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15 04, 2021

Best Wishes and a Warm Welcome

By |2021-04-15T19:26:17+00:00April 15th, 2021|News|

Behind the scenes, Wendy Carr-Durbin kept Talbot House Ministries running smoothly for the last five years. Her work as Comptroller extended much further than the budgets and billing, and we are profoundly grateful for the legacy she is leaving as she retires this spring. Above, Wendy honors the life of Peggy Watkins at a [...]

10 03, 2021

Vermont Place Grand Opening!

By |2021-03-11T15:21:19+00:00March 10th, 2021|News|

The time has finally come for the Vermont Place Apartment's grand opening! This month we started welcoming applications for residents, and in April, we invite you to virtually attend the opening ceremony to celebrate this great accomplishment. This 16-unit affordable apartment complex represents Talbot House's commitment to offering comprehensive services for the poor, homeless, and [...]

10 03, 2021

Talbot House Ministries Now Accepting Tenant Applications for Vermont Place Apartments

By |2021-03-10T13:05:10+00:00March 10th, 2021|News|

Talbot House Ministries is currently accepting tenant applications for its soon-to-be-completed affordable housing project, the Vermont Place Apartments, located at 912 and 920 N. Vermont Ave. The application is available here. Paper applications are also available upon request at Talbot House’s main campus, 814 N. Kentucky Ave. Renovations of the properties will be completed in [...]

8 03, 2021

Finding Solutions

By |2021-03-11T15:14:47+00:00March 8th, 2021|News|

Talbot House's Solutions department helps people build skills, gain resources, and make connections to attain independence. The solution isn't just to get a job; we want people to grow their abilities and knowledge to gain meaningful employment and reach success in their life and career. Homeless individuals without a job or income are unlikely to [...]

8 03, 2021

Service Spotlight: Housing Edition

By |2021-03-08T16:26:48+00:00March 8th, 2021|News|

Did you know Talbot House's housing department not only helps on-campus residents, but also individuals and families across Polk County? Families experience all kinds of crises that can lead to homelessness, from a house fire to job loss, domestic violence, or mental health issues.  Working closely with the Homeless Coalition of Polk County, our affordable [...]

8 03, 2021

Resident Profile: Debra

By |2021-03-08T16:24:14+00:00March 8th, 2021|News|

Imagine living with your significant other for over 25 years, and one day your life you built together just vanishes. That is precisely what happened to Debra when she came home to find her partner locked her out of the home. All of Debra's possessions, including clothing, medication, and sentimental items, were held hostage by [...]

11 02, 2021

Resident Profile: Bianca

By |2021-02-11T17:22:24+00:00February 11th, 2021|News|

"I’ve learned recovery is not a straight path, it’s like a roller coaster.” Like most people, Bianca struggles with life’s everyday problems, like paying bills and raising her kids. However, as she also battled past trauma and mental health issues, these simple worries became more difficult. For a while she resisted help, thinking she could [...]

9 02, 2021

Taking the Pulse: Clinic Upgrades Coming Soon

By |2021-02-12T21:03:50+00:00February 9th, 2021|News|

The Good Samaritan Free Clinic has been bustling throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, remaining open the entire time to treat patients. Even with a busy schedule, short of staff, and implementing new CDC guidelines, the Clinic's dedicated team found time to make much-needed improvements. At Talbot House Ministries, we aim to provide a wide range of [...]

9 02, 2021

Look At Us Go!

By |2021-02-15T13:23:28+00:00February 9th, 2021|News|

Talbot House is delighted to announce that Bartow Ford will be gifting us a new (to us) passenger van to keep our transportation and donation pick-up operations on the go. Last year, we announced that our older cargo van had become unsafe to drive and too expensive to repair. We asked for help, and our [...]

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