Another Chance is All They Ask

Because I have personal experience, by having my very own daughter go through this very same Metamorphosis, I know that this home can save lives as well as serve as a much needed resource in the community.

 Planting this seed in this community will be a one of a kind experience.  With your support and donations it will allow so many dreams that once were a distant memory become alive and fruitful. Together we can make that happen.

                                                                                                                     Dorothy Owsley

Transitional Options for Women is a not for profit social service agency serving Roanoke Virginia and surrounding areas. 


The organization was founded by Dorothy Owsley whose education and countless years of hands on real life experience makes her a compassionate and more than qualified organizational head.







   Provide a safe transitional housing alternative for women released from prisons or jails by teaching a multitude of skills to empower the women to become self-sufficient and facilitate positive attitude.


Our Services

   Provides transitional housing and life skill training for women. We offer assistance to women that are often homeless as they move from dependent and abusive relationships with hopes if living a positive, and self-sufficient lifestyle. In addition we will offer services to women leaving incarceration that need assistance without having children.


  This is the city's only for women facility that addresses the needs of women that do not have children in there immediate care or custody. The only other organization of this genre serves women with children. We offer a safe environment where clients will participate in an 8-step program that teaches the life skills necessary to be successful. We believe this collaborative approach to empowerment is the keystone to developing self - sufficiency in women we serve 


  The steps are as followed: personal development, substance abuse counseling, abused and battered women counseling, interpersonal skills building, community involvement, and healthy leisure activities.



The goal of the organization is to provide interim housing and skill training so that clients become successful, independent individuals. Transitional Housing's services are unique in their female-only clientele, long-duration transitional housing, and comprehensive empowerment program. Transitional Housing will make a significant impact on the Roanoke Valley, in both short-term relief, and long-term skill development.


The facility is conveniently located at 1729 Patterson Ave. S.W. Roanoke Va. 24016 near downtown Roanoke. The facility will be staffed 24/7 with highly qualified, and trained that will not only supervise but also provide professional real-world guidance to real-world situations. We surpass the normal literary criteria.


We will partner with other local agencies to enhance the services we provide to our clients in order to ensure the success of our clients. Remember, WE CARE.
















1729 patterson ave sw roanoke va 24016