Light of Life Ministries, Inc. Overview
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PO Box 6823
Target demographics: Men, women and children of all ages in the Pittsburgh area who are…
Living in poverty
Direct beneficiaries per year: ~1,000
Geographic areas served: Greater Pittsburgh
Programs: Light of Life provides comprehensive services to the poor and homeless which fall under two main areas: the Recovery Program and Samaritan Ministries.
The Mission’s Recovery Program empowers men and women to achieve healthy, productive, self-sufficient living. Components of the program include: addiction recovery counseling, transitional housing, education and career training, life and parenting skills, treatment referrals for mental health issues, activities for improving socialization and relationship building, after-care and mentoring and other services. On-site care is also provided for children, including the services of a full time family therapist. Accommodations for men include a 38 man capacity site for residential care and an additional 12 man capacity for extended care at a nearby apartment facility. Hours of education, counseling, training and other services total >110,000 hours annually.