Homelessness Statistics for Allegheny, PA

, Pennsylvania

Total Homeless persons in Allegheny County Pennsylvania in 2019

774

There are an estimated 774 homeless individuals in Allegheny County Pennsylvania. 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

238

There are 238 in Allegheny that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

488

There are 238 in Allegheny that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

48

There are 238 in Allegheny that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

72

There are 72 in Allegheny that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Allegheny County Pennsylvania in 2019

72

There are an estimated 774 homeless individuals in Allegheny County Pennsylvania. That is a -1% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Allegheny County Pennsylvania

Total Chronic Homeless in Allegheny County Pennsylvania

102

There are 7 more homeless individuals in Allegheny County Pennsylvania than in 2018. That is a 7% 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

80

There are 72 in Allegheny that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

22

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

Veteran Homelessness in Allegheny County Pennsylvania

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

97

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

3

Total Veteran Homeless

100

There are more homeless individuals in Allegheny County Pennsylvania than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Allegheny County Pennsylvania

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

38

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

7

Total Homeless Youth

45

There are 9 more homeless youths in Allegheny County Pennsylvania than in 2018. That is a 25% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Allegheny County Pennsylvania

3,723

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

Total number of shelters in Allegheny County Pennsylvania

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 487 emergency shelter beds in Allegheny County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 169 Transitional Housing beds in Allegheny 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 2376 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Allegheny 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 691 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Allegheny County.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Homeless Shelters and Services

19 Homeless Shelter Listings in Allegheny County

Bethlehem Haven Women's Shelter

Bethlehem Haven Women's Shelter

Pittsburgh, PA

Food and Clothing (600 Women Only). Bethlehem Haven is a primary care shelter which provides D&A counseling, legal guidance, and other services. It is bus accessible and has both laundry and bathi [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 26, 2021
East End Cooperative Ministry - Community Connections Center

East End Cooperative Ministry - Community Connections Center

Pittsburgh, PA

Calls are preferred, or walk in to inquire about vacancies. No Guarantee walk in's will obtain a bed. Mondays through Fridays 9am to 3pm.Housing Programs: [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 11, 2020
Light of Life Rescue Mission (Pittsburgh)

Light of Life Rescue Mission (Pittsburgh)

Pittsburgh, PA

Show up between 4:30pm to 5:30pm in the Light of the Light Chapel. New guests are offered a bed after roll call if there are openings. Emergency Men's Shelter. M [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Nov 12, 2020
Allegheny Allegheny County Housing and Homeless Assistance

Allegheny Allegheny County Housing and Homeless Assistance

Pittsburgh, PA

This is not a homeless shelter, This is an area homeless resource.Homeless ServicesAllegheny County offers a wide array of housing options and services for [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 26, 2021
Womanspace East

Womanspace East

Pittsburgh, PA

Womanspace East Inc. is a nonprofit shelter assisting homeless women and children in crisis. We serve the greater pittsburgh area as a Safe Haven located in an urban setting. Our programs of child de [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 23, 2019
Allegheny Valley Association of Churches

Allegheny Valley Association of Churches

Natrona Heights, PA

Day space for homeless families and sleeping accommodations at various church facilities; up to five families may stay until housing is found.Interfaith Hospitality NetworkAVAC Inter [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 1, 2017
Alle Kiski Area Hope Center For Domestic Violence

Alle Kiski Area Hope Center For Domestic Violence

Tarentum, PA

Services provided at this domestic violence shelter: Emergency 30 Day Shelter - providing safety to victims fleeing violence in their homes. Individual Counseling in our ou [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 3, 2011
Crisis Center North Domestic Violence Help

Crisis Center North Domestic Violence Help

Pittsburgh, PA

Domestic violence counseling, resource and referral center. Crisis Center North is a counseling center, offering a wide range of counseling programs that provide support for victims of [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 3, 2011
Salvation Army Family Crisis Shelter

Salvation Army Family Crisis Shelter

Pittsburgh, PA

Single Women, Women & Men w/ Children, Youths 18-21 years old. 40 beds. Provides meals. Also provides referrals. Has laundry and bathing facilities. Services for women: fo [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 25, 2014
CHS Wood Street Commons

CHS Wood Street Commons

Pittsburgh, PA

The Shelter Program provides services for people experiencing a housing crisis. The Shelter Program provides housing for people in need of temporary housing in order to get [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 26, 2021
Orr Compassionate Care Center

Orr Compassionate Care Center

Pittsburgh, PA

The William and Mildred Orr Compassionate Care Center provides 24-hour shelter and non-medical respite care for adults who are unable to return to their prior housing situation, and are in need o [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 9, 2020
Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

This is a domestic violence shelter only and provides counseling and services to victims of domestic violence. The Center offers individual crisis counseling, referrals, laundry and bathing facilities [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 11, 2011
Whale's Tale McKeesport Outreach for Homeless Youth

Whale's Tale McKeesport Outreach for Homeless Youth

McKeesport, PA

Shelter and outreach for homeless youth aged 18 and younger. This facility offers crisis counseling, life skills training, and health care screening. It is bus accessible (56C), and has [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 3, 2011
YMCA of McKeesport Winter Transitional Shelter

YMCA of McKeesport Winter Transitional Shelter

McKeesport, PA

Men's and Women's shelter. 84 bed capacity. No meals are provided. The YMCA offers transitional shelter during the winter months of the year. It offers many programs including recreation [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 3, 2011
Pleasant Valley Shelter For Men

Pleasant Valley Shelter For Men

Pittsburgh, PA

Call to hold bed 10:00 am to 11:00 am, Intake 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm to complete intake.The Pleasant Valley Men’s Shelter accommodates the needs of 25 men who are homel [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 26, 2021
Shepherd's Heart Veterans Home

Shepherd's Heart Veterans Home

Pittsburgh, PA

Shepherd's Heart Veteran's Home (SHVH) is a transitional housing for homeless Veterans. The Veteran's Home is a collaboration between Pittsburgh Veterans Affair's Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HC [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 3, 2011
Housing Services

Housing Services

Pittsburgh, PA

Our Intake line is 24 hours a day, If lines are busy, essential calls can be switched over to voicemail leave detail message and an Intake worker will return your call with in 24 hours. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 6, 2017
Abiding Missions Team Warming Center

Abiding Missions Team Warming Center

Pittsburgh, PA

When daytime high temperatures are forecasted to remain under 25 degrees. Hours of operation: 7am-3pm Setting: warm, safe, low-drama, hospitality, opportunities for rest and to help out. Prov [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Nov 5, 2019
McKeesport Downtown Housing

McKeesport Downtown Housing

McKeesport, PA

Call for vacancy information and intake appointments Monday through Thursday between 9 am and 1 pm.84-unit SRO for people at risk of homelessness. The old brick and te [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 26, 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
881
38
505
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


164
0


134
16


207
9


95
4
2015 Total 1,424 164 150 216 99
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
707
48
401
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


132
0


74
20


164
3


108
2
2016 Total 1,156 132 94 167 110
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
703
53
389
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


120
0


98
19


95
7


75
2
2017 Total 1,145 120 117 102 77
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
453
56
274
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


85
0


75
20


112
3


34
2
2018 Total 783 85 95 115 36
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
488
48
238
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


72
0


80
22


97
3


38
7
2019 Total 774 72 102 100 45
*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 160 6.0% 3716 36.9% 83.0%
2016 163 8.0% 3322 35.1% 88.4%
2017 144 3.9% 3726 42.5% 94.9%
2018 98 2.6% 3302 58.4% 94.9%
2019 85 3.1% 3185 55.6% 96.9%
*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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