Transitional Housing

Our Transitional Housing Program provides a unique opportunity for homeless men, women, and families to learn to become self-sufficient and productive members of our community. In a structured, safe, and supportive environment clients are able to take advantage of our extensive case management services and life skills training. In addition, we offer classes on health/nutrition education, communication, and computer skills.

We believe that all our clients have the potential to change and better their lives. Our staff is committed to provide the highest quality of comprehensive services to all of our clients regardless of their socio-economic background. We strive to support and assist all our clients with dignity and respect as they are learning new skills. We focus on clients’ strengths and resources to empower them so that they may learn to help themselves and become self-sufficient and productive members of our community.

While our clients are working towards their goals and objectives, they are encouraged to take advantage of our wrap-around services which include: alcohol and drug abuse treatment, treatment for co-occurring disorders, mental health counseling, domestic violence counseling, nature-based childcare, parenting education, dental services, medical services, and limited psychiatric services for uninsured clients.

Program Description:
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All clients and/or families are assigned to a case manager who will complete a thorough assessment on all the clients.
• Our case managers will help our clients identify needs and barriers that prevent clients from achieving their goals and objectives.
• Case managers and clients will establish goals and action plans based on clients’ individual needs.
• Goals may include gaining financial security, obtaining stable housing, addressing mental health or substance abuse problems, and learning how to access resources available in the community.
• All clients participate in weekly classes on life skills, career skills, computer skills, health issues, cooking and nutrition, and communication.
• Services are provided for up to 120 days and may be extended on an individual basis.
• All clients are required to complete daily chores to keep our facilities clean and beautiful.

Admission Criteria:
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Head of household must be 18 years or older
• Must be residing in our Emergency Shelter

Questions & Answers

Who does this program serve?
Homeless men, women, and families where the head of household must be at least 18 years old or emancipated. Client’s must not be intoxicated, abusive, or violent. We do not shelter sex offenders or violent/dangerous offenders whose behavior may jeopardize the health and safety of other clients and staff.

Is there a cost?
Yes. Clients must pay $5 per night. Clients without income are eligible for “Work for Fee” chores in exchange for lieu of  their housing fee.