Shelter Data

Successes

The Northwoods Homeless Shelters have provided emergency shelter and services for those in need for over nineteen years.  Our emergency shelter program has consistently proven effective in moving homeless families from shelter into permanent housing.

Our Shelter Nights Summary for the previous year can be found below.

Northwoods Homeless Shelters’ 990 Tax Form

2016 Annual Report

SHELTER NIGHTS SUMMARY FOR 2016

In 2016, Northwoods Homeless Shelters provided 2,265 shelter nights in three shelter units:

  • Partnership House 1: 876 shelter nights
  • Partnership House 2: 615 shelter nights
  • Hope House: 774 shelter nights
Adults:
21
Children:
21
Total: 42
Male
9
Male
10
Female
12
Female
11
Total Family Members Served
Adults: 18 Children: 21 Total: 42
Male 7 Male 10
Female 11 Female 11
Total Singles Served
Adults: 3   Total: 3
Male 2
Female 1
TOTAL CLIENTS SERVED BY RACE
White 35 Total: 42
White with secondary race 4
Black with secondary race 3
TOTAL CLIENTS SERVED BY ETHNICITY
Hispanic/Latino 1 Total: 42
Other 41
Families’ County of Origin
Polk Burnett Dunn Pierce St. Croix
100%     0% 0% 0%      0%

Summary

In 2016, Northwoods Homeless Shelters supplied 2,265 shelter nights. We housed 14 family units in emergency shelter and two family units in transitional housing. The average stay in emergency shelter was 44.09 days.  Eleven family units exited during 2016. Three families carried over into 2017.

The family that moved out of our transitional housing program in 2016 moved into permanent housing.

Of the 14 family units we served, five were single mothers with children, one was a single dad with children, four were couples with children, one was a couple with no children, and three were single individuals.

Client Assistance in 2016 for 14 family units (including singles)
Supplied food to 14 families
Supplied gas cards to 4 families
Supplied phone cards to 1 family
Paid for prescriptions or medicine for individuals in 2 families
Paid for car repair or towing for 2 families
Paid for rent assistance for 2 families
Paid for work clothes for 1 adult

Paid for dental work for 1 adult