Homelessness Statistics for Lackawanna, PA

, Pennsylvania

Total Homeless persons in Lackawanna County Pennsylvania in 2019

186

There are an estimated 186 homeless individuals in Lackawanna County Pennsylvania. That is a 17% 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

44

There are 44 in Lackawanna that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

133

There are 44 in Lackawanna that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

9

There are 44 in Lackawanna that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

20

There are 20 in Lackawanna that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Lackawanna County Pennsylvania in 2019

20

There are an estimated 186 homeless individuals in Lackawanna County Pennsylvania. That is a 17% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Lackawanna County Pennsylvania

Total Chronic Homeless in Lackawanna County Pennsylvania

12

There are 0 more homeless individuals in Lackawanna County Pennsylvania than in 2018. That is a 0% 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

8

There are 20 in Lackawanna that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

4

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

Veteran Homelessness in Lackawanna County Pennsylvania

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

30

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

0

Total Veteran Homeless

30

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

Youth Homelessness in Lackawanna County Pennsylvania

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

17

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

0

Total Homeless Youth

17

There are 9 more homeless youths in Lackawanna County Pennsylvania than in 2018. That is a 113% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Lackawanna County Pennsylvania

551

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

Total number of shelters in Lackawanna County Pennsylvania

5

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 70 emergency shelter beds in Lackawanna County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 70 Transitional Housing beds in Lackawanna 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 214 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Lackawanna 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 197 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Lackawanna County.

Lackawanna, Pennsylvania Homeless Shelters and Services

5 Listings in city

St. Anthony's Haven - Catholic Social Services Reside

St. Anthony's Haven - Catholic Social Services Reside

Scranton, PA

Emergency Shelter. Capacity: 20 men and 4 women Three levels of intense case-management programs Rent assistance program Provides two meals a day to guests and 3 meals a da [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 26, 2021
LACKAWANNA Lackawanna County Department of Human Services

LACKAWANNA Lackawanna County Department of Human Services

Scranton, PA

This is not a homeless shelter, This is an area homeless resource. If you are in the area of LACKAWANNA Lackawanna County, call them for help regarding their Homeless Assistance Programs. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 26, 2021
Scranton Adult Rehabilitation Center Salvation Army

Scranton Adult Rehabilitation Center Salvation Army

Scranton, PA

Adult Rehab Center. Contact for full details. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 3, 2011
Community Intervention Shelter

Community Intervention Shelter

Scranton, PA

CIC serves as a day shelter for displaced and / or homeless individuals providing telephone contact, mail privileges, daily storage and late afternoon nourishments as well as vital continual community [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 11, 2020
Catherine McAuley Center - Women's Services

Catherine McAuley Center - Women's Services

Scranton, PA

The Mission of the Catherine McAuley Center is to directly minister to women and to the economically poor. The Catherine McAuley Center commits itself to meeting the housing needs of women by providin [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 3, 2011

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
107
10
116
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


38
0


18
10


36
0


11
0
2015 Total 233 38 28 36 11
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
105
11
126
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


42
0


8
5


36
0


11
2
2016 Total 242 42 13 36 13
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
84
14
99
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


32
0


7
6


26
0


7
2
2017 Total 197 32 13 26 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
95
5
59
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


19
0


11
1


33
0


8
0
2018 Total 159 19 12 33 8
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
133
9
44
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


20
0


8
4


30
0


17
0
2019 Total 186 20 12 30 17
*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 199 5.2% 564 68.4% 97.6%
2016 107 2.8% 549 71.0% 96.7%
2017 101 7.3% 544 39.2% 97.8%
2018 87 3.9% 707 60.3% 97.7%
2019 75 4.1% 606 58.4% 97.2%
*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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