FAMILY ABUSE SHELTER OF MIAMI COUNTY, INC. (FRANKLIN HOUSE)

Confidential shelter and advocacy services for abused and homeless adult men and women and their depen­dent children.

16 E. Franklin Street
Troy, Ohio 45373


See also Metropolitan Housing Authority page.

PHONE:                  (937) 339-6761 (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., M – F)

FAX:                           (937) 339-6812

After hours and weekends call “9 1 1” and ask for Shel­ter help or: CRISIS HOTLINE 1-800-351-7347.

SERVICE AREA:     Miami County

OFFICE HOURS:    8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

OFFICE DAYS:        Monday through Friday

Help is available 7 days per week 24 hours per day. After office hours and on weekends call “9 1 1” and ask for Shelter help or call Cri­sis Hotline 1-800-351-7347

SERVICES:                          All services are provided free of charge.

Confidential Shelter and Advocacy Services for Victims of Domestic Violence and Homeless Individuals and Families.

Franklin House
16 E. Franklin St.
Troy, Ohio 45373
937-339-6761
Buckeye House
411 S. Market St.
Troy, Ohio 45373
937-339-2801

Emergency shelter assistance is offered on a 24 hours, 7 days a week basis, 365 days a year for any Miami County resident in need. Safe shelter, meals, laundry facilities, hygiene products, clothing and case management services are all made available on site.

Legal Advocacy and Support for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking

Assistance with obtaining CPOs and TPOs; 911 cell phones, crisis intervention, safety planning, court accompaniment, referrals, etc. Legal advocates are available every morning in the Miami Co. Municipal Court House to assist victims on the third floor or can be reached by calling 937-339-6761.

Permanent Supportive Housing for Homeless Individuals with Disabling Conditions

8 units of permanent supportive housing are made available for homeless individuals who have disabling conditions. Units are SROs. Each unit is subsidized with tenants paying no more than 30% of their gross income for rent and utilities. Case management is provided for all tenants of the building. Must be literally homeless prior to entry.

Rapid Rehousing Assistance for Homeless Families and Individuals

Rapid ReHousing provides short-term rental assistance and case management services for literally homeless individuals and families. First month’s rent, housing deposit, utility deposit and additional rents may be paid on a program participant’s behalf. The type and level of assistance provided is determined by each household’s need for rental assistance and case management services. Goals of rapid rehousing programming include obtaining permanent housing quickly, increasing self-sufficiency, and remaining housed once assistance has ended.

ELIGIBILITY:All Shelter Services are available for all persons in need in Miami County.

Shelter residents must be 18 years old or accompanied by a parent/legal guardian.
Sex offenders are not eligible for emergency shelter assistance through the Buckeye House or Franklin House.
To access any homeless programs, including financial assistance, persons must meet HUD definition of literal homelessness.

DOCUMENTS NEEDED:
Confidential Shelter and Advocacy Services:
None. If applying for public assistance while at Shelter, please bring birth certifi­cates, social security numbers, marriage license, and other official documents for all persons to be sheltered.

Permanent Supportive Housing & Rapid Rehousing
Proof homelessness. Proof of income and/or disability, as appropriate. Documents: birth certificate, social security card and state identification.

RESTRICTIONS:       All Programs: Must be free of drugs and alcohol.

Confidential Shelter and Advocacy Services and Shelter and Advocacy services:
Must also sign confidential intake paperwork, and follow Shelter rules and regulations.
Alternatives participants must also be willing to participate & learn.

HOW TO USE:   Confidential Shelter and Advocacy Services and Shelter and Advocacy services:

During office hours call (937) 339-6761 or come in to the office at 16 East Franklin Street in Troy.
After hours call “9 1 1” or Crisis Hotline 1-800-351-7347.

FEE POLICY:    All services are provided free of charge. Permanent supportive housing is rent based program, calculated by income.