Shelter Data

Successes

The Northwoods Homeless Shelters have provided emergency shelter and services for those in need for over eighteen 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

2015 Annual Report

SHELTER NIGHTS SUMMARY FOR 2015

In 2015, Northwoods Homeless Shelters provided 1,913 shelter nights in three shelter units:

  • Partnership House 1: 920 shelter nights
  • Partnership House 2: 335 shelter nights
  • Hope House: 658 shelter nights
Adults:
22
Children:
24
Total: 46
Male
8
Male
7
Female
14
Female
17
Total Family Members Served
Adults: 20 Children: 24 Total: 44
Male 7 Male 7
Female 13 Female 17
Total Singles Served
Adults: 2   Total: 2
Male 1
Female 1
TOTAL CLIENTS SERVED BY RACE
White 39 Total: 46
White with secondary race 5
Black with secondary race 2
TOTAL CLIENTS SERVED BY ETHNICITY
Hispanic/Latino 4 Total: 46
Other 42
Families’ County of Origin
Polk Burnett Dunn Pierce St. Croix
88% 6% 0% 0% 6%

Summary

In 2015, Northwoods Homeless Shelters supplied 1,913 shelter nights. We housed 17 family units in emergency shelter and two family units in transitional housing. The average stay in emergency shelter was 43.41 days. Fifteen family units exited during 2015. Two families carried over into 2016.

Of the 17 family units we served, nine were single mothers with children, two were single dads with children, three were couples with children, one was a couple with no children, and two were single individuals.

Client Assistance in 2015 for 17 family units
Supplied food to 17 families
Supplied gas cards to 8 families
Supplied phone cards to 1 family
Paid for prescriptions or medicine for individuals in 2 families
Paid for car repair or towing for 3 families
Paid for rent assistance for 3 family
Paid for work clothes for 1 adult