Colette's Children's Home

7372 Prince Drive, Suite 106
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

(714) 596-1380 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: Transitional housing for women with children, permanent housing, meals, etc.

General Information:
Our mission at Colette’s Children’s Home is to provide homeless single women and homeless mothers with children a safe home and nurturing environment where they obtain compassionate support and services needed to achieve self-sufficiency.   Programs Emergency Shelter Program provides emergency services for up to 30 days. Transitional Housing Program provides shelter and supportive services for an average 5 months. Permanent Housing Program provides permanent, affordable housing to graduates and members of the community. We are one of the few homes that serve homeless women who suffer from a variety of issues such as economic hardship, domestic violence, mental health issues, and substance abuse. Our goal for each client is self-sufficiency and independence, breaking the vicious cycle of homelessness.


Helpful Definitions For Colette's Children's Home:
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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