Maria House: Offers transitional housing for up to two years. Women continue to work on goals, and build skills that empower them toward a goal of becoming self-sufficient. The Case Manager continues to guide and support clients.
Offers emergency and extended stay services to women and children experiencing homelessness. Within 24 hours of entry, a woman meets her case manager to begin assessment of needs and goals. Referrals are made to community resources. Emergency shelter is available for 30 days; and there is opportunity for an extended stay of up to one year for women who wish continued support to achieve their goals.
Opening Doors operates a Permanent Supportive Housing program at Francis Apartments through collaboration with Steeple Square. Opening Doors subsidizes rent and tenants continue to meet with a Case Manager for support services. This approach has proved to be effective at ending the cycle of homelessness.