Stories

Meet DJ – Transitioning from Sago Palms

Categories: Success Stories
First I would like to thank God and the Sago Palm re-entry staff, Mrs. Williams and Mr. Barbary for pushing me to not only to be good, but to be great. When I was transferred to Sago Palm, ready to go home, but was also ready to take advantage of whatever. I then met Mrs. …

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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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