Shelter Of Flint - Emergency Shelter (for Single Women And Families)
924 Cedar Street
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Flint, MI 48506
Class of Housing/Services: Emergency shelter for single women, parents with children along with two parent households.
Emergency Shelter Assistance at the Shelter of Flint begins with the Emergency Shelter program (ES), serving homeless single women, single parents with children, as well as two parent households. Capable of providing up to 68 clients with up to thirty days of nutritious meals and safe shelter, the ES program also offers a wide range of supportive services to help them establish permanent stability. Unlike many other homeless shelters, Shelter of Flint attempts to address the underlying issues of homelessness by including programs such as GED preparation, job readiness training and the availability of affordable housing in our series of supportive services.
Eligibility for Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing Must be able to demonstrate a need for safe, affordable, short-term housing. Must be 18 years of age. Clients can be single mothers, single fathers, married couples with or without children, and single women. Must agree to work toward housing stability. Shelter of Flint is not just housing; it is a program designed to assist in the location of safe affordable housing, navigate available resources and services, focus on the strengthening of life skills and to begin to deal with barriers that are contributing to the current homeless situation.
Helpful Definitions For Shelter Of Flint - Emergency Shelter (for Single Women And Families):
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.
How To Volunteer at Shelter Of Flint - Emergency Shelter (for Single Women And Families):
Be a volunteer. Call Shelter Of Flint - Emergency Shelter (for Single Women And Families) at 810-239-5433 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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