Class of Housing/Services: Transitional and supportive housing.
Seneca Heights Apartments is a unique housing complex for formerly homeless individuals and homeless families, whose development was spearheaded by the Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless. The Personal Living Quarters at Seneca Heights (SHAPLQ) provides permanent supportive housing to 40 formerly homeless single adults. SHAPLQ residents live independently while benefiting from on-site services that offer the opportunity to reclaim, acquire, or enhance their life skills. The transitional housing at Seneca Heights (SHATH) provides housing for 17 families experiencing homelessness. SHATH combines intensive case management services with an autonomous living environment allowing families to develop and practice enhanced household competencies, work related, parenting, and other basic life skills. Services/Facilities include: Intensive on-site case management Educational groups and workshops Recreational/social activities Tenant Council Fully furnished living units Phone and internet service Community space Outdoor recreational areas
Helpful Definitions For Montgomery County Coalition For The Homeless - Seneca Heights Apartments Personal Living Quarters Shaplq:
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.Supportive Housing Programs that provide an alternative living arrangement for individuals who, because of age, disability, substance abuse, mental illness, chronic homelessness or other circumstances, are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support to help them in the activities of daily living; or who need access to case management, housing support, vocational, employment and other services to transition to independent living.
How To Volunteer at Montgomery County Coalition For The Homeless - Seneca Heights Apartments Personal Living Quarters Shaplq:
Be a volunteer. Call Montgomery County Coalition For The Homeless - Seneca Heights Apartments Personal Living Quarters Shaplq at 301-217-0314 for current volunteer work opportunities.
As A General Note About ShelterListings.org Listings:
ShelterListings.org 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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