Welcome to Transitional Living & Community Support, Inc.
TLCS is a private, non-profit social rehabilitation agency located in Sacramento County. We provide housing, living skills training, community support services, entitlement advocacy and outreach services for adults with psychiatric disabilities.
Our mission statement says "Promoting successful community living for people with psychiatric disabilities". To that end, TLCS began operation in 1981 with a total of 3 employees. Today, TLCS has more than 100 dedicated employees offering a full array of emergency, transitional and permanent housing to individuals with psychiatric disabilities.
Our supportive services such as case management, entitlement advocacy, and life skills development are tailored individually to the needs of the clients we serve. TLCS currently provides services to more than 2100 individuals annually.
Can anyone live in a TLCS Housing program?
Most TLCS Housing programs are designed for adults with psychiatric disabilities. Some of our housing programs can also accommodate family members as well. Contact our SHEP Program at (916) 440-1500 for specific details.
I have been in a TLCS Program before and need help again. Can I receive assistance?
Yes.We encourage you to contact us if we can be of any help.
How much does it cost me to receive help?
The fees for TLCS’ Programs are dependent upon your ability to pay. If you have no financial resources you are still eligible to receive services.
I would like to work for TLCS but I have been a client in the mental health system. Would TLCS still hire me?
TLCS values the diversity of backgrounds of individuals seeking employment. Several individuals that have received services from TLCS currently work here.
If I participate in a TLCS Program, is my information kept confidential?
All information about you is kept strictly confidential—even the fact that you requested and/or received services. Information is only released with your authorization.
I have heard good things about the TLCS system and would like to make a financial contribution. Who should I talk with?
Direct financial contributions, beneficiary designation, structured trust payments, and in-kind service and product donations are all welcome.
If you would like to discuss a contribution to our organization please contact Jane Ginsberg, Executive Director.
Supported Housing and Entitlement Program (SHEP)
- INTAKE OFFICE FOR ALL PROGRAMS (with the exception of Project Redirection)
Our Housing Programs
Carol's Place is a short term residential facility for homeless adults. It provides 24 hour staffing and supportive services for all residents. Click here for more information.
Homeless Transitional Housing Program (Palmer)
The Palmer Program offers housing in a cooperative apartment setting that provides case management, living skills training and supportive services. Click here for more information.
The Downtown Cooperatives provide supportive permanent housing for individuals to live cooperatively and reduce the stress and expense of independent living. Click here for more information.
A 22 unit supported housing program for adults with psychiatric disabilities and their families. Support services include a full time program advisor on-site. Click here for more information.
Bell Street Apartments
A multi-unit cooperative living programs in an apartment based setting. Staff are on site daily to provide supportive services. Click here for more information.
SRO Collaborative Services Project
This project is designed to support Sacramento residents living at selected downtown SRO hotels through the delivery of a range of quality accessible services. The project is centered in the heart of downtown's business district and is a combined effort of the entire community including local business, residents, faith based organizations, and a number of service providers. This project includes linkages to primary medical and mental health services, life skills training, substance abuse recovery, vocational services, and social activities. Click here for more information.
Village Gardens is a residential and supportive services program for people with both developmental and psychiatric disabilities who desire to live independently and need extra support to achieve successful community living. This program is fully staffed 24 hour a day, 7 days a week. Referrals to this program are handled by the Alta California Regional Center - Adult Services Division. Click here for more information.
HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS)
TLCS provides housing and support services to people diagnosed with AIDS or HIV + who are homeless and have a physichiatric disability. Click here for more information.
Transitional Living & Community Support embraces a diverse and culturally rich workforce. Our Agency provides equal opportunity for employment and volunteer participation solely on the basis of merit and without regard to race, color, creed, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.
For a listing of positions currently open, please contact our job line at (916) 441-0123. When you hear the message, press ’5’.
Our open positions are also posted here on our website. Be sure to check back often as positions are updated regularly.
If you are interested in a position with TLCS, here is our online application form. If you have adobe acrobat (full version) you can fill it, save it to your computer and attach it with an email to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have Adobe Acrobat Reader then you can print out the form and send it in.
You can also pick up an application from our Administrative Offices located at:
1507 21 st Street, Suite #205
Sacramento, CA 95814
Applications with a cover letter and resume may be submitted by email, fax, or mail/walk-in to our Administrative Offices. Our fax # is (916) 441-6893.
In Adobe Acrobat .PDF Format
Additional information is available by emailing our Human Resources Department at: Email: email@example.com
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