Homelessness Statistics for Sussex, NJ

, New Jersey

Total Homeless persons in Sussex County New Jersey in 2019

334

There are an estimated 334 homeless individuals in Sussex County New Jersey. That is a -1% 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

94

There are 94 in Sussex that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

212

There are 94 in Sussex that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

28

There are 94 in Sussex that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

28

There are 28 in Sussex that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Sussex County New Jersey in 2019

28

There are an estimated 334 homeless individuals in Sussex County New Jersey. That is a -1% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Sussex County New Jersey

Total Chronic Homeless in Sussex County New Jersey

30

There are 6 more homeless individuals in Sussex County New Jersey than in 2018. That is a 25% 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

25

There are 28 in Sussex that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

5

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

Veteran Homelessness in Sussex County New Jersey

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

69

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

4

Total Veteran Homeless

73

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

Youth Homelessness in Sussex County New Jersey

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

14

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

3

Total Homeless Youth

17

There are -1 more homeless youths in Sussex County New Jersey than in 2018. That is a -6% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Sussex County New Jersey

546

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

Total number of shelters in Sussex County New Jersey

4

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 133 emergency shelter beds in Sussex County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 166 Transitional Housing beds in Sussex 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 114 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Sussex 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 133 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Sussex County.

Sussex, New Jersey Homeless Shelters and Services

4 Listings in city

Amazing Grace Mission

Amazing Grace Mission

Sussex, NJ

Emergency food and clothing [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
Samaritan Inn Emergency Homeless Shelter Program

Samaritan Inn Emergency Homeless Shelter Program

Franklin, NJ

Caller must be homeless in Sussex County and not have access to any other resource)financial or friends who can provide temporary shelter until business hours); must have valid identification; must be [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 1, 2011
Sussex County Homelessness Program

Sussex County Homelessness Program

Newton, NJ

Provides emergency funds and services to eligible households for homeless prevention, becoming homeless. Assistance is subject to the availability of funds, and not an entitlement. Utility shut-offs, [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 1, 2011
Samaritan Inn Newton

Samaritan Inn Newton

Newton, NJ

Samaritan Inn provides emergency food and temporary shelter to homeless families in Sussex County as well as a program of counseling and skill building in family maintenance and growth. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 25, 2014

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
165
6
84
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


29
0


25
4


75
0


10
1
2015 Total 255 29 29 75 11
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
164
18
71
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


26
0


20
3


73
0


12
2
2016 Total 253 26 23 73 14
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
149
42
95
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


29
0


17
11


80
2


10
1
2017 Total 286 29 28 82 11
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
193
50
83
12


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


25
3


9
15


63
3


15
3
2018 Total 338 28 24 66 18
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
212
28
94
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


28
0


25
5


69
4


14
3
2019 Total 334 28 30 73 17
*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 65 2.6% 859 40.5% 89.7%
2016 77 5.7% 1064 35.3% 96.6%
2017 89 6.6% 1031 28.8% 90.4%
2018 106 4.0% 921 44.9% 100.0%
2019 96 4.7% 905 61.0% 100.0%
*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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