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16 03, 2020

Talbot House Ministries Takes Preventative Measures, Meets Growing Needs Caused By COVID-19 Pandemic

By |2020-03-17T11:55:28+00:00March 16th, 2020|News|

Talbot House Ministries is executing additional preventative measures to protect its homeless, immunocompromised population while expanding basic services amid the COVID-19 (a.k.a. coronavirus) pandemic. Preventative measures include ramping up daily janitorial routines, distributing hand sanitizer and masks to those in need, screening clients for symptoms regularly, and strategically selecting staff to work remotely over the [...]

3 12, 2019

Last Christmas: Felisia’s Story

By |2019-12-20T14:55:12+00:00December 3rd, 2019|News|

Felisia spent last Christmas getting high. She was on probation, facing eviction, and had no hope for her family's future. Her sons, 12 and 13 years old, were following in their mother's footsteps, getting caught up in drugs and gang activity. She soon found herself moving from hotel room to hotel room every night, barely [...]

12 11, 2019

Resident Profile: Meet Samuel

By |2019-11-12T21:30:45+00:00November 12th, 2019|News|

Samuel is one of four Talbot House residents who have gained employment in the past week! He’s working full-time as a server at the Grand Villa Senior Living Community of Lakeland, but is already taking initiative to help out staff in other areas as well. Samuel was born and raised in Chicago. He used to [...]

12 11, 2019

Welcome, Rebecca!

By |2019-11-12T19:52:35+00:00November 12th, 2019|News|

Talbot House Ministries is pleased to introduce our new Food Service Manager, Rebecca Williams! Rebecca brings sixteen years of food service experience to Talbot House Ministries. She has held leadership positions at restaurants including Golden Corral, Denny’s, and Bob Evans. Rebecca is a talented cook, but also a skilled trainer. She hopes to use [...]

1 11, 2019

Talbot House Ministries Awarded $365,000 to Renovate Vermont Place Apartments

By |2020-01-29T16:21:46+00:00November 1st, 2019|News|

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (FHLBank Atlanta) board of directors has awarded $365,000 as part of its 2019 Affordable Housing Program to Talbot House Ministries to complete the renovation of the Vermont Place Apartments located at 912 and 920 N Vermont Avenue. With this award, Talbot House Ministries has now exceeded its fundraising [...]

1 11, 2019

Talbot House Ministries Holds Memorial Ceremony Nov. 2

By |2019-11-12T21:47:34+00:00November 1st, 2019|News|

Talbot House Ministries celebrated the lives of three longtime friends on Saturday, November 2 at 2 p.m. The ceremony, which included full military honors and a 21-gun salute from the American Legion Post 8 Honor Guard of Winter Haven, took place in the Memorial Gardens on campus. The ceremony memorialized Beverly Daniel, Michael Klingaman, [...]