Opportunity House

Opportunity House is one of the first programs providing Supportive Housing for the male segment of this population in Cuyahoga County. 
It targets 18-24 year old homeless youth who have been in foster care, found themselves alone without a place to live, and have a diagnosed disability.

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

Using age-appropriate programming, the Opportunity House experience 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
  • Bi-weekly psycho-educational groups
  • Subsidized rent calculated at 30% of resident income (including utilities)

Opportunity  House offers:

  • 11 one bedroom furnished suites with private baths and kitchens
  • On-site Resident Assistants
  • First and Second Floor Lounges
  • Hub Activity/Learning Center
  • Two Fully equipped laundry facilities

Opportunity House  
4740 Turney Rd
Garfield Heights OH  44125
216-862-1577

 

Lori Russell
Case Manager
lrussell@hmhousing.org

Terry Vaughn 
Resident Assistant
tvaughn@hmhousing.org

Leslie Chamberlin
Housing Assistant
lchamberlin@hmhousing.org