Housing Services

You must contact one of the Coordinated Entry Centers before you can be referred to Peace River Center for Housing Services.

Contact:
Homeless Coalition of Polk County, Inc.
Phone: (863) 687-8386
Email: info@polkhomeless.org

If you are fleeing a domestic violence situation, call Peace River Center’s
24-Hour Domestic Violence
Hotline: (863) 413-2700

What are the homeless qualifications?

  • Your primary nighttime residence is a place not designed to be a regular sleeping accommodation (like a car, the park, the bus station, an abandoned building. etc.) OR
  • You are living in an Emergency Shelter or Transitional Housing program OR
  • You will lose your primary nighttime residence (for example, if you’re being evicted) within the next 14 days and you have no other place to live and no resources (like family, friends, church, etc.) to help you obtain permanent housing, OR
  • You are fleeing a domestic situation and have no other place to live and no resources (like family, friends, church, etc.) to help you obtain permanent housing.

Peace River Center’s Housing Program provides a variety of services designed to allow clients to live in the community of their choice in the least restrictive setting possible.

Hand Up for Housing

This program assists individuals with mental illness or domestic violence survivors who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless in seeking, securing and retaining housing.

Peace River Center Apartments

The Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Subsidized Housing Program provides income-based, permanent housing opportunities to individuals with mental disabilities.

Group Housing

Peace River Center operates Stepping Stones (Group Home I) and Success House (Group Home II). Both group homes operate with 24-7 staff supervision and assistance.

To learn more about these programs, download the Housing Services brochure.