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Q: What is Chacola Dream House (CDH)?
A: The CDH is an organization dedicated to providing safe, affordable housing and support services to low income individuals in Fayetteville, NC and surrounding cities.
Q: Why was the CDH founded?
A: CDH was created to assist this overlooked population with safe, affordable housing that responda to their unique needs.
Q: Who does the CDH serve and what types of services are provided?
A: The CDH serves single women experiencing homelessness, women with low-incomes and those with disabilities. In addition to housing, CDH services include case management, resident advocacy, and life skills training. Services are tailored to meet the needs of each individual or family and are based on their individual situations and goals.
Q: How does someone qualify for CDH programs?
A: To qualify, the woman must be living on the streets, in a shelter, or in a place not meant for habitation; low income; and referred to us through the Department of Social Services; The Salvation Army and have a disability (by HUD standards to include physical disability, mental health issues, or chemical addiction) that affects their ability to maintain housing.
Q: What type of housing does the WHC provide and how much does it cost?
A: The CDH provides shared room occupancy (SRO) housing with onsite services. Residents pay $100-$125.00 week.
Q: How can I help the CDH?
A: From goods to dollars to your time, CDH is always in need of donations and community support. The Annual Fundraiser offers sponsorship opportunities, and at any time, corporations and organizations can sponsor the WHC families and/or houses.
Q: How does CDH define success?
A: CDH views success as unique to the individual, their situation, and their abilities. Residents are considered “successful” as they continue to accomplish the goals they set upon entry into the program and revise through continued case management.
Q: What is the average length of stay for residents in your program?
A: There is 12-month time limit for program completion. The beauty of supportive housing is that each resident’s length of stay varies depending on the complexity of their disability, their progression toward achieving their goals, and their continued qualification as low-income.
Q: How many participants are in the CDH programs at any one time?
A: The CDH has 1 housing unit and serves 6 women at any one time.
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2284 Pinpoint Road
Fayetteville, NC 28312