Shelter Cove is a transitional housing program for 36 homeless adults living with psychiatric disabilities. Located in Marina, the two-year program is designed to help residents learn the skills they will need to successfully transition to independent living.
Shelter Cove staff provide case management and mental health services to residents. Daily groups are also available to residents who are in need of additional support. Shelter Cove has eight 4-bedroom units and two 2-bedroom units. Residents have private bedrooms and share the common living areas. A daily dinner service is provided for all residents and served in the community room/dining hall. Participants are expected to pay 30 percent of their income as rent.
Staff includes a resident manager who is on-call at night for emergencies. Participants are required to manage their own medications, prepare their own breakfasts and lunches, do their own shopping, budgeting, and laundry, and to care for their own units.
Sandy Shores provides permanent, affordable housing for 28 homeless adults living with psychiatric disabilities in Marina next to the Shelter Cove program. The housing is provided in two- and four-bedroom units. Each resident has a private bedroom and shares a common living area.
Sandy Shores’ green house provides recreational gardening opportunities for residents, and a welcome supply of vegetables and herbs.Interim provides case management, including needs assessment, development of an individualized plan, mental health services, emergency intervention, placement services, help with daily living skills, and assistance connecting with other agency and community resources. Staff is available to help transport residents to doctor appointments and personal activities such as grocery shopping, but residents are encouraged to be self-sufficient.