Homelessness Statistics for Arlington, VA

, Virginia

Total Homeless persons in Arlington County Virginia in 2019

215

There are an estimated 215 homeless individuals in Arlington County Virginia. That is a -3% 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

66

There are 66 in Arlington that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

113

There are 66 in Arlington that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

36

There are 66 in Arlington that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

24

There are 24 in Arlington that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Arlington County Virginia in 2019

24

There are an estimated 215 homeless individuals in Arlington County Virginia. That is a -3% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Arlington County Virginia

Total Chronic Homeless in Arlington County Virginia

74

There are 17 more homeless individuals in Arlington County Virginia than in 2018. That is a 30% 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

42

There are 24 in Arlington that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

32

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

Veteran Homelessness in Arlington County Virginia

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

7

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

3

Total Veteran Homeless

10

There are more homeless individuals in Arlington County Virginia than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Arlington County Virginia

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

5

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

1

Total Homeless Youth

6

There are 4 more homeless youths in Arlington County Virginia than in 2018. That is a 200% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Arlington County Virginia

592

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

Total number of shelters in Arlington County Virginia

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 180 emergency shelter beds in Arlington County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 17 Transitional Housing beds in Arlington 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 246 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Arlington 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 142 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Arlington County.

Arlington County, Virginia Homeless Shelters and Services

6 Homeless Shelter Listings in Arlington County

Arlington County Homeless Services Center

Arlington County Homeless Services Center

Arlington, VA

PathForward operates the Arlington County Homeless Services Center.They have 55 shelter beds, five medical respite beds, and 25 additional beds from November – March during hypothermia sea [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 26, 2021
Bridges to Independence Arlington - Sullivan House

Bridges to Independence Arlington - Sullivan House

Arlington, VA

Emergency shelter for families and single females is provided through an agreement with Bridges to Independence. Sullivan House is a 50-bed facility in a County-owned building.The pro [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 15, 2020
Doorways for Women and Families

Doorways for Women and Families

Arlington, VA

24-Hour Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline: 703-237-0881 [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 19, 2021
The Arlington Homeless Services Unit Residential Program Center

The Arlington Homeless Services Unit Residential Program Center

Arlington, VA

Located in Arlington, Virginia, Volunteers of America Chesapeake's Residential Program Center provides three crucial services - non-medical detoxification, substance abuse recovery and homeless servic [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 15, 2020
Emergency Winter Shelter

Emergency Winter Shelter

Arlington, VA

Single men and women shelter. Open every night November 1 through March 31 [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 15, 2020
New Hope Housing- Residential Program Center

New Hope Housing- Residential Program Center

Arlington, VA

The Residential Program Center Shelter is a 44 bed shelter for men and 12 women, run in partnership with Arlington County Department of Human Services. New Hope Housing took over operations of RPC on [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 15, 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
125
39
75
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


22
0


49
19


12
7


5
0
2015 Total 239 22 68 19 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
105
19
50
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


18
0


28
13


5
0


6
0
2016 Total 174 18 41 5 6
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
116
33
83
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


30
0


42
21


9
1


3
0
2017 Total 232 30 63 10 3
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
109
35
77
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


28
0


30
27


6
2


2
0
2018 Total 221 28 57 8 2
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
113
36
66
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


24
0


42
32


7
3


5
1
2019 Total 215 24 74 10 6
*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 90 18.4% 532 27.2% 93.0%
2016 122 9.6% 177 54.3% 95.4%
2017 143 6.2% 195 57.3% 96.3%
2018 134 6.3% 352 52.4% 92.8%
2019 112 5.6% 393 45.5% 97.4%
*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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