Children In Need of Hugs

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Fairfield, CA 94533

707-428-3912 cinoh@comcast.net Go To Website
Class of Housing/Services: Shelter and Transitional housing for youth.

General Information:
Shelter and Transitional housing for youth. Our mission is to provide a safe, stable and nurturing living environment for runaway and homeless youth in Solano County. We have transitional housing for pregnant and/or parenting teenage mothers. We provide supportive services to young mothers ages 20 and under. We provide up to 18 months of shelter, life skills and counseling. We have an Emergency shelter for youth ages 13-17 which provides up to 21 days of shelter, individual counseling, family counseling and support services to assist youth in reuniting with their families or with alternative housing.

Website: http://www.cinoh.org/

Helpful Definitions For Children In Need of Hugs:
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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