ICNA Relief USA - Transitional Housing

ICNA Relief USA offers an alternative for homeless women in need of temporary housing. ICNA Relief maintains the dignity of residents while affording them the opportunity to heal and develop themselves within a nurturing environment. Women are provided with one-on-one support while they transition to permanent stable housing. 

Many of the women who come to ICNA Relief for supportive housing have experienced emotional abuse as well as neglect and are underemployed or unable to obtain affordable housing. ICNA Relief offers them the opportunity to heal while they work towards obtaining the ultimate goal of self sufficiency.

Trained case managers work with residents in identifying areas of growth and link them to appropriate community resources such as public benefits, legal and immigration support, mental health services and healthcare. While residing at ICNA Relief, women are encouraged to take part in educational classes including; English language skills, job training and/or higher education. 

Services Provided:

  • Counseling
  • Emotional Healing
  • Action Plans & Goal Setting
  • Personal Development
  • Case Management
  • Access to Services & Benefits

ICNA Relief Provides Safe, Culturally Sensitive Temporary Housing for homeless women age 18 yrs up to the age of 65 who are; homeless, unmarried and/or legally separated and are residing in the USA legally. 

Our homes vary in location and occupancy. We operate facilities for single women both in owned properties and scattered site units, facilities for women and children however we do not accept male children over the age of puberty; being the age of 10 due to Islamic guidelines. 

We do not provide housing for victims of Domestic Violence who have just left an abusive situation due to safety concerns and the well being of the victim. However; ICNA Relief does operate one Domestic Violence Shelter in S. California which is tailored to the unique needs of victims of violence which include safety precautions and counseling.

Admission Criteria:
ICNA Relief USA is not a treatment facility therefore we are unable to offer services to individuals who suffer from severe mental health conditions or those with physical mobility limitations which would inhibit them from participating in program requirements. We are a transitional facility and are unable to offer elder services or long term care due to our rigorous program requirements. There is an in-take process which includes interview and documentation. We are not an emergency shelter program and do not accept victims of domestic abuse due to safety concerns. ** We have one facility which caters to the unique needs of domestic abuse survivors at an undisclosed location in California.

Eligibility Requirements;

* Age 18 to 68
* Must have legal valid immigration status and/or U.S. citizenship
* Must be willing and able to gain self-sufficiency within a 6 month time period
* A psychological evaluation may be required to determine eligibility and rule out behavioral and/or emotional concerns.

Our homes vary in location and occupancy. We operate facilities for single women in both properties we own and scattered site rental units. Based on the size and location of the facility; children may not be allowed. Children are not allowed at all of our facilities. In those facilities were children are allowed, no male child over the age of 10yrs old will be accepted into the facility bases on religious guidelines regarding puberty. 

National Locations:

  • Jamaica, NY
  • Houston, TX
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Detroit, MI
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Anaheim, CA
  • Orlando, FL
  • W. Palm Beach, FL
  • Raytown, MO
  • Chicago, IL
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Boston, MA

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