What is it like to live at Carty House?
Carty House seeks to promote an environment of community living founded upon shared responsibility, respect for diversity and mutual support. Carty House residents fully participate fully in the operation of the home and its maintenance. Residents share regular chores, prepare their own meals, keep the home clean, and participate in Carty House activities.
During their stay, residents are provided with referrals to education, counseling, and other support services including language instruction, employment training, job search programs and cultural integration programs and activities.
Each resident has her own bedroom and shares access to a full bathroom. Residents also have free access to, and use of, the kitchen, living room, dining room, and laundry room. Internet and computer access is provided.
The lives of the residents are quite busy with resettlement and usually school/training and/or work. Special occasions bring all the residents together for a shared meal, a celebration, and time to connect.