Homelessness Statistics for Ottawa, MI

, Michigan

Total Homeless persons in Ottawa County Michigan in 2019

225

There are an estimated 225 homeless individuals in Ottawa 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

95

There are 95 in Ottawa that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

2

There are 2 in Ottawa that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

113

There are 95 in Ottawa that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

15

There are 95 in Ottawa that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

30

There are 30 in Ottawa that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

1

There are 1 in Ottawa that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Ottawa County Michigan in 2019

31

There are an estimated 225 homeless individuals in Ottawa County Michigan. That is a -0% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Ottawa County Michigan

Total Chronic Homeless in Ottawa County Michigan

0

There are -4 less homeless individuals in Ottawa County Michigan than in 2018. That is a -100% 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

0

There are 30 in Ottawa that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

0

There are 1 in Ottawa that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Ottawa County Michigan

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

8

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

0

Total Veteran Homeless

8

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

Youth Homelessness in Ottawa County Michigan

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

9

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

0

Total Homeless Youth

9

There are -6 more homeless youths in Ottawa County Michigan than in 2018. That is a -40% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Ottawa County Michigan

479

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

Total number of shelters in Ottawa County Michigan

1

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 140 emergency shelter beds in Ottawa County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 140 Transitional Housing beds in Ottawa 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 128 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Ottawa 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 71 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Ottawa County.

Ottawa, Michigan Homeless Shelters and Services

1 Listings in city

Holland Rescue Mission

Holland Rescue Mission

Holland, MI

Emergency Shelter Families/Singles [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010

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
130
6
149
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


43
0


15
1


3
1


23
1
2015 Total 285 43 16 4 24
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
106
4
151
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


46
0


3
3


8
0


17
1
2016 Total 261 46 6 8 18
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
104
8
146
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


45
0


3
1


2
0


11
1
2017 Total 258 45 4 2 12
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
119
14
91
2


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


29
1


2
2


5
0


12
3
2018 Total 226 30 4 5 15
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
113
15
95
2


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


30
1


0
0


8
0


9
0
2019 Total 225 31 0 8 9
*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 108 17.3% 814 63.5% 97.9%
2016 89 20.8% 788 50.3% 96.0%
2017 81 13.5% 818 46.8% 97.9%
2018 61 13.7% 849 48.2% 93.9%
2019 66 18.5% 806 46.4% 98.2%
*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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