New Beginnings for Men
New Beginnings is a transitional housing program which provides a safe and supportive living environment to homeless males struggling with recovery issues. This program is specifically designed to serve 16 Kalamazoo County homeless males at a time who are attempting to regain stability and independence in their lives. Each resident will be assisted in developing a personal treatment plan with goals and objectives strongly emphasizing self sufficiency, continued abstinence from all chemical substances, and independence. New Beginnings is a zero tolerance facility. Each participant is expected to have a 12 step sponsor within the first 30 days and to have assisted in developing a personal treatment plan upon their acceptance into the program. There are also two group therapy meetings and one individual therapy session per week. Individuals are expected to seek employment, go through job training, volunteer, or continue their education as a resident of New Beginnings. Each participant is expected to be responsible for their daily chores and upkeep of their living environment.
Download an application form for New Beginnings.
Kalamazoo – (269) 382-9820 ext. 146
Bethany House for Women
Bethany House in Kalamazoo provides a stable, structured, drug and alcohol-free home for women in recovery and their young children. The program provides case management services, assistance with transportation needs, court/CPS advocacy, and access to basic needs such as food, bedding, health and beauty aids.
Kalamazoo – (269) 382-9820 ext. 141
Star of Hope House
Star of Hope House in Niles provides a stable structured, drug and alcohol-free home for women in recovery. The program offers assistance with transportation, court support, food and basic needs.
Niles – (269) 684-7741
Hope Resource Center for Women
The HOPE Resource Center in Sturgis provides a supportive living facility for women in recovery and their children (up to age 9). The home welcomes women who need a transitional home and supportive programming while in recovery.
Sturgis – (269) 271-0224
Full Nondiscrimination Statement
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online athttp://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
- Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
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This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Also, recipients are required to notify applicants with disabilities and limited English proficiency of their right to accommodations and free language assistance upon request. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Departmental Regulation (DR) 4300-003 Equal Opportunity Public Notification Policy establishes policy for ensuring positive, continuing notification of USDA’s equal opportunity policy to USDA employees and the public. The Department Regulation DR 4300-003 can be viewed at (http://www.ocio.usda.gov/document/departmental-regulation-4300-003 ).