Sybil Smith Family Village Mobile

111 Mobile Street
Mobile, AL 36607

(251) 473-5526 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: Transitional Housing

General Information:
Transitional housing services to homeless women and their children.The Sybil H. Smith Family Village transitional housing program seeks to help homeless families establish and maintain self-sufficiency. The program combines transitional housing of up to 24 months with on-site support services as well as referrals to other community agencies and institutions. Major program goals are: To meet families’ immediate need for stable housing, so they are free to work on overcoming obstacles to self-sufficiency. Help mothers obtain job skills and educational skills so they can financially support their families. Help families overcome other critical obstacles such as lack of affordable childcare or other resources needed to work outside the home. Help women and children recover from and avoid the trauma which homelessness and lack of economic stability causes to their health, self-esteem and emotional development. Help families secure and retain permanent housing when they complete the Family Village program. Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact Sybil Smith Family Village 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 Sybil Smith Family Village Mobile:
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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