The Next Door Halfway House For Women

100 Moccasin Bend Road
Chattanooga, TN 37405

423-933-0112 Go To Website
General Information:
Six month female halfway house. No deposit necessary. Recovery support system provided along with counseling. When a woman leaves incarceration, she is helpless, homeless, and sometimes hopeless. Where can she go? Who will help her with the resources she needs to build a new, whole and productive life, different than the way she was living before entering incarceration? How will she win the battle with substance  abuse and live in recovery from addiction? What is \"the next door\" for her to enter that new way of living after she leaves the prison doors behind? The Next Door\'s Residential Transition Center provides women coming from incarceration who also have a history of substance abuse the opportunity to experience a six month structured curriculum designed to provide them help for re-entering society. There are three Residential Transition Center locations in the State of Tennessee: Nashville Chattanooga Knoxville Residents come to The Next Door\'s Residential Transition Center by referral and application to find: Transitional Housing Addiction Recovery Support Services Individual and Group Counseling Workforce Development Support Case Management Services

Website: http://www.thenextdoor.org/tndchattanooga.asp

Helpful Definitions For The Next Door Halfway House For Women:

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.Halfway Housing helps transition individuals and families from shelters or homelessness to permanent housing. Length of stay is usually anywhere from 6 months to 2 years.  Residents are often required to pay at least 30% of their income toward program fees.  Sometimes the money they pay in fees is returned to them when they leave. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows their clients to stay more then 6 months is also classified under this category.
Oftentimes halfway houses also assist in the treatment of substance abuse and/or alcohol and drug detox. Speak with the halfway house to see if this applies.



How To Volunteer at The Next Door Halfway House For Women:
Be a volunteer. Call The Next Door Halfway House For Women at 423-933-0112 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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