Veteran Homelessness

January 2019
Veteran Homelessness

The data in this report comes from CMIS reports and information provided by homeless assistance providers. A veteran is counted as homeless if he or she is sleeping in a place not meant for human habitation (car, park, tent, etc.) or in an emergency shelter or transitional housing program for the homeless.

Veteran Homelessness

  • There are 40 veterans experiencing homelessness in Delaware at this time.
  • Since January 2015, 838 homeless veterans have moved from homelessness to permanent housing.
  • Of the 40 veterans who are currently homeless, 17 are currently opting out of pursuing permanent housing at this time. They have been offered a permanent housing resource, but have declined.

Living Situation

  • Of the 40 veterans that are currently homeless in Delaware, 34 are living in a sheltered situation – whether in emergency shelter or transitional housing for the homeless. The living situation for 6 of the veterans is currently unknown.


  • This graph represents the county of residence where veterans are currently experiencing homelessness.

Chronic Homelessness

  • There is currently 2 chronically homeless veteran in the state. Both veterans have been approved for HUD VASH.


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