Samaritan House Orangeburg
1580 Middleton Street
Orangeburg, SC - 29115
Emergency Program: Up to 90 days stay - An individual may stay in an Emergency Program (bed) for up to 90 days. During this time they receive all services. By the end of the 90 days the resident must decide if they are ready to move into another bed level and start working towards stabilizing their life.
Stabilization Program: Up to 6 months including the previous three months (depending upon bed space) - The program will provide case management services and short-term housing up to 6 months, including the previous two months (depending upon bed space), to individual homeless men and women who are motivated and ready to participate in a structured program of recovery, including increasing their income and securing permanent housing. Provides services and housing that allow homeless people the opportunity to stabilize from their crisis and develop a plan to improve their employment, housing, health care, mental health, and addiction issues as needed.
Extended Program: Up to 8 months including the last six months (depending upon bed space) - Provides housing to adequately address personal obstacles so that the clients can achieve self-sufficiency, improve skills, increase knowledge and change behaviors to maintain permanent housing. Clients must meet all program requirements and also are expected to obtain and sustain income (from employment, benefits, or both) and to save money once they have income. Clients will work more intensively with a Case Manager to improve skills and knowledge and change behaviors so that they can attain and maintain appropriate permanent housing. Each need will be assessed, and a plan will be designed to assist him or her to enter the workforce and budget his or her money.
*Exceptions for the Program Level extensions with documented valid reason. The Executive Director must provide approval.