Downtown Safe Haven, Episcopal Community Services San Diego

1425 C St
San Diego, CA 92101

619-238-8201 Go To Website
Class of Housing/Services: Transitional Housing

General Information:
Provides a supervised, transitional residential living program for homeless, mentally ill men and/or women. Intensive case management services are provided by ECS to facilitate transition to permanent housing. Referral required from Friend to Friend program for Downtown Safe Haven. Interview and assessment is required. Referral required from Friend to Friend program for Downtown Safe Haven. Interview and assessment is required. Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact Downtown Safe Haven, Episcopal Community Services 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.ecscalifornia.org/

Helpful Definitions For Downtown Safe Haven, Episcopal Community Services San Diego:
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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