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Catholic Charities New Albany Transitional Housing New Albany

702 E Market St
New Albany, IN 47150
(812) 949-7305




Class of Housing: Transitional Housing, women's children shelter, supportive housing, etc etc

General Information:

Affordable Supportive Housing Program

The Affordable Supportive Housing Program is one of three types of housing that St. Elizabeth offers on our campus in New Albany. Since 1989, our Maternity Home has been providing shelter and support to pregnant women.  Then, in 1996 we added a Transition Home, now known as the Family Stability Program to allow mothers a safe place to live while they raise their child, receive counseling, case management and the opportunity to further their education or decide upon a vocation. 

 

The needs of our community made it necessary to expand our programs in order to serve the many vulnerable families waiting for housing. Through the Affordable Supportive Housing (ASH) Program families facing homelessness can live independently in affordable housing. This program offers rent on a sliding scale fee as well as access to case managers, mental health therapists, distribution, and all other resources St. Elizabeth’s has to offer.

 

If you are interested in learning more about the Affordable Supportive House Program and or touring our campus, please contact us at 812.949.7305.

 

CASA Program

Every year, over 700,000 children in the U.S. experience abuse and neglect. Court Appointed Special Advocates in Floyd and Washington Counties are the spokespersons in court for these children. Volunteers undergo 30 intensive hours of training, are sworn in by a judge and make a year-long commitment to build a relationship with a child to help them find stability and hope for the future.

 

For more information about the role of a CASA, view this video.

 

Volunteer Requirements

Must be 21 years old

Time to devote to pre-service and in-service training

Time to devote to the investigation and follow up of assigned cases

Ability to maintain confidentiality, objectivity, maturity and good judgment

Great communication skills

 

Family Stability Program

The Family Stability Program serves as a residence for homeless, pregnant or parenting women age 18 and older. Women can live for up to 120 days in one of the mini apartments while working toward educational and vocational goals, getting connected to community resources, receiving mental health counseling and learning life skills to become independent and self-sufficient All residents receive onsite group, family and individual mental health counseling, coordination of community resources, referrals for career services and job placement, parenting classes, assistance with finding permanent housing and 24 hour support from caring house parents and staff. Residents in this program pay graduated rent.

 

Requirements

For pregnant or parenting women over the age of 18

Children must be 5 years of age or younger upon move in

Residents must be working, going to school or a combination of the two

 

Supported Living Program

The Supported Living Program (SLP) of St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities offers help for adults and children with developmental delays in the Indiana counties of Floyd and Clark. A Direct Support Professional is assigned to each individual to serve as a mentor, teacher and cheerleader to aid in developing and achieving goals, fostering individual interests and assisting with day-to-day responsibilities. We also provide transportation to all necessary appointments and help them get to events in the community such as classes at the YMCA and baseball games.

 

Requirements

Must be a resident of Floyd or Clark Counties in Indiana

Must rent or own residence, or live with a family member

Must have current Medicaid Waiver

 

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Women & Children's Emergency Shelter

This is a temporary housing solution for pregnant women and single mothers with 1-2 children under the age of 5.


Website: http://www.stecharities.org/

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Helpful Definitions For Catholic Charities New Albany Transitional Housing New Albany:

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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