Frink Street is where the men in the Able-Life Program may choose to live when they have completed Phases 1-3 in The Lodge. Thus, living independently in one of the homes on Frink Street is Phase 4 of the Able-Life Program . The Frink Street neighborhood is adjacent to Hillsboro Street where The Lodge and FAOIAM Headquarters are located.
There are three single and two duplex homes. There are a total of twenty-four private bedrooms. Residency is reserved for Phase-4 Lodge men who have secured a legal job for a minimum of three months. Other requirements include sobriety, upholding The Lodge Code of Conduct and completing an in-house, personal development financial training.
The homes have many features. Features include: cable TV in common areas, A/C, washer & dryer, full kitchen, fully furnished, linens and yards with a BBQ grill. Accommodations can be made for those with a vehicle.
- Frink Street residents are assigned tasks at the Ministry Center and The Lodge. They stay connected while they give back to the family and ministry.
- Ongoing household-cleaning and property maintenance is mandatory.
- Adherence to rules and standards, as well as attendance at a monthly resident meeting is required.
- A deposit and first month Shared Expenses is due upon entering this transitional housing program.
- The maximum stay is one year.
Construction History of Frink Street
- Renovation of the home at 601 Frink in 2010.
- Relocation of a donated modular home at 538 Frink in 2011.
- Stick-built a duplex at 604-606 Frink in 2012.
- Renovated a 4 bedroom home at 602 Frink in 2013.
- Stick-built our second duplex at 548 Frink in 2015.