Homelessness Statistics for Tarrant, TX

, Texas

Total Homeless persons in Tarrant County Texas in 2019

2,028

There are an estimated 2,028 homeless individuals in Tarrant County Texas. 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

421

There are 421 in Tarrant that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

10

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

Sheltered individuals

1047

There are 421 in Tarrant that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

550

There are 421 in Tarrant that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

135

There are 135 in Tarrant that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

3

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

Total Homeless families in Tarrant County Texas in 2019

138

There are an estimated 2,028 homeless individuals in Tarrant County Texas. That is a 1% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Tarrant County Texas

Total Chronic Homeless in Tarrant County Texas

284

There are 30 more homeless individuals in Tarrant County Texas than in 2018. That is a 12% 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

175

There are 135 in Tarrant that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

109

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

Veteran Homelessness in Tarrant County Texas

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

136

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

32

Total Veteran Homeless

168

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

Youth Homelessness in Tarrant County Texas

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

53

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

23

Total Homeless Youth

76

There are -11 more homeless youths in Tarrant County Texas than in 2018. That is a -13% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Tarrant County Texas

4,540

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

Total number of shelters in Tarrant County Texas

19

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 1513 emergency shelter beds in Tarrant County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 215 Transitional Housing beds in Tarrant 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 1741 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Tarrant 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 849 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Tarrant County.

Tarrant County, Texas Homeless Shelters and Services

19 Homeless Shelter Listings in Tarrant County

Arlington Life Shelter

Arlington Life Shelter

Arlington, TX

Arlington Life Shelter serves men, women and children of all ages. Emergency Shelter Program Emergency shelter services are provided for up to three (3) nights and duri [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 6, 2020
Safehaven of Tarrant County

Safehaven of Tarrant County

Arlington, TX

SafeHaven is home to Tarrant County's ONLY two domestic violence shelters. Please call our hotline at 1-877-701-7233 to connect to our resources. Transitiona [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 25, 2021
Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities

Fort Worth, TX

Emergency shelter and diagnostic facility for children between ages 0 and 13 who have been removed from their homes by Child Protective Services due to an experience of abuse and/or neglect by their c [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 6, 2020
Cornerstone Assistance Network

Cornerstone Assistance Network

Fort Worth, TX

Housing Solutions & DevelopmentCornerstone has been helping men, women, and families find stability in their lives by meeting their housing needs since 1994. Eliminating housing barrie [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 6, 2020
Fort Worth YWCA Temporary Shelter For Women

Fort Worth YWCA Temporary Shelter For Women

Fort Worth, TX

Temporary emergency shelter for single female only. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 15, 2017
Mission Arlington

Mission Arlington

Arlington, TX

Temporary shelters for victims of sexual abuse.Our Hours8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. SaturdayFood and Clo [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 7, 2020
SafeHaven Of Tarrant County

SafeHaven Of Tarrant County

Fort Worth, TX

Domestic Violence Shelters. One in Fort Worth, the other is in Arlington. Total 164 bed capacity. Call hotline for immediate help: 1-877-701-723 [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 4, 2019
Presbyterian Night Shelter

Presbyterian Night Shelter

Fort Worth, TX

Long term emergency shelter for general population. Dinner is served to all overnight guests. 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm daily.Services: Single Men and Women    Our shel [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Nov 7, 2019
Tarrant County Samaritan House

Tarrant County Samaritan House

Fort Worth, TX

Samaritan House:Our single-room occupancy (SRO) facility is a permanent housing environment for single men and women living with HIV/AIDS in a service enriched community of care providing [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 9, 2020
Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County

Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County

Fort Worth, TX

UGM-TC provides emergency services for the homeless living in Tarrant County. We offer breakfast, lunch and dinner every day for those in need. In addition, overnight shelter for men is available. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 10, 2017
Day Resource Center

Day Resource Center

Fort Worth, TX

Office hours:Monday through Friday from 9am to noon, 1pm to 4pm. Provides assistance with ID Scan cars, laundry, showers, phone, internet, mail and specifi [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 9, 2020
SafeHaven of Tarrant County - Victims and Their Children

SafeHaven of Tarrant County - Victims and Their Children

Fort Worth, TX

24 hour Domestic violence hotline for women and their children. SafeHaven operates the largest and most comprehensive domestic violence shelters in Tarrant County.Services [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 27, 2017
The Salvation Army Fort Worth Shelter

The Salvation Army Fort Worth Shelter

Fort Worth, TX

Day and Night Shelter. Prepared meals provided. Breakfast at 7:30am, Lunch at 12:30pm, and dinner at 5:30pm. Emergency Shelter 817-334-2495 Family Center [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 30, 2020
ACH Child and Family Services

ACH Child and Family Services

Fort Worth, TX

Emergency Youth Shelter. No ID/TB card required. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 9, 2020
Presbyterian Night Shelter For Single Women and Children

Presbyterian Night Shelter For Single Women and Children

Fort Worth, TX

Intake: Come to the shelter's main door at 2400 Cypress Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76102 at 5 p.m.General Shelter InquiriesMain Facility817-632-7400Emergency and tra [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 17, 2017
Green Light Ministries Brother to Brother

Green Light Ministries Brother to Brother

Azle, TX

The Brother to Brother program provides for all the basic needs of a homeless man (from 15 - 70), food, clothing, and shelter. But more importantly assists the individual in finding his true purpose [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Nov 26, 2018
Huma-Faith

Huma-Faith

Fort Worth, TX

Transitional Housing for the homeless population. We provide for men, women, and minor children. There's financial responsibility and obligation that may be off-set or in some cases eliminated through [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 4, 2021
Arlington Family Life Shelter

Arlington Family Life Shelter

Arlington, TX

Salvation Army supported family shelter. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 5, 2014
Safe To Sleep DFW

Safe To Sleep DFW

Bedford, TX

Safe To Sleep DFW is a COVID19 inspired shelter for people who have lost their jobs , and looking for a safe place to sleep, while they search for another job opportunity. Safe To Sleep DFW [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 23, 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
1134
217
563
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


182
0


101
27


174
19


45
9
2015 Total 1,914 182 128 193 54
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
981
398
534
25


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


175
8


79
80


175
30


42
32
2016 Total 1,938 183 159 205 74
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
982
362
569
28


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


184
11


116
97


146
40


64
23
2017 Total 1,941 195 213 186 87
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
936
669
401
9


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


129
4


147
107


128
31


54
33
2018 Total 2,015 133 254 159 87
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
1047
550
421
10


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


135
3


175
109


136
32


53
23
2019 Total 2,028 138 284 168 76
*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 152 4.8% 7280 26.1% 95.1%
2016 341 14.0% 5328 18.4% 95.1%
2017 126 7.7% 6154 20.1% 99.6%
2018 49 7.3% 5629 39.3% 98.2%
2019 60 8.3% 5644 46.5% 89.8%
*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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