Homelessness Statistics for Middlesex, NJ

, New Jersey

Total Homeless persons in Middlesex County New Jersey in 2019

620

There are an estimated 620 homeless individuals in Middlesex County New Jersey. That is a 4% 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

259

There are 259 in Middlesex that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

226

There are 259 in Middlesex that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

135

There are 259 in Middlesex that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

87

There are 87 in Middlesex that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Middlesex County New Jersey in 2019

87

There are an estimated 620 homeless individuals in Middlesex County New Jersey. That is a 4% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Middlesex County New Jersey

Total Chronic Homeless in Middlesex County New Jersey

108

There are 28 more homeless individuals in Middlesex County New Jersey than in 2018. That is a 35% 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

51

There are 87 in Middlesex that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

57

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

Veteran Homelessness in Middlesex County New Jersey

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

9

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Unsheltered

7

Total Veteran Homeless

16

There are more homeless individuals in Middlesex County New Jersey than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Middlesex County New Jersey

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

17

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

6

Total Homeless Youth

23

There are 11 more homeless youths in Middlesex County New Jersey than in 2018. That is a 92% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Middlesex County New Jersey

881

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

Total number of shelters in Middlesex County New Jersey

5

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 160 emergency shelter beds in Middlesex County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 25 Transitional Housing beds in Middlesex 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 505 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Middlesex 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 89 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Middlesex County.

Middlesex, New Jersey Homeless Shelters and Services

5 Listings in city

Ozanam Family Shelter

Ozanam Family Shelter

Edison, NJ

Emergency Shelter for Women and Children. Ozanam Family Shelter in Edison provides emergency shelter for 16 single women and 26 families. The facility has 14 emergency shelter beds and [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 31, 2017
Ozanam Men's Shelter

Ozanam Men's Shelter

New Brunswick, NJ

Emergency Shelter Men only. Services: Homeless men, temporary and emergency lodging, meals, physical and mental health assessments, crisis counseling, assistance with housing and employ [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 17, 2017
Trinity Soup Kitchen (Woodbridge) Trinity Episcopal Church

Trinity Soup Kitchen (Woodbridge) Trinity Episcopal Church

Woodbridge, NJ

Food [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
Women Aware - Domestic Violence Shelter

Women Aware - Domestic Violence Shelter

New Brunswick, NJ

Provides emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children, 24 hour crisis intervention and hotline counseling, legal information and advocacy, public awareness and community educa [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 1, 2011
Naomi's Way Transitional Housing

Naomi's Way Transitional Housing

New Brunswick, NJ

Naomi's Way, located in New Brunswick has 16 one or two bedroom units. The program offers support to homeless mothers who are employed or engaged in job training. Stays at Naomi's Way can last up to 2 [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 15, 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
272
71
256
5


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


90
2


39
25


21
1


14
3
2015 Total 604 92 64 22 17
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
158
71
215
13


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


70
3


10
25


10
4


13
3
2016 Total 457 73 35 14 16
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
193
125
228
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


73
0


23
32


11
8


17
5
2017 Total 546 73 55 19 22
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
224
131
242
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


75
0


34
46


4
12


6
6
2018 Total 597 75 80 16 12
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
226
135
259
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


87
0


51
57


9
7


17
6
2019 Total 620 87 108 16 23
*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 154 6.7% 754 57.6% 98.0%
2016 142 4.6% 530 68.6% 92.9%
2017 124 1.4% 716 65.7% 98.4%
2018 106 0.2% 735 75.5% 99.0%
2019 90 1.1% 775 58.1% 97.0%
*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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