2019 SCICH State of Homelessness Report

Produced in conjunction with the South Carolina Interagency Council, Civitas, and the four South Carolina Continuums of Care, this report provides the most comprehensive view of homelessness in South Carolina to date. The report was designed to compile and communicate statewide information about homelessness as well as present localized data so readers can see the progress their local community is making towards making homelessness brief, rare, and non-recurring.

2019 SCICH State of Homelessness Report

For questions about this Report, please contact Austin Barrett, Ph.D. — Data Analyst/HMIS System Administrator for the Upstate Continuum of Care (abarrett@uhcsc.org)

2019 Racial Disparities Study Summary

This new summary report outlines racial disparities in he provision and outcomes of homeless assistance in the Upstate Continuum of Care. Conclusions and recommendations are provided to help address these newly identified disparities in the Upstate SC homeless response system.

2019 Racial Disparities Study Summary

For questions about this summary report, please contact Austin Barrett, Ph.D. — Data Analyst/HMIS System Administrator for the Upstate Continuum of Care (abarrett@uhcsc.org)

Data Brief - Sheltered Homelessness in the Upstate of South Carolina

Due to the segmentation of data about the extent of homelessness in our local area, it has been difficult to answer simple questions such as “How many people are experiencing homelessness each year in the Upstate of South Carolina?” This brief summarizes insights gained from a recent study utilizing data from the Upstate’s two main sources of information on sheltered homelessness: 1) Miracle Hill Ministries’ Database and 2) the Upstate CoC’s Homeless Management Information System. This data-sharing partnership between the Upstate CoC and Miracle Hill Ministries now provides a more definitive perspective of the number of persons experiencing sheltered homelessness in the Upstate. Click on the link below to read the Data Brief.

Data Brief - Sheltered Homelessness in the Upstate of South Carolina

For questions about this Data Brief, please contact Austin Barrett, Ph.D. — Data Analyst/HMIS System Administrator for the Upstate Continuum of Care (abarrett@uhcsc.org)

Upstate CoC Gaps Analysis and System Performance Report

The Upstate CoC is proud to present a recently-completed analysis of HMIS data which identified areas of growth for the Continuum. Click on the report below to read about the exciting findings and recommendations from this inaugural Gaps Analysis.

Upstate CoC Gaps Analysis and System Performance Report

Gaps Analysis Quick Reference

For questions about the Gaps Analysis and System Performance, please contact Austin Barrett, Ph.D. — Data Analyst/HMIS System Administrator for the Upstate Continuum of Care (abarrett@uhcsc.org)

2019 SCICH State of Homelessness Report Slides

The Upstate CoC has taken the lead on compiling data for the 2019 State of Homelessness Report. Click on the document below to see the slides from the recent public presentation at the Hughes Main Library (from July 17) to view highlighted findings from this large report.

Also included in this slide show is new data on sheltered homelessness in the Upstate. This data draws from the two main databases tracking services provided to persons experiencing homelessness. A brief on this data is provided above.

State of Homelessness Report Slides