Salvation Army Center Of Hope Winston Salem Winston-salem
1255 North Trade Street
Winston-salem, NC 27101
Class of Housing/Services: Transitional Housing
The Salvation Army’s Social Service Ministry operates several unique programs in the local community such as being the only Emergency Shelter for homeless families and single women in Forsyth County. The fastest growing segment of the homeless population in America today are women with children. The Salvation Army Emergency Shelter is located inside The Salvation Army Social Services facility at 1255 North Trade Street. The shelter can house 20 single women and has 64 beds for families. Shelter clients are assigned a case manager with the goal of achieving permanent housing for the clients.Where appropriate, counseling includes referrals to other agencies to assist residents with vocational training, family-skills, domestic violence, physical or mental illness, unemployment and other underlying causes of homelessness.The Salvation Army also operates a Supportive Housing Program for clients who stay for longer than 30 days and meet eligibility for ongoing supportive services. This involves the client in intensive case management services for a 6-month follow-up period after the client leaves the shelter and is placed in housing in the community. We also have a ShelterPlus Care program that allows us to provide Permanent Supportive Housing to those clients with a diagnosed disability.The Salvation Army's Emergency Shelter serves single women, women or men with children, or families (parents must provide marriage license). Minimum age for singles is 18. The shelter serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, provides housing referrals and transportation. Full service case management is available to all residents. Eligibility is needs-based. Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact Salvation Army Center of Hope Winston Salem 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 Center Of Hope Winston Salem Winston-salem:
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.Supportive Housing Programs that provide an alternative living arrangement for individuals who, because of age, disability, substance abuse, mental illness, chronic homelessness or other circumstances, are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support to help them in the activities of daily living; or who need access to case management, housing support, vocational, employment and other services to transition to independent living.
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