Shelters and Recovery Houses For Women

VHN

Produced by: The Vickers House

Youth, Family & Community Services

City of West Palm Beach, FL

PRIOR TO ENTERING ANY SHELTER FOR ALCOHOL / SUBSTANCE ABUSE RECOVERY, INDIVIDUALS SHOULD CONTACT THE COMPREHENSIVE ALCOHOLISM REHABILITATION PROGRAM (C.A.R.P.) IN ORDER TO DETOX.

MANY OF THE PROGRAMS LISTED BELOW WILL NOT ACCEPT INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN THROUGH DETOX.

Homeless Outreach Team (H.O.T.):

Assistance for homeless individuals

Telephone:                  211 To make an appointment

Telephone:                  800-493-5902 Toll Free ;    561-514-5400  Local number

Hours:                         8:00 am to 5:00 pm                        Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                    18 years or older.

Intake Procedure:       Call to set up an appointment.

Fees:                           Free.

Services:                     Voluntary program for any man or woman that is homeless (with or without addictions).  Call to set up an appointment and they will tell you where to go for an interview in person.  Does not assist families with children or couples.

Comprehensive Alcoholism Rehabilitation Programs Inc (C.A.R.P.):

5400 East Avenue

West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Telephone:                  561-844-6400

Hours:                         24 hours a day / 7 days a week

Eligibility:                    Adults age 18 and older.  Contact agency for details

Intake Procedure:       Call for appointment.

Fees:                           Sliding scale, based on ability to pay.

Services:                     Program that provides emergency evaluation and referrals, detoxification services provided, on a space-available basis.  Education & referrals to appropriate intra-agency or community resources.  Has a special unit for adolescents.

Awakening:

275 NW 20th Street

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Telephone:                  561-391-2252 or 561-391-1934

Hours:                         9:00 am – 6:00 pm                 Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                   Women, at least 18 years old with alcohol or drug addiction

Intake Procedure:       Call first.

Fees:                           $370 (includes deposit and 2 weeks) thereafter $195 / week.

Services:                     200 rooms.  It is a long-term recovery program.  Residents are expected to remain abstinent from drugs and alcohol, submit to random urine tests performed on site, follow community guidelines, maintain employment, attend daily 12-step meetings, work with a sponsor, and participate in weekly life skills and community meetings.­­­­­­

­­­­­­­­­­­­­Carl’s Place:

402-404 Gator Drive

Lantana, FL 33462

Telephone:                  561-547-3644 or 561-541-3882

Hours:                         Every day, 24 hours

Eligibility:                    Men and women in recovery from alcohol and/or substance abuse

Intake Procedure:       Contact by phone.

Fees:                           Variable by programs, contact agency.

Services:                     Provides transitional and sober living environment for men and women in recovery from alcohol and/or substance abuse.­­­­­­­­­­

Drug Abuse Foundation of PBC, Inc.:

400 South Swinton Avenue

Delray Beach, FL 33444

Telephone:                  (561) 278-0000 ;   (561) 732-0800

Hours:                         24 hours a day / 7 days a week

Eligibility:                    For men and women 18 years old or older.

Intake Procedure:       Call for appointment for assessment

Fees:                           Sliding scale.

Services:                     Men and women drug and alcohol detoxification center.  Long-term or short-term residential rehabilitation center.­­­­­­­­­­­­

Faith Farm / Eastham Home for Women:

9538 Highway 441

Boynton Beach, FL 33437

Telephone:                  561-737-2222 (Ask for Women’s Intake)

Hours:                         9:00 am – 3:30 pm     Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                 Women with drug or alcohol addictions at least 19 years of age

Intake Procedure:      Call for an appointment or telephone interview, application must be mailed prior to being accepted.

Fees:                           No fee.

Services:                     Work-oriented program for women: receiving furniture and donated items, minor repairs on items, kitchen, lawn maintenance, laundry, and selling items available to the public.  Bible classes 4 days per week & church services. 8 month program, residents are given housing, food, clothing and personal items.  Medical cards are available after 90 days.  Will pick up new applicants at the Boynton Beach Tri-Rail station or the Boynton Beach Mall.  CHRIST CENTERED PROGRAM.­­­­­­­­­­­­

Gratitude House

1700 North Dixie Highway

West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Telephone:                  561-833-6826

Hours:                         8:30 am – 4:30 pm     Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                   At least 18 years of age, women only.  Must be clean and sober.

This is not a walk-in facility.

Intake Procedure:       Must call first and come to orientation:   Monday at 11:00 am or Thursday at 1:00 pm

Fees:                           Day program:                               $100 / week (Call to confirm)

Residential:                 PB County residents:  $195 /week   Non PB County:            $300 / week

Medicare, Medicaid, & Insurance accepted.

Services:                     Program for women, women with children with an addiction or are abused.  12 Step Program, minimum length is three months.  The Day Treatment: 5-days per week for 3 to 6 months.  Other services include post-partum, pregnancy assistance and children’s housing.  They also have the HIBISCUS HOUSE, which offers a safe heaven for women who are HIV Positive.­­­­­­­­­­­­

Halfway Houses of Florida, Inc.:

1690 Dalinda Lane

West Palm Beach, FL 33406

Telephone:                  561-641-7510

Hours:                         8:00 am – 6:00 pm     Monday – Friday

Eligibility:                   Women with alcohol or drug addictions.

Intake Procedure:       Call first.

Fees:                           $163 per week, $163 Security deposit & $50 Adm. fee.  Must be willing to work.

Services:                     Recovery from alcohol or drug addiction.  No controlled substances to be used.

 New Paths Halfway House for Women:

413 North 5th Street

Lantana, FL 33462

Telephone:                  561-255-0011

Hours:                         8:00 am to 5:00 pm    Monday to Friday

Eligibility:                   Single women with a desire to live a clean and sober life.

Intake Procedure:       Interview and search of personal belongings for elicit items.

Fees:                           Provided for HOT Team or private pay of $160 per week.

Services:                     Provides halfway house for women, homeless or recovering from substance abuse.

CWM Ministries:

628 8th Street

West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Telephone:                   561-255-2585

Hours:                          8:00 am – 8:00 pm                  Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                     Men and Women with alcohol or drug addictions or homeless (with or without addictions.)  18 years and older, 48 hours clean, must have some kind of income and willingness to work.

Intake Procedure:        Call first for availability.  Interview and evaluation prior to admission.

Fees:                            $150 admission fees and $150 / week.

Services:                      Halfway house.  12 bed facility.  24 hour supervision and monitoring.  12 step groups in house.  Job referrals.  Safe and secure environment for recovery from alcohol and drug addiction.

Recovery Zone – Delray:

297 NE 6th Avenue

Delray Beach, FL 33483

Telephone:                  561-243-0407

Hours:                         24 hours, 7 days

Eligibility:                    Women only.  18 years old or older

Intake Procedure:       Call for information.

Fees:                           $200 per Week – Non Refundable Admission fee $200

Services:                     Provides housing for recovery from addiction.

Stephanie’s Family Sober House:

3613 Coconut Road

Lake Worth, FL 33461

Telephone:                  561-502-0305

Hours:                         7:30 am – 5:30 pm      Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                   Men and women at least 18 years old or older with alcohol or drug addiction.

Intake Procedure:       Must call for interview.

Fees:                           $135 / week paid at the time of admission.

Services:                     Recovery program for alcohol or drug addictions.­­­­­­­­­­­

Wayside House:

378 NE 6th Avenue

Delray Beach, FL 33483

Telephone:                  561-278-0055

Hours:                         8:30 am – 5:00 pm                 Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                   Doctor’s examination, interview with Wayside House

Intake Procedure:       Call first for information and procedure instructions.  If the patient is a walk-in, they have to also come to orientation because there is a waiting list.

Fees:                           There is no charge for indigents.  $36 / week if the person has some income.

Services:                     Residential alcohol and drug addiction treatment program:

INTENSIVE PROGRAM: Lasts 4 weeks.  Forty hours per week of therapy, education, AA meetings, exercise and housework programs.

INTERMEDIATE PLAN:  This is a bridge between treatment and the outside world and includes AA meetings, schooling, job training, job placement, money management, etc.  they also offer “after-care” following release from program.  Minimum stay is 3 months, the maximum of 9 months with an average stay of 3 to 4 months.

FOR PREGNANT WOMEN:

His Caring Place:

827 South State Road 7

North Fort Lauderdale, FL 33068

Telephone:                 954-429-9222

Hours:                         9:00 am – 5:00 pm                  Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                  Pregnant women, 12-17 years old

Intake Procedure:       Walk-ins accepted.

Fees:                           No fees charged.

Services:                     Provides housing for young pregnant women.

SHELTER FOR PREGNANT YOUTH:

Transition Home (CHS) (Lantana):

Children’s Home Society

3335 Forest Hill Blvd

West Palm Beach, FL 33406

Telephone:                 561-868-4381

Hours:                         9:00 am – 5:00 pm                  Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                  Pregnant women, ages 13-19, homeless, pregnant or parent and their babies (only children under 6 months old)

Intake Procedure:       Call first.

Fees:                           No fees charged.  10% of income if they have income.

Services:                     residential program for homeless pregnant and parenting teens, ages 13-19, and their babies.  Services include:  home-like setting/transition to appropriate housing; school or job training; parenting and independent skills; pre / postnatal care, child medical care and family planning counseling; individual, family and group counseling; on-site child care.

FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN:

Homeless Intervention (Adopt-A-Family) (Lake Park):

1712 Second Avenue North

Lake Worth, FL 33460

Telephone:                 561-253-1361

Hours:                         9:00am – 5:00 pm                   Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                  Families with children.  Must be homeless, in a shelter, in transitional housing or totally without shelter and provide proof from an agency’s letterhead for validation.  Must be a family with at least one child under 18 living with family or be pregnant.

Intake Procedure:       Call first.

Fees:                           No fees charged.

Services:                     Provides help for homeless families with children, move from homelessness or from transitional housing into permanent housing.  Provides one-time assistance housing related payments for:  security deposits, first month’s rent or first month’s mortgage; utility deposits or connection fees.

The Lord’s Place:

1750 NE 4th Street

Boynton Beach, FL 33435

Telephone:                  561-494-0125

Hours:                         8:30 am – 4:30 pm                  Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                  This program is for families only (people with children), and applicant must be employed full time.  This is NOT a drug / alcohol rehabilitation program.

Intake Procedure:       Call first.  A 15-minute telephone interview will be conducted.  If applicant qualifies for the program, an appointment will be set for a 90-minute interview in person.

Fees:                           To be discussed during interview.

Services:                     This is a 3-month temporary shelter.  The family must save 75% of their income.

Program REACH at Pat Reeves Village:

Center for Family Services

1320 Henrietta Avenue

West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Telephone:                  561-514-0564

Hours:                         8:30 am – 4:30 pm                  Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                    Homeless families with children (women or couples with children)

Intake Procedure:       Call first for telephone interview and orientation.

Services:                     Emergency assistance, including: shelter, food, transportation, clothing, and case management.  Not targeted for individuals with chronic physical, chronic mental disabilities or active drug abusers.

SHELTER FOR YOUTH:

Covenant House of Florida:

733 Breakers Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 Telephone:                  (954) 561-5559

Hours:                         24 hours a day / 7 days a week

Eligibility:                   Boys and girls 15 to 21 years old

Intake Procedure:       Walk-in service.

Fees:                           No fees charged.

Services:                     Homeless and runaway teenagers.  Preparation to teenagers 18-21 for independent living.

SHELTER FOR YOUTH:

Crisis Emergency Shelter:

733 Breakers Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

346 West 17th Street

New York, NY 10011

Telephone:                  1-800-999-9999; 1-800-683-8338;  954-561-5559

Hours:                         24 hours a day / 7 days a week

Eligibility:                   Boys and girls 15- 21 years old

Intake Procedure:       Contact by phone or walk-in.

Fees:                           No fees charged.

Services:                     Nationwide 24-hour crisis hotline- referrals to local resources.   Crisis intervention/short-time shelter for runaway and homeless youth, including adolescent mothers & babies. Shelter, food, clothing, health services, counseling toward family re-unification, on-site school, case management, referral to long-term shelter or preparation for independent living, and aftercare supportive services.­­­­­­­­­­­­­

Safe Harbor Center:

3335 Forest Hill Blvd.

West Palm Beach, FL 33406

Telephone:                  561- 868-4444

Hours:                         24 hours a day / 7 days a week

Eligibility:                   Boys and girls 10-17 years old who are threatening to run away or are homeless

Intake Procedure:       Contact by phone or go to nearest safe place site, fire station, Domino’s Pizza, Community Center etc.

Fees:                           No fees charged.

Services:                     Must be resident of Palm Beach County.  Not appropriate for those with drug / alcohol dependency / severe mental health problems or those adjudicated delinquent – Provide emergency shelter, youth can access help by going to any safe place site in Palm Beach County – Center provides food, clothing and counseling for youth.­­­­­­­­­­­­­

Vita Nova

1800 South Australian Avenue, Suite # 301

West Palm Beach, FL 33409

Telephone:                  561-689-0035

Hours:                         9:00 am to 5:00 pm    Monday to Friday

Eligibility:                  Single male or female 18-24 years old without children, must be resident of Palm Beach County.

Intake Procedure:       Call first.  Must fill up an application and be interviewed for assessment

Fees:                           No fee.

Services:                     Aging out of foster care and need transitional living before entering complete independence.  Participants will have up to eighteen months to become proficient in life skills. Job placement assistance, counseling, scholarships, /continuing education.­­­­­­­­­­

Martha’s House:

P.O. Box 727

Okeechobee, FL 34973

Telephone:                  863-763-2893 or 863-763-0202 – Hot line

Hours:                         24 hours a day / 7 days a week.

Eligibility:                   Women or women with children only.  Outreach program for victims of domestic abuse.

Intake Procedure:       Call first.  Walk-ins are accepted for some services.

Fees:                           No fee.

Services:         Emergency shelter for women and children only, counseling, information and referral; transportation, 24 hour hotline and community education.  Women with children enrolled in the program.  Outreach program-group and individual services.  Victim and personal advocacy services available as well as batterer’s intervention education.

This list is provided from identified resources. This list does not imply that these resources are the only ones available, nor does imply that all services listed will be available at time of call! Please contact the Vickers House staff at (561) 804-4970 or (561) 804-4975 if any of the information listed below proves to be inaccurate or changed. Thank you for your help keeping us up-to-date.

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