Single Adult Services

singlesADULT EMERGENCY SHELTER

Intended to provide shelter in emergency situations for single adults, reStart’s adult emergency shelter is currently equipped to house up to 48 single men and 42 single women. We offer each person a shared room with their own bed, locker, and key to come and go as they please. They have access to showers (including ADA accessible), laundry facilities, and a phone, as well as three meals per day.

The emergency shelter also offers:

  • Mental health screenings
  • On-site counseling, including substance abuse counseling
  • Health education workshops covering primary and preventative care, nutrition education, and health benefits advocacy
  • Quarterly TB testing and monthly HIV/AIDS testing
  • Domestic violence support through partnerships with MOCSA and the KCPD

In 2016, we provided services to a total of 1,574 single adults, including emergency overnight shelter for 368 individuals.

ADULT TRANSITIONAL LIVING

reStart’s transitional living program provides longer-term housing for men and women as they work with staff to seek out permanent housing. reStart provides advocacy, guidance, and resources to stabilize these individuals, giving them the necessary tools to move towards self-sufficiency.

Services provided include:

  • Employment and on-the job training
  • Housing assistance
  • Life skills and financial literacy classes
  • Mental health screenings
  • Substance abuse recovery services
  • Health and nutritional education and screening
  • Art therapy and arts activities

In 2016, we provided transitional housing for 73 individuals adults.