12 09, 2019

Meet Erin!

By |2019-09-12T13:33:47+00:00September 12th, 2019|News|

Talbot House Ministries welcomes its new Director of Development, Erin Martinez!   A native Floridian, Erin graduated from Florida Southern College with a degree in Communications with concentrations in Public Relations and Advertising. She has held a variety of communications-based roles with organizations including Hyde Park United Methodist Church, Polk County Public Schools, and her [...]

12 09, 2019

THM 400th Employed Milestone

By |2019-09-12T15:36:33+00:00September 12th, 2019|News|

Talbot House’s “T.H.E. Solution” program recently celebrated an incredible milestone; they have now helped 400 clients secure part-time or full-time employment! Their 400th client, Trevor, recently started working as an Unloader in the Recycling Department of Rooms To Go. Trevor says he’s so glad to be working again because it means he is no longer [...]

12 09, 2019

Thank You, Publix!

By |2019-09-12T15:22:33+00:00September 12th, 2019|News|

  We would like to extend our most sincere thanks to Publix Super Markets Charities for their generous donation to help us address hunger and food insecurity in our community.  Their gift will go a long way toward providing nutritious meals to our guests and residents and also to the community at large by way [...]

12 09, 2019

Resident Profile: Meet Shynice!

By |2019-09-12T13:23:58+00:00September 12th, 2019|News|

After losing her job unexpectedly, Shynice soon found herself without a safe place to stay and came to Talbot House for support. After three months, she’s already making great progress toward earning her GED and gaining the discipline and self-control she will need to achieve her dreams.   “The program works if you work it,” [...]

5 09, 2019

Tampa Bay area nonprofits preparing to help victims of Hurricane Dorian

By |2019-09-05T03:20:43+00:00September 5th, 2019|News|

ABC Action News Posted: 5:51 PM, Aug 30, 2019 By: Darren Botelho POLK COUNTY, Fla. -- Nonprofits across the Tampa Bay area were busy preparing for Hurricane Dorian on Friday. From the Salvation Army to a homeless shelter in Polk County, staff with these organizations told ABC Action News they were ready to serve [...]

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 06, 2019

More Affordable Housing Units Coming to Lakeland

By |2019-06-22T15:01:50+00:00June 22nd, 2019|News|

Spectrum News 9 Article By Stephanie Claytor PUBLISHED 4:26 PM EDT Jun. 06, 2019 UPDATED 8:37 AM ET Jun. 08, 2019 LAKELAND, Fla. — There's a new option for affordable housing in Lakeland thanks to a recent donation to a homeless aid organization. Vacant apartment complex donated to Talbot House Ministries of Lakeland Will [...]

22 06, 2019

Create Affordable Housing, Without DC’s Input

By |2019-06-22T14:54:59+00:00June 22nd, 2019|News|

By The Ledger Editorial Board Posted Jun 9, 2019 at 12:01 AM An emerging issue on the Democratic side of the 2020 presidential contest is affordable housing, as liberal news websites have noticed. HuffPost reported in March that this issue was on the table in a presidential election for “one of the first times [...]