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15 08, 2019

Resident Profile: Meet Pam!

By |2019-08-16T16:13:58+00:00August 15th, 2019|News|

  Pam’s living circumstances changed soon after her son moved to Texas, causing her to come to Talbot House Ministries this May with an uncertain future. Now, three months into our Renewal program, Pam is completing classes designed to help her learn new skills and develop her self-esteem. She is an active volunteer and enjoys [...]

15 08, 2019

Housing Stabilization

By |2019-08-16T15:59:02+00:00August 15th, 2019|News|

One of the primary goals of Talbot House Ministries is to help our clients transition from homelessness to self-sustainability.  We are blessed to benefit from several federal grants which help us provide many of our most crucial client-centered programs and services, including affordable housing initiatives. We are pleased to share that as of August 1, [...]

15 08, 2019

Calling All Woodcrafters!

By |2019-08-15T18:03:42+00:00August 15th, 2019|News|

Talbot House is in need of at least two skilled individuals to volunteer their services in carpentry and woodworking.  Hobbyists are welcome; no professional licensing or certification is needed for this service.   Volunteers will be directly working with Talbot House residents who are interested in learning and developing skills in woodcraft.  These volunteers will [...]

22 07, 2019

Seeds of Hope: October 17

By |2019-07-22T18:46:36+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Newsletter|

It’s almost here! We’re quickly approaching the 40th anniversary of Talbot House’s founding. This means that a very important event is also approaching: our annual Seeds of Hope Banquet. To be held on October 17 at the RP Funding Center, the Seeds of Hope Banquet is our most important fundraising event of the year; its success is a determining factor [...]

22 07, 2019

Meet Joshua Bell

By |2019-07-22T18:44:37+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Newsletter|

  Proximity. Definition: Nearness in space, time or relationship. Joshua Bell didn’t realize when he became our Facilities Director how closely he would work with residents to maintain Talbot House and to carry out its mission. This small-town Indiana boy soon found out that this was no ordinary facilities job but one that required skills [...]

22 07, 2019

A Long Way

By |2019-07-22T18:42:39+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Newsletter|

  For 40 years, Talbot House has served Polk County. Originally established as a simple soup kitchen, today Talbot House Ministries is Polk County’s most comprehensive provider of services for homeless men and women.   Services currently provided by Talbot House include:   Communal dining, serving over 400 hot meals per day to all who walk [...]

22 07, 2019

Good Samaritan

By |2019-07-22T18:37:56+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Newsletter|

  In the mid-1990s, a local physician and three nurse practitioners who saw the need for basic medical care for the homeless in our community started the Good Samaritan Free Clinic within Talbot House. Though it started small – initially only open Saturdays, staffed by volunteers and held in the dining room of old Talbot [...]