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Helping Hands Of Springfield - Helping Hands Homeless Shelter



Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 522-0048
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General Information:

Helping Hands of Springfield provides 24 hour shelter for both individuals and families. The shelter is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year and provides its clients with the basic necessities: - Food - Shelter - Emergency assistance - Rehabilitative programs - Case management - Employment - Housing - Life skills training Helping Hands also offers transitional housing for people who are formerly homeless, living in recovery, and employed. For more information contact Helping Hands of Springfield or visit the Helping Hands of Springfield website.

Threshold - Shelter, Supportive Services Program
case management & advocacy
an evening meal & comfortable bed
showers
legal support
mental health services
resource referral
Hearth House -Permanent Supported Housing Program
subsidized housing based upon client income
case management support
no limit to how long a client can stay
stable, safe, living environment
drug free, crime free, apartment complex


Stable S.M.I.L.E. - Representative Payee Program
fiscal responsibility for client funds
case management & bill pay services
housing location if necessary and guaranteed shelter if needed at any time

 

VOLUNTEER & DONATE
Whether you can give of your time or financial resources, we need your assistance in lending a helping hand to Springfield's homeless.
Provide a monthly financial gift-every penny goes to serving LOCAL people with LOCAL dollars
Provide and serve an evening meal
Help clean our facilities
Teach a lifeskills class
Do activities with our shelter residents
Add items to your shopping list from our Needs Li


Date Of Last Record Update: 03-11-2017


Website: http://www.helpinghandsofspringfield.org/

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Helpful Definitions For Helping Hands Of Springfield - Helping Hands Homeless Shelter:

Transitional housing is affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessness. The transition is to help them be more self sufficient to move towards independent living on their own. Transitional housing locations are oftentimes called Halfway Houses. The naming of the two (Halfway House OR Transitional House) is oftentimes interchangeable.

Many Transitional Housing programs are subsidized and are income based. Income based transitional housing generally charges 30% of your income for rent when you do have income. Contact the transitional housing facility to see if this applies.

Services provided at transitional housing facilities varies from substance abuse treatment, to psychological assistance, job training, domestic violence assistance, etc. The assistance provided varies, but it is generally affordable and low cost housing. Read the descriptions of each of the transitional living locations for more detailed information. Transitional housing facilities also may or may not assist with alcohol and/or drug substance abuse treatment.Drug And Alcohol Rehab programs are intended to treat alcohol and/or drug dependency.  The cost of participating in one of these programs and the method of treatment range significantly. The database operated on this website only includes residential rehab programs (not outpatient programs). We also provide Access to Recovery (ATR) Grant programs for substance abuse treatment. 



How To Volunteer at Helping Hands Of Springfield - Helping Hands Homeless Shelter:

Be a volunteer. Call Helping Hands Of Springfield - Helping Hands Homeless Shelter at (217) 522-0048 for current volunteer work opportunities.

As A General Note About ShelterListings.org Listings:

ShelterListings.org does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.

In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.

Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.



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