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Turning Point Transitional Housing Program
The waiting list for Turning Point transitional housing is currently CLOSED.The waiting list for Neighborhood House's "scattered sites" transitional housing is also currently CLOSED.
Due to the overwhelming need, all families applying must have a referring agency. Referral forms will be accepted from any social service agency. Please access a Homeless Referral Form here.
Neighborhood House’s transitional housing program offers hope and stability for homeless families with children. It empowers families to overcome barriers, whether internal or external, and gain the skills they need to secure and maintain permanent housing and build more stable and successful lives.
In addition to housing, the program offers the following support services:
- Family case management
- Adult education and literacy
- Employment assistance
- Children's education and recreation
Homeless Program services is available to homeless families only. Families are defined as:
- A one or two parent* household with at least one child age 17 or under in their care, or
- A one or two parent* household with a verified pregnancy
*The parent must be at least 18 years of age.
For the purposes of our program, homeless refers to:
- Persons living in the streets, cars, abandoned buildings and places not fit for human habitation
- Persons in imminent risk of homelessness - eviction within 14 days
- Individuals who are about to be released from out-patient care (including treatment) or hospitals where they have been for less than 90 days
- Persons living in Emergency Shelters, transitional housing or hotel/motel being paid for by a social service agency
- Persons fleeing domestic violence or trying to flee domestic violence
Turning Point offers small one bedroom efficiency units located in Southwest Portland.