Homelessness Statistics for Winnebago, IL

, Illinois

Total Homeless persons in Winnebago County Illinois in 2019

403

There are an estimated 403 homeless individuals in Winnebago County Illinois. That is a 57% 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

146

There are 146 in Winnebago that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

212

There are 146 in Winnebago that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

45

There are 146 in Winnebago that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

50

There are 50 in Winnebago that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Winnebago County Illinois in 2019

50

There are an estimated 403 homeless individuals in Winnebago County Illinois. That is a 57% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Winnebago County Illinois

Total Chronic Homeless in Winnebago County Illinois

28

There are 10 more homeless individuals in Winnebago County Illinois than in 2018. That is a 56% 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

18

There are 50 in Winnebago that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

10

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

Veteran Homelessness in Winnebago County Illinois

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

20

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

3

Total Veteran Homeless

23

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

Youth Homelessness in Winnebago County Illinois

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

19

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

7

Total Homeless Youth

26

There are 7 more homeless youths in Winnebago County Illinois than in 2018. That is a 37% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Winnebago County Illinois

1,007

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

Total number of shelters in Winnebago 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 307 emergency shelter beds in Winnebago County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 136 Transitional Housing beds in Winnebago 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 468 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Winnebago 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 96 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Winnebago County.

Winnebago County, Illinois Homeless Shelters and Services

5 Homeless Shelter Listings in Winnebago County

American Red Cross Rock River Chapter - Nancy J. Smith Homeless Shelter - CLOSED

American Red Cross Rock River Chapter - Nancy J. Smith Homeless Shelter - CLOSED

Rockford, IL

This shelter has CLOSED - Emergency Shelter Night Only. The Red Cross operates a year round 48-bed congregate shelter with supportive services such as medical care, mental health inter [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Nov 21, 2014
Shelter Care Ministries

Shelter Care Ministries

Rockford, IL

Emergency shelter Transitional housing - Family.The Jubilee CenterProvides Shelter: Five days a week, between the hours of 9:00 am and3:30 pm, members find the doors open, the [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 3, 2015
MELD at Trinity House Shelter

MELD at Trinity House Shelter

Rockford, IL

Emergency homeless shelter for young moms, pregnant or parenting, between the ages of 17 and 21, and their children. MELD at Trinity House Homeless Shelter provides housing for homeless pregnant or [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 28, 2020
Carpenter's Place

Carpenter's Place

Rockford, IL

The Day Room is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.Carpenter’s Place operates a Day Room with an open door policy as the first step to engaging a homeless person in [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 28, 2020
Rockford Rescue Mission

Rockford Rescue Mission

Rockford, IL

We provide emergency shelter, addiction recovery and 3 meals every day free of charge to anyone,not just those who are staying with us. Men's Crisis CenterThe Men's Crisis [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 17, 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
168
29
130
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


47
0


18
9


19
1


23
2
2015 Total 327 47 27 20 25
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
127
48
80
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


23
0


38
9


6
7


9
2
2016 Total 255 23 47 13 11
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
146
32
113
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


38
0


14
17


20
3


10
3
2017 Total 291 38 31 23 13
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
126
43
87
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


30
0


0
18


16
5


13
6
2018 Total 256 30 18 21 19
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
212
45
146
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


50
0


18
10


20
3


19
7
2019 Total 403 50 28 23 26
*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 213 3.4% 363 60.6% 92.4%
2016 82 2.6% 1027 78.9% 93.6%
2017 64 2.2% 1219 47.9% 95.6%
2018 66 6.4% 1399 26.7% 93.1%
2019 64 6.0% 1458 18.8% 95.5%
*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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