Mitchell's House Seattle

3019 E Union
Seattle, WA 98122

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Class of Housing/Services: Transitional Housing, Non Profit Organization

General Information:
This is a Non Profit Organization that provides Transitional Housing. Review the details below: THE PROBLEMThe issue of juvenile detention reentry has taken on a new urgency in the United States in recent years. Tens of thousands of youth offenders in crisis have returned to their cities and neighborhoods in search of transitional housing and support seeking a fresh start. Indeed, for too long these youthful offenders were largely ignored and neglected by Federal, State, and Local governments. MISSIONMitchell's House will tackle this difficult and timely issue by creating a positive and friendly environment to assist previously incarcerated at risk youth to make a successful reentry into society. It is our mission to support this transition by providing these juvenile offenders with meaningful employment, training services, continuing education, personal counseling, and a supportive environment. PHILOSOPHYWe all have a stake in seeing that these juvenile offenders returning to society make a successful return to their families, neighborhoods, and cities. We are prepared to tackle this difficult and timely issue by offering the above listed priorities of employment and training, etc., while simultaneously balancing the safety of the community with the needs of these juveniles. To this end, we must especially keep in mind the critical importance of continuing education for these youthful offenders and remember that without adequate help more than 50% of the juvenile offenders in this country will be re-incarcerated. If nothing is done, we will all ultimately bear the cost of their crimes, both in financial and human terms. ***Dream Power International's Mission(Mitchell's House is fiscally sponsoring this organization until they can get their 501 c3 tax status.)Founded by William and Roxann Spiritdancer, Dream Power International is, a Seattle based non-profit who's mission is to help people with their gifts and life purpose aka, their "true dream" in life. Their goal is to help people discover what they love to do (their gifts) and apply it to a problem in the world they care about (their purpose). They believe one's gifts are to be shared as unconditionally as possible. They follow "The Economics of Love" and give all of their products and services away as freely as possible. Website: Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact Mitchell's House 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 Mitchell's House Seattle:
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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