The New Paradigm Foundation

1177 S McCall Road
Englewood, FL 34223

941-475-7011 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: Transitional housing.

General Information:
We are non-profit organization that provides affordable housing to families that are at risk of becoming homeless in the near future. We provide mentors and counselors to help them transition into a life of self-sufficiency.   Transitional Housing Program The New Paradigm Foundation has been blessed with 9 properties (14 units) - all located in Charlotte County - for our Transitional Housing Program, which is designed to help families move from crisis to stability to self-sufficiency. The NPF has pioneered an innovative program to address the growing problem of homelessness among young families in that it combines intervention with prevention. During this time, families will learn to improve money management skills, improve job retention, improve credit scores, choose healthier living and relationship habits and set their own achievable goals to live independently without further public assistance, thereby helping to earn back their self worth they thought was lost to them: they can once again be a responsible parent/spouse, providing for their family, contributing to the community.     Eligibility Requirements: · All applicants must have a  secure income. · Household income must be less than 50% of the Area Median Income. · Must be families with at least one parent and at least one child under the age of 17 years. · All families will have a professional Case Manager as well as an assigned Mentor. · Be willing to listen and comply with suggestions, guidance and conditions of our Board of Directors, if applicable. · Be willing to develop skills needed to live independently without assistance from any program.    


Helpful Definitions For The New Paradigm Foundation:
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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