Joppa House

801 State St.
Charlevoix, MI 49720

(231) 547-8040 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: Faith based transitional housing for women and children.

General Information:
Joppa house is a Christ-centered home with a voluntary program for women who are homeless due to a lack of support, resources, and/or life skills in a place where the Holy Spirit can work as we provide a safe, rehabilitative, and structured environment in which women may come to know and accept the love and forgiveness of Christ resulting in changed lives, whereby achieving a self-sufficiency through a dependency on Christ the Lord. Joppa House is a transitional home for women and children who find themselves homeless or facing homelessness. This transitional housing model is intended to empower, mentor and train women in learning the life skills necessary to permanently resolve the situation of finding themselves facing homelessness and sustain independent living. The home can house 15 women/children. Joppa House is a Christ-centered home with a voluntary program for women who are homeless due to a lack of support, resources, and/or life skills. Many women are in need of coaching in the basic skills of life – child care, personal boundaries, cooking, basic housekeeping, job skills, scheduling, submitting to authority, work ethics, budgeting and finances. The ladies and their children can stay in residency for 6 – 18 months. Our mission is to provide a safe, rehabilitative environment to empower, mentor and train women in the life skills they are lacking consequently providing a healthy environment in which to raise their children as they transition and sustain independent living. Joppa House Ministries is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization. We are funded and supported by private donors and resident contributions. Two-thirds of the annual budget is generated through private donations. All donations are tax deductible.


Helpful Definitions For Joppa House:
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.Drug And Alcohol Rehab programs are intended to treat alcohol and/or drug dependency.  The cost of participating in one of these programs and the method of treatment range significantly. The database operated on this website only includes residential rehab programs (not outpatient programs). We also provide Access to Recovery (ATR) Grant programs for substance abuse treatment. 

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