13 09, 2021

Practicing Self-Care at Talbot House

By |2021-09-13T14:29:12+00:00September 13th, 2021|News|

“Put your oxygen mask on first, before assisting others.” While this phrase may seem selfish at first, it’s one of the most important lessons we can learn: You can’t help anyone if you run out of oxygen. Self-care describes a conscious act one takes in order to promote their own physical, mental, and emotional health. [...]

13 09, 2021

Housing Spotlight: Erin

By |2021-09-17T14:39:29+00:00September 13th, 2021|News|

Erin began using drugs at a young age to escape the pain of physical and sexual abuse. This soon became a long history of drug use which led Erin down a path of incarceration and hospitalization. An overdose left Erin on life support and she knew something had to change. After being released from TriCounty’s [...]

13 09, 2021

Counting Down the Days: Onward and Upward

By |2021-09-13T14:29:53+00:00September 13th, 2021|News|

After two long years, Talbot House Ministries is excited to host an unforgettable night for the community! We invite you to join us on October 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the SUN n’ FUN Skylight Hangar located at 3985 Laird Blvd Lakeland, FL 33811. You can expect: Musical entertainment from Premier Piano Shows Dueling Pianos [...]

5 08, 2021

Thanking United Way of Central Florida

By |2021-08-12T18:02:20+00:00August 5th, 2021|News|

The United Way of Central Florida has been strengthening the communities of Polk, Hardee, and Highlands counties for more than 75 years. Their mission, to improve lives and strengthen our community, comes alive in the work we are able to accomplish at Talbot House. A major supporter of several Talbot House programs, the United Way [...]

5 08, 2021

Resident Profile: Carlos

By |2021-08-12T18:15:13+00:00August 5th, 2021|News|

After years of sobriety, suddenly losing his job led Carlos to a drug relapse. The financial hardship and struggle of substance abuse eventually evolved into a struggle with homelessness. While living on the street, a series of seizures sent Carlos to the hospital. When he was released from the hospital in August of 2019 with [...]

5 08, 2021

Welcoming Back College Students

By |2021-08-12T18:17:27+00:00August 5th, 2021|News|

Students from Polk State College, Florida Southern College, and Southeastern University make up over 30 percent of the volunteers at Talbot House Ministries. As these students prepare to return to Lakeland for the fall semester, we look forward to welcoming them back to our campus. Volunteering is a great way to develop skills, make connections, [...]

5 08, 2021

An Update on Onward and Upward

By |2021-08-12T19:00:15+00:00August 5th, 2021|News|

Premier Piano Shows Dueling Pianos, Lakeland pageant competitors, and a special message from Sheriff Grady Judd. You can expect all of this and more at our upcoming fundraising banquet. We invite you to join us on Thursday, October 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the SUN ‘n FUN Skylight Hangar for Talbot House Ministries’ Onward and [...]

14 07, 2021

Solutions: Community Work Projects

By |2021-07-14T15:06:36+00:00July 14th, 2021|News|

Solutions is a comprehensive training and employment program at Talbot House Ministries designed to assist people in overcoming the barriers blocking stable employment. Solutions provides career counseling, resume assistance, job interview training, and other supportive services towards employment. One of the many opportunities provided by Solutions for residents is Community Work Projects. A work project [...]

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