6423 Colby St. Oakland CA 94618
|General Email Address|
Contact: Francel D'Andrea
Offers a resident-directed transitional housing program to single women and women with children. Has room for 9 families who live communally, enjoying peer support, excursions and activities. Provides some food (primarily for the evening meal), but residents supplement this with their own food.
Allows residents to stay, on average, 12 months, but evaluates them every three months. Assesses each client?s efforts to meet agreed-upon benchmarks. Requires residents to attend weekly house meetings and complete the cooking and chore obligations.
Requires residents with substance abuse issues to be at least 6 months clean and sober and to attend outside group meetings addressing substance abuse issues.
Requires all mothers to attend a monthly on-site parenting group and to participate with their children in after-school homework club.
|Days Open||mon. - Fri.|
|Fees||$330 to $440 depending on family size. Rent includes some meals.|
|Nearby Bus Lines||AC Transit lines 17,40,40L,51, and 64 w/in 3 blocks|
|Nearby BART Stops|
|Leadership Opportunities?||Family Support and Counseling|