Clean and Sober Homes Program

Transitional Housing for Low-Income Individuals

Centralia, Washington (Lewis County)



1.†††††††††††† Clean and Sober Homes is a transitional housing facility designed to meet the housing needs of low-income individuals that lack a fixed, regular, and adequate residence while they progress toward more self-sufficiency and personal well-being. Besides a clean, safe, and decent living environment the facility helps the residents identify the local community resources that provide supportive services.

2.†††††††††††† The development consists of two six-bedroom three-bathroom clean and sober homes with an onsite manager. Each bedroom is equipped with a keyed lock and is furnished with an extra-long twin bed, five-drawer chest of drawers, and a nightstand. Each bedroom is for occupancy by a single individual and has a walk-in closet and is spacious enough to fit a personal desk, chair or TV of the residentís providing. The bedding is provided by the resident.

3.†††††††††††† The kitchen is fully equipped. Two big refrigerators and multiple spacious kitchen cabinets offer separate personal storage area for each resident. Each bathroom is shared between two individuals only. The kitchen, dining room and living room are shared between a maximum of six residents.

4.†††††††††††† The rent is $405 a month;

-$150 deposit is due at signing of the rental agreement and refundable after six months if the room is left in the condition it was received in. If necessary, the deposit can be broken up into smaller multiple payments.

-A nonrefundable screening fee of $40 is charged for the criminal background check of the applicants before they sign the rental agreement. The results of the background check are evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

-Applicants that want to move in after the first day of the month will have their rent prorated.

5.†††††††††††† The following utilities:

-Water†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -Garbage

-Electricity†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -Basic Cable

-Sewer†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -Local Phone

Are included in the cost of the rent.

6.†††††††††††† Paper products such as paper towels and toilet paper, as well as cleaning supplies such as bathroom cleaners, dish washer soap, dish washing soap, sponges and brushes are provided free of charge.

7.†††††††††††† The residents are entitled to use the washing machine and dryer and all the kitchen utensils and appliances at no cost. Laundry detergent is provided by the resident.

8.†††††††††††† Maintenance of the facilities is provided for free, unless intentional damage is caused by the resident. Tenants are responsible for keeping the common areas of the houses clean.

9.†††††††††††† A garage is available for storage needs, with access provided by the manager.

10.†††††††††† The facility is conveniently located in the †††††††North-East part of Centralia:

-Two blocks away from the nearest bus station †††††††(bus #21) and only 15 minute walking distance from ††††down-town;

-The facility is located in the immediate vicinity of Wilbur Parkins Park, offering invigorating walks with scenic view along the banks of Skookumchuck River and fishing opportunities.


For more information, please call (360) 508-5075

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