Women And Children First - Battered Womens Shelter Little Rock

Po Box 1954
Little Rock, AR 72203

(501) 376-3219 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: Transitional Housing

General Information:
WOMEN AND CHILDREN FIRST Provides shelter and a 24-hour crisis hot line for survivors of family violence. Residents are evaluated after 7 days and may stay in the shelter up to 45 days. They also help women and their children find long-term housing. Eligibility requirements include : residency  of Arkansas. women ages 18 and older and their children (males cannot be older than 16). Please contact them for more information on eligibility and intake procedures. Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact WOMEN AND CHILDREN FIRST - BATTERED WOMENS SHELTER 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.wcfarkansas.org/

Helpful Definitions For Women And Children First - Battered Womens Shelter Little Rock:
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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