Camden County Council

On Economic Opportunity, Inc.

Creating Opportunities Making A Difference

Transitional and Supportive Housing

 

Transitional and Supportive Housing is the first of four supportive housing facilities and an apartment building consisting of six self-contained apartments for women with children.

 

Provisions of case management for the homeless includes: personal counseling, assistance with job readiness programs offered through the Agency's Urban Women's Center. Residents are allowed a 19-month stay at the facility to help them prepare to transition into permanent housing. The second facility is designed to assist women with alcohol and or drug addiction. The program hosts up to 10 single women in the Sheridan Apartments.

 

Camden Councty OEO partners with local drug treatment programs to provide clients with structured drug and alcohol treatment programs. Clients are allowed to stay in the program for up to two years. Another program, OMAR, serves men at risk, providing permanent housing, counseling and job readiness. The other program serves homeless women and children who are eligible for separate apartments.