The Jim Cain Home is a development funded by HUD built in 1987 located just east of downtown Louisville (727 E. Chestnut St.). It is a co-ed dormitory style shared living facility that houses nine adults. The criteria for residency is as follows:
Each resident must be from 18 to 55 years of age.
Be able to transfer from a wheelchair.
Take their own medications.
Handle their own finances.
Participate in the upkeep of the facility according to their abilities.
The cost to the resident is 30% of income after medical deductions plus $150 for a joint food count. The home is more of a transitional living facility where the residents acquire skills that eventually allow them to live more independent lives.