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Railton Supportive Housing Program

Mission Statement of RSHP

The Railton Supportive Housing Program is a program of The Salvation Army of West Chester. Its mission is to provide safe, affordable permanent housing, and a range of supportive services to assist participants in maintaining life and housing stability.

Core Values
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Equitability
  • Consumer-focused
  • Strengths-based
Population Served

Single males, 18 years of age or older.

Occupancy Maximum

Six single rooms.

On-site Housing Support

House Man on site.

Criteria for Interview
  • EmploymentCurrently employed
    • Able to pay 30% of gross monthly income for rent PLUS submit 20% of income to savings.
  • Documentation
    • Provide most recent, consecutive paystubs to document active employment for at least one month
    • Provide two forms of identification, one must be a photo ID
    • Provide documentation for other sources of income and non-cash benefits
  • Attitude
    • Positive attitude
    • Able to get along and co-exist with others
    • Non-judgmental
  • Other
    • Zero tolerance for drug or alcohol use
    • Not convicted of sexual criminal acts
    • Must have at least two weeks' supply of any prescribed medication

  1. Review criteria
  2. If criteria are met, call Social Services Department to schedule an interview. Interviews are from 10:00am to 12 noon and 1:00pm to 3:00pm, Monday to Thursday. Interviews consist of initial interview with case worker and second interview with Director, Social Services.
  3. Rent and key deposit payments are due (two seperate money orders) prior to occupancy.


The Salvation Army
of West Chester

101 East Market Street
West Chester PA 19382

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