Key Homeless Services Outcomes in Rohnert Park

January 1, 2021 - March 31, 2024

RP homeless service outcomes
**Please note there is some overlap between these numbers. For example, someone who accesses shelter may later be housed through a City-funded permanent housing program.**

Homelessness is major challenge in Rohnert Park and a priority for the City Council. The City is taking numerous steps to address the challenges of homelessness. These include:

Homeless services:
  • Providing outreach to connect those experiencing homelessness to services is a first step on the path to permanent housing. More information is available HERE 
  • Building interim housing: The City has developed a 60-unit site for interim housing. More information is available HERE
  • Providing permanent housing: The City is funding several options to provide permanent housing.  More information is available HERE.  

Responding to encampments: 

The City has aggressively addressed the health and safety risks posed by encampments. Over the last three years, we have cleaned up over 80 encampments. Today, there is one active encampment the City is managing to resolution. Visit the Encampment Response page to learn more.

News articles of interest:

☛ Sonoma County nonprofit finds success renting shared homes to chronically homeless:
☛ Annual count shows 22% drop in Sonoma County homeless numbers:
☛ California statewide study of people experiencing homelessness:
☛ State Counted Homeless; Can it Track Spending:
☛ Los Angeles Exemplifies State's Housing Crisis:
☛ Homelessness- Housing costs and supply: