Genesis Women's Shelter

4411 Lemmon Ave.
Dallas, TX 75219

(214) 389-4357 Go To Website
Class of Housing/Services: Emergency and transitional housing, clothing, crisis intervention, parenting training, counseling, play therapy, and case management.

General Information:
24 hour hotline: 214-389-HELP (4357). Help is free and confidential. Services Provided: Emergency and transitional housing, clothing, crisis intervention, parenting training, counseling, play therapy, and case management. Clients involved in shelter and housing are served with group and individual therapy and continue with it after they move. Outreach office: individual and group therapy, parenting classes, and case management.

Website: http://www.genesisshelter.org/

Helpful Definitions For Genesis Women's Shelter:
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.



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