Runaway & Homeless Youth (RHY)

The Sanctuary is a short-term, safe shelter for youths ages 10-17 in crisis. Any youth in the community who has run away, is homeless, or is in an abusive, hostile, or intense situation at home can qualify for program services. This is a voluntary youth program that requires parental consent and participation. Individuals stay at […]

Emergency Shelter

Lighthouse provides emergency shelter to men, women, and children experiencing homelessness. Since the onset of the pandemic, Lighthouse has been sheltering households within a hotel setting to prevent the risk of exposure to clients, volunteers, and staff. We also established a new, permanent family shelter in 2021. While we are in the process of rehabbing […]

Homelessness Prevention

Preventing evictions protects families from the traumas of experiencing homelessness and aids them in more swiftly regaining stability. In 2021, we received nearly $14M in funding to specifically assist households financially impacted by the pandemic and at-risk of eviction. This is nearly 200X the funding Lighthouse has received in the past for eviction prevention services. […]

Emergency Food Distribution

Lighthouse continues to distribute emergency food in ways that protect clients, volunteers, and staff from contracting and spreading COVID-19. From our newly established food warehouse we store, package, and distribute produce and shelf stable food boxes. Lighthouse makes every effort to provide well-balanced food boxes packed with fresh produce, milk, bread and pantry stables such […]