Our Year in Numbers

Year in Numbers: COTS FY15

(Oct. 1, 2014-Sept. 30, 2015)

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SHELTERS

Family Shelters: 64 families, including 109 children, stayed in a COTS family shelter. We have the capacity to serve 15 families each night.

Single Adult Overnight Shelter: 231 individuals stayed at the COTS Waystation. We have 36 emergency beds each night.

Single Adult Daytime Shelter: 682 adults — an average of 33 people per day — visited the Daystation, where a noontime meal is served daily with the help of volunteers.

REHOUSING
& SUPPORT SERVICES

COTS Family Services: 173 families, including those staying in emergency shelter and in the community, received outreach and support from COTS staff.

COTS Adult Services: 147 single adults, who are homeless, received outreach and support from COTS staff.

PREVENTION SUPPORT

Prevention Assistance: 318 households experiencing financial crisis averted homelessness through the COTS Housing Resource Center.

Rehousing Assistance: 112 households received rehousing assistance through the COTS Housing Resource Center.

HOUSING

Transitional Housing: 23 units are provided by COTS at the Smith House and at Canal Street Veterans Housing.

Permanent Housing: 58 units are offered by COTS at The Wilson, St. John’s Hall, and at Canal Street Veterans Housing (with Housing Vermont).

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