Homelessness Statistics for Franklin, OH

, Ohio

Total Homeless persons in Franklin County Ohio in 2019

1,907

There are an estimated 1,907 homeless individuals in Franklin County Ohio. That is a 6% 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

543

There are 543 in Franklin that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

14

There are 14 in Franklin that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

982

There are 543 in Franklin that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

368

There are 543 in Franklin that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

154

There are 154 in Franklin that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

5

There are 5 in Franklin that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Franklin County Ohio in 2019

159

There are an estimated 1,907 homeless individuals in Franklin County Ohio. That is a 6% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Franklin County Ohio

Total Chronic Homeless in Franklin County Ohio

97

There are -40 less homeless individuals in Franklin County Ohio 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

24

There are 154 in Franklin that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

73

There are 5 in Franklin that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Franklin County Ohio

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

76

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

16

Total Veteran Homeless

92

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

Youth Homelessness in Franklin County Ohio

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

91

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

67

Total Homeless Youth

158

There are 33 more homeless youths in Franklin County Ohio than in 2018. That is a 26% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Franklin County Ohio

4,490

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

Total number of shelters in Franklin County Ohio

14

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 1186 emergency shelter beds in Franklin County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 121 Transitional Housing beds in Franklin 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 2686 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Franklin 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 497 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Franklin County.

Franklin County, Ohio Homeless Shelters and Services

14 Homeless Shelter Listings in Franklin County

Open Shelter Inc.

Open Shelter Inc.

Columbus, OH

Day Shelter Bag Lunches are prepared and delivered by the dedicated volunteer groups who have been part of our meals program for years. On a daily basis, meals are provided to 100 people. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 31, 2018
Choice Women's Emergency Shelter

Choice Women's Emergency Shelter

Columbus, OH

Provides housing for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. Average stay based on safety and individual need. Provides counseling, legal and social service advocacy and referrals, su [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 24, 2021
FAITH MISSION - Emergency Shelter for Men

FAITH MISSION - Emergency Shelter for Men

Columbus, OH

Provides shelter for homeless men. Intake is done 24 hours Mon-Sun. Support services include case management, meals, showers and on-site medical care provided by volunteer physicians. Also offers [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 27, 2020
Friends of the Homeless

Friends of the Homeless

Columbus, OH

Friends of the Homeless provides residential support to homeless men and women through shelters, transitional housing, and permanent supportive housing. Since 1983, Friends of the Homeless has provide [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 27, 2020
The Homeless Families Foundation

The Homeless Families Foundation

Columbus, OH

If you are currently homeless and seeking shelter call 1-888-4-SHELTR (1-888-474-3587).Provides individual furnished apartment units for up to 3 months for homeless families with minor chi [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 21, 2016
Huckleberry House Emergency Overnight Shelter

Huckleberry House Emergency Overnight Shelter

Columbus, OH

Provides crisis counseling and shelter for adolescents 12-18 years. Provides outreach to at-risk youth willing to work toward reconciling family problems. Offers short-term family and individual couns [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 23, 2017
YWCA Family Center

YWCA Family Center

Columbus, OH

Offers transportation assistance, furnished apartments, food and case management services for maximum of 90 days. Assists with locating housing, making referrals to employment and educational services [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 27, 2020
YWCA Family Center, Emergency Housing for Families

YWCA Family Center, Emergency Housing for Families

Columbus, OH

Are you homeless and in need of immediate assistance?Call the homeless hotline,open 24 hours a day: 614-274-7000This center is by referral only. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 24, 2020
Southeast Coast Friends of the Homeless Columbus

Southeast Coast Friends of the Homeless Columbus

Columbus, OH

Office hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8am to 5pm.Tuesdays 8am to 8pm. This essential program provides shelter to 130 men, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The Me [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 30, 2021
LSS Faith Mission

LSS Faith Mission

Columbus, OH

For those seeking shelter in Franklin County, there is a Centralized Point of Access for single adults and families (adults with children).Single adults should call 1-888-4SHELTR (1-888-474-3587 [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 5, 2020
Volunteers of America - Men's Services & Veterans Resource Center

Volunteers of America - Men's Services & Veterans Resource Center

Columbus, OH

Shelter for MenFifteen emergency shelter beds are also available for eligible veterans.This program has been certified by the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction S [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 11, 2021
YMCA Van Buren Center - YMCA family shelter at Van Buren Center

YMCA Van Buren Center - YMCA family shelter at Van Buren Center

Columbus, OH

If you are experiencing a Homeless Crisis in Franklin County, please call 888-474-3587 for Centralized Intake 24 hours 7 days a week.The Community Shelter Board purcha [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 8, 2018
Maryhaven Columbus

Maryhaven Columbus

Columbus, OH

Hours of Operation: 24 hours daily(after hours admissions by appointment only)OVERNIGHT SHELTER FOR INTOXICATED INDIVIDUALSMaryhaven‚ [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 24, 2020
The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center, Columbus OH

The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center, Columbus OH

Columbus, OH

Our centers provide a safe place for recovery, while rebuilding a lifestyle free and safe from substance abuse. Our six month program offers a place to sleep, food to eat, and a new beginning - with n [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 11, 2021

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
1186
198
337
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


98
0


60
147


119
10


129
41
2015 Total 1,721 98 207 129 170
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
924
339
461
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


142
0


40
116


103
30


99
26
2016 Total 1,724 142 156 133 125
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
902
340
449
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


129
0


91
135


119
21


101
43
2017 Total 1,691 129 226 140 144
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
959
282
560
6


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


167
2


41
96


86
14


96
29
2018 Total 1,807 169 137 100 125
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
982
368
543
14


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


154
5


24
73


76
16


91
67
2019 Total 1,907 159 97 92 158
*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 54 12.8% 7019 46.9% 94.5%
2016 48 9.6% 7534 49.6% 92.8%
2017 55 9.2% 5936 47.0% 92.8%
2018 60 9.7% 5862 48.1% 93.2%
2019 59 10.8% 6500 39.7% 96.2%
*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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