Amani House Trenton

518 Martin Luther King Blvd
Trenton, NJ 08618

609-393-3168 Go To Website
Class of Housing: Transitional Housing

General Information:
Amani House is a 25 bed transitional housing facility for single homeless men (operated by Volunteers of America/Delaware Valley). The goals are to enable the clients to become self-sufficient and to find and keep permanent employment and housing. Amani House provides these otherwise homeless men with a stable living environment for up to one year. Amani House provides shelter, counseling, basic life skills, communication skills programming, case management and emotional support. Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact Amani 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 Amani House Trenton:

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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