Crisis Intervention Services Oskaloosa

500 High Ave W
Oskaloosa, IA 52577

(641) 673-0336 Go to Facebook
Class of Housing/Services: Transitional Housing, Non Profit Organization

General Information:
We offer support, empowerment and referral information from crisis counselors 24 hours a day, toll free. Sexual Assault crisis line: 1-800-270-1620. Emergency Shelter/Housing hotline 1-844-673-5499. **Information and Referrals Information to increase the survivor's knowledge of community resources and programs available throughout Appanoose, Davis, Jasper, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lucas, Mahaska, Marion, Monroe, Poweshiek, Wapello and Wayne Counties. **Counseling and Support Groups Short-term counseling, advocacy and support groups for adult female survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. **Shelter Local, temporary shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. **Transitional Housing Long-term housing assistance and support services for abuse survivors with multiple barriers to economic self sufficiency. **Economic Advocacy Assistance with money management, job seeking, and housing related issues. **Court Advocacy Support of clients through legal and court proceedings. **Medical Advocacy Assistance in obtaining necessary medical services. Accompaniment during medical procedures of sexual assault examinations. **Community Education and Training Educational programs for schools; community groups; law enforcement; and medical, religious and professional associations.

Helpful Definitions For Crisis Intervention Services Oskaloosa:
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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