Bridge To Independence Inc. - BTI

20 Holland Ave
Braddock, PA 15104

412-271-5731 Go To Website Donate
Class of Housing/Services: Emergency Housing for Families, women , women with children, homeless women

General Information:
We serve homeless women with up to 3 children and homeless non-psychiatirc non-addicted women, large intact families, women who are in recovery. SERVICES: BTI provide transitional housing to residents from Allegheny County, primarily the Mon Valley. BTI provides case management and other supportive services BTI has a rental assistance program for women in recovery BTI offers  a program for large families that provides them the opportunity to live independently for a period of 24 months BTI provides referrals and assistance with permanent housing placement LOCATIONS: Debra House Phone: 412-271-5787 Fax: 412-271-8107


Helpful Definitions For Bridge To Independence Inc. - BTI:
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.

How To Volunteer at Bridge To Independence Inc. - BTI:
Be a volunteer. Call Bridge To Independence Inc. - BTI at 412-271-5731 for current volunteer work opportunities.

As A General Note About Listings: 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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