Homelessness Statistics for Lake, IL

, Illinois

Total Homeless persons in Lake County Illinois in 2019

252

There are an estimated 252 homeless individuals in Lake County Illinois. That is a -9% 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

95

There are 95 in Lake that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

125

There are 95 in Lake that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

32

There are 95 in Lake that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

26

There are 26 in Lake that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Lake County Illinois in 2019

26

There are an estimated 252 homeless individuals in Lake County Illinois. That is a -9% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Lake County Illinois

Total Chronic Homeless in Lake County Illinois

25

There are -4 less homeless individuals in Lake County Illinois than in 2018. That is a -14% 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

18

There are 26 in Lake that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

7

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

Veteran Homelessness in Lake County Illinois

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

1

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Unsheltered

0

Total Veteran Homeless

1

There are more homeless individuals in Lake County Illinois than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Lake County Illinois

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

12

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

3

Total Homeless Youth

15

There are 3 more homeless youths in Lake County Illinois than in 2018. That is a 25% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Lake County Illinois

813

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

Total number of shelters in Lake County Illinois

5

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 67 emergency shelter beds in Lake County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 96 Transitional Housing beds in Lake 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 424 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Lake 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 127 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Lake County.

Lake, Illinois Homeless Shelters and Services

5 Listings in city

Marys' Mission

Marys' Mission

Waukegan, IL

We provide transitional housing for men and women who are physically able to take care of themselves receiving a pension or on disability (SSI). We have 25 beds, food and phone are also included. We u [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 8, 2018
Lake County Haven - Shelter and Transitional Housing

Lake County Haven - Shelter and Transitional Housing

Libertyville, IL

The Haven’s Transitional Shelter Program features a comprehensive array of services designed to transition a woman and her children beyond homelessness and towards independent living. The shelt [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 2, 2020
Pads Lake County

Pads Lake County

Waukegan, IL

Come to our Resource Center at 1800 Grand Avenue between 8:00am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday to complete an intake and start to get help [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 2, 2020
Love Inc Lake County

Love Inc Lake County

Waukegan, IL

When you need help, reach out to our Clearinghouse / Help CenterWe are open Monday-Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Voicemail is available after-hours or when volun [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 2, 2020
COOL MINISTRIES - Family Housing Program

COOL MINISTRIES - Family Housing Program

Waukegan, IL

Family Housing ProgramThe COOL Family/Transitional Housing Program has been in operation since 1988. This program provides services and programs including life skills training along with r [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 2, 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
192
5
189
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


62
0


45
1


58
0


16
1
2015 Total 386 62 46 58 17
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
124
19
156
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


47
0


11
5


9
2


10
0
2016 Total 299 47 16 11 10
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
95
27
106
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


32
0


8
10


5
3


6
1
2017 Total 228 32 18 8 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
137
24
116
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


38
0


22
7


13
0


12
0
2018 Total 277 38 29 13 12
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
125
32
95
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


26
0


18
7


1
0


12
3
2019 Total 252 26 25 1 15
*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 84 14.2% 782 52.6% 93.0%
2016 85 12.4% 662 57.7% 95.5%
2017 75 10.9% 864 41.0% 95.1%
2018 65 10.7% 893 46.3% 97.5%
2019 76 10.7% 721 59.3% 97.1%
*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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