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​Sacramento Newsletter on Homelessness
​This newsletter is a collaboration between the County, City of Sacramento, Sacramento Steps Forward and Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency. The monthly newsletter will feature stories about collaboration between agencies responding to homelessness.

​​Sacramen​​​to Co​u​nty Homeless Res​ponse Success ​Stories​​​

2021 Reports on Homelessness in Sacramento County 

Family Homelessness - January 26, 2021

Single Adult Homelessness​ - February 23, 20​21

Homelessness Funding and Systems Update April 20, 2021

Homeless Programs Matrix and Funding Updated February 14, 2022​

Sacramento CO​VID-19 Homelessness Response Team

The Sacramento COVID-19 Homelessness Response Team is a part of a broader County and City emergency and public health response to COVID-19 in the homeless populations. The Homelessness Response Team is comprised of representatives from Sacramento County Departments of Health Services (DHS) and Human Assistance (DHA), County Director of Homeless Initiatives, the City of Sacramento Homeless Services Division, Sacramento Steps Forward and Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA).

​Sacramento COVID-19 Homeless Placements 

Persons Served
Medically Supported Isolation Care​
Preventative Quarantine Care

Sacramento COVID-19 Vaccinations to people experiencing homelessness:

  • ​Through September 27: 2,069

Homeless Response Plan ​

​Recommended by the Sacramento COVID-19 Homelessness Response Team (Homelessness Response Team), the plan includes strategies and actions necessary to slow the spread of COVID-19 and mitigate impacts for persons experiencing home​lessness. Collectively, the Homelessness Response Plan allocated more than $15 million to use for COVID-19 specific response for persons experiencing homelessness.

The Homelessness Response Team has focused on strategies and actions in three primary areas of direct services for people experiencing homelessness:

  1. ​Keeping existing shelters safe and operational through education and provision of supplies;
  2. Expanding sheltering capacity, focusing on isolation/quarantine opportunities; and
  3. Supporting encampments through outreach, supply delivery, and increased sanitation ​
Plan Revision to Board of Supervisors on July 14, 2020

Updated Sacramento COVID-19 Homelessness Plan​ October 20, 2020



Existing Shelters​

Isolation/Quarantine Shelter


Responding to Homelessness in the County of

Homelessness in Sacramento County has been increasing in recent years, with visible signs of its impact on individuals and families and in our neighborhoods.

The 2022 Point in Time count reveled that on any given night, 9,278 persons are experiencing homelessness in Sacramento County. 72 percent are unsheltered.

  • 5 percent are youths
  • 15 percent are families with children
  • 79 percent are adults

The number of personas experiencing homelessness increased by 67 percent since 2019.

The percentage of family households with children that are unsheltered has had a 31 percent decrease since 2019.​

Sacramento County estimates 59 per 10,000 residents are experiencing homelessness

  • San Francisco County is 89 per 10,000
  • Santa Clara County is 52 for 10,000
  • San Diego County is 25 per 10,000​
Weekly Status Reports​

Monthly Demographic Breakdown

COVID-19 Prevention and Response for Homeless Providers: Daily Resource Digest​ (HUD)

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What is the County doing? Monthly Initiative Status Updates

Sacrament​​o​​ County Homeless ​Plan

No Place Li​ke Home

Homeless Housing, Assistance, and Prevention Program (HHAP)

Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP)

Community Forums on Behavioral Health Services for People Experiencing Homelessness - July 2019 ​(Updated 10/13/2020)

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