Single Residency Occupancy — SRO
The SRO program will accept women, aged eighteen and over, who need a safe, affordable supportive place to live, until they are ready and able to move into private or municipal housing.
The SRO program provides women with emergency, temporary, and permanent housing. The case manager will assist and support the women in such areas as: referrals for education, employment placement, medical care, chemical dependency issues, social services and basic needs.
The YWCA NorthEastern NY has on-site short-term counseling available for Domestic Violence issues, support groups for Domestic Violence and living skills, advocacy for legal issues and Social Services and use of the Wellness Center.
For women who are accepted into the main residential facility:
Residents must be fully capable of taking complete responsibility for their own care
Must be able to physically negotiate the stairways
Must be able to peacefully coexist in a cooperative group living situation
Women in need of medication to remain fully functioning must be able to self-administer their own medication; our staff is not responsible to monitor this
Women with a history of chemical dependency must be enrolled and remain enrolled in a treatment program
Mary Hill House
The Mary Hill House is the transitional component of the SRO program.
The women living in this building must meet the following requirements:
Women with a history of chemical dependency must have been successfully in rehabilitation for a minimum of six months prior to admission
Women living in the Mary Hill House must be employed, employable or in school
Women residing at Mary Hill House are also offered the same services and programs through the case manager
Rosa’s House is a Supportive Housing Program offered by the YWCA to assist homeless women that are: living on the street, coming from emergency/DV shelters, from transitional housing for homeless individuals, evicted, discharged from institutions, fleeing domestic violence and suffer from mental and chemical dependency issues that affect their ability to maintain housing.
The YWCA through the assistance of HUD has implemented this program to assist this population to secure and maintain permanent housing.
For more information on the above housing services
please call the Housing Coordinator at 374-3394 x118