I just don’t want you to ever forget how grateful I am for all you do and have done for my family! It is truly a blessing that you are a part of my life!
-Sara, Food Pantry client
The Lighthouse Foundation Transitional Housing - 2016 Non-Profit Academy Award Winner for Most Impactful Program
The transitional housing units offer opportunities for individuals and families to achieve their goals of education, employment, parenting skills, job training, and ultimately obtain permanent housing. Residents are permitted to stay in our transitional housing program for up to 18 months as long as they are working towards their goals and complying with all program requirements. There are five transitional housing locations with multiple apartments at each location.
Safe Harbor is an interim housing facility jointly operated by The Lighthouse Foundation and Catholic Charities of Butler. Safe Harbor provides temporary housing for up to 60 days while staff members work with the homeless individual or family to find appropriate stable housing.
Johnny's Place - Sober Living Home
Johnny's Place is a recovery-focused transitional housing option for men. The purpose of Johnny's Place is to provide a safe, drug-free environment where residents can focus on their recovery and work on their goals without being surrounded by the things that led to or kept them in addiction.
Hear the testimony of two of our former residents of transitional housing by watching the video below.
Each week the Lighthouse provides food for over 300 families through our food pantry. Families are able to get fresh produce, canned goods, meat, frozen food, and fresh bakery items. Over one million dollars worth of food is distributed each year.
Wellness for Everyone
Wellness for Everyone is a nutrition and fitness education program designed exclusively to help low income families learn healthier eating habits and discover the benefits of regular exercise. Each week, The Lighthouse will offer healthy food tasting and distribute new recipes and tips for shopping on a budget. In addition, fitness professionals from around the community will demonstrate exercises for all fitness levels and for all ages. Special activities and materials will be available for children to help them to develop healthy habits at a young age!
Full Table Weekend Backpack Feeding Program
The FULL TABLE PROJECT Weekend Backpack Feeding Program is a collaborative effort of The Lighthouse Foundation and Grace Community Church and was created to provide needed food to children who would otherwise not have adequate access to food during the weekends or school breaks.