Homelessness Statistics for Dauphin, PA

, Pennsylvania

Total Homeless persons in Dauphin County Pennsylvania in 2019

418

There are an estimated 418 homeless individuals in Dauphin County Pennsylvania. 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

128

There are 128 in Dauphin that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

3

There are 3 in Dauphin that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

242

There are 128 in Dauphin that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

45

There are 128 in Dauphin that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

45

There are 45 in Dauphin that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

1

There are 1 in Dauphin that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Dauphin County Pennsylvania in 2019

46

There are an estimated 418 homeless individuals in Dauphin County Pennsylvania. That is a -6% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Dauphin County Pennsylvania

Total Chronic Homeless in Dauphin County Pennsylvania

60

There are 13 more homeless individuals in Dauphin County Pennsylvania than in 2018. That is a 28% 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

43

There are 45 in Dauphin that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

17

There are 1 in Dauphin that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Dauphin County Pennsylvania

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Sheltered

16

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Unsheltered

4

Total Veteran Homeless

20

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

Youth Homelessness in Dauphin County Pennsylvania

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

25

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

12

Total Homeless Youth

37

There are 24 more homeless youths in Dauphin County Pennsylvania than in 2018. That is a 185% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Dauphin County Pennsylvania

683

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

Total number of shelters in Dauphin County Pennsylvania

10

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 205 emergency shelter beds in Dauphin County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 120 Transitional Housing beds in Dauphin 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 218 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Dauphin 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 106 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Dauphin County.

Dauphin, Pennsylvania Homeless Shelters and Services

10 Listings in city

Bethesda Mission Men's Shelter

Bethesda Mission Men's Shelter

Harrisburg, PA

Emergency shelter for transient males Recovery residential and spiritual development program. Medical clinic (limited and by appointment only) Served meals and community soup kitc [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 26, 2021
Bethesda Mission Women and Children's Shelter

Bethesda Mission Women and Children's Shelter

Harrisburg, PA

Bethesda Mission offers shelter for women in long-term recovery. Please contact 717.257.4447 to speak with a counselor before arrival.If you are a woman in need of emergency shelter, we re [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 26, 2021
YWCA Domestic Violence Shelter

YWCA Domestic Violence Shelter

Harrisburg, PA

Shelter for women and their children who are immediately homeless because of fleeing an immediate domestic violence situation. 30 day homeless shelter stay with Domestic violence counseling and [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 25, 2021
Amiracle4sure

Amiracle4sure

Harrisburg, PA

Transformation During Reentryby equipping individuals with skills to improve their lives after incarceration and other life-changing experiences.Our wide variety of programs of [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 25, 2021
DAUPHIN Dauphin County Mental Health & Mental Retardation

DAUPHIN Dauphin County Mental Health & Mental Retardation

Harrisburg, PA

This is not a homeless shelter, This is an area homeless resource. If you are in the area of DAUPHIN Dauphin County Mental Health & Mental Retardation, call them for help regarding their Homeless [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 26, 2021
Catholic Charities Emergency Shelter for Homeless Families

Catholic Charities Emergency Shelter for Homeless Families

Harrisburg, PA

The Interfaith Shelter for Homeless Families, operated by Catholic Charities, is the only family shelter that serves men, women and children in the Capital Region. This shelter is unique because [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 25, 2021
HELP Ministries

HELP Ministries

Harrisburg, PA

Emergency ShelterHELP is the first point of contact for intake into the following emergency shelters: the YWCA of Greater Harrisburg Emergency Shelte [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 25, 2021
Shalom House

Shalom House

Harrisburg, PA

Emergency ShelteringShalom House is committed to emergency sheltering for homeless women and children, transitional housing for homeless women veterans and their children, and permanent ho [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 25, 2021
YWCA Emergency Shelter - Harrisburg

YWCA Emergency Shelter - Harrisburg

Harrisburg, PA

Programs Offered Bridge Housing    Goal-oriented housing program for women and women with children who are homeless for any reason    Offers [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 25, 2021
Capitol Pavilion Reentry Center

Capitol Pavilion Reentry Center

Harrisburg, PA

All eligible referrals will be males and females age 18 and older who have an association with the criminal justice system. Referrals into the program are directed through the Pennsylvania Department [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 25, 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
188
16
198
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


70
0


41
6


43
1


14
0
2015 Total 402 70 47 44 14
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
195
40
195
3


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


65
1


28
14


44
6


13
5
2016 Total 433 66 42 50 18
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
239
70
151
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


52
0


27
13


29
10


6
3
2017 Total 460 52 40 39 9
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
225
35
185
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


64
0


38
9


33
6


12
1
2018 Total 445 64 47 39 13
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
242
45
128
3


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


45
1


43
17


16
4


25
12
2019 Total 418 46 60 20 37
*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 109 2.2% 714 54.5% 86.5%
2016 109 2.1% 777 46.9% 89.7%
2017 119 2.1% 711 50.7% 88.0%
2018 125 5.2% 750 48.0% 94.2%
2019 148 1.6% 423 47.9% 95.8%
*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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