Individuals living in DFW seeking medical care in the face of homelessness and financial insecurity

WHO WE SERVE

DFW HOMELESSNESS FACTS AND FIGURES

  • 4,538 persons experiencing homelessness in any one night in 2019 —  a 9% increase from the previous year 

    • Overall homelessness is increasing 

    • Veteran homelessness is increasing 

    • Chronic homelessness is increasing 

  • Parkland identified homeless individuals as an at-risk population in the 2019 Dallas County Community Health Needs Assessment

  • Individuals experiencing homelessness demonstrate higher levels of disease, more limited access to healthcare, and overall poorer prognoses than those who are housed