Pacific House (for Men)

597 Pacific Street
Stamford, CT 06902

203-348-2792 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: Emergency Shelter, Transitional Housing, Affordable Housing, Day Shelter

General Information:
Pacific House provides temporary housing for up to 67 adult men. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is served. The shelter is wheelchair accessible. Bed sign in begins at 7:00PM and there is a 11:00PM curfew. Guest must pay $5 per night or do a chore in place of the fee. Services include: - Case management - Advocacy - Counseling - Referral for substance abuse treatment - Referral for social services - Mental health program - Life skills program Pacific House also operates as a drop-in center. Transitional housing is also available. For more information contact Pacific House or visit the Pacific House website. Along with emergency shelter, Shelter for the homeless, a haven of hope, provides affordable housing, a day shelter, and a Pathway to Housing Transitional housing program.  


Helpful Definitions For Pacific House (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 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.Day Shelters supplement homeless and low-income people when the shelter their staying in only offers shelter on an overnight basis. Case management is often provided and sometimes there are laundry and shower facilities.  Meals and basic hygiene may also be offered.  Almost all day shelters provide their services free of charge. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows clients to stay during the day is also classified under this category.

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