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Opportunity House

Opportunity House
4740 Turney Rd
Garfield Heights OH  44125


Bryan Kessler
Program Manager

Christopher Walter
Case Manager

Gary T. Stewart
Resident Assistant

Terry Vaughn
Resident Assistant




Opportunity House is the first program providing Permanent Supportive Housing for the male segment of this population in Cuyahoga County. It targets 18-24 year old homeless men who have aged out of foster care and have a diagnosed disability.

Opportunity House has repurposed a former Catholic Diocese convent on the property of Saints Peter and Paul Parish in Garfield Heights, Ohio.

Opportunity House has been designed following nationally recognized best practices. Using age-appropriate programming, Opportunity House effectively addresses the issues typically faced by homeless youth.

Program services include:

  • weekly on-site case management generally focusing on:

    • Educational Referral

    • Employment Services

    • Life Skills Training

    • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Training

    • Mental Health Services

    • Health Services

    • Legal Services

    • Transportation

  • The creation/implementation of an Individual Service Plan that facilitates goal achievement

  • 24-hour on-site support

  • Bi-weekly psycho-educational groups

  • Subsidized rent calculated at 30% of resident income (including utilities)

Opportunity House offers:

  • 14 Single Room Occupancies (SRO) with a bed, sink, closet and desk

  • 2 on-site Resident Assistants

  • 2 communal bathrooms

  • 3 community spaces

  • Fully stocked kitchen

  • Fully equipped laundry facility

Please call
for more information.

Opportunity House

Humility of Mary Housing
3250 W. Market Street Ste # 204
Akron, OH 44333
ph: 234.525.6400
fax: 330.384.2144

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