Services provided for up to twelve months for single mother with up to two child (ren) and pregnant women (18-35)
Residents have separate bedroom, share common areas (living room, kitchen, laundry room)
Single mothers must be employed or actively seeking employment
Resident are required to pay 30% of income for living expenses
Must be alcohol and drug free and no serious health concerns (single mother or child(ren)
Frequently Asked Questions Is there a security deposit?
No security deposit is required.
What is provided for residents?
Furniture and accessories for all common areas including the living room, and kitchen are provided by Firm Foundation of Virginia, Inc.
Parking is available for residents’ cars.
Internet, heat, water, sewer, electricity and local phone service are provided for the short-term housing program.
Residents are provided sheets, pillowcases, blankets, towels etc. (upon admission)
What must the residents provide?
Supervision of children or childcare while working or on premise.
Residents are responsible for providing a month notice prior to planned departure.
What is needed during the application process?
The completed application
Proof of income
A government issued picture ID
What happens after the application packet is turned in? The information provided on application form will be reviewed and verified. The background and credit check will be reviewed along with personal references you provided may be contacted. If it is determined that applicant meets criteria and are considered as a candidate for admission, you will be contacted to schedule an interview.
Candidates who successfully complete the application and interview process will be eligible for openings as they become available. If a space at Firm Foundation of Virginia, Inc. is not available, the candidate may elect to be placed on the waiting list.
When an opening occurs and a candidate is selected from the list she will be contacted regarding availability. If the applicant does not respond within five days or are unable to be contacted from the information on file, the applicant will be deleted from the waiting list. The candidate’s completed application will be kept on file for one year.
Firm Foundation of Virginia, Inc. reserves the right to require any resident to vacate the premise if, in the judgment of Program Manager, the resident is unable or unwilling to comply with the requirements of Firm Foundation of Virginia, Inc. as set out in this provision, or to adjust to living in the shared or transitional housing program. The resident will be responsible for vacating the premises and making arrangements to pick up any personal or household items with 72 hours of termination from program.