Homelessness Statistics for Fayette, KY

, Kentucky

Total Homeless persons in Fayette County Kentucky in 2019

787

There are an estimated 787 homeless individuals in Fayette County Kentucky. That is a 15% 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

111

There are 111 in Fayette that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

665

There are 111 in Fayette that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

11

There are 111 in Fayette that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

34

There are 34 in Fayette that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Fayette County Kentucky in 2019

34

There are an estimated 787 homeless individuals in Fayette County Kentucky. That is a 15% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Fayette County Kentucky

Total Chronic Homeless in Fayette County Kentucky

103

There are 11 more homeless individuals in Fayette County Kentucky than in 2018. That is a 12% 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

101

There are 34 in Fayette that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

2

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

Veteran Homelessness in Fayette County Kentucky

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

78

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

0

Total Veteran Homeless

78

There are more homeless individuals in Fayette County Kentucky than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Fayette County Kentucky

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

27

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

4

Total Homeless Youth

31

There are 10 more homeless youths in Fayette County Kentucky than in 2018. That is a 48% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Fayette County Kentucky

974

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

Total number of shelters in Fayette County Kentucky

9

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 431 emergency shelter beds in Fayette County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 68 Transitional Housing beds in Fayette 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 362 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Fayette 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 113 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Fayette County.

Fayette County, Kentucky Homeless Shelters and Services

9 Homeless Shelter Listings in Fayette County

The Lighthouse Ministries - Rachel House

The Lighthouse Ministries - Rachel House

Lexington, KY

Transitional housing for women.Our ServicesAs a transitional sober living home, we offer:    Faith-based program &nbs [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 21, 2020
Hope Center for Men

Hope Center for Men

Lexington, KY

Emergency Shelter for Men, Mental Health Program, Homeless Veterans Program, Street Outreach, Hope Mobile, Housing First, and Drug & Alcohol-Free HousingThe Emergency Shelter ope [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 21, 2020
Lexington Rescue Mission

Lexington Rescue Mission

Lexington, KY

Transitional LivingThe Potter's House and The House of Hope are transitional homes that serve men who are homeless, completing recovery programs, or leaving incarceration who have at least 30 da [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 6, 2019
Chrysalis House

Chrysalis House

Lexington, KY

Women and women with children substance abuse treatment shelter.Chrysalis House is a comprehensive long-term residential program that addresses the needs of each woman to achieve and susta [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 13, 2017
M.A.S.H. Services of the Bluegrass

M.A.S.H. Services of the Bluegrass

Lexington , KY

MASH Services of the Bluegrass, Inc. provides safe alternatives for at-risk children, youth and their families through services and referrals that promote positive growth and development. We envision [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 21, 2020
Catholic Action Center

Catholic Action Center

Lexington, KY

Open 24 hours a day/7 days a week. No one refused service. Three meals a day, showers, phone and mail service. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 14, 2021
New Life Day Center

New Life Day Center

Lexington, KY

Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 3:30pm for homeless clients Open to other guests: Monday - Friday 9am-noon & 1pm-3pm Transportation Services: Daily route begins at 10am [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 11, 2013
Salvation Army Shelter Lexington

Salvation Army Shelter Lexington

Lexington, KY

Emergency Shelter - Hanger Lodge for women and children. If all beds/rooms are full, residents will be accommodated on sleeper chairs or mattresses until beds/r [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 21, 2020
Volunteers of America Transitional Housing Program

Volunteers of America Transitional Housing Program

Lexington, KY

Provides transitional housing, job training, job search assistance and referrals to other service providers for veterans incarcerated or recently released. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 21, 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
1016
39
203
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


71
0


193
6


166
1


68
2
2015 Total 1,258 71 199 167 70
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
877
21
166
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


59
0


88
10


155
2


55
6
2016 Total 1,064 59 98 157 61
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
886
51
114
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


45
0


94
24


158
4


52
13
2017 Total 1,051 45 118 162 65
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
557
23
105
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


35
0


85
7


91
1


16
5
2018 Total 685 35 92 92 21
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
665
11
111
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


34
0


101
2


78
0


27
4
2019 Total 787 34 103 78 31
*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 88 8.6% 2759 20.0% 86.9%
2016 57 6.1% 2732 22.6% 91.3%
2017 56 10.5% 2616 20.0% 97.8%
2018 55 11.4% 2373 17.8% 89.9%
2019 53 12.0% 2410 20.9% 96.9%
*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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