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Women's Development Center Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV 89121
(702) 796-7770

Class of Housing: Transitional Housing, senior apartments, affordable housing

General Information:

Assistance for women in need. Transitional Housing for Homeless, Single Parent (Female) Families

Transitional Housing Program
The Transitional Housing Program is structured to include a wide range of services designed to stabilize the family and help them move towards self-sufficiency.  Services include a furnished one or two-bedroom apartment, person-centered case management, safety planning, employment readiness, money management, housing counseling, life skills coaching, crisis intervention, children's services, transportation, childcare and fun family activities.
Housing Stability for Families Program
The Housing Stability for Families Program is designed to assist homeless disabled victims of domestic violence, disabled veterans and their families live independently, by providing affordable permanent housing, person-centered case management support and other needed services.
Affordable Rental Program
The Affordable Rental Program assists working poor families and individuals with a safe, secure and sanitary apartment that is affordable.  The program provides a safety net to residents in case of financial crisis, loss of income, etc.  The support service component helps to prevent future homelessness.  The largest segments of households accessing this program are single female heads of households that are at 60 percent of area median income (AMI) or below.
HOPWA Housing Program
The HOPWA Housing Program provides affordable permanent housing to families and individuals living with HIV/AIDS.  WDC provides a variety of supportive services and collaborates with other community agencies to help ensure that residents receive all necessary services.  WDC has also spearheaded a quarterly HOPWA Round Table meeting to improve service delivery to residents of the program.
Lindell Harbor Senior Apartments
The Lindell Harbor Senior Apartments provide income-eligible persons, 55 years of age and older, with a permanent, clean, safe and affordable apartment.  Applicants must be at or below 50 percent of AMI.  This cozy 19-unit community consists of 12 deluxe one-bedroom apartments, seven deluxe two-bedroom apartments, a recreation room and covered parking for all residents.  Also, included in the energy-efficient apartments are washer/dryer hookups, dishwasher, garbage disposal and private patio/balcony.  There is also an on-site laundry facility, barbeque and picnic area.
Homeownership Services Program
The Homeownership Services Program provides various types of educational and couseling services to low-income families and individuals.  Educational opportunities include Homebuyer Education, Financial Literacy and Rebuilding Your Credit.  WDC offers classroom and online Homebuyer educational courses.  One-on-one couseling includes housing, default and credit couseling services.

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Helpful Definitions For Women's Development Center Las Vegas:

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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