Compassion Ministries Of Waco

1421 Austin Ave.
Waco, TX 76701

254-755-7640 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: Transitional Housing single women and families.

General Information:
Provides transitional housing from 90 to 180 days for homeless women and children, no single women. Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact Compassion Ministries Of Waco 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.   The goal of Compassion Ministries is to provide a homelike atmosphere to women and children who are homeless or unable to maintain their current residence. The program provides a more secure and stable home environment that allows those in personal and financial crises to re-establish themselves. While living in our transitional housing facility, we provide services that include family counseling, job training/search, drug/alcohol abuse treatment, daycare, children's programs, transportation, literacy training, health care, social and domestic skills, using in-house staff and in conjunction local agencies currently providing support services.


Helpful Definitions For Compassion Ministries Of Waco:
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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