YMCA Families in Transition - Alpha Community Services

387 Clinton Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06605

203-366-2809 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: Transitional housing

General Information:
Transitional housing program from Alpha Community Services.This is a low cost transitional housing program. Residents may stay for up to two years before returning to their own apartment. We currently have 6 units of transitional housing. Jean Wallace Transitional Housing is for families. Contact for the other transitional housing locations and assistance provided.    

Website: http://www.cccymca.org/locations/alpha/

Helpful Definitions For YMCA Families in Transition - Alpha Community Services:
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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