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Friends Of The Homeless Inc Columbus Shelter and Supportive Housing

924 East Main Street
Columbus, OH 43205

Class of Housing: Shelter For Men, Shelter For Women, Permanent Supportive Housing

General Information:

Friends of the Homeless provides residential support to homeless men and women through shelters, transitional housing, and permanent supportive housing. Since 1983, Friends of the Homeless has provided residents with the opportunity to reestablish themselves as members of the Columbus community.

Programs provided:

Men's Emergency Shelter & Rebecca's Place Shelter for Women
These essential programs provide shelter to 130 men and 47 women, 24-hours-a-day, 365 days a year. The Men’s Emergency Shelter and Rebecca’s Place provide basic life-sustaining services while residents work to rebuild their lives.

New Horizons Transitional Housing
New Horizons Transitional Housing offers housing to chronically homeless and seriously mentally ill individuals who have moved beyond the need for immediate emergency shelter. This program also offers supportive case management and stability while residents learn basic living skills and secure a more permanent housing solution.

Scattered Site Permanent Supportive Housing
The Scattered Sites Permanent Supportive Housing program provides permanent housing opportunities paired with supportive case management to individuals with histories of long-term homelessness.


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Helpful Definitions For Friends Of The Homeless Inc Columbus Shelter and Supportive Housing:

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.Supportive Housing Programs that provide an alternative living arrangement for individuals who, because of age, disability, substance abuse, mental illness, chronic homelessness or other circumstances, are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support to help them in the activities of daily living; or who need access to case management, housing support, vocational, employment and other services to transition to independent living.

How To Volunteer at Friends Of The Homeless Inc Columbus Shelter and Supportive Housing:

Be a volunteer. Call Friends Of The Homeless Inc Columbus Shelter and Supportive Housing at (614)253-2770 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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