Our Impact

Housing:

On any given night, the organization is capable of housing more than 250 homeless men, women and children. Our housing programs are provided throughout Palm Beach County, and include long-term supportive housing programs for people with disabilities, and short-term housing programs. Our housing programs serve single homeless men, single homeless women, and homeless families. Our housing programs target chronically homeless citizens, as well as men and women ex-offenders.

  • We provided housing for 347 individuals.
  • 112 housing clients were children age 18 and under.
  • 39 housing clients were children under the age of 5.
  • 47% of residents were Female, 53% of residents were Male.
  • Average age for adults was 43.6 years old. 
  • Average age for minors was 7.9 years old. 
  • The most common racial categories were:  50% African American, 41% Caucasian, 7% Hispanic, 2% Other.
  • 51% of families were headed by minority single mothers.
  • 14% of families were headed by women age 25 and under.

Employment:

The Lord’s Place Employment Services offer diverse programming (apprenticeships, training, education classes, job coaching) to help clients gain meaningful employment. Our programs are targeted to highly vulnerable, at-risk populations with multiple barriers to employment.

  • Last year, 305 individuals enrolled in our Job Training and Employment Program.
  • 166 individuals participated in our Job Readiness classroom training program with 156 or 94% successfully graduating.
  • Our Job Training and Employment participants received 96 job offers.

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