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.