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12 11, 2020

Celebrating Five Years of Service

By |2020-12-21T13:26:18+00:00November 12th, 2020|News|

For the last five years, Johnny has operated the Talbot House passenger van, driving clients where they need to be and picking up donations. He takes his job very seriously and ensures that Talbot House clients make it to their appointments on time, every time. Often, he gets to take people to their most rewarding [...]

12 11, 2020

Talbot House Expands Mental Health Care

By |2020-11-13T14:53:40+00:00November 12th, 2020|News|

Talbot House recently hired a full-time licensed mental health counselor, Shaunese. She is already very busy, reaching about 20 residents a week. Although Shaunese is doing as much as she can, she can't service all our residents at one time. To help her, all Talbot House staff completed mental health first aid training to manage [...]

12 11, 2020

Grateful Hearts

By |2020-11-12T18:19:22+00:00November 12th, 2020|News|

While Talbot House clients may not have all the luxuries your family enjoys this Thanksgiving holiday, they are nevertheless counting their blessings this holiday season. Blessings like: Reuniting with family. This year, Helen was able to fly to Pennsylvania to see her kids for the first time in years. Carl has reconnected with his sister, [...]

8 09, 2020

Working Together: Another Family Reunited

By |2020-09-08T17:40:46+00:00September 8th, 2020|News|

Another family has been reunited thanks to partnerships with multiple service agencies in Polk County, including Talbot House Ministries. “Mary,” who asked that her legal name not be published, is a 27-year-old single mother of four with one on the way. She’s lived in Polk County all her life and graduated from Kathleen High School. [...]

8 09, 2020

Calling All Churches!

By |2020-09-08T17:35:25+00:00September 8th, 2020|News|

Is your congregation struggling to stay connected right now? Let Talbot House Ministries provide a unique opportunity to reconnect and discuss the mission field in our own backyard. Since our Seeds of Hope Banquet has been cancelled this year, we’re bringing Seeds of Hope testimonials directly to your church family! We are happy to visit [...]

13 08, 2020

Back to School

By |2020-08-13T13:31:43+00:00August 13th, 2020|News|

As families across Polk County prepare to send their children back to school, Talbot House Ministries is doing its part to ensure that disadvantaged kids have the supplies they need to stay healthy and succeed. Through a partnership with One More Child, Talbot House Ministries was able to deliver 37 backpacks full of back-to-school supplies [...]

12 08, 2020

What’s Cookin’? A Look Inside the Talbot House Kitchen

By |2020-08-12T19:14:53+00:00August 12th, 2020|News|

In many ways, the kitchen is the heart of Talbot House Ministries. Amid the clanging of pots and pans, the smell of roasting meat, and the bustle of busy workers, our mission of caring for the homeless is made real. Residents and staff make it a point to stop by the kitchen whenever they can. [...]

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