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Emergency Shelter Occupancy Dashboard

In 2020, emergency shelters all across Western New York saw a substantial year-over-year increase in households seeking assistance. In an effort to help the broader community understand how severely the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the number of people experiencing homelessness, the Homeless Alliance of WNY is publishing these charts.

The charts measure the number of households that stayed at a shelter on the first day of each month.

 

This chart shows all households regardless of household type.

 

This chart shows households that are comprised of individual adults or groups of adults.

 

This chart shows households that are comprised of individual children or groups of children.

 

This chart shows households that are comprised of both adults and children.