Homelessness Statistics for Ocean, NJ

, New Jersey

Total Homeless persons in Ocean County New Jersey in 2019

305

There are an estimated 305 homeless individuals in Ocean County New Jersey. That is a -14% 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

124

There are 124 in Ocean that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

2

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

Sheltered individuals

151

There are 124 in Ocean that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

28

There are 124 in Ocean that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

42

There are 42 in Ocean that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

1

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

Total Homeless families in Ocean County New Jersey in 2019

43

There are an estimated 305 homeless individuals in Ocean County New Jersey. That is a -14% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Ocean County New Jersey

Total Chronic Homeless in Ocean County New Jersey

38

There are -6 less homeless individuals in Ocean County New Jersey than in 2018. That is a -14% 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

27

There are 42 in Ocean that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

11

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

Veteran Homelessness in Ocean County New Jersey

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

4

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

2

Total Veteran Homeless

6

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

Youth Homelessness in Ocean County New Jersey

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

38

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

0

Total Homeless Youth

38

There are 18 more homeless youths in Ocean County New Jersey than in 2018. That is a 90% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Ocean County New Jersey

453

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

Total number of shelters in Ocean 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 67 emergency shelter beds in Ocean County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 60 Transitional Housing beds in Ocean 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 310 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Ocean 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 16 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Ocean County.

Ocean, New Jersey Homeless Shelters and Services

5 Listings in city

Vetwork - A Program of Vetgroup Inc.

Vetwork - A Program of Vetgroup Inc.

Forked River, NJ

Emergency Shelter [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
Ocean's Harbor House Youth Shelter

Ocean's Harbor House Youth Shelter

Toms River, NJ

Ocean's Harbor House is a safe haven for youth, ages 10-21 who have run away, are homeless or have been abused, neglected or abandoned. Our organization is committed to providing quality services that [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 1, 2011
The GoodSam House Men's Shelter

The GoodSam House Men's Shelter

Waretown, NJ

Location: This shelter is located and Waretown and houses no more than 4 men at a time. Potential clients must call the church office and ask to be interviewed for entry. There is a 3 month t [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 31, 2013
Grace Initiatives/Grace's Place - Maternity Housing

Grace Initiatives/Grace's Place - Maternity Housing

Lanoka Harbor, NJ

Grace Initiatives empowers expectant young mothers to prepare for their future and their children's future by providing housing, counseling, life skills and job skills training. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 4, 2014
Family Promise of Southern Ocean County

Family Promise of Southern Ocean County

West Creek, NJ

Provides a family shelter.Intake by appointment only. Serving families with children.Non-profit, interfaith hospitality network providing temporary sh [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 27, 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
233
13
355
4


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


119
1


95
7


6
1


22
2
2015 Total 605 120 102 7 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
120
54
255
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


78
0


35
16


1
1


19
3
2016 Total 429 78 51 2 22
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
76
43
105
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


34
0


6
16


1
5


22
1
2017 Total 224 34 22 6 23
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
94
99
158
3


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


46
1


11
33


4
6


16
4
2018 Total 354 47 44 10 20
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
151
28
124
2


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


42
1


27
11


4
2


38
0
2019 Total 305 43 38 6 38
*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 52 0.0% 131 68.6% 76.1%
2016 54 0.5% 112 59.8% 88.3%
2017 54 2.9% 190 52.3% 94.6%
2018 68 1.4% 364 14.6% 97.8%
2019 27 4.9% 828 11.7% 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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