Salvation Army Transitional Housing Louisville

216 W. Chestnut Street
Louisville, KY 40202

(502) 583-5391 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: transitional housing location for families

General Information:
The Center of Hope provides homeless people and poverty-stricken families with a safe, secure alternative to living in the streets or parks, and to help these men and women develop and implement realistic goal plans that lead toward employment, housing, and self-sufficiency.  Their homeless shelter programs include the Center of Hope emergency, family transitional, and veterans’ per diem transitional housing. They provide a healthy, substance-free environment that promotes healing and growth. The Emergency Assistance Program exists to aid those in the community threatened by homeless by providing necessary resources that lead to stability. Their successes are made possible by a committed staff, a strong community, charitable donors and volunteers, as well as good-hearted people that want to make a difference.


Helpful Definitions For Salvation Army Transitional Housing Louisville:
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.Emergency Homeless Shelters both provide short term relief for the homeless and low income persons. Usually there is a maximum stay of 3 months or less. Many of these shelters ask their clients to leave during the day. Meals and other supportive services are often offered. 3 times out of 5 these shelters offer their services free of charge.

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