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 [...]

23 04, 2019

Publix employees serve the homeless

By |2019-04-23T03:21:49+00:00April 23rd, 2019|News|

Our friends from Publix were on site today to help make life a little better for the homeless. Thank you Internal Auditing and Finances teams for the hard work in our garden and for the beautiful landscaping. Even when the skies opened and it poured rain, they kept working, with everyone soaked to [...]

22 02, 2019

For one Lakeland family; Homeless no more

By |2019-02-22T04:55:13+00:00February 22nd, 2019|News|

2/21/2019 For one Lakeland family: Homeless no moreBy Eric PeraLAKELAND – Skating by on Social Security benefits for an autistic son,Charlene Cooper was a heartbeat away from homelessness.A single mother to three girls as well, Cooper somehow managed to make endsmeet. She said her son’s behavior required her full attention, preventing herfrom keeping stable employment.The [...]

23 04, 2018

Gigs and Garland

By |2018-05-09T13:50:42+00:00April 23rd, 2018|News|

Article by The Ledger By The Editorial Board Posted Apr 23, 2018 at 12:01 AM The story of American capitalism is told by its spectacular failures as much as its successes — if only because the duds force manufacturers or consumers to refocus on core products. Ford’s Edsel. Sony’s Betamax. The DeLorean. Zima. The World Football League. Those are just [...]

21 12, 2017

EVERYDAY HERO: Dentist volunteers his service on Fridays

By |2017-12-21T12:57:01+00:00December 21st, 2017|News|

BayNews9 Article By Bill Murphy, Everyday Hero Host This week's Everyday Hero is a dentist who is helping bring smiles to the community as he dedicates his time to helping those in need. Dr. John Ellis is this week's Everyday Hero For the last 11 years, he has treated patients for free Want to nominate [...]

15 10, 2017

Talbot House Ministries’ Bob Alexander known for his compassion, guidance

By |2017-10-30T22:00:52+00:00October 15th, 2017|News|

The Ledger Article By Paul Catala LAKELAND — Ruth Drawdy is proud to stand next to the man who not only has become her friend but has also helped inspire and give her hope. Speaking near the cafeteria of Talbot House Ministries, Drawdy praised the care, compassion and attention Bob Alexander has offered her [...]