The Ada’s Place Program is designed to help homeless families work toward self-sufficiency and independence. Ada’s Place offers participants the opportunity to gain knowledge, education, and skills in a variety of areas while working on goals that will assist them in obtaining permanent housing and achieving economic security.
Case Management, Housing Search, & Work/School Requirements
In addition to housing, the Transitional Housing (TH) program’s other component is assisting survivors of domestic violence and their children in becoming self-sufficient and independent, economically stable, and develop healthy and supportive relationships. This is accomplished through a variety of advocacy and voluntary support services.
- Participants must maintain regular contact with their TH case manager and within the first week of entering the program each participant will meet with the TH case manager to set up a mutually agreed upon schedule for keeping in touch. These meetings are for the TH Case Manager and the participant to discuss, develop, and work on the participants financial, housing, vocational, and other goals aimed at increasing economic and housing stability. These meetings can be every few days, weekly, monthly or anywhere in between.
- By the 6th month in TH, participants are required to have put in place some method of increasing their income. Some methods may be public benefits, SSDI, employment or attending job skills training, adult education, or college classes.
- TH Participants are also strongly encouraged to sign-up with Missoula Housing Authority, Human Resource Council, and any other housing options they are eligible for in the community. The TH case manager is available to assist with these processes and provide information about various housing programs and options.