Opportunity House Supportive Housing

4740 Turney Rd
Garfield Heights, OH 44125

216-862-1577 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: Supportive Housing

General Information:
Opportunity House is the first program providing Permanent Supportive Housing for the male segment of this population in Cuyahoga County. It targets 18-24 year old homeless men who have aged out of foster care and have a diagnosed disability. Opportunity House has repurposed a former Catholic Diocese convent on the property of Saints Peter and Paul Parish in Garfield Heights, Ohio. Opportunity House has been designed following nationally recognized best practices. Using age-appropriate programming, Opportunity House effectively addresses the issues typically faced by homeless youth. Program services include: weekly on-site case management generally focusing on:         Educational Referral         Employment Services         Life Skills Training         Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Training         Mental Health Services         Health Services         Legal Services         Transportation     The creation/implementation of an Individual Service Plan that facilitates goal achievement     24-hour on-site support     Bi-weekly psycho-educational groups     Subsidized rent calculated at 30% of resident income (including utilities) Opportunity House offers:     14 Single Room Occupancies (SRO) with a bed, sink, closet and desk     2 on-site Resident Assistants     2 communal bathrooms     3 community spaces     Fully stocked kitchen     Fully equipped laundry facility

Website: http://www.hmhousing.org/2opportunity.htm

Helpful Definitions For Opportunity House Supportive Housing:
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.

How To Volunteer at Opportunity House Supportive Housing:
Be a volunteer. Call Opportunity House Supportive Housing at 216-862-1577 for current volunteer work opportunities.

As A General Note About ShelterListings.org Listings:
ShelterListings.org does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.

In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.

Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.

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