On January 30, 2019, 1,071 people were experiencing homelessness. Of those, 11% were unsheltered and literally sleeping on the streets.
There are 40-70 homeless families on the waiting list for emergency shelter on any given night.
In 2019, the average eviction rate was 14 households per day. Louisville’s eviction rate (4.82%) is 2x the national average.
So. Indiana's Landscape
At any given time, 283 people are experiencing homelessness. Of those, 58% are unsheltered and literally sleeping on the streets.
In the United States, there were 567,715 people experiencing homelessness in 2019. Of these:
- 63% of the total homeless population is considered sheltered, leaving 37% of (200,000+) individuals without shelter
- 70% of individual homeless adults are male
- Among homeless families with children, women are most often the sole provider
Bringing hope to our community.
As Christians, Re:Center Ministries has a duty to help those in need in our community. We do this through rigorous gospel-centered programming, which helps prevent and respond to homelessness in Louisville and Southern Indiana.
How we help.
Adult men who are homeless can receive an emergency overnight bed for up to 45-days through our LifeChange: Stability program. Reserve a bed through the Coalition for the Homeless Louisville.
Adult men who are homeless or hurting but who are desiring a transformed life can enroll in the LifeChange Program.
Graduates of LifeChange: Recovery may enter the final phase of LifeChange that allows them to occupy an on-site efficiency apartment for up to 12-months accompanied with transitional programming.
Adult women, including those with young children, who are homeless or just hurting can find dignified relief through the emergency daytime Drop-In Program open 8 a.m. -2 p.m., M-F.