Transitional Living Program (TLP)
The TLP provides a bridge between homelessness and a comprehensive array of programs and services designed to provide stable housing arrangements, skill training and empowerment for youth in their quest for a positive future and independent living.
Services offered include:
- 24 hours of staff support
- Life skills training and services at Street Outreach site
- Access to medical treatment and medical insurance
- Access to outside community services through referral sources
- Individual, family and group counseling
- Substance abuse counseling, prevention and intervention
- Development of a transitional living plan; facilitation and implementation of life goals
- Educational and vocational guidance, including enrollment assistance, financial aid assistance, tutoring and GED preparation
- Employment guidance
- GLBQTI awareness training for youth
- Recreational planning and implementation
- Safe living accommodations that foster growth and independence
Individualized Independent Program (I.I.P.)
I.I.P. provide homeless youth with a safe place to live while providing case management, one-on-one counseling, financial coaching and life skills training. Youth in all of our transitional housing programs are required to be enrolled in an educational or vocational program and be employed part-time, with the option to participate in our Education, Training and Enrichment Center. To obtain more information or to make a referral to our Individualized Independent Program, please contact us at (203) 562-3396.
HUD Transitional Program
Youth Continuum provides housing, basic needs, and support services to eligible homeless young adults and their families. For more information about our HUD Transitional Program or to find out about eligibility, please contact us at (203) 562-3396.
Young Adult Services - Community Housing
Continuum’s Young Adult programs provide 24-hour on-site staff support to young adults, ages 18-25, transitioning out of Department of Children and Family (DCF) services or other transitional living situations. Continuum also operates a respite bed at our Crisis/Respite Program in New Haven for a young adult in need. Referrals are made through, but not limited to, Young Adult Service at the West Haven Mental Health Clinic.
Alpha Community Services provides the Jean Wallace Residence is a three-story building including six apartments that provides transitional housing for families who are on the path to self-sufficiency but who continue to benefit from some case management. The Jean Wallace Residence is located on the East Side of Bridgeport. Alpha Community Services YMCA provides a part-time Case Manager who conducts home visits and assists the residents in establishing realistic goals.
Families in Transition
387 Clinton Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06605
238 Jewett Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Housing Programs include HOPWA Scattered Site Housing Program (SHHP), Permanent Housing of the Diocese (PHD) Supportive Housing Program, Conger Program, C.C.R. (Connecticut Collaborative on Re-Entry) Program, Merton Homes
Women who have resided in the safe house are eligible for the UCDVS transitional housing program where they can reside for up to 18 months and receive rent subsidy and follow-up services.
5 Prowitt Street
Norwalk, CT 06855
203-857-0088 (ask to speak with a case manager)
Transitional living program for single mothers, pregnant and/or with babies under the age of 3.
Bethlehem House I & II
389 Jackson Avenue
Stratford, CT 06615
A subsidized transitional Housing Program for families with low income, homeless or in the process of becoming homeless.