HOUSING

Transitional Housing Options – Men

WEBSITE

Renascence Inc. 215 Clayton Street, Montgomery, AL 36104. (334) 832-1402. Contact Persons: Ty Pelham or Derrick Wise. Renascence is more than a halfway house – it’s a fresh start, a new life. For men serving sentences for non-violent or non-sexual offenses, the lack of a willing support network is the main obstacle to beginning a successful, productive transition back into society. Renascence exists to help provide a structure to meet that need.


Faith Rescue Mission

Faith Rescue Mission, 108 Camden St, Montgomery, AL 36104. Phone: (334) 262-6024. Faith Rescue Mission facilitates many effective programs which serve as a source of help to many needy people. Of course, our programs will bring a great measure of assistance to those who apply themselves. However, there is another kind of help without which all of the most effective programs in the world are useless. The only help that will have a lasting impact is that which comes from God.


Salvation Army Montgomery

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Salvation Army Montgomery, 900 Maxwell Blvd, Montgomery, AL 36104. Phone: (334) 269-2018; Jason Davis at (334) 265-0281. Restriction-income & residency of Tri-County Area; Required Documents-picture ID; Specific Time- check-in at 4:30 pm each day (line can form as early as 3:00pm); Frequency-Once every 6 months; daily on-site feeding program; clients can stay for up to 14 days free of charge.


Source of Hope

Source of Hope Halfway House for Sex Offenders. 444 Ironwood Rd, Notasulga, AL 36866. Pastor Arthur Robinson, Director (334) 740-2373.


WEBSITE

Friendship Mission for Men, 3561 Mobile Hwy, Montgomery, AL 36108. Executive Director: Tammy Middleton. Office: (334) 356-6412/ Cell: (334) 313-2764. tmiddleton@friendshipmission.org. There are on average 50 men per night that reside at the shelter and over 100 people per day are fed two meals per day. It is the goal of Friendship Mission to assist all of our men, women and children with the tools necessary to not find themselves in this situation again once they leave the mission. Friendship Mission has partnered with the VA to assist homeless veterans.


P.E.E.R.S.

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P.E.E.R.S. (Positive Environment Engaging Recovery Support). 1426 South Court Street, Montgomery, AL 36104. Phone: (334) 201-8706, Fred Williams – Program Director. Recovery Home for Veterans. Our mission is to focus on each veteran’s individual strength in the recovery process and assist them with obtaining job training, finding stable employment and improved residential stability.


Faith Crusade Montgomery Rescue Mission

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Faith Crusade Montgomery Rescue Mission – Montgomery, 17 Mildred Street, Montgomery, AL 36104. (334) 834-0551. Transitional Housing for Men. Transitional Living Program houses men for 3 months to 2 yrs. Faith Care Home for Men is located at 529 Sayre Street. The home houses 40 men in need of temporary and long term shelter. During the Transitional Living Phase, men continue to reside at the Mission while they work to obtain permanent employment, save needed start-up funds, seek affordable housing, and continue educational and vocational development.


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True Hope Ministries. PO Box 2493, Opelika, AL 36803. truehope51@gmail.com. (844) 729-8910. True Hope Ministries Women’s Program opened in 2015 then shortly after True Hope Ministries Men’s Program opened in 2016. We are an outreach ministry of One Life Church of God with locations in Auburn/Opelika, Alabama and Nitro, West Virginia. Our purpose is to provide individuals with an effective and comprehensive Christian faith-based solution to life-controlling problems. This faith-based residential program assists individuals in recovering from drug and alcohol addiction and the life-controlling problems associated with it. Through our adult work-study program, residents have the opportunity to develop a strong work ethic while learning new skills and the importance of teamwork and a good attitude.


Transitional Housing Options – Women

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The Genesis House. 660 Morgan Ave, Montgomery, AL 36104. Office: (334) 262-2245, Toll Free: (800) 679-0246, Fax: (334) 647-1833. The GENESIS House is a transitional home that provides women who have just left prison with an independent living environment for at least 12 months. The goal of the center is to help women restore dignity back into their lives, learn skills that will allow them to function well and become healthy productive members of community by overcoming addictions, setting goals and becoming self-sufficient.


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Fountain of Renewal. 3863 Wares Ferry Rd., Montgomery, AL 36109. (334) 391-7508/ (334) 391-0408. Fay Pitts, Manager, email: fountainofrenewal@gmail.com. The Fountain of Renewal was created to provide a safe environment for women to restore their lives and build futures after release from prison, being a victim of domestic abuse or other life altering situations. Our purpose and goal is to create a safe environment to cultivate self-worth, build positive relationships, reconnect families and community through various programs and activities.


Return to Reality

Return to Reality. 1813 Madison Ave, Montgomery, AL 36107. return2reality17@gmail.com. Director: Jolene Farquhar, (334) 467-3463, House Manager: Deborah Moore, (334) 324-3491. Return 2 Reality is a non-profit, faith based organization and has provided service to women since 2004. Our objectives are to provide housing to women seeking safe shelter to recover from substance abuse and for these women to become productive members of society. We provide a spirit filled, homelike environment where women in recovery can share their experience with others. We accept applications from women of all walks of life. Dedication to recovery and commitment to a drug free life are prerequisites.


WEBSITE

True Hope Ministries. PO Box 2493, Opelika, AL 36803. truehope51@gmail.com. (844) 729-8910. True Hope Ministries Women’s Program opened in 2015 then shortly after True Hope Ministries Men’s Program opened in 2016. We are an outreach ministry of One Life Church of God with locations in Auburn/Opelika, Alabama and Nitro, West Virginia. Our purpose is to provide individuals with an effective and comprehensive Christian faith-based solution to life-controlling problems. This faith-based residential program assists individuals in recovering from drug and alcohol addiction and the life-controlling problems associated with it. Through our adult work-study program, residents have the opportunity to develop a strong work ethic while learning new skills and the importance of teamwork and a good attitude.


WEBSITE

Friendship Mission for Women. 3561 Mobile Hwy, Montgomery, AL 36108. Executive Director: Tammy Middleton. Office: (334) 356-6412/ Cell: (334) 313-2764. tmiddleton@friendshipmission.org. . Friendship is striving to ensure that this facility is not considered a hand out program but a hand up facility to assist the women with repairing past mistakes to insure independent living within a year. Friendship has partnered with multiple agencies to insure this success. At this time there are women attending GED classes, college courses and working part time to better themselves and their families. There are others attending intense substance abuse counseling to assist them with their addictions.


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Mary Ellen’s Hearth. 1226 Clay Street, Montgomery, AL 36104. Program Manager: Stephanie Brooks. Email: ______@nellieburge.org. Phone: (334) 264-4108. Mary Ellen’s Hearth offers hope, help and healing to homeless women and children throughout the River Region. We offer hope by providing life skills training. We offer help by providing transitional housing. We offer healing through Christian love and support. The goal of Mary Ellen’s Hearth is for the families we serve to leave us within two years… their dignity and self-respect restored… prepared for a life of independence.


House of Love and Mercy

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House of Love and Mercy. 508 Jordan Avenue, Tallassee, AL 36078. Phone: (334) 283-8116. Services: Homeless Shelter for Women, Maternity Homes, Transitional Housing/Shelter for Battered Women, Transitional Housing/Shelter for Women. Hours: Office hours are Mon-Fri, 11am-5pm. Eligibility: Women whose lives have been damaged by drug/alcohol abuse, low self-esteem, pregnancy, domestic violence, etc. Documents to Bring: Call for information and guidelines. May also be able to transport to shelter. Leave message if no answer. Or send an email to nasgaunt@aol.com. Your call will be returned ASAP.


Transitional Housing Options – Families

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Vision of Grace Transition Home. 2700 Vandy Dr, Montgomery, AL 36110. (310) 925-0801/ alt: (334) 834-7560. visionofgracetransitionhome@yahoo.com. Vision of Grace Transition Home 501 (c) (3) is a nonprofit program modeled after the Interfaith Hospitality Network for the Homeless. We assist mostly working homeless families by providing them with shelter and full support in one of our single family homes as they transition through their time of difficulty. Since 2008 we have helped to reposition those in need of a temporary hand. Families are housed and all the utilities paid for a period of 3-4 months allowing them to save.


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Mercy House. 2412 Council Street, Montgomery, AL 36108-3308. WEBSITE Contact-Pastor Ken Austin (Director of Community Ministries Projects for Common Ground Montgomery. [ken@cgmlife.org / (c)334-398-0467 (w)334-593-5803 / Monday – Friday from 10AM-7PM and Saturday from 10AM-2PM. Offers: two full bathrooms with showers for use by those in need, and washing machines and dryers available to clean your clothes and beddings.