Coronavirus: Find the latest resources on COVID-19.

COVID-19

Homelessness services systems should be working closely with their city and county governments and public health systems to prepare for COVID-19 disease outbreaks among people experiencing homelessness.

NEW: Increasing Equity in the Homeless Response System Through Expanding Procurement, HUD (June 13)

NEW: Community-based Organizations During COVID: Returning to Work, HHS ASPR (July 13)

NEW: Data and Equity: Using the Data That You Have, HUD (July 8)

NEW: USICH and SARS-CoV-2- The Federal Response for Families and Individuals Experiencing Homelessness, USICH (July 6)

CDC Guidance 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have developed recommendations for homelessness services systems and providers about how to protect their staff, clients, and guests. Those recommendations fall into three groups: Plan, Act, and Follow-Up.

Plan

Community Planning and Preparedness

Act

Site-Specific Emergency Operations

Client Support and Care

For a curated list of key resources on client support and care, please see National Health Care for the Homeless Council’s COVID-19 resources.

Funding, Flexibilities, and Waivers

For more information on the links below, please see our dedicated page COVID-19 Funding, Flexibilities and Waivers.

Other Considerations

Community Examples

For more community examples, see either NAEH's Coronavirus and Homelessness resource collection or Community Solutions' curated web portal. USICH does not endorse the resources found on those pages.

Follow-Up

Community Planning

If you are experiencing homelessness, please contact the Continuum of Care in your local area for assistance.

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Total People Experiencing Homelessness

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Homelessness Statistics for Connecticut

  • Total Homeless Population

    3033

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    305

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    195

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    214

  • Unaccompanied Young Adults (Aged 18-24) Experiencing Homelessness

    196

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    5015

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    242

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    53

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    783

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    529

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    3650

Contact Info on Homelessness for Connecticut

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Robert Pulster

(202) 754-1584

State Interagency Council

Steve DiLella

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State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts