Homelessness Statistics for Cuyahoga, OH

, Ohio

Total Homeless persons in Cuyahoga County Ohio in 2019

1,618

There are an estimated 1,618 homeless individuals in Cuyahoga County Ohio. That is a -11% 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

390

There are 390 in Cuyahoga that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

1122

There are 390 in Cuyahoga that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

106

There are 390 in Cuyahoga that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

111

There are 111 in Cuyahoga that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Cuyahoga County Ohio in 2019

111

There are an estimated 1,618 homeless individuals in Cuyahoga County Ohio. That is a -11% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Cuyahoga County Ohio

Total Chronic Homeless in Cuyahoga County Ohio

212

There are 40 more homeless individuals in Cuyahoga County Ohio than in 2018. That is a 23% 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

212

There are 111 in Cuyahoga that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

0

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

Veteran Homelessness in Cuyahoga County Ohio

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

135

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

0

Total Veteran Homeless

135

There are more homeless individuals in Cuyahoga County Ohio than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Cuyahoga County Ohio

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

77

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

18

Total Homeless Youth

95

There are -9 more homeless youths in Cuyahoga County Ohio than in 2018. That is a -9% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Cuyahoga County Ohio

7,626

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

Total number of shelters in Cuyahoga County Ohio

19

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 1408 emergency shelter beds in Cuyahoga County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 88 Transitional Housing beds in Cuyahoga 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 5270 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Cuyahoga 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 860 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Cuyahoga County.

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Homeless Shelters and Services

19 Homeless Shelter Listings in Cuyahoga County

The City Mission Men's Crisis Center

The City Mission Men's Crisis Center

Cleveland, OH

Crossroads Men's Crisis CenterMen can call 216-431-3515 with questions about our Crossroads Men's Crisis Center and find out about available bed spac [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 24, 2021
Salvation Army Harbor Light Cleveland

Salvation Army Harbor Light Cleveland

Cleveland, OH

Emergency Shelter: Zelma George Program for Families    Serves 31 women & children & 5 individuals; also can accommodate 2-3 husband/wife or father/children families [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 30, 2021
Men's Shelter at 2100 Lakeside - Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry

Men's Shelter at 2100 Lakeside - Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry

Cleveland, OH

The shelter serves up to 350 men per night with an additional 30-60 beds available as needed at partner provider overflow sites. Operated by Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry Serves 350 men [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 23, 2020
St. Herman's House of Hospitality

St. Herman's House of Hospitality

Cleveland, OH

Men's Emergency Shelter. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 30, 2021
Salvation Army Harbor Light Complex

Salvation Army Harbor Light Complex

Cleveland, OH

Emergency Shelter. Provides shelter for 31 women and children and 5 individuals. Provides shelter up to 30 days. Provides meals, showers, laundry.The Salvation Army Harbor Light Complex in [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 24, 2021
West Side Catholic Shelter For Women

West Side Catholic Shelter For Women

Cleveland, OH

The West Side Catholic Center offers hot meals, hospitality, clothing and household goods, emergency services, advocacy, a women and children's shelter, and a housing solutions program to those in ne [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 30, 2021
Next Step Shelter

Next Step Shelter

Cleveland, OH

Provides an emergency shelter for youth. Accepts up to 10 children at the shelter for up to 15 days.Next Step provides shelter care for youth, ages 12-17, who are without a home or a stabl [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 24, 2021
Family Promise of Greater Cleveland

Family Promise of Greater Cleveland

Cleveland, OH

Main office hours:Mondays through Fridays 9am to 5pm. To Get HelpFamilies needing shelter or housing assistance access services through our comm [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 30, 2021
Salvation Army - Zelma George Family Shelter

Salvation Army - Zelma George Family Shelter

Cleveland, OH

Provides an emergency shelter program primarily for homeless women with children but accepts intact families, married couples, and men with children. Offers residents case management, counseling, clot [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 30, 2021
Bellefaire JCB Homeless Youth & Street Outreach Programs

Bellefaire JCB Homeless Youth & Street Outreach Programs

Shaker Heights, OH

Bellefaire JCB's Homeless Youth Program provides assessment, linkage and referral to a safe place for homeless youth, 24 hours a day. The Street Outreach Program provides a drop-in center for teens an [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 24, 2021
Bridgeway Inc. Stricklin Crisis Center

Bridgeway Inc. Stricklin Crisis Center

Cleveland, OH

They provide emergency shelter for men and women.They also offer Assessment, Crisis Intervention, Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment, Counseling, Pharmacological Management, Res [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 24, 2020
Norma Herr Women's Center

Norma Herr Women's Center

Cleveland, OH

Emergency Shelter for WomenAges 18 - 80.Serves and average of 170 women each night.      Length of stay in emergency shelter: from one [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 24, 2020
Mental Health Services: Disabled Men's Shelter

Mental Health Services: Disabled Men's Shelter

Cleveland, OH

Emergency Shelter for Men with mental disabilities    Serves up to 50 Single Men with disability    Length of stay in emergency shelter: from one night to two [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 9, 2020
Homeless Coordinated Intake Cleveland

Homeless Coordinated Intake Cleveland

Cleveland, OH

The Coordinated Intake Program, serving all men, women and families who are newly homeless, has moved from 2100 Lakeside Men’s Shelter and Norma Herr Women’s Center to a single location at 17 [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 24, 2020
City Mission Laura's Home Women's Crisis Center

City Mission Laura's Home Women's Crisis Center

Cleveland, OH

Shelter and Crisis Recovery Program for Single Women & Mothers with Children168 beds and 55 roomsMothers with children and single women can call 216-472-5500 or email BeSocial@Th [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 30, 2021
Stella Maris Cleveland

Stella Maris Cleveland

Cleveland, OH

Shelter for Men with drug and alcohol addiction    Serves 20 single men with alcohol and drug addiction    Length of stay in program: four to six months [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 30, 2021
Veterans Administration Vets Domiciliary

Veterans Administration Vets Domiciliary

Brecksville, OH

Emergency Shelter for Men and Women    Serves 109 men & women    Length of stay in emergency shelter program: Up to 2 months    Servi [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 26, 2016
Broken Connections

Broken Connections

East Cleveland, OH

Provides emergency housing and supportive services for runaway, homeless and street youth between the ages of 10-21 through its Basic Center Program (BCP). [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 24, 2021
Cogswell Hall

Cogswell Hall

Cleveland, OH

Cogswell Hall supports adults who have experienced homelessness by offering quality, trauma-informed care, building community, and uplifting the voices of disabled and economically disadvantage [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 24, 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
1482
68
393
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


111
0


177
38


308
18


82
3
2015 Total 1,943 111 215 326 85
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
1286
74
337
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


111
0


138
37


190
12


83
2
2016 Total 1,697 111 175 202 85
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
1263
97
367
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


111
0


79
36


162
10


77
4
2017 Total 1,727 111 115 172 81
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
1299
78
431
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


123
0


127
45


158
1


93
11
2018 Total 1,808 123 172 159 104
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
1122
106
390
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


111
0


212
0


135
0


77
18
2019 Total 1,618 111 212 135 95
*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 120 16.3% 4198 40.1% 98.6%
2016 118 18.9% 3942 44.9% 98.1%
2017 101 19.6% 4363 38.7% 99.0%
2018 105 13.4% 4954 38.9% 98.7%
2019 107 17.1% 3897 40.0% 98.6%
*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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