The Need: Statistics on Homelessness in Kootenai County
Kootenai County does not currently have a long-term residential recovery center for women and children. The need for such a center is clear from the statistics below, and as Phil states in the video above: “We’re excited to bring a spiritual dimension where God can transform lives.”
- The number of homeless individuals living in northern Idaho has increased by 54% from 2009 to 2010.
- 644 homeless individuals were counted on a single night in January 2010.
- 27% of these individuals were living in shelters; 73% were without shelter.
- 43% were female.
- 21% were under 18.
- From 2007 to 2010, statistics showed an 89% increase in the total number of homeless individuals and a 173% increase in the number of those individuals who were unsheltered.
(Statistics from the 2010 Point-in-Time Count Report for Region One, Idaho’s five northern counties.)
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This article comes directly from the Union Gospel Missions site.
We think it’s a great thing the Union Gospel Mission is doing. We are very Grateful to the local Coeur d’Alene Business men who are helping fund this project. The Coeur d’Alene Community is Great!!
Thank you to Biogone of Coeur d’Alene for thier Support of The Couer d’Alene Idaho Community site.