Description:Abilene Hope Haven is a transitional housing program for individuals and families who have experienced homelessness. We operate two residential facilities with a bed capacity of 76.
Provides food, clothing, shelter, transportation, and safety. Residents are required to maintain a full-time 40-hour-week job; return to school for their GED if required; and remain 100 percent drug and alcohol free. Also offers residents employment skills training; job placement assistance; self-improvement training (interpersonal skills, counseling, parenting skills); educational opportunities, including Adult Basic Education; Host Families Mentoring Program; drug and alcohol counseling and permanent residency counseling. Residents may stay up to 12 months. Hope Haven's families unit has 14 apartments (one three-bedroom, nine two-bedroom and four one-bedroom). To qualify for this program, you must be a legally married couple with or without children or a single parent. Children must be 10 years old or younger.
In order to qualify for this program, you must meet the following qualifications:
All adult applicants must be age 18 or older
Family applicants can be single parents or legally married couples with or without children. Children must be between the ages of birth and age 10.
May not own, rent, or reside in a permanent shelter
Pass a UA for drugs and alcohol (30 days clean & sober required)
Pass a criminal background check with no violent offences. Other offenses are subject to review
Be free of Hepatitis and Tuberculosis
Be willing to obtain a GED (if needed) and full-time employment
Individuals with mental illness and females who are pregnant will be handled on a case by case basis
Go to the website provided above for an application.
Do you have items to donate? Contact Abilene Hope Haven, Inc. at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.
Shelter Information Last Update Date: 2014-12-01 16:23:27 Important: Many of these shelters now have waiting lists. Please call before going to them. Many waiting lists are very long. Shelters and service also go out of business. Always call ahead to confirm that this location is still active. If you find that this location is no longer operating, please send us a comment using the form below.
If you are looking to volunteer for the holidays, please contact Abilene Hope Haven, Inc. at the phone number provided.