Homelessness Statistics for Montgomery, PA

, Pennsylvania

Total Homeless persons in Montgomery County Pennsylvania in 2019

246

There are an estimated 246 homeless individuals in Montgomery County Pennsylvania. That is a -15% 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

131

There are 131 in Montgomery that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

96

There are 131 in Montgomery that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

19

There are 131 in Montgomery that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

41

There are 41 in Montgomery that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Montgomery County Pennsylvania in 2019

41

There are an estimated 246 homeless individuals in Montgomery County Pennsylvania. That is a -15% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Montgomery County Pennsylvania

Total Chronic Homeless in Montgomery County Pennsylvania

27

There are 7 more homeless individuals in Montgomery County Pennsylvania than in 2018. That is a 35% 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

24

There are 41 in Montgomery that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

3

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

Veteran Homelessness in Montgomery County Pennsylvania

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

6

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

3

Total Veteran Homeless

9

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

Youth Homelessness in Montgomery County Pennsylvania

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

5

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

0

Total Homeless Youth

5

There are 0 more homeless youths in Montgomery County Pennsylvania than in 2018. That is a 0% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Montgomery County Pennsylvania

814

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

Total number of shelters in Montgomery County Pennsylvania

6

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 186 emergency shelter beds in Montgomery County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 59 Transitional Housing beds in Montgomery 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 222 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Montgomery 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 347 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Montgomery County.

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Homeless Shelters and Services

6 Homeless Shelter Listings in Montgomery County

Washington City Mission

Washington City Mission

Washington, PA

Shelter for men: Ext. 210Shelter for women with children: Ext. 214Donation Pick-up Service: Ext. 211Daily Meal Schedule (Sunday through Friday): Ext. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 13, 2018
MAIN St Shelter

MAIN St Shelter

Pottstown, PA

Religious based ministry that provides seasonal (fall/winter) shelter. Dinner is normally nightly at 9:00 pm and breakfast at 6:30 am. Due to COVID-19 we are only providing single rooms in nearby mote [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 9, 2020
Coordinated Homeless Outreach Center (CHOC)

Coordinated Homeless Outreach Center (CHOC)

Norristown, PA

The Coordinated Homeless Outreach Center, the only year-round, 24/7, emergency housing service for single adults experiencing homelessness in Montgomery County, is a partnership between Montgomer [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 25, 2021
WASHINGTON Washington County Homeless Services

WASHINGTON Washington County Homeless Services

Washington, PA

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

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
Family Promise of Soutwestern Pennsylvania

Family Promise of Soutwestern Pennsylvania

Washington, PA

Family Promise of Southwestern Pennsylvania connects families displaced from their homes with a network of local congregations and dedicated staff, all focused on providing them with shelter, meals, h [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 26, 2013
Salvation Army Shelter Norristown

Salvation Army Shelter Norristown

Norristown, PA

The Salvation Army offers an emergency shelter for families with children under 18.Office Hours:Monday-Thursday9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Friday9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 14, 2017

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
177
3
249
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


75
0


34
1


6
0


5
0
2015 Total 429 75 35 6 5
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
143
20
235
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


70
0


11
4


7
2


12
3
2016 Total 398 70 15 9 15
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
112
19
179
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


56
0


32
5


9
4


9
0
2017 Total 310 56 37 13 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
121
20
150
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


44
0


17
3


8
0


5
0
2018 Total 291 44 20 8 5
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
96
19
131
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


41
0


24
3


6
3


5
0
2019 Total 246 41 27 9 5
*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 107 6.3% 733 58.9% 95.5%
2016 141 4.3% 798 61.4% 96.5%
2017 157 7.4% 647 59.3% 92.6%
2018 147 7.3% 584 58.4% 96.4%
2019 135 8.5% 491 61.0% 93.0%
*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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