Each night, nearly 400 people are homeless in Morris County

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Here are the facts about homelessness in Morris County

The face of homelessness is changing in Morris County. More and more people in their 20s are homeless. More and more women with children are escaping domestic abuse. More and more people with mental illness are living on the streets.

 

We want to change that.

Here are some sobering stats about homelessness in Morris County:

Nearly 50% have been homeless for less than 6 months.

26,000 people in Morris County are living below the poverty line.

On any given night, 96 children are homeless with their parent.

Over 50% reported struggling with substance abuse and/or mental illness.

HERE’S WHAT WE’RE DOING TO HELP

We’re working to change homelessness in Morris County. Here’s how…

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meals a year served

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nights of safe shelter

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men in our Life Change Program, on average

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dollar value of goods & vouchers to families in need

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