8th largest city in the United States has

“I think everyone is frustrated, because there’s a difficulty in claiming our title as America’s finest city when we have so many people who don’t have homes. This is probably the top issue I hear about from my downtown constituents.”
— San Diego City Councilman, Todd Gloria

5th largest population of people in the United States without permanent homes with almost 9,000 on the streets of 

2nd largest population of homeless veterans

14th largest population of urban homeless in the world

Waitlists for very limited low-income housing options are numbered in years.

50,000 children and youth in the public school system without permanent homes

Fastest growing sub-group of homelessness in San Diego is foster kids aging out of system

Downtown homeless population up 26%

 

San Diego has the fifth highest homeless population among major U.S. cities, but cities with fewer homeless get more federal HUD funding. 

New Vision is part of the Downtown Fellowship, a collaboration of ministries, nonprofits, and churches that serve the downtown.

New Vision is strongly partnerned with San Diegoe Rescue Mission.