Alle-kiski Area Hope Center Tarentum
Po Box 67
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Tarentum, PA 15084
Class of Housing/Services: Domestic Violence Shelter serving northeastern Allegheny, northwestern Westmoreland, and the southern portions of Butler and Armstrong counties
24-Hour Hotline: (888) 299-4673
Domestic Violence Shelter serving northeastern Allegheny, northwestern Westmoreland, and the southern portions of Butler and Armstrong counties
Emergency 30-Day Shelter
Our confidential and secure shelter provides a 30-day safe place to female victims (and their children) of DV experiencing homelessness or to those experiencing homelessness. Advocates are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist the guests in support, education & options as well as provide information & referral to community resources. Weekly education-based life skills & goal planning groups are available to assist the guests in their empowerment.
Our Transitional Housing Program provides one-year supportive housing to female victims (& their children) of DV experiencing homelessness or to those experiencing homelessness. Weekly education-based life skills & goal planning groups are provided to aid in the process of becoming self-sufficient & obtaining permanent housing by the end of their year stay. Program participants must continue their education or become employed by month two in the program. Participants must also be able to pay a 30% (of their income) monthly program fee.
Helpful Definitions For Alle-kiski Area Hope Center Tarentum:
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.
Day Shelters supplement homeless and low-income people when the shelter their staying in only offers shelter on an overnight basis. Case management is often provided and sometimes there are laundry and shower facilities. Meals and basic hygiene may also be offered. Almost all day shelters provide their services free of charge. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows clients to stay during the day is also classified under this category.
How To Volunteer at Alle-kiski Area Hope Center Tarentum:
Be a volunteer. Call Alle-kiski Area Hope Center Tarentum at (724)224-1100 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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