Class of Housing/Services: Housing for the Homeless
Program providing safe shelter and daily nutritional meals to 20 homeless persons in the City of Fall River daily. Case Management services provide at the Inn connect guests to housing, employment, entitlements, behavioral health, and an array of other services. These services, provided in a safe, comfortable enviornment, help homeless persons become housed in stable, permanent housing. Guests become engaged in all supportive services needed and as a result, successfully transition into the community and experience housing stability and an improved quality of life.
Admission Criteria 18 years of age or older Homeless in the City of Fall River Willing to submit to search upon entry Must meet HUD’s income guidelines Willing to authorize a CORI check, CORI report must be without warrants Medically and psychologically stabilized
Services Food and nutritional assistance Safe and secure sleeping enviornment Comprehensive case management Housing placement assistance Psycho-educational groups Assistance with applications to income resources Crisis intervention 12 step meetings, and other AA/NA recovery related activities Residential substance abuse treatment access Outpatient substance abuse treatment access Coordination of emergency and long term psychiatric care Referrals to community-based collateral services, educational opportunities, medical care, domestic violence and other forms of supportive services Discharge and aftercare planning
How To Volunteer at First Step Inn:
Be a volunteer. Call First Step Inn at 508-679-8001 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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