Comments for: Bangor Area Homeless Shelter: By the Numbers

Posted April 11, 2012, at 4:06 p.m.

Recently we have provided emergency overnight shelter to around 550 individuals per year, for a collective 12,900 nights. That’s an average stay of 23.4 nights, but if we don’t count those who only stay 1-3 nights, the average is closer to 30 nights. As we are open 24/7, our Day …

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