Homelessness Statistics for El Paso, TX

, Texas

Total Homeless persons in El Paso County Texas in 2019

809

There are an estimated 809 homeless individuals in El Paso County Texas. That is a -9% 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

282

There are 282 in El Paso that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

344

There are 282 in El Paso that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

183

There are 282 in El Paso that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

87

There are 87 in El Paso that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in El Paso County Texas in 2019

87

There are an estimated 809 homeless individuals in El Paso County Texas. That is a -9% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in El Paso County Texas

Total Chronic Homeless in El Paso County Texas

111

There are 8 more homeless individuals in El Paso County Texas than in 2018. That is a 8% 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

74

There are 87 in El Paso that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

37

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

Veteran Homelessness in El Paso County Texas

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

53

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

14

Total Veteran Homeless

67

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

Youth Homelessness in El Paso County Texas

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

42

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

7

Total Homeless Youth

49

There are -16 more homeless youths in El Paso County Texas than in 2018. That is a -25% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in El Paso County Texas

1,505

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

Total number of shelters in El Paso County Texas

12

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 806 emergency shelter beds in El Paso County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 226 Transitional Housing beds in El Paso 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 112 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in El Paso 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 237 Rapid Re-Housing beds in El Paso County.

El Paso County, Texas Homeless Shelters and Services

12 Homeless Shelter Listings in El Paso County

Annunciation House

Annunciation House

El Paso, TX

Annunciation House is a volunteer organization that offers hospitality to migrants, immigrants and refugees in the border region of El Paso, Texas and Ciudad [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 19, 2021
La Posada Home  Inc

La Posada Home Inc

El Paso, TX

Transitional/Permanent long term emergency housing for homeless families victims of domestic violence.La Posada Home serves women with children who are survivors of [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 7, 2020
Rescue Mission of El Paso

Rescue Mission of El Paso

El Paso, TX

New resident intake hours:Mondays through Fridays 8am to 12 noon.Provides a wide range of services in addition to food clothing and shelter includi [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 7, 2020
Opportunity House Women's Resource Center

Opportunity House Women's Resource Center

El Paso, TX

The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) is an emergency shelter for single homeless women. This is our newest facility, created in response to the growing number of homeless women in our community. B [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 7, 2020
Opportunity House El Paso Men's Resource Center

Opportunity House El Paso Men's Resource Center

El Paso, TX

Men's Resource CenterHours: 24 hours a day.Everyone seeking help in our facility receives 3 meals a day, free medical service, and free access to showers, bathrooms, laundry faciliti [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 7, 2020
El Paso Housing Authority HACEP Shelter Program

El Paso Housing Authority HACEP Shelter Program

El Paso, TX

Shelter Plus Care Program will help homeless veterans receive housing and supportive services through the collaboration with El Paso Veterans Affairs Healthcare Services and Integrity Asset Management [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 14, 2015
Reynolds Home For Women and Children

Reynolds Home For Women and Children

El Paso, TX

Reynolds Home provides shelter to homeless women and children, provides case management to residents to empower them to better themselves educationally and vocationall.Eligibility: Home [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 7, 2020
El Paso Villa Maria - For Women

El Paso Villa Maria - For Women

El Paso, TX

Villa Maria is a temporary home where women, homeless & without children, heal to wholeness. Villa Maria receives referrals from various agencies including: probation officers, social [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 14, 2015
Dame La Mano Crisis Center

Dame La Mano Crisis Center

El Paso, TX

Shelter for women.Office hours: Mondays through Fridays 8am to 8pm. The goal of Dame La Mano CPC is to reduce  the number   [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 7, 2020
Salvation Army of El Paso Emergency Shelter

Salvation Army of El Paso Emergency Shelter

El Paso, TX

Provides an emergency shelter for families.Hours: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.ID needed to enter. first come, first serve. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 7, 2020
Villa Maria

Villa Maria

El Paso, TX

For homeless women without children.Our services are a blessing for the women that need our help. Villa Maria offers each guest comprehensive planning to help her find [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 7, 2020
YWCA El Paso For Women - Sara McKnight Transitional Living Center

YWCA El Paso For Women - Sara McKnight Transitional Living Center

El Paso, TX

The Sara McKnight Transitional Living Center (TLC) provides housing for 39 homeless women at a time with or without children for up to 24 months; however, the average stay is less than one year. YWCA [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 7, 2020

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
510
102
495
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


138
0


75
26


74
18


40
7
2015 Total 1,107 138 101 92 47
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
471
113
516
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


148
0


64
36


58
13


47
9
2016 Total 1,100 148 100 71 56
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
514
177
502
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


149
0


60
25


67
23


54
21
2017 Total 1,193 149 85 90 75
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
395
177
320
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


98
0


78
25


58
23


44
21
2018 Total 892 98 103 81 65
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
344
183
282
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


87
0


74
37


53
14


42
7
2019 Total 809 87 111 67 49
*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 100 5.2% 2047 35.1% 88.4%
2016 75 8.2% 1558 59.1% 86.1%
2017 90 7.3% 2187 59.1% 95.1%
2018 68 8.1% 2381 65.9% 93.2%
2019 64 10.5% 2067 57.7% 87.3%
*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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