Ohana House for Women and Children

In 2009, Ohana House opened its doors as permanent, supportive housing for chronically homeless, chemically dependent women and their children.  Ohana House provides safe and sober housing and services that include chemical dependency treatment, vocational services, self-sufficiency and life skills building, and wrap around case management services. 

SERVICES OFFERED:

  • Clean and sober permanent housing for women and women with children
  • On-site case management
  • Individual counseling services
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Sober living and life-skill building
  • Job-readiness training
  • Advocacy and intensive support services

 

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Homeless or at risk of homelessness and chemically dependent
  • Willing to be clean and sober and able to fully participate in program
  • Willing to follow Ohana House guidelines
  • Willing to attend chemical dependency treatment in the community
  • Willing to attend community based self-help groups
  • Willing to actively seek employment or educational opportunities

If you think Ohana House might be a good fit for you, or for more information email Holly.Recknagle@wstcs.org.


Lighthouse for Men

The Lighthouse for Men opened in July 2010 in Port Orchard for eight chronically homeless, chemically dependent men, and is a blend of transitional and permanent safe and sober housing. Services include chemical dependency treatment, vocational counseling and self-sufficiency skill building, mental health screening and brief therapy, and intensive case management and support services using innovative and evidenced based models such as WRAP, motivational interviewing and harm reduction therapeutic interventions. Lighthouse participants also have access to Compass Vocational Services 1:1 navigation and workshops.

SERVICES OFFERED:

  • Clean and sober permanent and transitional housing for men
  • On-site case management
  • Individual counseling services
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Sober living and life-skill building
  • Job-readiness training
  • Advocacy and intensive support services

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Homeless or at risk of homelessness and chemically dependent
  • Willing to be clean and sober and able to fully participate in program
  • Willing to follow The Lighthouse guidelines
  • Willing to attend chemical dependency treatment in the community
  • Willing to attend community based self-help groups
  • Willing to actively seek employment or educational opportunities

If you think Lighthouse might be a good fit for you, contact the Lighthouse by email at Gary.Thomas@wstcs.org.


New Start House for Men

The New Start House for Men, opened in April of 2015,  provides transitional housing for eight homeless men exiting the Kitsap County Jail for up to nine months while they are engaged in New Start Continuing Services.  Please visit the Programs page for a full description of the program and services.