Community Concerns, Inc - Odyssey Iii Atlanta

276 Decatur St., Se
Atlanta, GA 30312

(404) 659-3390 Go To Website
Class of Housing/Services: Transitional Housing

General Information:
The mission of this organization is to provide a comprehensive, holistic approach to serving the needs of homeless people in metro Atlanta. This organization provides meals, clothing, and shelter referrals to the homeless individuals. The maximum length of stay in transitional program is two years. Service hours:Soup kitchen: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm MON - FRI; 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm SAT; 8:00 am to 9:00 am SUN All other services: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm MON - FRI Intake hours:new clients: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm MON - FRI Eligibility:transitional housing: single women, and women with children 17 years of age and under; soup kitchen: referral is required during weekdays but not on weekends Intake procedure:walk-in Documents:Social security card, picture ID/driver license, verification form of homeless/needy status Referral required:from any social organization Fees:varies by program; housing: straight fee Area served:Butts, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Paulding, Rockdale Services: Soup Kitchens Transitional Case/Care Management Transitional Housing/Shelter for Single Parent Families Headed by Mothers Transitional Housing/Shelter for Women Workshops/Symposiums for Substance Abuse Issues Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact Community Concerns, Inc - Odyssey III 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 Community Concerns, Inc - Odyssey Iii Atlanta:
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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