Citygate Network conducts an annual Snapshot Survey during the first quarter of each year. This single day, point-in-time survey compiles data from thousands of individuals utilizing emergency shelter, supportive services, or addiction recovery programs from our member missions and ministries. These statistics have been tracked from 2018-2023 and are available for review here.
The data collected through the Snapshot Survey provides local and national media with a demographic snapshot of homelessness and poverty in communities across North America. Keep in mind, the information on this document is from a portion of our membership and represents a single day's report. The final number of people cared for by Citygate Network members is exponentially larger when multiplied by 365 days and our full membership.
Understanding, measuring, knowing the activities of Citygate Network members on a national scale is of upmost importance. While the Snapshot Survey remains a valuable Citygate Network resource, we have determined not to conduct it for 2024. Instead, we are directing our focus toward two key initiatives:
These changes are part of our broader vision for impact – a movement committed to help people move from suffering to flourishing.
For more information, contact Citygate Network at email or phone (719) 266-8300.