Bridges Safe House

Bridges Safe House

Short-Term Housing – For ages 18-30 homeless women w/o children, pregnant women w/ up to 1 child or w/o children, and women with up to 2 children (6 and under). LB friendly. Intake: phone interview, background check (offenses examined case-by-case), in-person inerview (ID required), 1-2 day process. Exclusions: diagnosis of mood disorders, violent offenses. Expectations: drug-free, mandatory counseling and training (life skills, mentoring, parenting, resume building, career readiness, conflict management), stay in facility except for work or school, no cell phone use (phones and computers provided), no smoking. Length of Stay: 30 days, then able to apply for maternity program or supportive living program. Facility: 14 client beds, 5 bathrooms, shared common areas. Shared bedrooms and bathrooms depending on family size. Maternity Housing – Single pregnant women, 18-30 years old with up to one child age 6 and under. Intake: complete Short Term program in good standing. Exclusions: same as short term. Expectations: same as short term and follow maternity care guidelines. Length of Stay: pregnancy plus 6-8 weeks after birth. May apply to Supportive Living Program. Facility: 14 client beds, 5 bathrooms, shared common areas. Supportive Living Program – Same as short-term. Intake: complete other programs in good standing. Exclusions: same as short term. Expectations: same as short term & pay 15% of income in rent, returned at end of program. Length of stay: 6-12 months. Facility: 5 client beds, 1 bathroom, shared common areas

http://www.bridgessafehouse.org/
469-272-4441
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P.O. Box 1161, Cedar Hill, TX

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