IN 2018, MICAH HOUSE SERVED 970 HOMELESS INDIVIDUALS.
54% were children — 521 children
59% of clients served were from Nebraska, with the majority coming from the Omaha Metro Area
35% of clients served were from Iowa, with the majority from the Council Bluffs area
2018 ACES RESponses
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are traumatic experiences that an individual experiences before the age of 18. The higher the ACEs score, the greater the risk for homelessness, negative health outcomes, and death.
54% reported substance abuse
38% identified mental illness or suicide in the home
47% experienced physical abuse
39% experienced sexual abuse
55% experienced emotional abuse
32% witnessed domestic violence
24,148 nights of shelter were provided
26,091 nutritious meals were served
88% of adults felt better about themselves