2011 ANNUAL SURVEY

OVERVIEW

HOUSING
WHO OUR NETWORK SERVES
CHILDREN

Catholic Charities agencies across the country work at every point in the housing continuum – by providing affordable housing, offering foreclosure prevention support and conducting homeless street outreach. From this wide perspective, we see the emotional, physical, and financial toll being levied upon millions of families, children, and single adults every day as a result of America’s affordable housing crisis.

25%
HOW OUR NETWORK SERVES
Total Housing-Related Client Services: 475,743

ADULTS

10%
PERMANENT HOUSING

14%

SUPERVISED LIVING SERVICES

46%
HOUSING SERVICES

30%

63%
SENIORS

TRANSITIONAL HOUSING AND SHELTER SERVICES

12%
Reflects clients for whom age is identified.

The information provided in this report comes from the Catholic Charities USA 2011 Annual Survey. In 2011, 147 of the 174 Catholic Charities organizations across the country responded to the survey. The survey is conducted and compiled by researchers at the Center for the Applied Research in the Apostolate at Georgetown University.

ANNUAL SURVEY
HOUSING

ANNUAL SURVEY
HOUSING

SUPERVISED LIVING
Seventy-four Catholic Charities agencies provided supervised living services to more than 41,000 clients.

OTHER HOUSING SERVICES

CHILDREN
Foster Care Residential Care Group Home Care

ADULTS
7,309 3,613 2,770

SENIORS
194 2,827 161

28

17,798 5,354 1,274

agencies partnered with Habitat for Humanity

53

agencies engaged in legislative advocacy for affordable housing

Number of Agencies Providing Other Types of Housing Services

TRANSITIONAL HOUSING & SHELTER SERVICES
Among agencies that provided temporary shelter services, 53 agencies reported operating or managing 273 shelters with a total of 12,664 beds available.

38,147

Case Management

Housing Counseling

Housing Search and Information

PERMANENT HOUSING
Sixty-eight Catholic Charities agencies served 64,953 clients through permanent housing services. Together, they offered more than 30,000 permanent housing units, reaching specific populations including physicallychal­lenged persons, senior citizens, mentally ill persons, refugees, veterans, and women in recovery.

Types of Permanent Housing Units APARTMENT: 25,155 SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE: 2,829 SINGLE ROOM: 3,035
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Home Mortgage Assistance

Foreclosure Counseling

Rental Assistance

people turned away because beds were full

43

111

91

64

55

agencies maintained waiting lists for housing services

55

32

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