Moving from Crisis to Self-Sufficiencychild

The following organization in the Detroit, MI. area provides families and individuals with support and resources that help promote self-sufficiency:

For over 30 years, the Lighthouse of Oakland County (LOC) has been providing inspiration and support services for low-income families throughout the community. By offering a full-range of services, LOC helps families and individuals transition from instability and crisis situations to stability, independence and self-sufficiency. Through their services and programs, LOC empowers clients to develop their potential and strengthen their communities. LOC offers its services through three (3) key programs: Lighthouse Community Development (LCD), Lighthouse Emergency Services (LES) and Lighthouse PATH (PATH).  Listed below are brief descriptions of each program:

  • Lighthouse Community Development (LCD): Through LCD, Lighthouse rejuvenates and revitalizes communities throughout Oakland County to help low-to-moderate income families secure affordable housing. In addition to helping families find housing, LCD also provides foreclosure intervention counseling and home ownership educational programs.
  • Lighthouse PATH (PATH): As one of the most valuable programs offered, PATH provides homeless mothers and their children with long-term housing in a safe and nurturing environment. PATH also provides women with the support services they need to achieve self-sufficiency and to establish a healthy family environment for their children.
  • Lighthouse Emergency Services (LES): LES provides services to individuals who need immediate and emergency assistance. Services offered include: emergency food assistance, housing assistance, medical assistance, utility assistance, case management and occasional transportation assistance. In addition to offering these services for families and individuals experiencing crisis and/or emergency situations, the services offered through LES is also available to seniors and individuals with disabilities.

For more information about Lighthouse of Oakland County’s Services and programs, please call (248) 920-6000.

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