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Opening Doors For Women In Need Fort Worth

3507 Horne Street
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Class of Housing: Transitional Housing

General Information:

Opening Doors for Women in Need provides services and resources which empower women to become independent both emotionally and financially for themselves and their children. This is a faith-based program which includes a voluntary 12-month stay in transitional housing. Most of the women in the program have been incarcerated and are in recovery from drug addiction and/or domestic abuse as well as homelessness. Other services provided are: Friday morning food pantry, clothing for men, women and children, educational classes GED preparation and computer training, Bible study and support group meetings, community garden and more.

Eligibility:  Transitional housing for women only-no children allowed. Other services available to the general public as appropriate.

Fees:   $300/mo for transitional housing, no fees for other services.

Intake Procedure:   Must complete application and interview for transitional housing, call first for availability of food, clothing and other services. Hours:  Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm

Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact Opening Doors For Women in Need 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.opendoors4women.org/

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Helpful Definitions For Opening Doors For Women In Need Fort Worth:

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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