Haven For Hope - San Antonio, TX

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1 Haven for Hope Way
San Antonio, TX 78207
: (210) 220-2100
: https://www.havenforhope.org/

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Description: Haven for Hope is a place of hope and new beginnings for people in Bexar County who are experiencing homelessness. It is made up of two major programs: the Courtyard and the Transformational Campus. Both are on the Haven for Hope property and require a visit to the Intake Department to get started. The Courtyard is a low-barrier, safe sleeping program that offers shelter and basic needs. The Transformational Campus is a center that offers services and shelter with an emphasis toward addressing the root causes of homelessness.

Intake Building is located at 1 Haven for Hope Way
Intake Hours: Monday through Friday 8am to 3pm.

New arrivals to Haven for Hope’s Transformational Campus and the Courtyard are done on a walk-in basis.


To be eligible for our shelter and services you MUST:

    Be homeless (Lacking a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence), and have proof of homelessness (eviction notice, statement from family member/friend, motel/hotel receipts)
    Be a resident of Bexar County with proof of residency for at least 9 months (Transformational Campus).
    Proof of residency is a document that proves your status as a Bexar County resident; for example, tax documents, dated store receipts, library cards, pay stubs, hospital records, etc.
    Have government issued photo ID (such as a driver’s license, passport, military ID, Bexar County Mug Shot, or any state or federally issued photo ID) or be willing to obtain government issued photo ID within 30 days.

PETS ALLOWED
Haven for Hope’s Transformational Campus does have a kennel for cats and dogs. Placement is not guaranteed and is based entirely on availability.

AFTER HOURS:
If you are an adult with no minors, the Courtyard will provide a temporary, safe sleeping arrangement at 1300 W Martin Street, between Comal and Medina St.


Requirements for entering Transformational Campus Program

First, you must complete the intake process at the Intake Department. Intake is first come, first served. Families and singles wait separately; the family waiting room contains toys and play areas for children.

    Be a resident of Bexar County
    Have proof of residency of at least nine (9) months in Bexar County
    Be 18 years or older or accompanied by a legal guardian
    Be able to care for self independently
    Have valid government issued ID
    Be drug and alcohol free, upon campus bed availability a Urine Analysis (UA) will be completed to screen for drugs and alcohol
    Cannot be a registered sex offender
    Be considered homeless by HUD definition (HUD Definition of homelessness: an individual who lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence)
    Have proof of homelessness (eviction notice, statement from family members or friends, hotel/motel receipts)
    Be willing and commit to working with a Haven to Home Team, with a goal of housing and sustainability

RENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
If you are in need of rental assistance you can stop by the Intake Department between Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm for resource assistance. You can also contact United Way of Bexar County by dialing 211 or visit the San Antonio Community Resource Directory by visiting sacrd.org.

WAIT LIST

There is no formal wait list. If you are eligible for the Transformational Campus, you can check with the
Intake Department for bed availability on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s during business hours. Individuals arriving after hours should
report to the Courtyard before 10 p.m. Families with minor children arriving after hours should present to the security building at the East Gate over the railroad tracks for assistance.

Do you have items to donate? Contact Haven For Hope at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

Shelter Information Last Update Date: 2020-04-13


Important:
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Do you have items to donate? Contact Haven For Hope at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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