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Ozanam Inn - For Men

Louisville, KY 40203
(502) 584-2480

Class of Housing: emergency shelter, transitional housing for men.

General Information:

Program from the Society of St Vincent De Paul in Louisville that provides emergency shelter, transitional housing for men.

Ozanam Inn is a men's homeless shelter. Forty-two beds are assigned daily to homeless men each night. In addition, Ozanam Inn has a Dorm Residency, or extended overnight program, consisting of 16 beds that are set aside for homeless men who employed or who are searching for work. The Transitional Residency program includes 32 small, private rooms reserved for men with a steady income from employment or disability. Residents stay an average of nine months while they work closely with our case management staff to secure the skills and support needed to gain independence


Date Of Last Record Update: 05-25-2015

Website: http://www.svdplou.org/

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Helpful Definitions For Ozanam Inn - For Men:

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.Emergency Homeless Shelters both provide short term relief for the homeless and low income persons. Usually there is a maximum stay of 3 months or less. Many of these shelters ask their clients to leave during the day. Meals and other supportive services are often offered. 3 times out of 5 these shelters offer their services free of charge.

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