Sbm Housing Gateway House Wilmington

121 North Poplar Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

(302) 571-8885
Class of Housing/Services: Transitional Housing

General Information:
Provides permanent Housing for Homeless Men. Gateway House provides long-term, permanent housing for single men who are willing/ready to address the issues that caused or contributed to their being homeless. Single bedrooms are rented on an SRO plan. Each room is part of a two or three person apartment, residents share kitchen, living/dining, and bathroom areas. McKinney Act Section 8 funds are used to assist with the rent payment - applicants must have some form of income (employment, SSA/SSI, VA, General Assistance, etc.), their homelessness must be attested to by a social service agency, and proper identification is required. Each individual will pursue a Personal Development Plan utilizing community-based services and resources in order to overcome the issues that caused him to be homeless. A Service Coordinator will assist and encourage each resident. Residents are expected to stay drug and alcohol free both on and off the premises while a resident; community living involves respect for others; all residents are asked to abide by an 11 p.m. curfew (exceptions readily given for employment, family, church, and personal business). Office Hours: Monday - Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm office; Residence 24 Hours/7 days a week Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact SBM Housing Gateway House 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 Sbm Housing Gateway House Wilmington:
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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