The Lord’s Place served almost 1,700 people last year and here are some of their stories.

Doug & Lucy

Categories: EHB, Success Stories
Lucy & Doug are a devoted married couple who became clients after being a part of our Lunch & Learn and Job Ready programs earlier this year. Doug is a veteran, who enjoys scheduling work and Lucy is a cook who became one of our culinary students through our Cafe Joshua transitional work experience program. …

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Kelly and Halle Place

Categories: EHB, Success Stories
Kelly M. is an amazing example of perseverance and tenacity, demonstrated by her recovery efforts, strong faith, and determination to serve others effortlessly. After more than 20 years in incarceration and 10 months at The Lord’s Place Halle Place, Kelly completed her clerical apprenticeship – just in time for the COVID-19 pandemic to bring much …

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Valerie and Burckle Place

Categories: EHB, Success Stories
In January of 2019, Valerie’s life changed. She moved to The Lord’s Place Burckle Place and enrolled in the Job Ready Program. In July of 2019, she enrolled in the Clerical Transitional Work Experience Program, assisting with administrative tasks in the main office. Unfortunately, due to some severe medical issues, Valerie had to take a …

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Johnny’s Story

Categories: EHB, Success Stories
Johnny came to The Lord’s Place in November of 2018. Since then, he has taken a very active role in creating a life he can be proud of. He completed the Job Ready Program and enrolled in the Culinary Transitional Work Experience Program in December of 2018. With his positive energy and optimistic attitude, he …

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Annie’s Story

Categories: EHB, Success Stories
In February of 2019, Annie began her journey with The Lord’s Place. Alone for the first time in her life, and with intellectual difficulties, Annie had a hard time caring for herself. She worked with The Lord’s Place SOAR specialists and was approved for Social Security Benefits. Wanting to build a future, she worked often …

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