DePaul Apartments provides transitional housing for 12 homeless families. With guidance from a staff case manager, these resident families work to address specific goals and objectives designed to help them become self-sufficient.
Ozanam Inn Men’s Shelter and Recovery Program
Ozanam Inn is a men’s homeless shelter that offers emergency, overnight shelter as well as short-term, residential recovery programs for men struggling with addiction. Case management and group counseling are provided. In partnership with the Veterans Administration, the shelter also offers case management and private rooms to 20 homeless veterans. [1034 S. Jackson St.; 502-584-2480, ext. 241.]
Roberts Hall is a 24-room, long-term program that serves single women 21 years of age or older. Case management is required and available on site for each resident. Each resident has a private room and shares common areas including, two lounges, computer area, kitchen, dining room, bathrooms and laundry facilities. Roberts Hall residents are encouraged to work, volunteer, or go to school at least 20 hours a week, in order to become truly independent.
Tranquil House Apartments
Tranquil House is a permanent supportive housing complex that serves 12 mentally ill adults. Most of the residents receive case management services through the local community mental health center or the Veterans Administration. St. Vincent de Paul provides crisis intervention when necessary.
Simon Hall is a permanent housing facility for 10 men who were chronically homeless. Residents are required to sign a one-year lease and accept ongoing case management. Each resident is assigned household chores, encouraged to participate in community activities and attend recovery meetings, if necessary.
St Jude Women’s Recovery Center
Operated in partnership with Jefferson Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center (JADAC) since July 2015, St. Jude Women’s Recovery Center is St. Vincent de Paul’s state-licensed alcohol and drug abuse treatment facility that has been serving Louisville since 1985. In its present facility since 1998, the center has beds for 30 residents. Case management services are provided to help residents set goals and work toward self-sufficiency. Women are required to obtain employment and to attend recovery meetings. [431 E. St. Catherine St.; 502-584-2480, ext. 333]
SVDP Homes Apartments
Ten single-bedroom apartments for single parents who are homeless and disabled, and their children, are located on the SVDP campus. In addition, the campus has 12 two-bedroom and eight three-bedroom apartments for families who are homeless and disabled, and their children. Participation in case management is required.
SVDP Homes SRO
The SVDP campus includes a 24-room single room occupancy (SRO) residence for homeless, disabled women and men. Residents are responsible for preparing their own meals, doing their own laundry and assisting with household chores in the common areas that include kitchens on two floors. Participation in life skills classes and case management are required.
Follow Up Program
The Follow Up Program includes 15 scattered-site (off-campus) housing units for families who are homeless and disabled, and their children. It also includes 10 scattered-site housing units for homeless, disabled singles and families. Participation in case management is required.
Homes with Hope
Homes with Hope is a transitional program offering scattered-site housing for nine homeless families, who receive intensive case management and a rental subsidy while they learn life skills. SVDP’s case manager makes home visits to monitor families’ progress and to assist with barriers to independence and self-sufficiency.