Ascension Place (of Haven Housing)
1803 Bryant Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Class of Housing/Services: women, transitional housing
General Information: Ascension Place provides transitional housing and comprehensive, individualized support to more than 70 women each year. Our house, a former convent building with 32 private bedrooms, offers a safe and structured environment in which women can stabilize, heal and work to overcome their barriers – chemical dependency, mental health issues, histories of abuse, homelessness, incarceration, etc. – and progress toward a future filled with opportunity. Each woman meets regularly with her case manager to develop and work on an individualized goal plan.
Twice-weekly mental health and chemical health support groups address topics such as self-esteem, nutrition, relapse triggers, the negative effects of shame, self-care, and healthy stress relief. Our staff nurse monitors medications, helps facilitate resident care with their primary doctor, and hosts health and wellness workshops. In-house and off-site wellness activities are offered to promote stress relief, build community and encourage sober fun.
Helpful Definitions For Ascension Place (of Haven Housing):
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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