Womens Resource Center Oceanside

1963 Apple Street
Oceanside, CA 92054

(760) 757-3500 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: Non Profit Organization that provides housing assistance

General Information:
24-Hour Hotline: (760)757-3500 Open Mon-Fri : 9 AM - 5 PM Women's Resource Center (WRC)  is dedicated to providing the highest quality supportive services, counseling, shelter and education to North San Diego County women, children and men involved in or threatened by domestic violence or sexual assault. The Women's Resource Center develops intervention and prevention programs designed to meet the needs of victims of sexual assault or domestic violence. A program has also been established for perpetrators. This section contains brief descriptions of each of our areas of service. Residential Services Victims who have been terrorized by domestic violence and forced to flee their homes and seek emergency refuge need to feel safe and secure. Alternatives to Abuse Emergency Shelter: An essential element of the domestic violence intervention program is the agency's 30 day shelter for battered women and their children. This treatment-oriented facility is focuses on moving the client into a more permanent, non-violent living situation. Transitional Housing: The Transition House offers a twelve to eighteen-month program designed to help victims and their children develop violence-free, self-sufficient futures. Transition House features 21 apartment which range in size from efficiency to one-bedroom to two-bedroom units. It currently provides the great majority of all transitional housing for battered women in north coastal San Diego County.

Website: http://www.wrcsd.org/

Helpful Definitions For Womens Resource Center Oceanside:
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.Day Shelters supplement homeless and low-income people when the shelter their staying in only offers shelter on an overnight basis. Case management is often provided and sometimes there are laundry and shower facilities.  Meals and basic hygiene may also be offered.  Almost all day shelters provide their services free of charge. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows clients to stay during the day is also classified under this category.

How To Volunteer at Womens Resource Center Oceanside:
Be a volunteer. Call Womens Resource Center Oceanside at (760) 757-3500 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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