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73 Lenox Avenue
New York, NY 10026
(212)663-1975




Class of Housing: Transitional Housing, Non Profit Organization

General Information:

This is a Non Profit Organization that provides Transitional Housing. Review the details below:
CREATE is a community-based nonprofit organization which was initiated in 1970. It strives to coordinate a full array of services to combat the effects of poverty and hopelessness in the Harlem community. The Franciscans supplied the seed funds, but CREATE has striven to improve the condition of the community by using federal, state, city and private funds to combat the underlying causes of poverty by offering services to people of a variety of ages and conditions.

Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact Create with the contact information we provided to get full details. Oftentimes you can apply for sliding scale fee payment or other options if you are low income. You will need to speak with them to see if you qualify.

Website: http://www.createinc.org

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Helpful Definitions For Create New York:

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.



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