Homelessness Statistics for Hampden, MA

, Massachusetts

Total Homeless persons in Hampden County Massachusetts in 2019

2,443

There are an estimated 2,443 homeless individuals in Hampden County Massachusetts. That is a -27% 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

2070

There are 2070 in Hampden that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

331

There are 2070 in Hampden that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

42

There are 2070 in Hampden that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

575

There are 575 in Hampden that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Hampden County Massachusetts in 2019

575

There are an estimated 2,443 homeless individuals in Hampden County Massachusetts. That is a -27% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Hampden County Massachusetts

Total Chronic Homeless in Hampden County Massachusetts

69

There are 10 more homeless individuals in Hampden County Massachusetts than in 2018. That is a 17% 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

44

There are 575 in Hampden that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

25

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

Veteran Homelessness in Hampden County Massachusetts

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

22

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

3

Total Veteran Homeless

25

There are more homeless individuals in Hampden County Massachusetts than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Hampden County Massachusetts

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

23

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

2

Total Homeless Youth

25

There are -1 more homeless youths in Hampden County Massachusetts than in 2018. That is a -4% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Hampden County Massachusetts

4,618

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

Total number of shelters in Hampden County Massachusetts

13

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 2362 emergency shelter beds in Hampden County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 130 Transitional Housing beds in Hampden 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 946 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Hampden 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 1024 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Hampden County.

Hampden County, Massachusetts Homeless Shelters and Services

13 Homeless Shelter Listings in Hampden County

Springfield Rescue Mission Emergency Shelter

Springfield Rescue Mission Emergency Shelter

Springfield, MA

To meet the immediate and basic life needs of homeless men living in crisis by providing a safe, clean, warm and healthy environment. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
EMERGENCY SHELTER OF GREATER SPRINGFIELD - PROSPECT HOUSE

EMERGENCY SHELTER OF GREATER SPRINGFIELD - PROSPECT HOUSE

Springfield, MA

[...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
JEFFERSON STREET SHELTER

JEFFERSON STREET SHELTER

Springfield, MA

[...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
Loreto House (treatment facility)

Loreto House (treatment facility)

Holyoke, MA

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm walk-ins, Agency referral, Appointment Length of Stay: 2 years upon approval of case manager. Wait List: Yes. A 24 hour transitional housing sit [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 13, 2014
MAIN STREET SHELTER

MAIN STREET SHELTER

Holyoke, MA

[...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
OPEN PANTRY TEEN LIVING PROGRAM

OPEN PANTRY TEEN LIVING PROGRAM

Springfield, MA

[...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
PROSPECT STREET SHELTER

PROSPECT STREET SHELTER

Springfield, MA

[...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
Samaritan Inn

Samaritan Inn

Westfield, MA

Capacity: 32 men, 5 women. Length of Stay: 90 days. Services: Spanish; advocacy; counseling; 2 meals & snack; nurse; some clothing; referral to other social service agencies and r [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 17, 2016
Springfield Rescue Mission

Springfield Rescue Mission

Springfield, MA

The Emergency Shelter is located at 148 Taylor Street, Springfield, MA. No mail is accepted at this address.The Springfield Rescue Mission is a Christian based Emergency Shelter, Rehabilit [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 29, 2016
WESTERN MASS. MASS. DEPT. OF SOCIAL SERVICES Region I Western Mass.

WESTERN MASS. MASS. DEPT. OF SOCIAL SERVICES Region I Western Mass.

Springfield, MA

[...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
Friends of the Homeless Shelter

Friends of the Homeless Shelter

Springfield, MA

FOH provides separate men's and women's overnight shelters, serving individuals 18 years of age and older every evening on its Worthington Street campus. No responsible individuals are turned away. FO [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 27, 2017
WayFinders Residential Resource Center

WayFinders Residential Resource Center

Springfield, MA

This is a shelter for families with minor children located in Springfield, MA.WayFinders Programs and Services:Growing Assistance for Homeless FamiliesUnfortunately, in these t [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 8, 2017
Family Place Shelter Holyoke

Family Place Shelter Holyoke

Holyoke, MA

A Family Place is a 28 unit congregate family shelter located in Holyoke, MA. The shelter is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and provides a number of services to assist families in locating and [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 10, 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
364
10
2628
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


787
0


65
4


38
0


44
1
2015 Total 3,002 787 69 38 45
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
344
35
2006
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


552
0


44
16


25
0


42
2
2016 Total 2,385 552 60 25 44
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
317
53
1941
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


513
0


43
17


12
2


25
10
2017 Total 2,311 513 60 14 35
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
413
44
2911
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


802
0


41
18


16
3


24
2
2018 Total 3,368 802 59 19 26
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
331
42
2070
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


575
0


44
25


22
3


23
2
2019 Total 2,443 575 69 25 25
*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 212 1.7% 3652 32.2% 96.5%
2016 212 1.0% 3675 39.8% 92.0%
2017 132 1.4% 3133 42.7% 93.2%
2018 141 2.1% 3399 46.5% 92.2%
2019 269 1.9% 3287 49.1% 94.4%
*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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