Clients live in a safe, drug-free environment for an average of 30 to 45 days with goals targeted towards stabilizing the client and to move them closer to independent living. All clients receive a needs assessment and are linked to community resources. Psychosocial assessments are conducted by licensed social workers to determine the client’s needs and barriers.
Based on psychosocial assessments and eligibility, clients can enter the transitional program for an average of 30 to 45 days. Clients will participate in Recovery Day Management Services, including life skills and relapse prevention groups, employment readiness and community linkages for independent housing. A licensed case manager will complete a Personal Growth Plan while linking clients to community resources such as:
- Mental Health Counseling
- Anger Management
- 12-Step Support
- Additional Employment Resources
Permanent Supportive Housing
Eligible Veterans can receive housing & support, and homeless prevention services through a collaboration between Another Chance of Atlanta, Inc. and the United Way’s SSVF program. Shelter and care are provided by us to Vets who participate in roommate style housing with a savings plan.
Residential Housing Program
Clients can stay up to 90 days and receive on-site support including medication, monitoring, Double Trouble Groups, 12-step NA meetings and healthy social activities.
- Psycho-Social Assessments
- Case Management
- Recovery Day Management
- Medication Monitoring
- Personal Growth Plans
- Housing Referrals
- Drug Screening
- Peer Support
- Narcotics Anonymous (H&I) meetings (onsite)
- Double Trouble in Recovery meetings (onsite)
- HIV Testing and Counseling
- Residential Management
- Drug-Free Environment
- Linkages to other Community Resources
United Way Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)
In 2013, Another Chance of Atlanta, Inc. became one of three service providers working with the United Way of Greater Atlanta on the SSVF program for Veterans. It’s an important VA effort to end Veteran homelessness. SSVF services include:
- Case Management for Veterans with a history of chronic homelessness
- Homelessness Prevention
- Rapid Re-housing Strategies.
Recovery Management Program
A 30-day educational program that meets Monday thru Thursday 9:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. The clients engage in relapse prevention, life training skills, process group, and introduction to the 12-steps recovery process.
WorkFirst/Pre-Independent Living Program
This program provides pre-employment assessments, onsite assistance with resume writing, criminal background checks, interview training skills and employment.
Coming Home Re-Entry Initiative
Residential and support services for men and women coming from jails or prisons.