Family Services Center Huntsville Huntsville

600 St. Clair Ave Bldg 3
Huntsville, AL 35801

(256) 551-1610 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: Transitional Housing

General Information:
LIFT seeks to assist homeless families with dependent children or those at imminent risk of becoming homeless due to an impending eviction. Provides intensive case management, life-skills training, and housing for a period of 18-24 months. Eligibility: Madison County resident; homeless or about to become homeless; at least one person employed with verifiable income; ability to pass a criminal background check; and the desire to become self-sufficient by programs end. Services: Transitional Housing and Shelter. Overview: Non-profit agency providing comprehensive, prevention-based family support programs and professional counseling to residents of North Alabama and South Central Tennessee. Site hours: Monday - Thurs 8AM-6PM. Fri 8AM-12PM. Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact Family Services Center Huntsville 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 Family Services Center Huntsville Huntsville:
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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