Multi-service Center - Family Transitional
1200 So 336th Street
Federal Way, WA 98003
Class of Housing/Services: housing for men and women in recovery.
Housing for Men in Recovery Men in recovery from drug and/or alcohol addiction, who are homeless, and who cannot afford market rate housing may qualify for MSC’s Men’s Clean and Sober Transitional Housing Program. Participants live in shared housing in single-family homes with other men in recovery who are actively working to rebuild their lives. Program participants work with a case manager and other support staff to reduce barriers to self-sufficiency, such as mental health issues, physical disabilities, drug/alcohol treatment, employment, education, legal, and/or financial issues. Rents are based on income and a deposit is due at move-in. Eligibility requirements: 18 years of age or older Single without custodial children Must be homeless Must verify low-income status (30% of area median income) Must be enrolled in a recovery program (treatment, AA, NA, etc.) Must have an income Willing to participate in case management services NOTE: Clients may have criminal history BUT it cannot include meth production, sex offenses, arson charges, or significant recent assaults. Housing for Women in Recovery Women in recovery from drug and/or alcohol addiction, who are homeless, and who cannot afford market rate rent can live in a supportive, communal environment as part of MSC’s Titusville Program. Women live in an historic downtown Kent building, which offers dormitory-style housing, with individual bedrooms and common kitchen, bathroom, and living room areas. Up to 15 women live here at one time. Program participants work with a case manager and set goals. Nearly 300 women have transitioned through this program with an 80-percent success rate at maintaining long-term sobriety and retaining stable housing. All residents must be self-managed as the program does not offer onsite staff. Eligibility Requirements: 18 years of age or older Single without custodial children Must be homeless Must verify low-income status (30% of area median income) Must be enrolled in a recovery program (treatment, AA, NA, etc.) Must have an income Willing to participate in case management services Focused on working towards self-sufficiency
Helpful Definitions For Multi-service Center - Family Transitional:
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.Shared Housing Programs helps bring low income persons together and helps prevent homelessness by providing affordable housing options. This service is good for families, disabled persons, and others wanted more companionship. ShelterListings.org finds these shared housing locations and lists them throughout our website.
How To Volunteer at Multi-service Center - Family Transitional:
Be a volunteer. Call Multi-service Center - Family Transitional at 253-838-6810 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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