Homelessness Statistics for Plymouth, MA

, Massachusetts

Total Homeless persons in Plymouth County Massachusetts in 2019

1,088

There are an estimated 1,088 homeless individuals in Plymouth County Massachusetts. That is a -0% 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

705

There are 705 in Plymouth that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

370

There are 705 in Plymouth that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

13

There are 705 in Plymouth that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

246

There are 246 in Plymouth that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Plymouth County Massachusetts in 2019

246

There are an estimated 1,088 homeless individuals in Plymouth County Massachusetts. That is a -0% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Plymouth County Massachusetts

Total Chronic Homeless in Plymouth County Massachusetts

132

There are 23 more homeless individuals in Plymouth County Massachusetts than in 2018. That is a 21% 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

128

There are 246 in Plymouth that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

4

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

Veteran Homelessness in Plymouth County Massachusetts

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

49

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

0

Total Veteran Homeless

49

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

Youth Homelessness in Plymouth County Massachusetts

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

15

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

0

Total Homeless Youth

15

There are -6 more homeless youths in Plymouth County Massachusetts than in 2018. That is a -29% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Plymouth County Massachusetts

2,766

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

Total number of shelters in Plymouth County Massachusetts

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 965 emergency shelter beds in Plymouth County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 0 Transitional Housing beds in Plymouth 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 978 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Plymouth 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 823 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Plymouth County.

Plymouth, Massachusetts Homeless Shelters and Services

9 Listings in city

CAROLINA HILL SHELTER

CAROLINA HILL SHELTER

Marshfield, MA

[...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
CAROLINA HILL SHELTER

CAROLINA HILL SHELTER

Marshfield, MA

[...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
Conway House Shelter

Conway House Shelter

Middleboro, MA

Office hours: Mondays through Fridays 8am to 5pm. Advocacy.Counseling by referral.Community Kitchen.Some clothing.Medical care nearby.Day program.Transp [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 11, 2017
DAVID JON LOUISON FOUNDATION

DAVID JON LOUISON FOUNDATION

Brockton, MA

The Center offers temporary shelter as well as educational opportunities for the personal, social, and economic growth of all members of the homeless families. Once housed and self-sufficient, it is [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 9, 2015
Mainspring House Shelter

Mainspring House Shelter

Brockton, MA

Open: 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.If you are an individual in need of emergency shelter for the night, we operate two shelters for adults (no children or minors):Father Bill‚ [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 7, 2017
MARY MARTHA

MARY MARTHA

Hingham, MA

[...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
MARY MARTHA CENTER

MARY MARTHA CENTER

Hingham, MA

[...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
SOUTH SHORE COMM. ACTION COUNCIL

SOUTH SHORE COMM. ACTION COUNCIL

Plymouth, MA

[...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
Bethesda House

Bethesda House

North Pembroke, MA

We have 8 single rooms.  We serve young pregnant or newly parenting moms aged 18-25 with a single child under 2. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 26, 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
362
28
1413
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


484
0


92
23


63
1


20
1
2015 Total 1,803 484 115 64 21
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
361
38
1293
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


432
0


77
16


59
1


21
3
2016 Total 1,692 432 93 60 24
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
309
50
750
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


254
0


51
34


40
5


14
1
2017 Total 1,109 254 85 45 15
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
313
22
755
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


252
0


94
15


46
0


20
1
2018 Total 1,090 252 109 46 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
370
13
705
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


246
0


128
4


49
0


15
0
2019 Total 1,088 246 132 49 15
*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 182 13.5% 2778 22.1% 97.0%
2016 185 6.8% 3292 19.8% 98.5%
2017 162 4.7% 2360 27.3% 98.9%
2018 175 9.6% 2048 53.1% 98.7%
2019 183 13.5% 1716 37.8% 98.1%
*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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