Class of Housing/Services: Emergency assistance, transitional housing
Daniel's Den EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE/EMERGENCY SHELTER No "walk-ins". Assistance is available 24/7 to anyone regardless of gender, residency or situation when referred by the local law enforcement agencies or hospitals. The needs of the client are reviewed for referral to the appropriate agency which can help them be restored to a productive life. Transportation assistance is available if we are unable to provide long-term services for them in Ellis County. Transportation assistance includes agency transport, long distance bus tickets, gasoline so they can get to other facilities and/or family and friends. Emergency shelter assistance includes a meal, bath, toiletries, clothing, and a warm bed. Due to limited overnight staff and volunteers, emergency shelter is available only if there are no other options at the time. Samaritan House TRANSITIONAL HOUSING Application approval is required. Please call for an appointment. Housing is subject to space availability. Transitional housing program provides housing for single women, women with children and legally married couples who are residents of Ellis County. Residents are provided with personalized case management services for an average of six months. Other services include job search assistance, clothing, transportation, childcare, general health exam and financial stability training. All residents are required to attend a local church of their choice.
Helpful Definitions For Daniel's Den:
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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