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Mission Statement

The mission of Transitional Housing Corporation (THC) is to combat homelessness by providing transitional housing and a range of holistic services to homeless families to equip them to become independent, productive members of the community.

Description

THC is a non-profit organization that provides housing and supportive services to homeless and at-risk families so that they can make transformational changes in their lives.

In addition to counseling, case management, and other services for families and parents, THC also provides a variety of youth enrichment activities for children. Our volunteers sustain these programs and provide caring role models for children who have already been through a lot in their young lives.

Transitional Housing

We operate two transitional apartment buildings in the Ward 4 neighborhood of Washington, DC and one transitional apartment building in Ward 7. We house 40 families.

Permanent Supportive Housing

THC provides stable permanent housing in scattered site locations across the District and wraparound supportive services for the families. THC's Housing with Care currently serves 39 vulnerable families who need continual support to remain in affordable housing.

Program Success

Since 1993, over 200 families have participated in THC's programs and our most consistent program result is the ability to transition residents to permanent housing - on average 85% of THC participant families do so within a 2-year program (compared to DC's citywide average of 42%). Thirteen families have become homeowners with many more working toward that goal. Last year, 80% of our families were employed by the time they completed the program and 60% were no longer dependent on supplemental income; 50% had increased their income; and 90% of last year's graduates remained in permanent housing for at least one year. THC's results are consistently 30-40% better than the citywide average for HUD funded housing programs.

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http://www.thcdc.org

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