Salvation Army Red Shield Lodge Fort Lauderdale

1445 West Broward Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

(954) 524-6991 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: Transitional Housing

General Information:
Broward County Transitional Housing. Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm for intake. Shelter provided 24 hours, 7 days a week Fees charged: Families pay 30% of net income, individuals pay 15% of net income Intake procedure: Register with Homeless Helpline 954-563-HELP and a S. Army representative will schedule an interview. Photo ID required. Eligibility requirements: Homeless Individuals & families; income from employment or promise of employment; be clean & sober, able to self-manage meds Service Description Provides transitional lodging for up to 24 months for homeless individuals and families, with parents ages 21 years and over. Individuals and families transitioning from emergency shelter situations are eligible, as well as those who were recently living in a structured environment. Services include case management and life skills classes, including career development assistance. Medical, vision, hearing and dental clinics available to all residents. Must be employed and work at least 30 hours per week. Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact Salvation Army Red Shield Lodge 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 Salvation Army Red Shield Lodge Fort Lauderdale:
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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