Ywca Of Salt Lake City Salt Lake City

322 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Class of Housing: Transitional Housing

General Information:
Information Eligibility: None for most programs. Application for transitional housing programs. Housing for women and children only. Fees: None or sliding scale, $35 for membership, $15 for students or senior citizens. Languages Spoken: English,Spanish Service Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Mon. - Fri. (24 hour switchboard and counselors) Description: 1. Domestic Violence Shelter and Supportive Services - 24 hour crisis line, 50-bed shelter, supportive services, and advocacy for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. 2. Residential Self-Sufficiency - 12 unit transitional housing program with supportive services for single homeless women. 3. Kathleen Robison Huntsman Apartments - 36 unit (fully furnished) transitional housing program with supportive services, for low-income women and children who are victims of domestic violence. 4. Teen Home - 12-bed, residential program for pregnant and parenting teens and their babies. 5. Children's Services - advocacy and intervention services for children who are victims of domestic violence residing at the YWCA. 6. Lolie Eccles Child Care Center - nationally accredited, licensed quality, enriching and developmentally appropriate, full-time child care for children ages six weeks through Kindergarten. 7. Prevention Education Services - community outreach and education services surrounding the issues of domestic violence, economic empowerment, poverty, teen pregnancy, and healthy life skills. a. Battered Women/Domestic Violence Support Group b. Choices for Women (A twelve-week support program which encourages women to examine their relationships, and learn healthy communication techniques.) c. Choices for Teen Parents 8. Salt Lake Area Family Justice Center (see separate listing) - on-site walk-in services currently include advocacy, legal assistance, shelter and supportive services, employment, job training opportunities, law enforcement, and prosecution - wrapping services around victims of family violence to strengthen their safety and increase offender accountability. The five co-located partners are YWCA of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City Prosecutors Office, Salt Lake City Police Department, Utah Department of Workforce Services, and Legal Aid Society. Hours are Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Area Served: Salt Lake County Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact YWCA Of Salt Lake City 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 Ywca Of Salt Lake City Salt Lake City:

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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