Transitional Housing:

The Transitional Housing Program assists women and their children who are homeless, or are in danger of homelessness. This program was designed to help achieve economic and emotional self-sufficiency so families can move into permanent housing. We offer supportive services including counseling, case management and career guidance to assist you in becoming independent.

Transitional housing begins with a 6-month commitment from the client and may be extended if the client is proactive in meeting their case goals. The Case Manager and the client will develop an individual case plan to assist in setting and achieving personal and professional goals.

Eligibility for Transitional Housing Program:

  • Adult female living with children under age 18.
  • Qualify as low income eligible as defined by HUD
  • Be homeless or in danger of homelessness. Priority for homeless includes:
    o Living in uninhabitable places such as the street, park or automobile
    o Emergency Shelter
    o Eviction notice
    o Transitional housing
    o Staying with friends
    o Staying with family
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance
  • Client must have a reliable vehicle or mode of transportation
  • Have achieved at least a GED or High School Diploma
  • Clients must be employed, going to school and/or have a source of income

Requirements:

  • Clients will be screened for criminal activity including drug use
  • Clients that are victims of domestic violence will be encouraged to file an injunction for protection if necessary
  • Clients must be willing to meet weekly with the Case Manager, Therapist and Career Guide.
  • Must be drug/alcohol free for a minimum of one year

If you are interested in applying for the Transitional Housing Program, please complete an application at The Women’s Center. When there is an opening in the program, Candidates who meet the criteria may be contacted to attend an orientation for informational purposes.

Applicants must agree to follow all rules and lease requirements in the Transitional Housing Program