New Hope Shelter and Transitional Housing

814 Lynn Street
Cadillac, MI 49601

Class of Housing/Services: homeless shelter and transitional housing for families.

General Information:
Provides homeless shelter and transitional housing for families. Men utilizing the shelter may sign in between 7pm & 9pm, and stay until 7am the following morning. They may prepare dinner, take a shower, and do laundry before going to bed. Men may stay for up to 14 nights, and may return after 30 days. ELIGIBILITY: Wexford County resident, may not have any outstanding warrents, and may not be on the Sex Offender Registry or have any pending criminal sexual conduct charges. Hours: 7am - 7pm every day. Transitional family shelter: Provides three fully furnished homes to shelter families. The homes include a washer and dryer, and New Hope pays all utilities. Families are responsible for their own food, personal hygiene items and cleaning supplies. A family may stay from 30 to 90 days, depending on their circumstances.

Helpful Definitions For New Hope Shelter and Transitional Housing:
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.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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