How many people experience homelessness in Montgomery County on any given day?
According to the 2017 Point-in-Time Count, there are 840 people experiencing homelessness on any given day in Montgomery County.
What causes people to experience homelessness?
All of these answers are reasons why someone might experience homelessness! There are many things that can cause someone to experience homelessness, and often these circumstances are out of our control.
What is the value of meals donated annually by the community at MCCH’s men’s shelter?
Over 1,000 meals are donated to our men's emergency shelter by caring community members, totaling in $116,000 of donated food. MCCH only pays $12,000 annually to supplement these donations! Learn how you can donate a meal.
What percentage of people who have experienced homelessness and entered MCCH's permanent housing programs remain stably housed after one year?
It's true! Thanks to dedicated case managers and our emphasis on Harm Recuction and Trauma Informed Care, most of our clients remain stably housed after one year!
Ending homelessness in Montgomery County means no one will experience homelessness ever again.
People will always experience homelessness because it often happens without warning. Our goal is to reach functional zero, which means that the number of people entering homelessness during a month's time is the same number as people exciting homelessness.