Eden Outreach

"Transforming Lives"

Stats

  • There are more than 3,500 homeless people in the Dallas area alone. 


  • More than 500,000 people are homeless in America.


  • 1 million people ages 12 and older in the United States abuse or are dependent upon drugs and alcohol.


  • By the year 2020, mental and substance use disorders will surpass all physical diseases as a major cause of disability worldwide.


  • More than 140,000 people are incarcerated in the state of Texas.


  • The United States has the largest prison population in the world.


  • The U.S. has 5% of the world's population but 25% of the world's prisoners.


  • More than  2 million people are incarcerated in the United States--a 500% increase over the last 40 years.



  • About $70 billion dollars are spent on corrections yearly in the U.S.