St. Gabriel Apartments Women's Shelter

13 Williams Street
Pittston, PA 18640

(570) 602-9796 Go To Website
Class of Housing/Services: Shelter for women.

General Information:
Gabriel House offers transitional housing to women and young children who have been homeless. In addition, case management and individual counseling and career information is offered. There is also assistance in procuring permanent housing. Sixteen apartments are available; 3 two bedroom, 2 efficiencies, and 11 one bedroom. Each apartment is self sufficient and furnished. There is a community room with a computer, television and VCR, where group meetings also take place. There is a laundry room. Residents are referred from agencies that confirm the resident is homeless. Residents are interviewed before being accepted and there is zero tolerance for drugs and alcohol. Each resident is responsible to pay rent that is 1/3 of their income or $100 a month (whichever is more). They are also responsible for their own food although there is food donated which is available to all. A Case manager is available during business hours and is on call for emergencies. The building is protected by an alarm system and voice activated entry system.


Helpful Definitions For St. Gabriel Apartments Women's Shelter:
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.

How To Volunteer at St. Gabriel Apartments Women's Shelter:
Be a volunteer. Call St. Gabriel Apartments Women's Shelter at (570) 602-9796 for current volunteer work opportunities.

As A General Note About Listings: does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.

In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.

Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.

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