Homelessness Statistics for Chittenden, VT

, Vermont

Total Homeless persons in Chittenden County Vermont in 2019

309

There are an estimated 309 homeless individuals in Chittenden County Vermont. That is a -14% 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

81

There are 81 in Chittenden that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

180

There are 81 in Chittenden that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

48

There are 81 in Chittenden that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

25

There are 25 in Chittenden that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Chittenden County Vermont in 2019

25

There are an estimated 309 homeless individuals in Chittenden County Vermont. That is a -14% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Chittenden County Vermont

Total Chronic Homeless in Chittenden County Vermont

58

There are 19 more homeless individuals in Chittenden County Vermont than in 2018. That is a 49% 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

46

There are 25 in Chittenden that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

12

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

Veteran Homelessness in Chittenden County Vermont

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

14

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

3

Total Veteran Homeless

17

There are more homeless individuals in Chittenden County Vermont than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Chittenden County Vermont

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

37

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

0

Total Homeless Youth

37

There are 14 more homeless youths in Chittenden County Vermont than in 2018. That is a 61% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Chittenden County Vermont

467

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

Total number of shelters in Chittenden County Vermont

4

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 149 emergency shelter beds in Chittenden County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 61 Transitional Housing beds in Chittenden 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 Chittenden 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 66 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Chittenden County.

Chittenden County, Vermont Homeless Shelters and Services

4 Homeless Shelter Listings in Chittenden County

COTS Family Shelters

COTS Family Shelters

Burlington, VT

COTS is able to shelter fifteen families at a time between our two family shelters, which are the only Family Shelters in Chittenden County.  Both are staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Fam [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 12, 2015
The Committee on Temporary Shelter - Daystation and Waystation

The Committee on Temporary Shelter - Daystation and Waystation

Burlington, VT

Daystation This daytime drop-in shelter is open 365 days a year seven days a week, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It offers a refuge from the streets and access to an array of services and medica [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 13, 2015
BTV SHELTER - ANEW Place

BTV SHELTER - ANEW Place

Burlington, VT

Location: Due to COVID 19 we moved shelter operations to North Beach Campground: 60 Institute Road, Burlington.With 27 campers onsite this provides a safer environment that encourages social dis [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 17, 2020
ANEW Place

ANEW Place

Burlington, VT

ANEW Place is a transitional housing shelter with 25 beds, for those experiencing homelessness within the local Burlington community. They help by providing a co [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 12, 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
271
67
118
15


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


39
4


53
43


24
1


33
6
2015 Total 471 43 96 25 39
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
143
62
127
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


43
0


30
31


24
7


17
3
2016 Total 332 43 61 31 20
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
174
23
89
5


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


36
1


26
12


23
2


24
1
2017 Total 291 37 38 25 25
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
238
17
104
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


33
0


31
8


24
1


23
0
2018 Total 359 33 39 25 23
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
180
48
81
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


25
0


46
12


14
3


37
0
2019 Total 309 25 58 17 37
*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 145 3.0% 255 80.1% 97.4%
2016 92 5.4% 192 74.1% 87.0%
2017 96 5.3% 609 48.5% 89.3%
2018 99 4.2% 774 43.9% 90.9%
2019 102 4.1% 767 49.0% 93.2%
*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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