Barrett Transitional Home Norfolk

2129 Vincent Ave
Norfolk, VA 23504

(757) 624-6991 Visit Website Go to Facebook
Class of Housing/Services: Transitional Housing

General Information:
Long term transitional housing program for single and single pregnant women. Barrett Transitional Home is a nonprofit 501 3 corporation which provides transitional housing and services to single and single pregnant women who find themselves in a homeless situation for a variety of reasons. Barrett Transitional Home's goal is to break the cycle of homelessness and reestablish self-esteem, self-empowerment, and self-sufficiency in women who will become productive contributors to society. Our Beginning- Barrett first opened its doors in September 2000, after many hours of program and grant development by members of the Basilica of St. Mary. Father Barrett (from the Basilica) had a calling to go beyond St. Mary's soup kitchen and do more for the Norfolk homeless. Barrett Transitional Home bares his name. Barrett has undergone many changes as it has matured to what it is today. There are currently 4 full time staff members and many volunteers to maintain the home and provide services for the women. Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact Barrett Transitional Home 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 Barrett Transitional Home Norfolk:
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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