Homelessness Statistics for Richmond, GA

, Georgia

Total Homeless persons in Richmond County Georgia in 2019

384

There are an estimated 384 homeless individuals in Richmond County Georgia. That is a 43% 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

56

There are 56 in Richmond that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

16

There are 16 in Richmond that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

167

There are 56 in Richmond that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

145

There are 56 in Richmond that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

19

There are 19 in Richmond that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

4

There are 4 in Richmond that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Richmond County Georgia in 2019

23

There are an estimated 384 homeless individuals in Richmond County Georgia. That is a 43% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Richmond County Georgia

Total Chronic Homeless in Richmond County Georgia

33

There are 15 more homeless individuals in Richmond County Georgia than in 2018. That is a 83% 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

23

There are 19 in Richmond that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

10

There are 4 in Richmond that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Richmond County Georgia

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

25

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

6

Total Veteran Homeless

31

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

Youth Homelessness in Richmond County Georgia

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

8

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

9

Total Homeless Youth

17

There are 6 more homeless youths in Richmond County Georgia than in 2018. That is a 55% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Richmond County Georgia

438

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

Total number of shelters in Richmond County Georgia

7

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 216 emergency shelter beds in Richmond County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 28 Transitional Housing beds in Richmond 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 163 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Richmond 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 31 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Richmond County.

Richmond County, Georgia Homeless Shelters and Services

7 Homeless Shelter Listings in Richmond County

Mercy Ministries - Day Center

Mercy Ministries - Day Center

Augusta, GA

We are Georgia's only drop-in Day Center for the homeless. We are located at 1739 Fenwick St. in the historic Harrisburg neighborhood of Augusta, Ga. WHAT WE DO    We [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 27, 2016
The Salvation Army Center of Hope Shelter

The Salvation Army Center of Hope Shelter

Augusta, GA

For individuals and families with documented need for housing. Providing crisis intervention and case management. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Soup Line A hot ev [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 21, 2015
Mercy Ministries Day Shelter For Homeless

Mercy Ministries Day Shelter For Homeless

Augusta, GA

We are Georgia's only drop-in Day Center for the homeless.WHAT WE DO    We do NOT charge our clients for any of the services we offer.The Day Center on Fenwick St. pro [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 21, 2015
Family Promise of Augusta

Family Promise of Augusta

Augusta, GA

Assistance for homeless families with children. Also provides transitional housing. Waiting list. Call for details. The Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHNA) service programs are formed fr [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 21, 2015
Augusta Rescue Mission

Augusta Rescue Mission

Augusta, GA

Overnight Guest Program – homeless men benefit daily from hot meals, showers, clothing, safe sleeping facilities and chapel services, while in transition—free of charge!The A [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 21, 2015
Garden City Rescue Mission

Garden City Rescue Mission

Augusta, GA

We are the largest emergency homeless shelter in the CSRA! We have a Men's Division that houses 50+ men. We also have a Women & Children's Division for Mothers with children ages 6 and under. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Nov 12, 2020
Head of the Giant Ministry Shelter

Head of the Giant Ministry Shelter

Augusta, GA

Head of the Giant Ministries provides emergency housing, transient housing, job training, job placement, Christian teaching, GED preparation, VA referral, and SSI benefit assistance to those who are i [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 3, 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
196
69
82
60


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


26
16


14
20


36
35


10
4
2015 Total 407 42 34 71 14
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
174
18
92
3


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


30
1


26
9


46
2


5
0
2016 Total 287 31 35 48 5
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
170
47
29
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


11
0


26
2


39
5


2
2
2017 Total 246 11 28 44 4
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
191
47
31
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


11
0


16
2


24
5


9
2
2018 Total 269 11 18 29 11
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
167
145
56
16


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


19
4


23
10


25
6


8
9
2019 Total 384 23 33 31 17
*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 820 6.2% 1277 14.7% 98.1%
2016 92 4.4% 981 23.9% 84.6%
2017 122 9.6% 1098 15.2% 96.8%
2018 78 10.1% 1075 22.1% 96.8%
2019 86 8.1% 958 26.0% 92.9%
*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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