Joshua House for Men Transitional Housing
Houston, TX 77080
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Transitional housing, emergency shelter for men.
Faith Based Organization. Must be homeless or in crisis situation. Proof of identity and/or legal documentation. Have a referral letter or eviction notice. Must be gainfully employed or within a 30 day period upon entry. Ninety days sobriety and support group involvement.
$103 weekly. Rates are as of Dec 2011. Call for updated costs/rates.
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.