Homelessness Statistics for Sedgwick, KS

, Kansas

Total Homeless persons in Sedgwick County Kansas in 2019

593

There are an estimated 593 homeless individuals in Sedgwick County Kansas. That is a 3% 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

167

There are 167 in Sedgwick that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

369

There are 167 in Sedgwick that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

57

There are 167 in Sedgwick that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

51

There are 51 in Sedgwick that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Sedgwick County Kansas in 2019

51

There are an estimated 593 homeless individuals in Sedgwick County Kansas. That is a 3% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Sedgwick County Kansas

Total Chronic Homeless in Sedgwick County Kansas

20

There are -13 less homeless individuals in Sedgwick County Kansas than in 2018. That is a -39% 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

7

There are 51 in Sedgwick that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

13

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

Veteran Homelessness in Sedgwick County Kansas

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

52

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

5

Total Veteran Homeless

57

There are more homeless individuals in Sedgwick County Kansas than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Sedgwick County Kansas

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

17

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

1

Total Homeless Youth

18

There are -30 more homeless youths in Sedgwick County Kansas than in 2018. That is a -63% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Sedgwick County Kansas

1,379

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

Total number of shelters in Sedgwick County Kansas

4

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 320 emergency shelter beds in Sedgwick County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 300 Transitional Housing beds in Sedgwick 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 583 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Sedgwick 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 176 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Sedgwick County.

Sedgwick County, Kansas Homeless Shelters and Services

4 Homeless Shelter Listings in Sedgwick County

Inter-Faith Inn Homeless Shelter

Inter-Faith Inn Homeless Shelter

Wichita, KS

The Inter-Faith Inn is a 24-hour full-service facility, providing shelter, meals, clothing and other basic living essentials for individuals, single parents and families.Emergency Shelter. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 8, 2018
Union Rescue Mission

Union Rescue Mission

Wichita, KS

Come to the shelter at 2800 N. Hillside between 4-6pm to obtain emergency shelter services.We are an evangelical Christian ministry c [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 13, 2020
United Methodist Open Door, Inc - Homeless Resource Center

United Methodist Open Door, Inc - Homeless Resource Center

Wichita, KS

Homeless Resource CenterHours: Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.The Homeless Resource Center (HRC) is a comprehensive, daytime assistance center for homeless adults and families [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 13, 2020
Inter-Faith Ti'Wiconi Safe Haven

Inter-Faith Ti'Wiconi Safe Haven

Wichita, KS

Shelter for the chronically homeless and mentally ill adult men and women in Wichita.Ti'Wiconi Safe Haven is a full-service facility providing shelter, meals, case management and other sup [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 31, 2016

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
312
99
150
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


49
0


53
39


41
18


25
10
2015 Total 561 49 92 59 35
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
303
75
189
4


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


58
1


9
20


31
15


26
11
2016 Total 571 59 29 46 37
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
284
111
180
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


54
0


7
32


37
20


16
6
2017 Total 575 54 39 57 22
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
363
58
152
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


45
0


20
13


54
4


43
5
2018 Total 573 45 33 58 48
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
369
57
167
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


51
0


7
13


52
5


17
1
2019 Total 593 51 20 57 18
*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 71 10.0% 1956 58.4% 87.9%
2016 79 13.8% 2384 44.5% 84.6%
2017 82 10.2% 2480 25.1% 90.4%
2018 43 11.7% 2201 36.4% 93.8%
2019 61 8.6% 2086 32.5% 90.3%
*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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