Homelessness Statistics for Oakland, MI

, Michigan

Total Homeless persons in Oakland County Michigan in 2019

425

There are an estimated 425 homeless individuals in Oakland County Michigan. 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

163

There are 163 in Oakland that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

15

There are 15 in Oakland that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

219

There are 163 in Oakland that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

28

There are 163 in Oakland that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

50

There are 50 in Oakland that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

4

There are 4 in Oakland that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Oakland County Michigan in 2019

54

There are an estimated 425 homeless individuals in Oakland County Michigan. That is a -0% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Oakland County Michigan

Total Chronic Homeless in Oakland County Michigan

41

There are -1 less homeless individuals in Oakland County Michigan than in 2018. That is a -2% 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

36

There are 50 in Oakland that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

5

There are 4 in Oakland that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Oakland County Michigan

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

11

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

0

Total Veteran Homeless

11

There are more homeless individuals in Oakland County Michigan than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Oakland County Michigan

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

39

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

0

Total Homeless Youth

39

There are 5 more homeless youths in Oakland County Michigan than in 2018. That is a 15% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Oakland County Michigan

1,100

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

Total number of shelters in Oakland County Michigan

6

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 172 emergency shelter beds in Oakland County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 120 Transitional Housing beds in Oakland 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 662 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Oakland 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 102 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Oakland County.

Oakland County, Michigan Homeless Shelters and Services

6 Homeless Shelter Listings in Oakland County

Grace Centers of Hope - Closed Dec 21, 2019

Grace Centers of Hope - Closed Dec 21, 2019

Pontiac, MI

Closed Dec 21, 2019On any given night, Grace Centers of Hope will accommodate between 150-200 men, women and children. Each yea [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 21, 2018
Welcome Inn Day Center for the Homeless

Welcome Inn Day Center for the Homeless

Berkley, MI

The South Oakland Citizens office at 2855 Wiltshire Berkley, MI. 480752, is open on Tuesdays 10 - 3, for showers, food, clothing referrals etc. Our services include:Basic Needs [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 20, 2016
HOPE Hospitality & Warming Center

HOPE Hospitality & Warming Center

Pontiac, MI

HOPE provides safe and judgment-free shelter, innovative programs and public advocacy to end homelessness HOPE's  adult shelter is open from 5 PM until 9 AM providing dinner, [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 29, 2019
Common Ground Sanctuary

Common Ground Sanctuary

Royal Oak, MI

The Sanctuary is a free and safe 24-hour shelter that provides 3-week residential counseling to runaways and youths in crisis between the ages of 10-17, with the goal of reuniting youths with their fa [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 23, 2015
South Oakland Shelter (SOS)

South Oakland Shelter (SOS)

Lathrup Village, MI

SOS’s Emergency Shelter Program for women, men, and children.While SOS recognizes that emergency shelter is not a permanent solution to homelessness, we believe providing emergency shelte [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 17, 2015
HAVEN Shelter for Women and Children

HAVEN Shelter for Women and Children

Pontiac, MI

HAVEN’s residential program is Oakland County’s only 24-hour emergency shelter exclusively for domestic violence and sexual assault victims and their children.If you need a p [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 17, 2015

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
219
96
170
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


58
0


45
3


13
0


29
1
2015 Total 485 58 48 13 30
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
196
76
166
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


54
0


34
3


6
2


31
8
2016 Total 438 54 37 8 39
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
234
47
131
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


42
0


37
8


17
1


32
6
2017 Total 412 42 45 18 38
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
222
71
134
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


39
0


32
10


8
0


32
2
2018 Total 427 39 42 8 34
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
219
28
163
15


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


50
4


36
5


11
0


39
0
2019 Total 425 54 41 11 39
*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 133 6.4% 918 60.8% 96.8%
2016 109 9.9% 1052 62.9% 95.1%
2017 95 9.1% 1317 68.2% 98.3%
2018 83 10.6% 1247 67.0% 97.8%
2019 78 8.6% 1717 55.8% 99.1%
*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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