Delacerda House Rock Island Rock Island

2827 Seventh Avenue, Room 11
Rock Island, IL 61201

(309) 786-0552
Class of Housing/Services: Transitional Housing

General Information:
Eligibility: Open to persons living in the Quad City area who have the HIV/AIDS infection. Documents Needed: Picture ID and Social Security card. Fees: Sliding fee scale based on income for residents of group home. Rent is $417 per month, all utilities included, for people living at permanent supportive program (Steven's Place). Intake Procedure: Must complete application and provide proof of HIV status. Languages Spoken: English, German, Spanish, French Service Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri 1 pm-4 pm, or by appointment Description: DELACERDA HOUSE (DLCH) offers transitional and permanent supportive housing for people living with HIV/AIDS. Residents at the transitional group home receive funds available to assist them with personal items, the cost of community activities, and moving expenses. DLCH provides advocacy services, intensive case management, and referral services for the clients living at the group home. In addition, DLCH also offers a permanent supportive housing program (eight one-bedroom apartments for single people, couples, or single parents with a child). DLCH serves people living with HIV/AIDS in Scott (Iowa), Rock Island (Illinois), and outlying area counties who are unable to secure safe and affordable housing for themselves. DelaCerda also provides a Family Residence with two, three-bedroom apartments for two families in which at least one member is living with HIV/AIDS. Area Served: IOWA: Cedar County, Clinton County, Muscatine County, Scott County ILLINOIS: Henry County, Rock Island County, Whiteside County Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact DeLaCerda House Rock Island 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 Delacerda House Rock Island Rock Island:
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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