Thanks to City of Glendale for hosting today’s press conference and presentation of our results! We also must thank Becky Kanis and Leslie Wise of 100,000 Homes Campaign for assembing a great presentation. Here are a few key findings:
- 73 individuals experiencing street homelessness were identified and 43 (59%) agreed to be surveyed in Glendale. This included some people found to be living in vehicles.
- 19 (44%) were found to have health conditions associated with a high mortality risk.
- More than 35 community volunteers helped administer the surveys.
- 28 (65%) of pictures were taken as part of the survey.
- 13 (18%) are over 55 years old.
- The oldest respondent was 70 years old.
- 10 individuals reported being homeless longer than 5 years.
- The longest reported length of homelessness was 15 years.
- The average years homeless for the vulnerable population is 7 years.
- The average years homeless for the Non-Vulnerable population is 4 years.
We look forward to getting started on housing these people!
For more details on Registry Week findings, please click here.
Also, read more about the Community Debriefing and our efforts to end Veteran homelessness in Glendale in this Glendale News Press article.