Covenant House Florida Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale

733 Breakers Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

(954) 561-5559 Go To Website
Class of Housing: Transitional Housing

General Information:
Rights of Passage Transitional Housing and Shelter  Up to 24 months of Independent Transitional Housing where youth improve life skills, employment opportunities, and increase self-responsibility for determining their future. The 2- phased programs start w/communal living (3-6 months) with 24 hour staff. When youth exhibit sufficient skills, they move to scattered site apartments where they "transition" in place.  Eligibility: Must be Under 21 years. No fees charged.  Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact Covenant House Florida Fort Lauderdale 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.covenanthousefl.org/

Helpful Definitions For Covenant House Florida Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale:

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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