Wayne County Family Center Westland
Westland, MI 48186
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Class of Housing: Transitional Housing
A partnership of Lutheran Social Services of Michigan and Wayne County, offering transitional shelter for homeless families. Michigan's largest shelter for homeless families (parents with children and pregnant single women), housing up to 100 persons in 24 rooms. The site includes a child care center.
Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact Wayne County Family Center with the contact information we provided to get full details. Oftentimes you can apply for sliding scale fee payment or other options if you are low income. You will need to speak with them to see if you qualify.
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Helpful Definitions For Wayne County Family Center Westland:
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.
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