Homelessness Statistics for Schenectady, NY

, New York

Total Homeless persons in Schenectady County New York in 2019

372

There are an estimated 372 homeless individuals in Schenectady County New York. 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

141

There are 141 in Schenectady that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

209

There are 141 in Schenectady that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

22

There are 141 in Schenectady that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

53

There are 53 in Schenectady that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Schenectady County New York in 2019

53

There are an estimated 372 homeless individuals in Schenectady County New York. That is a -5% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Schenectady County New York

Total Chronic Homeless in Schenectady County New York

24

There are -10 less homeless individuals in Schenectady County New York than in 2018. That is a -29% 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

17

There are 53 in Schenectady that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

7

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

Veteran Homelessness in Schenectady County New York

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

12

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

0

Total Veteran Homeless

12

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

Youth Homelessness in Schenectady County New York

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

16

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

0

Total Homeless Youth

16

There are -15 more homeless youths in Schenectady County New York than in 2018. That is a -48% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Schenectady County New York

847

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

Total number of shelters in Schenectady County New York

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 166 emergency shelter beds in Schenectady County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 50 Transitional Housing beds in Schenectady 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 509 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Schenectady 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 122 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Schenectady County.

Schenectady, New York Homeless Shelters and Services

4 Listings in city

Bethesda House of Schenectady Inc.

Bethesda House of Schenectady Inc.

Schenectady, NY

Bethesda House is an interfaith ministry to the homeless, disabled and economically disadvantaged citizens of Schenectady County, building a just, hospitable and inclusive community one person at [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 9, 2020
City Mission of Schenectady Family Life Center

City Mission of Schenectady Family Life Center

Schenectady, NY

FAMILY LIFE CENTERThe Family Life Center (FLC) provides emergency, short-term, and long-term shelter to homeless women and children. We equip women with the skills and resources they will [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 9, 2020
Safe Inc of Schenectady

Safe Inc of Schenectady

Schenectady, NY

Safe Inc. of Schenectady is a 24 hour homeless shelter for ages 16-20, with limited space for respite for those 14 and 15. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 13, 2020
City Mission Men's Center

City Mission Men's Center

Schenectady, NY

The men's center is a 76bed shelter providing dormitory housing for homeless men in a safe and caring environment.Provides:    Emergency and long [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 9, 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
187
27
135
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


48
0


19
8


8
0


24
4
2015 Total 349 48 27 8 28
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
188
69
88
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


37
0


22
5


11
2


25
18
2016 Total 345 37 27 13 43
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
148
23
103
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


35
0


9
3


11
0


18
3
2017 Total 274 35 12 11 21
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
203
11
179
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


54
0


34
0


22
4


30
1
2018 Total 393 54 34 26 31
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
209
22
141
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


53
0


17
7


12
0


16
0
2019 Total 372 53 24 12 16
*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 74 0.3% 674 78.5% 89.3%
2016 64 4.3% 1667 43.7% 94.4%
2017 65 4.4% 1764 46.3% 93.3%
2018 74 6.8% 1358 58.7% 94.6%
2019 86 9.3% 1370 60.7% 95.9%
*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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