Mental Health Awareness Month

During Mental Health Awareness Month it is fitting to not only think about those who struggle with mental health issues, but also to take a look at how Tabor is working with individuals with a mental health diagnosis. The PATH program at Tabor is a supportive housing program that assists individuals with a serious mental illness to find independent housing and provides intensive support to those individuals for nine months. PATH stands for “Projects for Assistance in Transition to Homelessness." It is a program of SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration), which is an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The PATH program at Tabor uses the

Grateful

For three and a half years, Don MacDougall has been an outstanding volunteer for Tabor. Don was a vital part of getting food boxes delivered to residents at several affordable living complexes in Lancaster city and county. He would meet the delivery truck from the Central PA Food Bank at Marietta Senior Apartments (MSA). He sorted boxes of food, along with whatever other items were delivered (potatoes, fruit, juice, veggies, snacks) and deliver them to several residents throughout the building. Don also spent time chatting with the residents, getting to know them and brightening their day! When deliveries were done at MSA, Don would pack the remaining boxes and other goods into his vehicle a

Setting High Goals

When Marilyn graduated from high school, she enrolled in cosmetology school, graduated and was licensed as a cosmetologist. For 30 years she worked in that field, but developed spinal issues and moved on to other jobs. With Marilyn’s health declining, she had several surgeries and her caregiver Lenell cared for her. In April 2018, Lenell passed away unexpectedly, and Marilyn had a breakdown. During her recovery, she met Teresa, coordinator with Tabor’s supportive services. This program helps residents with whatever they may need while maintaining their independence. Marilyn told Teresa of an off chance meeting with WGAL's Meredith Jorgenson. Marilyn told Meredith that she dreamed of being

Staff Spotlight: Marisa!

Background I grew up in Nazareth, PA, a town in Northampton County. I moved to Lancaster County in 2009 to complete my Bachelor’s in Social Work. After graduating, I returned to Nazareth for a year to work for a child welfare agency. I permanently returned to Lancaster in 2013 and began working with adults who have intellectual disabilities before coming to Tabor in the fall of 2017. How did you get involved with Tabor? What do you do at Tabor? My friend, who also works for Tabor, told me about the opened position for the SSVF program and after reading about the position, I knew that was the next stepping stone I was looking for in my career. I am the housing case manager for veterans experi

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