Class of Housing/Services: Non Profit Organization that provides housing assistance
OCO's Residential Services Department offers a variety of programs and services to help provide permanent and transitional housing to meet the special needs of individuals in our community.
Backstreet Apartments: Permanent housing for individuals or families who are homeless.
Chemical Dependence Services: The Chemical Dependence Program is a residential program consisting of the Arbor House Community Residence and the Supportive Living Program. It is certified by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services. The Program strives to provide a supervised, safe and substance-free environment for individuals recovering from the effects of a substance dependence or abuse condition.
The Arbor House Supervised Community Residence - Provides a supervised, safe and substance-free environment for up to sixteen adults in a rural home-like setting a few miles outside the City of Oswego with twenty-four hour, seven days per week staffing, where they can work on skills to maintain their sobriety while transitioning back into the community. Chemical Dependence Supportive Living Apartments - Provides support assistance and guidance for up to twelve adults residing in six apartments located in a large apartment complex near the City of Oswego who have maintained their sobriety and are ready to transition into the community.
Developmental Disabilities Services: For Individuals with a Developmental Disability, Services include: IRAs - Individualized Residential Alternatives - Permanent housing for individuals with a developmental disability in a variety of residential settings including larger (8-9 bed homes) smaller (4-5 bed homes) and Supervised and Supportive Apartments. Non Certified Shared Living Situations - Permanent housing for individuals with a developmental disability, with limited supports provided by the agency
Respite Services - A place where individuals with a developmental disability (ages 4 and older) can stay in a beautiful home like setting for a day or a few days, providing the individual and their care giver with a break. Respite Services are usually available Thursdays afternoon to Sunday evening throughout the year.
Day Habilitation Services - Day programming for individuals with a developmental disability where they can learn about various establishments and activities in their community and how to access and participate when going into their community. We offer a group setting located in Fulton, NY or a 1:1 setting based on the needs of the individual. Community Habilitation Services - Programming for individuals with a developmental disability offered in a 1:1 or small groups based out of the individual's home where they learn a variety of daily living skills both in the home and in their community to increase their independence.
Mental Health Services: The Mental Health Transitional Living Program provides residential services to psychiatrically disabled adults. This program is designed to allow adults diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness to live in the community in the least restrictive environment. The program offers 2 levels of residential and rehabilitative assistance to adults who can not live in the community independently. Certified residential services are available at two levels of supervision: The Supervised Residence Program-Program Level 1. This residential program provides 24 hour on-site staffing. The goal of the program is to improve functional abilities to enable movement toward independent living (either alone or with others) in a community based setting. The Apartment Treatment Program- Program Level 2. This residential program provides a greater level of independence with consumers receiving two to seven face to face visits from staff weekly according to the individual need, with staff also available as needed on an emergency on call basis. Each service area is intended to assist the client gain the skills necessary to live independently in the community of their choice. The client works with the staff to develop an Individualized Action Plan containing goals and objectives based on need. Crisis Bed- Program is available for members of the community in need of short term (7-14 days) crisis support in order to avert an unnecessary psychiatric hospitalization, prevent a lengthy hospitalization and/or provide step down support following hospitalization prior to return to independent living status, or while awaiting alternative community placement. The MHTL Crisis Bed is located at the Supervised Residence and is available to community members that meet specified criteria.
Helpful Definitions For Oswego County Opportunities Inc Fulton:
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.Drug And Alcohol Rehab programs are intended to treat alcohol and/or drug dependency. The cost of participating in one of these programs and the method of treatment range significantly. The database operated on this website only includes residential rehab programs (not outpatient programs). We also provide Access to Recovery (ATR) Grant programs for substance abuse treatment.
How To Volunteer at Oswego County Opportunities Inc Fulton:
Be a volunteer. Call Oswego County Opportunities Inc Fulton at (315) 598-4717 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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