2017 Results and Achievements

 
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IN 2017, MICAH HOUSE SERVED 857 HOMELESS INDIVIDUALS.

  • 55% were children

  • 46% of residents reported domestic violence as the primary reason for becoming homeless

  • 28% of residents reported a loss of job as their primary reason for becoming homeless

  • 32% experienced sexual abuse

  • 39% experienced physical abuse

  • 31% experienced domestic violence

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2017 Achievements

  • 25,892 nights of shelter were provided

  • 27,039 nutritious meals were served that allowed guests to use financial resources to obtain permanent housing

  • 30% of adults gained employment during their stay

  • 59% of clients were able to move from MICAH House to stable housing

  • 54% of clients served were from Nebraska, with the majority coming from the Omaha Metro Area

  • 39% of clients served were from Iowa, with the majority from the Council Bluffs area

  • 7% of clients last place of permanent residence was from a state other than Iowa or Nebraska