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We believe in God, the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. We strive to do His will and be Christ-like in loving and serving others.
We empower our clientele by teaching new skills to achieve knowledge and success.
We engage volunteers in vital and meaningful roles to increase services.
We are honest, ethical, and transparent in our work and service to others.
We are committed to quality and excellence in all that we do to accomplish our mission.
We hold ourselves and our clientele accountable for all decisions and actions.
We treat each person with love, dignity, and respect.
We are an integral part of our community's resources for people facing homelessness.
We are effective steward of the human and financial resources entrusted to us.
No central location for information and/or resources, assistance, assessment, or to complete assessments
We distribute resource information, complete intakes and assessments and assist in forms and paperwork for people who are homeless or facing homelessness.
Many people become homeless because they do not have the necessary skills to be
Provide life skill classes (budgeting, meal planning, completing job applications, etc.), Bible studies, etc.
Gaps We Fill In
Jacksonville does not have a homeless prevention program, and people do not know where to turn for help.
We provide resources to help pay back-rent and utilities. Clients can attend classes to earn vouchers to get use for debt.
Our area is lacking transitional housing programs for men working through addiction recovery and coming home from prison.
We have established a home to house men coming out of recovery programs and prison. We're praying to be able to establish more available housing in our community.
The below stats show the resource information we provided at intake as well as how the clients used their Earnings
Intake Applications: 209
Resource Information provided: Housing 81%, Food: 61%, Employment: 64%,
Financial Assistance: 53%
$1,266 Furniture/Household Items (from our Resale Store)
$2,759 Financial Assistance
(birth certificates, insurance, rental or utility assistance, bus passes, etc.)
$1,204 of Gift Card Assistance
(Gas or Food Cards)
Same or Increase in Employment: 62%
Same or Increase in Formal and Informal Education: 77%
Same or Increase in Savings: 69%
Decrease In Debt (if applicable) : 80%
Stable Housing Upon Exit of Program: 77%
6 Month Follow-Up of Clients: 89%
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