Interfaith Shelter Network - El Nido (for Women And Children)
P.o. Box 5696
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San Diego, CA 92105
Class of Housing/Services: transitional living program for homeless victims of domestic violence and their families.
The El Nido Program El Nido Program El Nido (“the nest” in Spanish) is our transitional living program for homeless victims of domestic violence and their families. Located in central San Diego, in a safe, confidential location, the project offers stability in housing while allowing residents to offer emotional support to each other and reduce isolation during this stressful time in their lives. It also is respectful of residents’ autonomy and provides as close to a real-life scenario as possible. Residents live in an 11-unit apartment complex for up to a year or more and, with the assistance of social workers, obtain the counseling, child care, employment, educational, and transportation services they need to become self-sufficient. Each of the units was beautifully furnished by a local congregation.
El Nido Facts: El Nido is a 12-18 month transitional living program for domestic violence victims. The apartment complex is a confidential and secure location. Each family is housed in a fully furnished El Nido apartment. Local Congregations have adopted each apartment to maintain furnishings. El Nido provides an on-site Children’s Enrichment Program, Computer Tutor & Art Classes. Requirements of Families: Work or go to school for 35 hours a week. Pay 30% of income in rent & 25% in savings. Attend a weekly therapy session, case management session, Domestic Violence support Group and monthly House meetings Obtain child-care to complete program requirements. Follow a structured case plan. Attend extracurricular events throughout the year including but not limited to a 2 day camping trip and a 1 day team-building session. Be able to live independently in own apartment while following a structured program. Be a respectful neighbor. Criteria to be on the El Nido Wait List: Women who have recently left a domestic violence relationship. Women who meet the HUD guidelines for being homeless. Women who have their children living with them. Women who have an income. Women who are drug free & sober for at least 6 months. Women who have been working with a case manager.
How To Volunteer at Interfaith Shelter Network - El Nido (for Women And Children):
Be a volunteer. Call Interfaith Shelter Network - El Nido (for Women And Children) at 619-563-9878 for current volunteer work opportunities.
As A General Note About ShelterListings.org Listings:
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In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.
Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.
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