Homelessness Statistics for Dallas, TX

, Texas

Total Homeless persons in Dallas County Texas in 2019

4,538

There are an estimated 4,538 homeless individuals in Dallas County Texas. That is a 10% 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

1015

There are 1015 in Dallas that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

10

There are 10 in Dallas that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

2071

There are 1015 in Dallas that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

1442

There are 1015 in Dallas that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

310

There are 310 in Dallas that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

3

There are 3 in Dallas that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Dallas County Texas in 2019

313

There are an estimated 4,538 homeless individuals in Dallas County Texas. That is a 10% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Dallas County Texas

Total Chronic Homeless in Dallas County Texas

515

There are -63 less homeless individuals in Dallas County Texas than in 2018. That is a -11% drop .

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

389

There are 310 in Dallas that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

126

There are 3 in Dallas that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Dallas County Texas

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

378

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

53

Total Veteran Homeless

431

There are more homeless individuals in Dallas County Texas than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Dallas County Texas

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

187

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

65

Total Homeless Youth

252

There are 12 more homeless youths in Dallas County Texas than in 2018. That is a 5% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Dallas County Texas

6,479

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

Total number of shelters in Dallas County Texas

28

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 1871 emergency shelter beds in Dallas County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 1311 Transitional Housing beds in Dallas 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 2191 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Dallas 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 373 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Dallas County.

Dallas County, Texas Homeless Shelters and Services

28 Homeless Shelter Listings in Dallas County

Austin Street Center - Austin Street Shelter

Austin Street Center - Austin Street Shelter

Dallas, TX

Mission: Austin Street Center provides emergency shelter and related services to the homeless person in a compassionate, faith-based community and provides 'whole person' therapeutic programs so that [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 6, 2020
Dallas Life Foundation

Dallas Life Foundation

Dallas, TX

Dallas Life Foundation strives to provide those in need with adequate shelter We operate a 100 000 square foot facility capable of housing up to 500 men women and children per day. Men and women ar [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 18, 2017
Family Gateway

Family Gateway

Dallas, TX

Programs and services provided include assessment and diversion, emergency shelter and supportive housing (through DHA vouchers and a permanent supportive housing program), comprehensive case manageme [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 9, 2020
Genesis Women's Shelter

Genesis Women's Shelter

Dallas, TX

Genesis Women's Shelter provides emergency shelter, safety and counseling for victims of domestic violence and their children. All of the services at Genesis Women's Shelter's are confidential and fr [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 7, 2020
Homeward Bound  Inc

Homeward Bound Inc

Dallas, TX

Intake assessments are conducted on a first-come-first-served basis from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. No appointment is necessary. For more information, call our main number at 214-94 [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 6, 2020
Hope's Door New Beginning Center

Hope's Door New Beginning Center

Garland, TX

At Hope's Door New Beginning Center, we help individuals and families escape and heal from domestic abuse, dating abuse and family violence through our free trauma-informed services. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 17, 2017
Promise House

Promise House

Dallas, TX

Transitional temporary emergency housing for runaway homeless youth ages 10-17.Emergency Youth Shelter ProgramThe Emergency Youth Shelter Program provides a te [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 7, 2020
The Bridge North Texas

The Bridge North Texas

Dallas, TX

225 emergency mats, 100 transitional beds;If you are an adult experiencing homelessness in Dallas, please contact us at 214.670.1101 for more information about participating in homeless re [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 11, 2017
Shared Housing

Shared Housing

Dallas, TX

Transitional long term emergency housing for homeless families victims of domestic violence. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 7, 2020
ARM Ministries - Adult Rehab

ARM Ministries - Adult Rehab

Dallas, TX

The recovery ministry includes narcotics anonymous and alcoholic anonymous (NA/AA) support meetings, biblical counseling, as well as group and individual sessions. The program is six months to one yea [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 9, 2020
Turtle Creek Manor

Turtle Creek Manor

Dallas, TX

Temporary shelter for mentally handicapped and persons with HIV/AIDS. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 23, 2017
Union Gospel Mission

Union Gospel Mission

Dallas, TX

Calvert Place Men's ShelterIntake Hours:I [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 9, 2020
Soul's Harbor

Soul's Harbor

Dallas, TX

Addiction treatment centerSoul’s Harbor offers a six month program that should provide, for the men, the basic tools that will help facilitate them to become reintegrated back [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 9, 2020
River Of Life Homes For Women and Children

River Of Life Homes For Women and Children

Dallas, TX

River Of Life Homes provides shelter, food and clothing for homeless women and women with children in a domestic violence situation. We also offer group homes for women and men who are homeless but ha [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 15, 2015
Salvation Army Dallas Shelter and Services - Carr P. Collins Social Service Center

Salvation Army Dallas Shelter and Services - Carr P. Collins Social Service Center

Dallas, TX

Open 24 hours a day. Men's & Women's ShelterOpen 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, the Shelter Care Program provides safe shelter, hot meals, clothes, showers and lau [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 23, 2021
Salvation Army Garland TX

Salvation Army Garland TX

Garland, TX

Office hoursMonday - Saturday 10 A.M. - 8:30 p.m. The Garland Salvation Army provides assistance with a Food pantry, TXU Electric, Garland Power and Light [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 14, 2020
The Stewpot Dallas

The Stewpot Dallas

Dallas, TX

The Stewpot offers a safe haven for homeless and at-risk individuals of Dallas, providing resources  for basic survival needs, as well as opportunities to start a new life. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Nov 13, 2018
Bridges Safehouse, Inc

Bridges Safehouse, Inc

Cedar Hill, TX

We offer short term housing and supportive services to homeless pregnant women and women with children in crisis. Our goal is to empower and equip women and families to start taking steps to lifetime [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 15, 2020
River of Life Homes - ROLH

River of Life Homes - ROLH

Richardson, TX

Programs:  Emergency shelter:   EMERGENCY SHELTER IS 0 -30 DAY- PROGRAM FOR ADULT FEMALES, AND WOMEN WITH CHILDREN (0 – 12 YRS OLD), WHO ARE IN A LIFE THREATENING DOMESTIC VIOLE [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 15, 2020
Living Word Harvest of Dallas Men’s Shelter

Living Word Harvest of Dallas Men’s Shelter

Dallas, TX

Hours: Living Word ministry is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call our office for more information. Any Fees?All our services are provided free of charge! Y [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 3, 2021
Lifeline Shelter for Families, Inc.

Lifeline Shelter for Families, Inc.

Grand Prairie, TX

Our mission is to reduce homelessness among families of school children in crisis who are enrolled in the Grand Prairie School District by providing emergency assistance, temporary shelter, and life s [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 19, 2017
D.I.S.C MINISTRIES

D.I.S.C MINISTRIES

Dallas, TX

Dallas International Street Church is a 24-hour per day, 7 day a week church located at 2706 Second Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75210. By day, it becomes a rest haven and lighthouse for those w [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 3, 2015
Eden Outreach, Inc.

Eden Outreach, Inc.

Dallas, TX

Eden Outreach, Inc. is a nonprofit organization committed to the rehabilitation and transformation of formerly incarcerated and homeless men and women with drug/alcohol addictions, providing a positiv [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 9, 2020
Living Word In The CliffS Ministries

Living Word In The CliffS Ministries

Dallas, TX

Living Word In The Cliffs Ministries is a 12month nonprofit organization committed to the rehabilitation and transformation of formerly incarcerated and homeless men with drug/alcohol addictions, prov [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 5, 2016
Brighter Tomorrows

Brighter Tomorrows

Irving, TX

Brighter Tomorrows provides free emergency shelter for victims of domestic and sexual violence at 2 locations. Each location provides 35 beds in a safe, supportive environment. Our shelters are staffe [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 22, 2016
UGM Center of Hope - Shelter for single women and children

UGM Center of Hope - Shelter for single women and children

Dallas, TX

Intake Hours:Families:Monday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.Saturday, Sunday and holidays from10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 1 [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 9, 2020
Calvert Place Men's Shelter

Calvert Place Men's Shelter

Dallas, TX

Intake for Calvert Place Men’s Shelter happens every afternoon from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at The Bridge located at 1818 Corsicana Street, in downtown Dallas. Clients are bused to the shelter and buse [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 9, 2020
Edwards Housing

Edwards Housing

Grand Prairie, TX

At Edwards Housing we have single rooms and shared rooms . We Offer the Continum of Care” program model for persons that are homeless, disabled, elderly or with a mental health disorder. We pro [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 9, 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
1863
356
915
7


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


286
2


422
164


242
49


134
23
2015 Total 3,141 288 586 291 157
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
1900
733
1171
6


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


418
2


433
133


253
54


130
23
2016 Total 3,810 420 566 307 153
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
1918
1072
784
15


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


253
5


405
106


297
61


168
69
2017 Total 3,789 258 511 358 237
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
1853
1334
927
7


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


299
2


423
155


254
66


187
53
2018 Total 4,121 301 578 320 240
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
2071
1442
1015
10


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


310
3


389
126


378
53


187
65
2019 Total 4,538 313 515 431 252
*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 179 2.8% 3846 31.0% 93.6%
2016 175 4.5% 4486 40.9% 96.5%
2017 111 7.5% 11368 11.9% 95.1%
2018 111 7.5% 6460 21.0% 96.6%
2019 71 8.0% 7360 18.6% 89.2%
*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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