Stories

Getting Todd on the Right PATH

Categories: Success Stories
Todd, a young man in his mid-thirties, is housed and in an assisted living facility, where all of his medical needs are addressed. When our Engagement team was first connected with him, however, he was wheelchair-bound and suffered from severe medical challenges. Additionally, Todd’s food stamps card had been stolen, and he had no one …

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Dana: A Different Woman!

Categories: Success Stories
Dana has been housed for just about two months, and is making incredible improvements from when we first met her. She was initially living very happily in an adult-only community, when her children fell on hard times and came to live with her. Because of the neighborhood restrictions, she was evicted from her home. She …

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Melinda Now Feels Empowered

Categories: Success Stories
Melinda left a substance abuse recovery program, landing her on the streets to fend for herself. Scared and without safety and security, she was referred to The Lord’s Place Burckle Place. Since moving in to Burckle Place, she has utilized peer support and became involved with the job training and employment services program, where she …

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Xiomara’s Story

Categories: Success Stories
Xiomara never felt like she had the necessary skills to be a consistently present and engaged mother. She heard about The Lord’s Place during a five-month sentence in jail, a period of time for which she is very thankful, because she didn’t think she was able to stop living life the way she had been …

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This is A.J.

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At the age of 67, A.J. was spending his nights sleeping behind the storage shed in The Lord’s Place parking lot, and hanging his clothes on the dumpster to dry overnight. Early in the morning, he would gather his few things and make his way down the street to a local park where he would …

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