About Burfoot House


Burfoot House;The Burfoot House is a transitional home and comprehensive program designed for homeless single women to achieve self-sufficiency. The program provides an intermediate step between emergency shelter and supportive housing, with limits on the length of stay. The program is designed to offer a safe, supportive environment to overcome trauma, begin to address issues that led to homelessness, and begin to rebuild a support network. On-site classes and mentorship focus on employment, improved self-worth, savings, and permanent housing.
The home has 5 large bedrooms that accommodate 10 women. The dorm-style home has 2 shared bathrooms, a common kitchen, living room, and multi-purpose dining/learning center. The home has video-monitored security.  



Burfoot House;

Objectives include:

- Acclimate the client to a stable, safe environment

- Establish a short-term weekly plan

- Variable-length program for making progress towards goals/self-

- Promote the development of interpersonal and decision-making skills

- Teach and foster the development of appropriate social skills and

- Provide basic mentoring and case management plan

- Target specific employment, savings, and housing goals




Burfoot House;Who is eligible to reside at the Burfoot House? 
Single women:

- sleeping in places not meant for habitation;

- living in emergency housing for homeless persons;

- evicted with no residence and lacking resources to
  obtain a home.

Who is ineligible to reside at the Burfoot House?

- with felony convictions; with child-related restrictions;

- with active domestic violence cases;

- with pending warrants;

- actively using alcohol or illegal drugs;

- with history of violent, explosive or destructive 



Apply to the Burfoot House:

All applications to the Burfoot House are done online. Please go to the APPLY NOW link in the red banner at the top of the page.