Good Samaritan Ministries Transitional Housing Holland Mi

513 East Eighth Street, Suite 25
Holland, MI 49423

(616) 392-7159 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: Transitional housing.

General Information:
Offers a structured 18 month program of support services, including; life skills classes, case management and financial counseling, combined with affordable rental housing to assist homeless families to aquire the skills and resources to secure permanent housing. Eligibility: Clients must be committed to addressing personal barriers and be homeless. People are homeless who are: - sleeping in places not meant for human habitation, such as cars, parks, sidewalks, and abandoned buildings - Sleeping in emergency shelters - Living in transitional or supportive housing for homeless persons but who originally came from streets or emergency shelters (This includes persons who ordinarily sleep in one of the above places but are spending a short time, 30 consecutive days or less in a hospital or other institution). - Being evicted within the week from private dwelling units and no subsequent residences have been identified and they lack the resources and support networks needed to obtain access to housing - Being discharged within the week from institutions in which they have been residents for more than 30 consecutive days, no subsequent residences have been identified, and they lack the resources and support networks needed to obtain access to housing Application process:Call for information Documents required:Proof of homelessness Fees: Homes provided below market rental costs Services: Transitional Housing/Shelter Site hours:Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm (Closed for lunch 12 Noon-1pm)


Helpful Definitions For Good Samaritan Ministries Transitional Housing Holland Mi:
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.Supportive Housing Programs that provide an alternative living arrangement for individuals who, because of age, disability, substance abuse, mental illness, chronic homelessness or other circumstances, are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support to help them in the activities of daily living; or who need access to case management, housing support, vocational, employment and other services to transition to independent living.

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