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Transitional Shelter

Transitional housing is longer-term housing, usually for less than two years, that provides intensive support services, geared toward increasing a household’s self-sufficiency and helping it move towards permanency, often specializing in particular areas of client needs.

For contact and eligibility information on these programs please visit the following links:


Service Contact: 
24-hour Shelter Hotline
Contact Phone: 
(800) 535-7252
Contact TTY: