Volusia County, Flagler County Coalition for the Homeless
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
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The purpose for which the Coalition is formed and organized exclusively is for charitable and/or educational purposes related to services for homeless persons in the service area. In pursuance of the foregoing purposes, the Coalition shall facilitate and coordinate the provision of emergency shelter, transitional housing and permanent housing, and/or supportive services for homeless persons and persons at risk of homelessness. In furtherance of the stated purpose the Coalition shall:
a) Develop and adopt, and from time to time amend, a comprehensive plan for public and private agencies to deal effectively with the problems of homeless persons in the Coalition service area.
b) Coordinate, evaluate and provide administrative and/or direct services and assistance in implementing and carrying out the comprehensive plan developed by the Coalition.
c) Encourage sound policy in matters relating to homelessness.
d) Advance the knowledge and information on homelessness and the services available or need to address homelessness.
The mission of Volusia/Flagler County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. includes the provision of decent housing that is affordable to low and moderate income persons in Volusia County.
The Coalition will provide a formal process for low income, program beneficiaries to advise the organization in all of its decisions regarding the design, siting, development, and management of all HOME assisted affordable housing projects through the use of periodic meetings, surveys, questionnaires or similar instrument.
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Transitional housing is affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessnessness. The transition is to help them be more self sufficience 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.
Be a volunteer. Call Volusia County, Flagler County Coalition for the Homeless at 386-258-1855 for current volunteer work opportunities.
ShelterListings.org does our best to provide free services. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some charge small fees. We always urge users of our website to visit the websites of the providers when we provide them or give them a phone call to find out more details. Our service is to provide a list of possible resources.
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.