Family Violence Prevention Services Inc. San Antonio
San Antonio, TX 78209
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Transitional long term temporary emergency housing for victims of domestic violence katrina evacuees. Other services include Legal advocacy educational resources counseling medical assistance.
FVPS provides residential and non-residential services to families affected by domestic violence in south central Texas, including 24-hour emergency housing and services through the Battered Women and Children's Shelter and transitional housing for families; counseling, violence intervention program, substance abuse intervention for adolescents, and community-based counseling for homeless.
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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.