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In the News

1508, 2019

Calling All Woodcrafters!

August 15th, 2019|

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 [...]

2207, 2019

Seeds of Hope: October 17

July 22nd, 2019|Tags: , |

It’s almost here! We’re quickly approaching the 40th anniversary of Talbot House’s founding. This means that a very important event is also approaching: our annual Seeds of Hope Banquet. To be held on October 17 at the RP Funding Center, [...]

2207, 2019

Meet Joshua Bell

July 22nd, 2019|Tags: |

  Proximity. Definition: Nearness in space, time or relationship. Joshua Bell didn’t realize when he became our Facilities Director how closely he would work with residents to maintain Talbot House and to carry out its [...]

2207, 2019

A Long Way

July 22nd, 2019|Tags: , |

  For 40 years, Talbot House has served Polk County. Originally established as a simple soup kitchen, today Talbot House Ministries is Polk County’s most comprehensive provider of services for homeless men and women.   Services [...]

2207, 2019

Good Samaritan

July 22nd, 2019|Tags: , |

  In the mid-1990s, a local physician and three nurse practitioners who saw the need for basic medical care for the homeless in our community started the Good Samaritan Free Clinic within Talbot House. Though [...]