Men, Women and Children Transitional and Permanent Housing

City Steps – go to Citysteps for a list of housing
3701 Cottage Ave Baltimore, MD 21205

  • Housing intakes are scheduled after client has been screened on telephone for homeless youth between 18- 24 years of age.

Cottage Avenue Community, Transitional Housing 
2601 Ulman Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215 
410-728-8741 - Ms. Jackie, Director 
  • 8 apartments and 7 houses in Park Heights 
  • Must have children 0-17 years old 
  • Do not accept adults receiving SSI, must be able and willing to work 
  • Can have no evictions on record 
  • Life skills, case management and other supports offered to families in the program 
  • Up to 2 year stay with a strong link into Section 8 housing after the program 

Salvation Army-Booth House 
1114 N. Calvert St. 
(410)685-8878 – Case Manager Terrance Lewis 
  • 30 day emergency shelter (60 day/90 day) and transitional housing 
  • 2 floors 
  • 3 Meals Mon-Sun 
  • 76 beds for families 
  • Referrals (Usually from DSS Homeless Unit) 

Men and Women Transitional and Permanent Housing

Project PLASE (People Lacking Adequate Shelter and Employment) 
1814 Maryland Ave. 21201 
410-837-1400 x21 – Intake Coordinator: to get on waiting list 
  • Transitional and permanent housing for men and women (and some families) 
  • Advocate counseling (must go elsewhere for group or individual counseling)

People Encouraging People 
4201 Primrose Avenue 

  • Residential rehabilitation and supported living services to people with mental illness and other disabilities. 

May I Walk You Home 
1930-34 W. Pratt – Resource Center 
 2019 W. Pratt – Office 

410-233-3976 or 410-378-7042 
443-600-7894 – Director: Kim Smith’s cell 
  • Shelter and transitional living program for single adults recovering from substance abuse and dealing with mental illness. 
  • LGBTQ affirming 
  • Rent is $150 plus food stamps and may be more if person has a job/add. income 
  • Intake fee is $150, though usually waved 
  • Offers life skills, anger management, relapse prevention classes and peer support groups

Men Transitional and Permanent Housing

Agape House 
222 N. Carrollton Ave 21223 
410-728-2222 or 2007 
  • 18+ transitional housing for men in Hartford County (60 beds), will accept referrals from the City. Must be clean/sober and working. Offer transportation to/from work and wrap around services. $100 week. 

Carrington House, JHR Baltimore 
2113 East Oliver St. Baltimore, MD 21213 
Intake contacts: Raymond Tyler or Paul Martin 410-947-7900 
  • Transitional housing for homeless men with substance abuse history 
  • Client must transitioning from a drug treatment center: detox or 28 day treatment program 
  • Referrals will be taken from other agencies and CH will schedule an appointment to interview to determine client eligibility 

Christopher Place Employment Academy, Our Daily Bread 
725 Fallsway 
410-986-9044, Contact Carl, the Director
  • Intensive residential program for formerly addicted homeless men. 
  • Provides education and employment readiness as well as addiction recovery support. 
  • Young men must be mature and motivated to be accepted into this program 

At Jacob’s Well
325 E. 25th Street 
410-235-8877 or 8878 
Contact: Leah, Case Manager 
  • Transitional housing for single men and women with a mental health diagnosis who are in treatment. Expected minimum of 6 months clean and sober if formerly using. 
  • Expected to have some form of income, 30% of which is due for housing. 
  • Clients must be quite independent/sufficient, though they have their own bedrooms they share housing with 2 or 3 other people. 
  • Offers case management but must get core of treatment elsewhere. 

Helping Up Mission
1029 East Baltimore Street 21202 
410-675-7500 Program Manager – Kevin Healey 
  • Residential program for 21+ year old men in recovery 
  • 40 page application – looking for serious participants 
  • Program begins with a 50 day blackout – no access to phone, internet and must stay at facility. 
  • During the first year each participant must go to a 12 step meeting each night. 
  • Partner with community agencies to provide everything participants need at the facility. 
  • Participants then have access to 2 years of residential aftercare and continued ability to remain part of the community and accessing resources through HUP for subsequent years. 

Beans and Bread: Fredrick Ozanam House  
400 Bond Street Baltimore, MD 21231 
Contact Program Manager Katie League 
  • Up to two year transitional housing program for men 
  • 20 beds, own locked bedroom but share a common area with 4 others 
  • Must be willing to work full-time (though some school or a training program will be accepted as part) 
  • Residents must be clean and sober (drug testing) 
  • Curfew for residents based on work schedule 
  • Residents must pay 1/3rd of their income 

Harford House, GEDCO
1517 E. North Avenue 
Baltimore, MD. 21213 
  • Harford House is a renovated series of adjoined row houses located on North Avenue in the Oliver neighborhood 
  • Works with clients on employment development, financial responsibility, health and wellness