Responding to Homelessness in the County of
Sacramento​

Homelessness in Sacramento County has been increasing in recent years, with visible signs of its impact on individuals and families and in our neighborhoods. ​

 
2019 Homeless Point in Time Count Information

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2019 Point in Time count reveled that on any given night, 5,570 persons are experiencing homelessness in Sacramento County. 70 percent are unsheltered.

  • 12 percent are children
  • 8 percent are transition age youth (18-24)
  • 80 percent are adults

The number of personas experiencing homelessness increased by 19 percent since 2017.

The percentage of people experiencing chronic homelessness has decreased, especially among the unsheltered population (-7%).

Sacramento County estimate 36 per 10,000 residents are experiencing homelessness

  • San Francisco is 91 per 10,000
  • Los Angeles is 58 for 10,000
  • San Diego is 24 per 10,000​




Get more informati​on

What is the County doing? Monthly Initiative Status Updates Sacrament​​o County Homeless Plan
No Place Like Home Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP)

​How can I help?

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If You Need Help

Please call Sacramento 2-1-1 to speak with a live representative that can connect you to services. 

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