Homelessness Statistics for Spokane, WA

, Washington

Total Homeless persons in Spokane County Washington in 2019

1,309

There are an estimated 1,309 homeless individuals in Spokane County Washington. That is a 5% 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

283

There are 283 in Spokane that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

19

There are 19 in Spokane that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

711

There are 283 in Spokane that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

296

There are 283 in Spokane that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

92

There are 92 in Spokane that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

5

There are 5 in Spokane that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Spokane County Washington in 2019

97

There are an estimated 1,309 homeless individuals in Spokane County Washington. That is a 5% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Spokane County Washington

Total Chronic Homeless in Spokane County Washington

231

There are -18 less homeless individuals in Spokane County Washington than in 2018. That is a -7% 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

147

There are 92 in Spokane that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

84

There are 5 in Spokane that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Spokane County Washington

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

66

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

19

Total Veteran Homeless

85

There are more homeless individuals in Spokane County Washington than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Spokane County Washington

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

64

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

34

Total Homeless Youth

98

There are -3 more homeless youths in Spokane County Washington than in 2018. That is a -3% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Spokane County Washington

2,743

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

Total number of shelters in Spokane County Washington

7

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 721 emergency shelter beds in Spokane County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 295 Transitional Housing beds in Spokane 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 822 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Spokane 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 438 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Spokane County.

Spokane County, Washington Homeless Shelters and Services

7 Homeless Shelter Listings in Spokane County

Union Gospel Mission (Spokane)

Union Gospel Mission (Spokane)

Spokane, WA

Shelter for men.Outreach Shelter & Food. Three shelters in Spokane, WA: Men's Shelter; Crisis Shelter for Women & Children; and Women's Recovery at Anna Ogden Hall. One shelter for [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 14, 2017
Volunteers of America Spokane - Crosswalk Youth Shelter

Volunteers of America Spokane - Crosswalk Youth Shelter

Spokane, WA

Emergency Shelter Teens only. Crosswalk restores hope and encourages personal responsibility among homeless youth, including those who eventually return to their families, by providing: [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 18, 2010
House of Charity - Catholic Charities

House of Charity - Catholic Charities

Spokane, WA

MEN'S SLEEPING PROGRAMSince 1979, the Men's Sleeping Program has allowed men from all walks of life in the Spokane Area to take refuge in a bed rather than being out on the streets at nigh [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 5, 2020
Truth Ministries

Truth Ministries

Spokane, WA

For 7 years operating on Donations alone Truth has had over 10,000 men get a meal and a bed for the night. We are a men's shelter only open from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. open every Holiday. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 18, 2011
St. Margaret's Shelter

St. Margaret's Shelter

Spokane, WA

EMERGENCY AND TRANSITIONAL HOUSINGSt. Margaret’s ensures that families coming from homelessness, incarceration or drug treatment or fleeing domestic violence have safe, warm and welcomin [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 18, 2019
Hope House Spokane - Shelter for Women

Hope House Spokane - Shelter for Women

Spokane, WA

Shelter for women. hours: 8pm - 8am daily.Emergency ShelterThere are more than 1,800 homeless single women in Spokane, many with mental health or chemical dependency issuesâ [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 17, 2015
The Salvation Army Emergency Family Shelter

The Salvation Army Emergency Family Shelter

Spokane, WA

Intake for this shelter may be done in two ways. (1) through the Homeless Family Coordinated Assessment (HFCA program) operated by Catholic Charities, located at 19 W. Pacific, 509-325-5005. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 6, 2019

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
536
116
366
16


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


115
6


135
63


91
10


55
13
2015 Total 1,034 121 198 101 68
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
513
164
296
8


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


100
3


67
91


90
13


42
17
2016 Total 981 103 158 103 59
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
659
132
293
6


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


101
2


208
84


109
9


53
18
2017 Total 1,090 103 292 118 71
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
622
295
313
15


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


115
4


143
106


67
29


68
33
2018 Total 1,245 119 249 96 101
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
711
296
283
19


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


92
5


147
84


66
19


64
34
2019 Total 1,309 97 231 85 98
*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 138 6.5% 3396 59.9% 92.7%
2016 110 6.5% 3828 58.7% 84.9%
2017 68 4.7% 4332 52.7% 93.6%
2018 66 5.6% 5039 43.7% 95.2%
2019 77 6.0% 4815 43.1% 94.9%
*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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