Homelessness Statistics for York, PA

, Pennsylvania

Total Homeless persons in York County Pennsylvania in 2019

321

There are an estimated 321 homeless individuals in York 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

142

There are 142 in York that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

2

There are 2 in York that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

147

There are 142 in York that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

30

There are 142 in York that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

46

There are 46 in York that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

1

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

Total Homeless families in York County Pennsylvania in 2019

47

There are an estimated 321 homeless individuals in York County Pennsylvania. That is a -1% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in York County Pennsylvania

Total Chronic Homeless in York County Pennsylvania

13

There are 0 more homeless individuals in York 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

10

There are 46 in York that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

3

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

Veteran Homelessness in York County Pennsylvania

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

5

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

0

Total Veteran Homeless

5

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

Youth Homelessness in York County Pennsylvania

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

19

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

3

Total Homeless Youth

22

There are 1 more homeless youths in York County Pennsylvania than in 2018. That is a 5% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in York County Pennsylvania

766

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

Total number of shelters in York 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 220 emergency shelter beds in York County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 159 Transitional Housing beds in York 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 215 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in York 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 168 Rapid Re-Housing beds in York County.

York County, Pennsylvania Homeless Shelters and Services

5 Homeless Shelter Listings in York County

Bell Family Shelter

Bell Family Shelter

York, PA

30 day emergency shelter serving homeless families.  The Shelter's eleven-bedroom facility houses as many as forty people per night (about half [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 26, 2020
Changing Lives Shelter

Changing Lives Shelter

Hanover, PA

Year round emergency shelter providing for the needs of singles and families in desperate situations, while seeking to provide a successful lifestyle change by addressing the root cause of individual [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 26, 2021
Men's Shelter - LifePath Christian Ministries

Men's Shelter - LifePath Christian Ministries

York, PA

LifePath Christian Ministries aims to love, honor, and serve every person who walks through our doors. The ultimate goal is transformation from the inside out. We start by meeting their immediate need [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Nov 21, 2019
YORK Department of Human Services

YORK Department of Human Services

York, PA

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

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
LifePath Christian Ministries Single Women and Children's Shelter

LifePath Christian Ministries Single Women and Children's Shelter

York, PA

Our primary goal is to shelter, feed, and clothe women and children. We also provide strong programs designed to help women grow spiritually, develop life skills, and more . Everything they need to fl [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Nov 21, 2019

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
134
24
167
20


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


49
6


10
5


25
5


8
10
2015 Total 345 55 15 30 18
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
117
47
177
24


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


54
7


5
5


13
0


6
27
2016 Total 365 61 10 13 33
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
96
38
147
7


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


43
2


7
5


8
1


5
11
2017 Total 288 45 12 9 16
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
137
30
154
3


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


46
1


8
5


9
2


20
1
2018 Total 324 47 13 11 21
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
147
30
142
2


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


46
1


10
3


5
0


19
3
2019 Total 321 47 13 5 22
*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 52 8.6% 1459 43.2% 82.6%
2016 56 11.4% 1495 47.5% 82.9%
2017 61 10.4% 1386 40.0% 80.8%
2018 50 5.4% 1372 47.1% 94.8%
2019 62 3.1% 1347 43.7% 97.7%
*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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