Search For Change White Plains

95 Church St
White Plains, NY 10601

(914)428-5600 Go To Website
Class of Housing: Transitional Housing, Non Profit Organization

General Information:
This is a Non Profit Organization that provides Transitional Housing. Review the details below: Search for Change was founded in 1975 to meet the needs of adults with serious mental illness who were being released from state institutions. The mission of Search for Change is to improve the quality of life and increase the self-sufficiency of individuals with emotional, social and economic barriers. Search for Change is committed to assisting people with mental illness in their quest for dignity and independence. Clients direct every aspect of their rehabilitation including planning for change, choosing goals, acquiring skills, and accomplishing objectives. Consideration is given to each individual's strengths, talents, opinions, values, dreams and ability to make choices. We recognize and use these qualities to assist individuals in overcoming and managing the symptoms of mental illnesses. Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact Search For Change 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.


Helpful Definitions For Search For Change White Plains:

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. 

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