Emergency Shelter – Requirements: Ages 10-17. Details: 24-hour immediate safe shelter and care while seeking living arrangements. Services: education, advocacy, counseling, case management. The Life Project – Requirements: Ages 18-21. Aging out of foster care or homeless. Housing Options: College dorms, shared housing, apartments. Services: Case managment, counseling, bi-weekly allowance, furniture and supplies, work skills develoment, life skills development.
Transitional Living (faith based) for young women ages 18-25 aging out of foster care or homeless. Intake: application, in-person interview, background check, drug test, 2 week process. Expectations: medication compliance, 40 productive hrs/wk (work, school, volunteering, church, counseling, exercise). Rules: Montly rent put into savings account and returned upon completion of program. Approved visitors allowed. Lengthof stay: 1.5 – 2 years. Facility: 3 private furnitshed bedrooms, 2 shared bathrooms, live-in Resident Assistant.
902 East 16th St. Plano, TX 75074
My Friend’s House – Emergency shelter for youth ages 0-17 who have been removed from home. Siblings may remain together. Intake: contact emergency services. Partnership with CPS. Expectations: no extreme aggression, cannot be immediate danger to self/others, substance abuse free, mentally stable, attend counseling/training. Length of Stay: 3 weeks. Services: basic needs, case management, medical/dental assistance, development evaluations, psychological assessments, education assistance, life skills, counseling, school transprtation. Facility: 6 client beds, 2 bathrooms. Transitional Living Program – For ages 18-21 homeless or runaway youth. Accepts expecting mothers. Intake: call to check availability, application, face to face interview, 1-2 week process. Expectations: gain employment, complete high school education, enroll in college, attend counseling/training, drug-free. Length of Stay: Up to 18 months. Services: life skills groups, case management, counseling assessment. Facility: on-site staff, 2 houses in Plano neighborhood. Clients share rooms. 4 bathrooms. Community Outreach and Resource Center. 901 18th St. Plano, TX 75074
OnTRAC Transitional Housing – Youth ages 18-24 aging out of the foster care system. Parents welcome. Intake: face to face interview, may take 24 hours to enter depending on availability. Expectations: be employed at least 30 hrs/wk. If unemployed, must meet with housing coach weekly, no criminal activity, threats or violence, 30 days since last psychiatric hospital admission. Length of Stay: 6-9 months. Facility: 15 private bedrooms. 2 bathrooms. Shared common areas. OnTRAC Permanent Supportive Housing – Homeless youth ages 18-24 with documented disability. Intake: face to face interview, may take 2-3 weeks to enter depending on availability. Serves 35 youths. Expectations: work with housing coach, maintain lease, staff will provide housing assistance and rent will be paid. Length of Stay: Permanent.
10-month program w/ 4 phases. Phase I – must stay on property, no visitors, work 4-hour shift in kitchen. Phase II – Can request pass to leave property, full schedule of classes including anger mgmt, alcohol recovery, job readiness, budgeting, etc. work in security or food service on-site. Phase III – Continue classes, focus on job and housing applications, join local church, work with a mentor. Phase IV – Class schedule and mentoring continue, job and housing application process finalized, graduation
Minimum requirements: Ages 17-20. Aging out of juvenile justice system. Services: housing, basic needs, job skills training.
Emergency Shelter – Ages 0-18. Temporary residential care and specialized services to children that have been abandoned or removed from their homes by CPS due to abuse and neglect. Siblings stay together. Avg stay: 30-90 days, depending on age and circumstance. Typically when children leave, they are placed with relative, foster home, or adopted. Services: medical, dental, psychological, educational. Transitional Living Program (Mike Modano Cottage) – Women only. Services: educat
Transitional and supportive houisng for young women ages 18-24 who aged out of foster care system. Intake: application, background check, interview, 3-5 day process. Exclusions: violent or sexual offenses. Expectations: drug-free, compliant with medications, counseling, further education, work part-time, attend life skills training, seek medical, dental, and mental health care, abide by curfew Sun-Thurs 10:00 PM, Fri-Sat 11:00 PM. Length of Stay: Up to 24 months. Facility: 12 client beds, 5 bathrooms, 2 shared living areas, library, compueter lab, kitchen, laundry rooms, ADA compliant, live-in house manager
Apartments for teens attending school in Irving. Must be documented. No felonies.
Ages up to 18. Capacity – 32. Shelter for runaways and young offenders. Must be brought in by police. Average 3 week stay. Services: education, therapy, case management.