Homelessness Statistics for Nassau, NY

, New York

Total Homeless persons in Nassau County New York in 2019

3,843

There are an estimated 3,843 homeless individuals in Nassau County New York. 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

2672

There are 2672 in Nassau that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

1125

There are 2672 in Nassau that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

46

There are 2672 in Nassau that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

767

There are 767 in Nassau that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Nassau County New York in 2019

767

There are an estimated 3,843 homeless individuals in Nassau County New York. That is a -1% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Nassau County New York

Total Chronic Homeless in Nassau County New York

53

There are -6 less homeless individuals in Nassau County New York than in 2018. That is a -10% 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

37

There are 767 in Nassau that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

16

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

Veteran Homelessness in Nassau County New York

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

124

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

4

Total Veteran Homeless

128

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

Youth Homelessness in Nassau County New York

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

81

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

0

Total Homeless Youth

81

There are -21 more homeless youths in Nassau County New York than in 2018. That is a -21% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Nassau County New York

5,724

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

Total number of shelters in Nassau County New York

2

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 2892 emergency shelter beds in Nassau County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 193 Transitional Housing beds in Nassau 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 2230 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Nassau 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 409 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Nassau County.

Nassau, New York Homeless Shelters and Services

2 Listings in city

Interfaith Nutrition Network - Mary Brennan INN

Interfaith Nutrition Network - Mary Brennan INN

Hempstead, NY

The INN (Interfaith Nutrition Network) addresses the issues of hunger and homelessness on Long Island by providing food, shelter, long-term housing, and supportive services in a dignified and respectf [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 22, 2017
Nassau County Department of Social Services

Nassau County Department of Social Services

Uniondale, NY

If you are experiencing a housing crisis in Nassau County, you should go to the Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS), at 60 Charles Lindbergh Blvd. in Uniondale, NY. Hours: Mo [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 8, 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
948
105
2808
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


863
0


119
31


185
7


48
0
2015 Total 3,861 863 150 192 48
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
963
113
2882
2


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


776
1


77
17


141
3


196
7
2016 Total 3,960 777 94 144 203
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
930
64
2943
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


793
0


47
20


138
3


115
3
2017 Total 3,937 793 67 141 118
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
940
52
2876
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


850
0


40
19


134
1


102
0
2018 Total 3,868 850 59 135 102
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
1125
46
2672
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


767
0


37
16


124
4


81
0
2019 Total 3,843 767 53 128 81
*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 142 8.7% 4174 41.5% 89.2%
2016 163 6.1% 4066 41.4% 91.5%
2017 169 5.4% 4642 40.9% 93.9%
2018 166 7.3% 5482 52.6% 94.1%
2019 161 6.7% 5781 46.3% 95.1%
*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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