Homelessness Statistics for Washoe, NV

, Nevada

Total Homeless persons in Washoe County Nevada in 2019

1,256

There are an estimated 1,256 homeless individuals in Washoe County Nevada. That is a 5% 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

155

There are 155 in Washoe that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

875

There are 155 in Washoe that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

226

There are 155 in Washoe that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

48

There are 48 in Washoe that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Washoe County Nevada in 2019

48

There are an estimated 1,256 homeless individuals in Washoe County Nevada. That is a 5% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Washoe County Nevada

Total Chronic Homeless in Washoe County Nevada

74

There are -32 less homeless individuals in Washoe County Nevada than in 2018. That is a -30% 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

65

There are 48 in Washoe that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

9

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

Veteran Homelessness in Washoe County Nevada

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

87

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

16

Total Veteran Homeless

103

There are more homeless individuals in Washoe County Nevada than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Washoe County Nevada

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

65

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

23

Total Homeless Youth

88

There are -6 more homeless youths in Washoe County Nevada than in 2018. That is a -6% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Washoe County Nevada

1,593

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

Total number of shelters in Washoe County Nevada

8

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 484 emergency shelter beds in Washoe County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 511 Transitional Housing beds in Washoe 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 558 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Washoe 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 40 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Washoe County.

Washoe County, Nevada Homeless Shelters and Services

8 Homeless Shelter Listings in Washoe County

Casa de Vida

Casa de Vida

Reno, NV

Families and Pregnant Women help.The mission for Casa de Vida is to provide a home and support services for young, unmarried pregnant women in need with the belief that each young woman an [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 2, 2016
Reno Housing Authority

Reno Housing Authority

Reno, NV

Reno Housing Authority (RHA) provide affordable rental housing through different HUD funded programs to low-income individuals, families, elderly, and disabled residents. Programs [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 8, 2021
Reno-Sparks Gospel Mission

Reno-Sparks Gospel Mission

Reno, NV

Facilities/Services DirectoryAdministrative Offices2115 Timber WayReno, NV 89512(775) 323-0386Downtown Mission/Men’s Alcohol & Drug Recovery Servic [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 18, 2016
St. Vincent's Transitional Center

St. Vincent's Transitional Center

Reno, NV

[...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 9, 2010
St. Vincent's Center

St. Vincent's Center

Reno, NV

More than 3,600 people benefit monthly from the Emergency Assistance Program, which provides assistance for individuals and families in emergency situations caused by loss of job, family crisis, illne [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 2, 2016
The Salvation Army Community Center

The Salvation Army Community Center

Reno, NV

Programs    Worship Services    Community Assistance    Men's Rehabilitation    Youth Programs  &nbs [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 2, 2016
Launching Pad Empowerment Center

Launching Pad Empowerment Center

Reno, NV

Mission“To provide safe and sober housing to recovering addicts and alcoholics with services, support, and commitment to our client’s long term success using a 12-step recovery proc [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 2, 2016
Hosanna Home Women's Transitional Shelter

Hosanna Home Women's Transitional Shelter

Sparks, NV

6 month Christian women's transitional shelter; must be sober (testing required); willing and able to work, attend church and classes. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 3, 2013

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
625
113
169
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


54
0


52
38


136
21


39
20
2015 Total 907 54 90 157 59
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
757
120
112
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


38
0


11
24


103
8


90
39
2016 Total 989 38 35 111 129
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
831
80
195
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


55
0


29
9


121
4


80
18
2017 Total 1,106 55 38 125 98
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
867
184
141
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


46
0


71
35


99
20


71
23
2018 Total 1,192 46 106 119 94
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
875
226
155
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


48
0


65
9


87
16


65
23
2019 Total 1,256 48 74 103 88
*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 64 13.2% 1805 45.5% 93.0%
2016 79 23.7% 2179 41.4% 90.9%
2017 91 16.4% 2066 31.9% 87.0%
2018 97 13.7% 2075 27.1% 87.4%
2019 103 14.0% 1711 31.7% 93.8%
*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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