Important note: Services provided at transitional housing facilities varies by location. Some transitional housing assists with substance abuse treatment, psychological assistance, job training while others only provide limited assistance. Please review the details of each transitional facility to make sure you obtain the correct information.
The mission of Rainbow Village, Inc. is to provide families in domestic and/or economic crisis a healing environment to rebuild their lives through a community based transitional housing program that promotes self-sufficiency.
Before you can even apply, we must first determine if you clearly meet the federal definition of homelessness which is:
People who are living in a place not meant for human habitation, in emergency shelter, in transitional housing, or are exiting an institution where they temporarily resided.
People who are losing their primary nighttime residence, which may include a motel or hotel or a doubled up situation, within 14 days and lack resources or support networks to remain in housing.
Families with children or unaccompanied youth who are unstably housed and likely to continue in that state.
People who are fleeing or attempting to flee domestic violence, have no other residence, and lack the resources or support networks to obtain other permanent housing.
If you match that definition then you also must match all of these qualifications:
Must be a resident in Georgia for at least 30 days
Must be willing and able to work
Must have reliable transportation
Must have custody of at least one child
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