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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 with a diagnosed disability who have "aged out" of foster care or found themselves alone without a place to live.

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