Source: 2019 AHAR
California has the highest percentage out of the total percentage of homeless in the nation, 27%. For comparison, New York has 16% of the total homeless.
38 of every 10,000 people experience homelessness.
Over half of all unsheltered homeless in the country live in California, or 53%.
California’s Homeless in Numbers
Homeless People in CA
Homeless Unsheltered Veterans
Unaccompanied Unsheltered Homeless Youth
More homeless in 2019
We believe that everyone, regardless of circumstance, should have a place to call home. Compassion Communities was created to address the growing homelessness epidemic in the United States. With an increased number of homeless persons in the U.S., the burden is placed upon each city to find a solution. Compassion Communities will begin by assisting cities in Northern California to provide housing, facilitate services, and promote independence.