Homelessness is having no home, living on the streets or within one week from eviction with no identified place to go.
The number of households (with 85 children) who came to UCAP (United Community Action Partnership) in McLeod County between Jan 1, 2017 and June 1, 2017 looking for help with housing because they were homeless or in danger of becoming homeless.
The typical number of households every year who come to UCAP in McLeod County that are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless.
The number of shelter options other than HOMES that are available in McLeod County for the homeless to have a place to stay while working towards long-term self-sufficiency. Often the only option available to service providers is to put them up in a motel for a few days. This is an insufficient solution for providing stability to the homeless so that they can address the underlying problems contributing to their homelessness.