Homelessness Statistics for Jefferson, KY

, Kentucky

Total Homeless persons in Jefferson County Kentucky in 2019

1,071

There are an estimated 1,071 homeless individuals in Jefferson County Kentucky. That is a 16% 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

262

There are 262 in Jefferson that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

691

There are 262 in Jefferson that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

118

There are 262 in Jefferson that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

75

There are 75 in Jefferson that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Jefferson County Kentucky in 2019

75

There are an estimated 1,071 homeless individuals in Jefferson County Kentucky. That is a 16% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Jefferson County Kentucky

Total Chronic Homeless in Jefferson County Kentucky

194

There are 67 more homeless individuals in Jefferson County Kentucky than in 2018. That is a 53% 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

170

There are 75 in Jefferson that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

24

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

Veteran Homelessness in Jefferson County Kentucky

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

210

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

15

Total Veteran Homeless

225

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

Youth Homelessness in Jefferson County Kentucky

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

51

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

7

Total Homeless Youth

58

There are 0 more homeless youths in Jefferson County Kentucky than in 2018. That is a 0% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Jefferson County Kentucky

3,017

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

Total number of shelters in Jefferson County Kentucky

10

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 494 emergency shelter beds in Jefferson County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 279 Transitional Housing beds in Jefferson 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 1708 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Jefferson 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 310 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Jefferson County.

Jefferson County, Kentucky Homeless Shelters and Services

10 Homeless Shelter Listings in Jefferson County

The Healing Place

The Healing Place

Louisville, KY

Now a nationally-recognized recovery program for men and women, The Healing Place was founded in 1989 as a homeless shelter and medical clinic for men. Every day we provide food, clothing, and shelter [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Nov 1, 2016
Wayside Christian Mission Shelter

Wayside Christian Mission Shelter

Louisville, KY

Men's Adult Day Shelter432 E. Jefferson StreetLouisville, KY 40202Telephone: (502) 584-3711Hours: 7:00 am - 6:30 pmAccommodations: 75 person capacityMen's Eme [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 25, 2020
Interlink Counseling Services INC.

Interlink Counseling Services INC.

Louisville, KY

Landing ZoneWhat Is the Landing Zone Safe Off The Street Program?Landing Zone is Interlink’s safe-off-the-streets program for ho [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 25, 2020
The Center For Women and Families MD Campus

The Center For Women and Families MD Campus

Louisville, KY

The Center for Women and Families provides services for victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault, spousal abuse, dating violence, and offers family therapy in Louisville, Kentucky and Southern Indian [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 25, 2020
The Center for Women and Families

The Center for Women and Families

Louisville, KY

Emergency shelter is for people who ultimately lack a safe place away from an intimate partner abusing them or their families.    People (women/men/non-binary) and their dep [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 5, 2019
Re-Center Ministries Louisville Campus

Re-Center Ministries Louisville Campus

Louisville, KY

Drop-In ProgramWe serve women and their young children, giving them a place to come in from the elements and receive intentional spiritual care. We a [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 26, 2020
Rhonda's Another Chance, Inc. - Transitional Housing

Rhonda's Another Chance, Inc. - Transitional Housing

Louisville, KY

Transitional home; accommodates four single, homeless women who may reside at Rhonda's for six months to a year. Women are accepted from any life-change situation: recovery from drugs/alc [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 5, 2017
Women In Circle

Women In Circle

Louisville, KY

Mission: To educate and empower against hopelessness, poverty, alcoholism, and drug addiction. Our Services Include: Skills building, group therapy, chemical dep [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 11, 2020
Halfway Back Men's Addiction Recovery Program - Louisville

Halfway Back Men's Addiction Recovery Program - Louisville

Louisville, KY

Volunteers of America’s Halfway Back program provides residential alcohol and drug treatment to men recovering from addiction and exiting a correctional facility. This 50-bed treatment program [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 21, 2020
The Salvation Army Center of Hope Shelter

The Salvation Army Center of Hope Shelter

Louisville, KY

We offer a Day Shelter and an Overnight Shelter. Shelter Reservations in the Louisville Community for overnight are done with one point of entry via the Coalition for the Homeless (502) 637-2337 [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 8, 2021

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
783
71
297
10


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


108
2


107
11


179
11


56
9
2015 Total 1,161 110 118 190 65
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
701
110
303
2


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


99
1


101
75


167
24


37
3
2016 Total 1,116 100 176 191 40
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
620
149
263
2


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


87
1


87
36


151
15


48
5
2017 Total 1,034 88 123 166 53
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
555
148
218
5


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


68
1


106
21


115
14


49
9
2018 Total 926 69 127 129 58
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
691
118
262
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


75
0


170
24


210
15


51
7
2019 Total 1,071 75 194 225 58
*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 72 19.9% 3836 25.6% 91.8%
2016 77 18.0% 3324 25.3% 92.4%
2017 64 16.8% 3379 19.9% 96.7%
2018 59 12.5% 3413 15.6% 96.0%
2019 73 13.8% 4359 17.0% 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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