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Something To Give

Jalissa looked like a deer in the headlights. I could tell it was her first day at the Lamb Center, and I briefly introduced her to the services available. Jalissa explained that she was newly homeless, having lived in her car for the past three months.

Kathryn’s Story

“The environment of love, of being able to walk into the Lamb Center and feel that I wasn’t being judged, that I really felt the love of God here,” Kathryn shares, is what made the difference in empowering her to start her journey of hope and transformation.

Prince’s Story

When Prince was released from incarceration, he was instantly homeless. At the Lamb Center, he received food, facemasks, and other assistance. “I know God has a lot of plans for me and I know that the Lamb Center is part of God’s plan in my life,” he said.

Alondra’s Story

Alondra had been homeless for 17 years, sleeping on the streets and trying to survive. “When I moved into a motel, I finally felt human,” she said. “I cried, prayed, and thanked God.”

Joseph’s Story

“Fighting cancer, being homeless, is extremely hard. And I have no family,” Joseph said. “All I want is a chance to live normally.”

Elizabeth’s Story

“I became homeless through eviction,” Elizabeth shared. She was homeless for two years, but turned to the Lamb Center for assistance. Learn more about how Elizabeth is coping during the pandemic.

Marc’s Story

Marc was living in his truck when he first came to the Lamb Center. With no place to shower, he would wash and shave in a grocery-store restroom. “By the grace of God, I’m still here, and I have a smile on my face,” he said.

Rain From the Other Side

Sam was homeless for 3 years often working overnight for a dry-cleaning company, catching naps wherever and whenever possible. One day he showed up with a key…

God’s Masterpiece

See how Sammy being encouraged to use his artistic talents changed his life…

The Slow Work of God

Learn how Tom got back on his feet and into housing…

A New Commandment

Margaret was a mess until someone persisted in helping her…

His Weathered Hands

His wife kicked him out a few months ago. Find out what happened next…

An Identity, Not Just An ID Card

He was a young man with the heart and mind of a kid but the trauma of an adult…

A Light Unto My Path

Six months ago near closing time, Marie and James came into my office. They were struggling with drug addictions…

Rock Bottom

George was an extremely talented carpenter and a drug addict who hit rock bottom. See what happened next…

A New Place and a Transformed Life

Brian was angry, hardened, and difficult. He came to us months ago with several life-destroying burdens – recovering from decades of addiction, four years of incarceration, and a recent physical disability…

It’s All Your Fault!

Although Steve has struggled to overcome grief and self-condemnation, he is living proof of God’s promise that “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness…”

The Hallway in Between

James’ time in the hallway of homelessness, between incarceration and graduation, was long and difficult. But hear how he overcame it…

In His Weakness God Was Strong

Joe was an alcoholic who is taking care of business and beginning to restore his life…

For I Know the Plans I Have For You

Jane used to be a Lamb Center guest, but now she is back on her feet, self-supported and a proud Lamb Center donor…

The names and photos have been changed to protect the dignity of those involved.