TLC Celebrates Another Year of Service

Written by Scott J. Sheely on Sunday - October 24, 2010.

Lancaster:  On October 19, the Transitional Living Center celebrated another year of service to homeless people in Lancaster County at its Annual Dinner.  Doug Hopwood, Program Coordinator of TLC, and Bob Thomas, President of Community Services, recognized the Lancaster County Association of Realtors, Marine Chaplain Lewis Alston, Kari McLaughlin, and Joe Mills for their service.  More than 400 people attended the banquet.

TLC currently has four priorities - ex-offenders, veterans, families, and the general population.  Last year with 51 rooms, the organization served 111 households including 275 people with 72% of participants moving into permanent housing.  More than 500 people attended Life Skills Classes.  Twenty-three families participated in the Emergency Shelter program while 11 ex-offenders were residents.

For more information, contact Doug at 717-397-3034 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Scott J. Sheely

Scott J. Sheely

Scott J. Sheely served as Executive Director of the Lancaster County Workforce Investment Board from 2000 until early 2015. He has worked as a Human Resource Director of a large mental health agency, operations manager of a nursing home chain, associate pastor of a church, and owner of a wholesale jewelry business.

Under Sheely's leadership, the WIB created the first health care-based Industry Partnership in Pennsylvania. He serves on the steering committee of the Pennsylvania Center for Health Careers and recently served on the Workfroce Cabinet of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging.