Foundation For The Homeless - Interfaith Hospitality Netork (overnight Shelter)

5202 Balcones Dr
Austin, TX 78755

512-453-6570 Go To Website Go to Facebook
General Information:

The Overnight Shelter program provides up to 90 days of shelter for homeless families with children through local congregations rotating in their responsibilities on a weekly basis. The program also provides: - 3 meals a day - Case management - Tranportation to job sites, job interviews - Child care facilities - Toiletry items Transportation between the host congregation and the Day Resource Center is provided. For more information contact the Foundation for the Homeless or visit the Foundation for the Homeless website.

FFH's IHN is a shelter program based on a national model that provides transitional shelter for children and their families experiencing homelessness. Host churches, synagogues and support congregations work in collaboration to provide year round shelter, meals, and a loving presence while FFH staff provide transportation, case management, referrals and other supportive services to families as they work toward achieving goals of permanent housing and self-sufficiency. In 2012, 93% of the families in our IHN program exited into safe, stable housing. 45% of these families improved their income while in the IHN program.

Features of IHN:
    Clean warm beds provided for eight-ten families in a loving environment
    Shelter provided by 28 Austin area host churches and synagogues and 19 support congregations
    Families rotate to a different facility each week
    Hot meals twice a day and sack lunches when needed
    Laundry and shower facilities
    Transportation provided to work, school, child care
    Personal toiletry items such as shampoo, diapers, etc…
    Caring volunteers provide hot meals and encouraging support
    Assistance with job searches and training if necessary
    Shelter services are available to homeless families for up to 90 days
    Access to the Passages program

Website: 5202 Balcones Dr

How To Volunteer at Foundation For The Homeless - Interfaith Hospitality Netork (overnight Shelter):
Be a volunteer. Call Foundation For The Homeless - Interfaith Hospitality Netork (overnight Shelter) at 512-453-6570 for current volunteer work opportunities.

As A General Note About Listings: does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.

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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