Stories

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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Damair & Jeanne – Cooking up a bright future!

Categories: Success Stories
The story has been told many times –- the high-school graduate who dreamed of playing college football. Happily, Damair was admitted to college; however, when he learned what it would cost he chose to stay home so as not to burden his mother with the finances.  He needed to make money, but his choices landed …

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Aileen, Marie and J.J.

Categories: Success Stories
When Aileen first met The Lord’s Place Client Advocate Marie Garcia, little did she know that Marie would be there every step of the way as she healed and journeyed back to the hopes and dreams she held so long ago. Due to a volatile and dangerous living situation, Aileen and her son John, (J.J.) …

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