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Brigid's Hope Houston Houston

1117 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX 77002
(713)590-3318




Class of Housing: Transitional Housing

General Information:

Brigid's Hope Houston provides a transitional living program with a support system.Eligibility:  Women, Incarcerated and released or on parole or from a halfway house, No severe emotional, physical, or mental disabilities, Must have been in recovery for a significant period of time

Fees:   Free for first 3 months of employment, then sliding scale

Intake Procedure:   Letter requesting admission

Documents Required:   Application Hours:  Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm

Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact Brigid's Hope Houston 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.

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Helpful Definitions For Brigid's Hope Houston Houston:

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.Halfway Housing helps transition individuals and families from shelters or homelessness to permanent housing. Length of stay is usually anywhere from 6 months to 2 years.  Residents are often required to pay at least 30% of their income toward program fees.  Sometimes the money they pay in fees is returned to them when they leave. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows their clients to stay more then 6 months is also classified under this category.
Oftentimes halfway houses also assist in the treatment of substance abuse and/or alcohol and drug detox. Speak with the halfway house to see if this applies.





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