Supportive housing, family housing
Genesis House provides a free, safe haven for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and trafficking. Counselors are always on site to provide immediate support and basic life necessities such as clothing, food, and safe shelter. Genesis House is a home-like environment with 24-hour access and counseling in a confidential location. The shelter is handicapped accessible and pet-friendly. Throughout your shelter stay, counselors assist with navigating the court system, financial assistance, housing referrals, and access to other services offered by Safe Futures and community partners. If you need immediate shelter due to domestic violence call our 24-hour hotline at (860) 701-6000.
Phoenix House Transitional Living Program: Phoenix House residents are victims and families who have experienced domestic violence and who are in need of safe housing combined with support services. The programs help residents develop life skills to live independently. Education and job training are integral parts of the program. The Phoenix House program also offers: Safety planning and risk assessment, Individual case management, Financial assistance for education and job training, Educational workshops on topics such as budgeting, nutrition, and home maintenance, Parenting education and support groups. Phoenix House is a program where you can live for up to 24-months in an individual apartment in a nine-unit building. Acceptance into the program is based on apartment availability. There are single, two, and three bedroom units as well as a handicap-accessible apartment. There are fees associated with this program.
Our 40 bed shelter is a place of safety and welcome. A seven bed respite area provides 24-hour care to those facing health crises, from cancer to pneumonia.***Permanent Housing: We help guests find affordable housing and often assist with payments for a security deposit and first month’s rent. Because most of our guests have very limited income, they have only a handful of options, including market rate housing, subsidized housing and transitional units such as sober houses and live-in training programs.
Recovery Housing for its transitional, permanent, and low income housing. All programs are voluntary - clients who come to Bethsaida have chosen to focus on their recovery from substance use disorders, and previous trauma. This program helps women who are at the beginning stages of putting their lives back on track.
Always Home, Inc., formerly Mystic Area Shelter & Hospitality (MASH), was founded in 1998 to address the needs of Southeastern Connecticut’s homeless and imminently homeless families. Our mission is Preventing Family Homelessness. ***Emergency Shelter: For homeless families who have no resources or support systems to fall back on, emergency shelter is their last and only hope. While safely sheltered, families work closely with Always Home's case manager to develop an individualized housing stabilization plan that helps them regain their sense of direction. The goal is always to re-house families to independent housing within 30 days or less.
Covenant Shelter provides emergency shelter for families in need. We also provide shelter to single adults.