Wells - Robertson House Gaithersburg

1 Wells Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

(301) 258-6390 Go To Website
Class of Housing: Transitional Housing

General Information:
Wells - Robertson House offers transitional housing for homeless men and women who have received alcohol/drug treatment or  other professional counseling and want to break the cycle of homelessness. Residents are required to have full time employment or be enrolled in school or job training., to pay rent, work towards paying off debts and opening a savings account in their own name. They must also help maintain the House by doing chores and must attend 12 step meetings daily. Please contact them for more information. Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact Wells - Robertson 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.

Website: http://www.gaithersburgmd.gov/

Helpful Definitions For Wells - Robertson House Gaithersburg:

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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