Class of Housing: Our purpose is to provide our residents with a long term clean and sober home with quality meals and a self-help work program that provides each person with the opportunity of turning their lives around.
PROVIDES A TRANSITIONAL HOUSING PROGRAM FOR 20 HOMLESS MEN AT OUR LOCATION IN NORTH SEATTLE OPERATES A SELF-HELP WORK PROGRAM REQUIRED OF ALL RESIDENTS,WHO PERFORM TASKS SUCH AS COOKING,OFFICE WORK,MAINTENANCE,AND SOLICITING DOOR TO DOOR DONATIONS TO SUPPORT PROGRAM OPERATION.WORK IS PAID,SO THAT RESIDENTS HAVE SAVINGS UPON LEAVING THE TRANSITIONAL HOUSING PROGRAM.PROVIDES TWO MEALS DAILY AND REFERS CLIENTS TO ADDITIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES.MAINTAINS RELATIONSHIPS WITH WITH AREA EMPLOYERS AND IS OFTEN ABLE TO CONNECT CLIENTS WITH PERMANENT EMPLOYMENT.AVERAGE LENTH OF STAY IS 90 DAYS,BUT CAN BE LONGER BASED ON INDIVIDUAL NEEDS.NO DRUGS OR ALCOHOL ARE PERMITTED.AGENCY IS RELIGIOUSLY AFFILIATED BUT DOES NOT PROSELYTIZE;TRANSITIONAL HOUSING PROGRAM DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY RELIGIOUS COMPONENTS.ELIGIBILITY HOMELESS MEN,AGES 18 OR OLDER.MUST BE WILLING AND ABLE TO WORK,AND BE DRUG FREE FOR 90 DAYS.ACCEPTS INDIVIDUALS WITH WITH A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS.CANNOT SERVE CLIENTS PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED OF A SEX OFFENSE.CALL FOR INTAKE INTERVIEW 9AM TO 9PM.PHOTO ID REQUIRED.
Helpful Definitions For UNITED STATES MISSION:
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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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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