Aids Alabama Birmingham

3521 7th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35222

(205) 324-9822 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: Transitional Housing

General Information:
AIDS Alabama's transitional housing programs provide temporary housing and supportive services to HIV-positive persons and families who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless.  The immediate goals are to provide stability to help people get back on their feet and to increase skills that will promote success in permanent housing placement.  These programs serve as a catalyst to help families rise above homelessness, find stability, and move toward independence. Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact AIDS ALABAMA 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 Aids Alabama Birmingham:
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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