Transitional Housing for Single-Parent Families

The mission of Seton House is to provide transitional housing and support services
to homeless single parents and their children to facilitate independence and self-sufficiency.

  • Hope
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    Hope for Homeless Families
    Hope starts with a warm and safe home and the opportunity to rebuild lives. Our efforts are aimed at moving people toward self-sufficient living and teaching them to do for themselves rather than depend on others for help. Read more
  • Shelter
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    A Warm, Safe Home
    Shelter is provided through 30 fully furnished apartments. The apartments are completely furnished including, bedding, linens, kitchenware, toiletries, and food. Read more
  • Skills
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    Skills for Self-Sufficiency
    Our programs include parenting and self-sufficiency classes, budgeting, and basic instruction in life skills such as self-esteem building, empowerment, health and nutrition, along with academic skills enhancement and GED preparation. Read more
  • Love
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    Nurturing Children
    In order to break the cycle of homelessness, children need love, structure, stability and education. We provide creative play therapies, self-esteem building groups, K-12 after-school tutoring and hugs and praise whenever needed. Read more



 

Seton House Needs

It is that time of year! Our busy elves are getting ready for Christmas and have expressed a need for Christmas Wrapping paper and gift bags! We accept donations M, W, F from 10am - 1 pm.

 
Fast Facts
  • Seton House has been helping homeless families in Casper for 22 years.
    Since 1989, Seton House has provided shelter and supportive
    services for 1,145 families with 2,190 children.
  • Shelter for families is provided through 30 individual
    apartments, each with its own bath and kitchen.
  • Seton House is always full. We serve an average
    of 69 persons per day, 365 days per year.
  • Seton House occupancy rate for 2013 was 95.33%. We always
    have a waiting list which varies from 20 to 40 families every month.
  • In 2013, we served 96 families with 185 children and
    provided a total of 27,126 nights of shelter.
  • In 2013, 91.6% of families sheltered were from
    Wyoming, 6.2% were from out of state.
  • All residents sign contracts upon entering the program agreeing they will participate in Case Management, submit to an entry-level urinalysis test, pay 15% of their income in rent, and participate in a mandatory savings plan of another 15% of their income.
  • Family Support Services programs include parenting and self-sufficiency classes and basic instruction in life skills such as budgeting, empowerment, hygiene, health and nutrition classes, along with GED preparation, job skills, and computer literacy.
  • Programs provided for children include one-on-one tutoring, computer literacy,
    homework lab, life skills, coping skills, self-esteem building, and creative therapies.
  • Families can stay at Seton House up to two years as long as
    they are making progress toward self-sufficiency.
  • In 2013, 82.3% of residents were employed, 7 residents were
    students in Casper College or job training programs, and 3 residents were
    unable to work due to advanced pregnancy, physical or mental disability.
  • 12 parents were able to regain custody of 18 children
    from foster care while living at Seton House in 2013.

 
United Way of Natrona County Mercer Family Resource Center Natrona County Prevention Coalition