Statistics for Fulton, GA

, Georgia

Total Homeless persons in Fulton County Georgia in 2019

632

There are an estimated 632 homeless individuals in Fulton County Georgia. That is a 185% 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

226

There are 226 in Fulton that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

6

There are 6 in Fulton that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

330

There are 226 in Fulton that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

70

There are 226 in Fulton that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

64

There are 64 in Fulton that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

2

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

Total Homeless families in Fulton County Georgia in 2019

66

There are an estimated 632 homeless individuals in Fulton County Georgia. That is a 185% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Fulton County Georgia

Total Chronic Homeless in Fulton County Georgia

68

There are 2 more homeless individuals in Fulton County Georgia than in 2018. That is a 3% 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

42

There are 64 in Fulton that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

26

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

Veteran Homelessness in Fulton County Georgia

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

43

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

3

Total Veteran Homeless

46

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

Youth Homelessness in Fulton County Georgia

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

54

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

9

Total Homeless Youth

63

There are 33 more homeless youths in Fulton County Georgia than in 2018. That is a 110% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Fulton County Georgia

1,061

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

Total number of shelters in Fulton County Georgia

25

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 471 emergency shelter beds in Fulton County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 93 Transitional Housing beds in Fulton 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 215 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Fulton 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 282 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Fulton County.

Fulton County, Georgia Homeless Shelters and Services

25 Homeless Shelter Listings in Fulton County

Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children  Inc.

Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children Inc.

Atlanta, GA

For homeless women, including mothers, the Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children provides a variety of services, including childcare, showers, laundry, lunch, MARTA cards for medical appointments [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 27, 2016
Salvaton Army Red Shield Services Atlanta

Salvaton Army Red Shield Services Atlanta

Atlanta, GA

HOUSING PROGRAMS PROVIDED:Cold Weather Program: When the weather is below 40 degrees and if the applicant is not intoxicated.Emergency Assessment Program: Individual applicants can a [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 10, 2020
Atlanta Mission The Shepherd’s Inn

Atlanta Mission The Shepherd’s Inn

Atlanta, GA

Shepherd's Inn: Serves up to 450 men a day. Open 365 days a yea [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 7, 2020
Trinity Community MInistries

Trinity Community MInistries

Atlanta, GA

Trinity House-Big Bethel is a 36-bed transitional housing and rehabilitation program, is much more than a shelter,  its a life line for men to turn their lives around. Trinity House-Big Bethel re [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 7, 2020
Serenity House of Atlanta Ministries

Serenity House of Atlanta Ministries

Atlanta, GA

Serenity House offers Transitional Living programs in metro Atlanta, While in Transitional care, residents are expected to work. Our faith based outreach serves people of all races, creeds, and reli [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 7, 2020
Serenity House of Atlanta

Serenity House of Atlanta

Atlanta, GA

What we do    Serve single male and single female; non pregnant    Reach out to community projects    Look for the opportunity to help ot [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 4, 2016
Veterans Empowerment Organization Of Georgia

Veterans Empowerment Organization Of Georgia

Atlanta, GA

Office hours: 9am to 5pm.Veterans Empowerment Organization of Georgia INC is a 501c3 non-profit organization that provides housing and supportive services to vet [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 7, 2020
The Salvation Army Metro Atlanta Red Shield Service

The Salvation Army Metro Atlanta Red Shield Service

Atlanta, GA

Supportive Emergency shelter, $10/night, Harbor Light Drug treament $1800/monthHOUSING PROGRAMS PROVIDED:Cold Weather Program: When the weather is below 40 degrees and if the applica [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 9, 2020
Gateway Center Atlanta

Gateway Center Atlanta

Atlanta, GA

This agency is designed to serve as the gateway to the continuum of care that helps individuals move out of homelessness. The Gateway Center is a collaborative effort. The Gateway is a program facilit [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 14, 2017
Jars of Clay Outreach - Kingdom Worship Center

Jars of Clay Outreach - Kingdom Worship Center

Atlanta, GA

This organization provides soup kitchen, shelter, tutoring to K-12 grade students, thrift store, job search and voice mail services to homeless individuals. List of hours for services pro [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 27, 2016
The Shepherd's Inn Downtown Atlanta Homeless Shelter

The Shepherd's Inn Downtown Atlanta Homeless Shelter

Atlanta, GA

The Atlanta Missions downtown Atlanta homeless shelter. Next to Olympic Park. Can serve up to 425 homeless men per night. Men, 18 years of age or older. We do not accept men with childre [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 3, 2015
My Sister's House Atlanta

My Sister's House Atlanta

Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Rescue Mission Women's Shelter. Atlanta Mission Women's and Children's services are provided at My Sister's House, a 264 bed facility that offers overnight shelter and residential [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 10, 2020
Fuqua Hall Transitional Housing

Fuqua Hall Transitional Housing

Atlanta, GA

Transitional housing for men.Fuqua Hall offers affordable, transitional housing for men who have completed Atlanta Mission Shelter or Recovery Programs. F [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 7, 2020
Making A Way Housing

Making A Way Housing

Atlanta, GA

24 hour office. We are a clean living property that serviced men and women who are chronically homeless, people with mild mental illness, people with HIV/AIDS and members of the LGBTQI community. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 13, 2018
Odyssey Villas – Intact Families

Odyssey Villas – Intact Families

Atlanta, GA

Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 8:00 A.M.-5:30 P.M.The Office of Emergency and Transitional Housing is comprised of an Assessment Center, Supportive Services and Transitional Housing pr [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 17, 2017
Youth Connections - Kings Manor Shelter

Youth Connections - Kings Manor Shelter

Atlanta, GA

Kings Manor (Basic Center)The purpose of this Basic Center project is to increase the safety, well-being and self-sufficiency of runaway, homeless and street youth in the metropolitan Atlanta ar [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Nov 6, 2017
Nicholas House, Inc.

Nicholas House, Inc.

Atlanta, GA

We serve homeless families with children of any composition with an array of housing programs for families experiencing different types of homelessness. Families must be verifiably homeles [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 20, 2017
Our House, Inc.

Our House, Inc.

Atlanta, GA

To qualify for services: Families must have at least one infant child, six months old or younger. Parents must submit a background check. The Housing Services program accepts new families based o [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 13, 2018
First Presbyterian Women's Transitional Center

First Presbyterian Women's Transitional Center

Atlanta , GA

We provide a transitional center for women who meet the following criteria. No children currently in their care, working at least 20 hours, able to meet 8pm curfew at our midtown location. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 28, 2015
Lost N Found Youth

Lost N Found Youth

Atlanta, GA

Lost-n-Found Youth is an Atlanta-based nonprofit corporation whose mission is to take homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youths to age 26 off the street and transition them into more per [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 7, 2015
Solomon's Temple Inc.

Solomon's Temple Inc.

Atlanta, GA

Solomon's Temple is a holistic emergency and transitional facility for homeless families with children. We provide shelter, food, case management/family coaching and employment services are designed t [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 25, 2020
Atlanta Children's Shelter

Atlanta Children's Shelter

Atlanta, GA

Founded in 1986 by the Junior League of Atlanta and located in the North Avenue Presbyterian Church, the Atlanta Children's Shelter provides free, quality day care, emotional support, an educational c [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 10, 2016
City of Refuge - Eden Village Atlanta

City of Refuge - Eden Village Atlanta

Atlanta, GA

Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 8:00 A.M.-5:30 P.M.The Office of Emergency and Transitional Housing is comprised of an Assessment Center, Supportive Services and Transitional Housing pr [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 15, 2017
Jerusalem House

Jerusalem House

Atlanta, GA

They provide over 70% of the permanent supportive housing designated for Atlanta's homeless and low-income population with HIV/AIDS. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 2, 2020
Action Ministries Arch Experience at Trinity Assessment Center (TAC)

Action Ministries Arch Experience at Trinity Assessment Center (TAC)

Atlanta, GA

The Action Ministries Trinity Assessment Center (TAC) effectively transitions homeless women and children into stable housing by preparing them for self-sufficiency. TAC serves up to 24 women and chil [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 26, 2021

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
226
46
194
7


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


71
2


9
13


57
0


46
1
2015 Total 473 73 22 57 47
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
228
54
194
7


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


64
2


9
0


57
0


40
9
2016 Total 483 66 9 57 49
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
133
84
70
6


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


25
2


0
2


18
1


3
4
2017 Total 293 27 2 19 7
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
49
66
85
22


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


29
11


0
66


12
0


24
6
2018 Total 222 40 66 12 30
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
330
70
226
6


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


64
2


42
26


43
3


54
9
2019 Total 632 66 68 46 63
*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 0 0
2016 174 3.9% 969 57.6% 88.8%
2017 216 2.4% 776 54.6% 89.9%
2018 204 0.4% 1066 63.0% 95.1%
2019 188 1.0% 954 62.6% 92.8%
*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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