The Road to Gratitude

Beverly and Barry have faced many hardships, but with Tabor’s support, they are working toward a better life. Their journey still continues to present challenges, but they are grateful for the support that they have received at Tabor and persevere through the trials they face. Beverly works full-time and is the mother of four. Her 23-year-old son lives with his family in Chambersburg. Her other three sons are 21, 17 and 15. The youngest has an autism diagnosis, and at times presents a challenge for Beverly. Her first son was born when she was 17, the same year she graduated from high school. She had been in and out of foster homes most of her life and lived on her own since she was 14. At th

Your Stories, Your Courage, Your Hard Work

This past year Tabor served over 4,600 individuals through 20 different programs and services. Staff work cooperatively with many social service providers and government agencies to assist clients, they utilize volunteers and interns in all of their programs, and their clients have compelling and inspiring stories. Stories of people who with the help of Tabor staff learned how to help themselves, face challenges and in the process, rebuild their lives. Every year we celebrate the accomplishments and honor the achievements of our clients and the contributions of our partners and staff as Tabor continues serving the Lancaster Community at our annual banquet. Here are our award winners from thi

Program Spotlight - Beth Shalom

Beth Shalom originally opened, as a non-profit Christian ministry, in 1987 to serve teen mothers. In 1997, with fewer teen moms needing its services, Beth Shalom opened its doors to adult moms. Eventually, costly repairs and high facility expenses forced Beth Shalom to sell its building. With modest proceeds from the sale in hand and the desire for Beth Shalom to continue its ministry, the board researched various alternatives resulting in a decision for Beth Shalom to become a program of Tabor Community Services. They also explored which single moms were currently slipping through the cracks of care and learned that many women leave prison with no place to go, and needed an apartment they c

You Are Never Alone

Isa is a happy, positive 30-year old single mother of two daughters, 7 and 8 years old. But she wasn’t always that way. Isa was on probation when she started selling drugs and soon began using heroin herself. Eight months later her house was raided and she was incarcerated on September 29, 2015 – a day she’ll always remember. She spent 11 months in prison. The children’s father cared for them during this time. After release from prison, she completed a six-month stay at Gaudenzia Vantage House, a therapeutic community program for women struggling with drugs and alcohol. Lenara, Beth Shalom’s program coordinator, had an opening at Beth Shalom and notified the director of Vantage House. Lenara

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