Kootasca Community Action Partnership

1213 Southeast 2 nd Avenue
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

218-327-8653 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: Transitional housing, emergency shelter, short term rental assistance.

General Information:
Provides Transitional housing, emergency shelter, short term rental assistance. Emergency Shelter: Shelter for up to 90 days, pending on compliance with project Rent fee is based on 30% of income Must comply with housing rules, responsible for upkeep/care of housing Must be willing to work or volunteer Transitional housing: Families can stay in housing for up to two years Intensive case management and support services Must actively seek permanent housing Follow up provided after moving into permanent housing at six and twelve months Short Term Rent Assistance: Participants will receive case management One on one tenant training and/or financial training Staff provides advocacy, housing search assistance and connection to other resources as needed Follow up provided after program at six and twelve months Goals are to stabilize housing, promote selfsufficiency, and prevent homelessness Call to see if you are eligible for services.

Website: http://www.kootasca.org/

Helpful Definitions For Kootasca Community Action Partnership:
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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