Homelessness Statistics for Montgomery, MD

, Maryland

Total Homeless persons in Montgomery County Maryland in 2019

647

There are an estimated 647 homeless individuals in Montgomery County Maryland. That is a -23% 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

206

There are 206 in Montgomery that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

366

There are 206 in Montgomery that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

75

There are 206 in Montgomery that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

61

There are 61 in Montgomery that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Montgomery County Maryland in 2019

61

There are an estimated 647 homeless individuals in Montgomery County Maryland. That is a -23% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Montgomery County Maryland

Total Chronic Homeless in Montgomery County Maryland

11

There are -113 less homeless individuals in Montgomery County Maryland than in 2018. That is a -91% 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

9

There are 61 in Montgomery that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

2

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

Veteran Homelessness in Montgomery County Maryland

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

11

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

2

Total Veteran Homeless

13

There are more homeless individuals in Montgomery County Maryland than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Montgomery County Maryland

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

17

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

5

Total Homeless Youth

22

There are -7 more homeless youths in Montgomery County Maryland than in 2018. That is a -24% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Montgomery County Maryland

2,894

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

Total number of shelters in Montgomery County Maryland

15

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 275 emergency shelter beds in Montgomery County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 109 Transitional Housing beds in Montgomery 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 2030 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Montgomery 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 283 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Montgomery County.

Montgomery County, Maryland Homeless Shelters and Services

15 Homeless Shelter Listings in Montgomery County

Bethesda Cares Day Shelter

Bethesda Cares Day Shelter

Bethesda, MD

Only a day shelter. Hours Monday through Friday, 9am-12:30pm and 2pm-4pm. Our main office serves as both a Drop-In Center for clients experiencing homelessness, and the site for most of [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 18, 2018
Montgomery County HHS

Montgomery County HHS

Rockville, MD

Provides coordination of services to homeless individuals and families. Services include: outreach, emergency shelter, transitional housing, and permanent supportive housing. Services are provided pri [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 3, 2020
Home Builders Care Assessment Center (HBCAC) Men's Emergency Shelter

Home Builders Care Assessment Center (HBCAC) Men's Emergency Shelter

Rockville, MD

Home Builders Care Assessment Center (HBCAC) Men’s Emergency Shelter HBCAC is the County's only 24/7 emergency shelter serving approximately 750 men annually. Services provided at H [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 30, 2020
Helping Hands Shelter

Helping Hands Shelter

Rockville, MD

Accommodates up to 24 women and children each day, year-round.Provides a safe haven for homeless women with children since 1986; Residents receive case management, private bedr [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 18, 2016
Shepherd’s Table

Shepherd’s Table

Silver Spring, MD

Day shelter. Resource center. Outreach services. Hours 8am to 5pmProgress Place is a facility owned by Montgomery County which has two primary programs, Shepherd's Table and [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 5, 2018
Rainbow Place (Women Only)

Rainbow Place (Women Only)

Rockville, MD

Emergency winter shelter. Open at night only (7pm. – 7am.) Open November 1 to March 31. MealsThe mission of Rainbow Place is to provide women emergency overnight shelter d [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 8, 2018
Stepping Stones Shelter

Stepping Stones Shelter

Rockville, MD

Emergency housing: up to 30 days. Meals, Counseling. Case managementThe Emergency/Assessment Shelter, the most well-known Stepping Stones program, provides shelter and services for up to 6 [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 18, 2016
Chase Partnership Men's Shelter

Chase Partnership Men's Shelter

Rockville, MD

Provides transitional housing for 36 homeless men in a dormitory style setting, coordinated with substance abuse treatment and counseling, case management, and a required day treatment program. Also i [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 18, 2016
Dorothy Day Place Women's Shelter

Dorothy Day Place Women's Shelter

Rockville, MD

Dorothy Day Place is a transitional shelter for single adult women who are homeless and over the age of 18.  Case management services at the shelter include job readiness, educational services, l [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 18, 2016
Avery House Treatment Center For Women Halfway House

Avery House Treatment Center For Women Halfway House

Rockville, MD

Avery House, a halfway house for women and their children, provides a transitional program which fosters recovery through the love and care of a home community. Services are provided thr [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 5, 2011
Interfaith Works Women’s Center

Interfaith Works Women’s Center

Rockville, MD

The IW Women's Center is a 70-bed emergency shelter serving approximately 300 women per year. Case managers work with women to facilitate recovery and stability, as well as connect them with housing, [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 30, 2020
Community Vision of Interfaith Works

Community Vision of Interfaith Works

Silver Spring, MD

Interfaith Works Community Vision Program is a day program for chronically street homeless men and women in Montgomery County, MD. From November 1st through April 1st each year we run one of the Coun [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 15, 2016
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless

Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless

Rockville, MD

The Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless is a leading organization dedicated to preventing and ending homelessness, by providing a range of programs and housing options. Our hou [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 30, 2015
Safe Havens

Safe Havens

Rockville, MD

Safe Havens is an emergency housing program for men and women with severe and persistent mental illness who have experienced homelessness, often for long periods of time. Safe Havens provides a safe a [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 3, 2017
Veterans Affairs Safe Havens

Veterans Affairs Safe Havens

Rockville, MD

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Capitol Health Care Network, which includes the Baltimore and Washington DC VA Medical Centers, awarded MCCH funding in 2014 to provide Safe Havens emergen [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 3, 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
495
103
502
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


159
0


107
49


20
4


25
2
2015 Total 1,100 159 156 24 27
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
527
96
358
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


109
0


101
44


12
5


24
0
2016 Total 981 109 145 17 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
490
126
273
5


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


84
2


109
49


11
3


24
8
2017 Total 894 86 158 14 32
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
435
133
272
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


85
0


94
30


18
0


23
6
2018 Total 840 85 124 18 29
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
366
75
206
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


61
0


9
2


11
2


17
5
2019 Total 647 61 11 13 22
*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 143 5.0% 1649 31.8% 97.7%
2016 144 11.5% 1669 31.9% 97.0%
2017 124 6.3% 1574 35.6% 97.5%
2018 107 5.2% 1511 41.2% 97.9%
2019 97 5.4% 1452 34.7% 98.9%
*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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