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Center for Empowerment Shelter and Transitional Housing

Houston, TX 77051
(281) 449-0994

Class of Housing: emergency shelter and transitional housing.

General Information:

Provides emergency shelter and transitional housing.

The focus of The Houston Homeless Empowerment Center is to provide transitional housing for individuals and families in need of basic support services in order to get back to a stable and independent state. The Center is a cooperative campus program that works toward moving individuals and families out of poverty and dependency cycles through various support, rehabilitation, and skills training in a positive Architectural atmosphere; this will lead into job placement and eventual permanent housing.

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Helpful Definitions For Center for Empowerment Shelter and Transitional Housing:

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. 

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