NJCounts 2017 found that the number of chronic homeless is on the rise, along with the number of kids without families living on the streets.
Continuum of Care
NJCounts: There is not enough assistance to go around when you have that many people who are seeking services or assistance said Jay Everett.
NJCounts documented the increasing numbers of homeless individuals which is a moral failure with fiscal implications for our jails and hospitals.
NJCounts 2017 found 8,532 homeless men, women and children, in 6,340 households a decreased by 409 persons (4.6%) from 2016.