LMWS INC dba Pacific Lifeline

Rating: 4.9 stars   31 reviews

Issues: Homeless & Housing, Human Services

Location: PO Box 1424 Upland CA 91785 USA

Mission: Pacific Lifeline, a faith-based ministry, empowers women and their children facing chronic homelessness and helps them achieve personal and social stability.
Results: Snapshot of Services in 2014 • Nine women received weekly case management, individual therapy, and group therapy sessions. • Sixteen children received weekly tutoring and individual therapy, and participated in weekly group activities. • Nine women participated in regularly-scheduled life skills workshops • Of the nine families served in 2014, four moved into permanent housing, three continue to live in the shelter, one lives in our re-entry home, and one was dismissed for program non-compliance. • 69 children received back to school supplies and clothing. • 38 families had access to food, clothing and basic necessities, household items, Thanksgiving food and Christmas gifts, and community resource referrals. • Volunteers served over 600 hours.
Target demographics: women facing chronic homeless to secure personal and social stability
Direct beneficiaries per year: nine women and sixteen children in our shelter program, and 38 families in our extended care program
Geographic areas served: providing long term and permanent housing for women and their children
Programs: case management, therapy, life skills workshops, parenting support, tutoring, group activities, etc.
2010 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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EIN 94-6103171
(909) 931-2624
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Rating: 5 stars  

I love the mission of Pacific Lifeline. They want to help families get started again and teach them skills to lead a productive life on their own.
The children get good care and the moms are loved. I know that my donations are being used for the families and the people who run the organization are dedicated to helping each family.

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Being a part of volunteer days at the mission was so much fun and I know that what I do helps the families.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would hope to make it larger so more familes would get help!

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Rating: 5 stars  

An amazing ministry to single mothers and their children. very well structured administration yet pacific lifeline's ministry is operated mostly by volunteers - that really love what they do!

it makes me happy to see that donations can go directly to the people in need- the moms, not to a big overhead.

Kids are not an after thought in this environment! the kids have their own programs too. One that was really touching to hear about was
for Christmas they open up a little make believe store with real gifts, where the kids can get something for their mom.. for free.. and vice versa. love it.
i've spoken with a few moms now that have told me that pacific lifeline is specifically where their life had a chance to turn around, and they were able to get back up on their feet again.. not just by getting a job and moving on, but by receiving so much love and care and counseling, and really learning a lot about parenting and life skills.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the conversations i had with the ladies who have graduated and are still attending pacific lifeline.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

change the name, so that people know what kind of ministry this is right off the bat.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I have served as a volunteer at Pacific Life Line only a few short months and have already found it to be a fabulous facility for women and children in need. They are given many oppotunities to regroup, be educated, and cared for at the highest form with Godly wisdom and guidance. It is my privilage to be involved in such a ministry. I have truly been influenced by the leadership and caring that goes into Pacific Life Line. DVZ

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

It is my privilage to be involved as a volunteer in the office and prayer ministry,

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

be more involved in the womens ans childrens daily experiences

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Rating: 5 stars  

I can't talk about Pacific Lifeline without tearing up. They help women and their children who are homeless and have no place else to go. Instead of offering brief shelter and setting them loose to become homeless again another day, they counsel and support women to give them the best chance that they be able to end the cycle of homelessness.

As a man, I feel it is my responsibility to step in and help women and children who have no men supporting them in their lives. Some have been victims of abuse, some have been abandoned. That's why I've donated to Pacific Lifeline for the last several years.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I've seen the effectiveness of this organiztion through the stories of the women whose life it has changed.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Give it more money so it could help more families!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

Fulfilled.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

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Rating: 5 stars  

I teach at Etiwanda High School and am one of the advisors for our Careers & Community Club. We have been working with Pacific Lifeline for several years now and it is, by far, the most rewarding community service work we do. We are always welcomed warmly with open arms by the staff and love working with them. We have been included in many projects, including the rennovation of an old house. We also get to help with the children's Christmas party every year (we do the crafts/cookie decorating part), and have helped with the pancake breakfast and numerous other activities. We feel honored to be included in so many projects and to be a part of such an amazing program that helps so many. Our students have learned so much from the staff and their humble work. MY hope for my students is that they will want to carry on this type of work even after they graduate. We hope to continue our work with Pacific Lifeline as long as possible, as it carries so much intrinsic value and the real meaning of CARING.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

watching high school students hearts "grow", as well as their kindness and self-esteem. I, myself, always leave Pacific Lifeline with a warmer heart and an all-over great feeling.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would like to have even more invitations to do more.

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Rating: 5 stars  

6 people found this review helpful

I have known about and been involved with this wonderful organization for over 12 years, now. I just cannot say enough good about them. what ever these precios women need to make a good life for themselves and their children, pacific lifeline will make sure they get it. Whether it's counseling, therapy,schooling, diet and nutrition classes, money and debt counseling,parenting classes, nothing is left to chance. These women leave there able to get out on their own, able to cope with life, and provide for their families.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

A beautiful pillow was made for me by the children of the graduate group, I will always treasure.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-5-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

6 people found this review helpful

Being involved with Pacific Lifeline gives me more of a blessing than I can give them. Seeing the changed lives of the clients and children through the love,support,life skills, counselling etc. they receive at Pacific Lifeline, confirms the success of this ministry. God works in the hearts of the volunteers as well as the clients which in turn improves our community as a whole. Great job Pacific Lifeline

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

through the testimony of clients that have graduated.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

meeting exceptional people

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

kind, caring, compassionate & understanding

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

change many more lMom's and their children that are hurting in our community.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-5-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

10 people found this review helpful

I have worked with them for over three years and loved every minute of it. Most times, I want to do more to help their cause. They reach out to families and provide the support and encouragement that so many need. LOVE this organization. Keep it up Pacific Lifeline.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

lots of ways.... I have worked with the families, assisted with the children, and worked with other team members preparing for new families to get their lives going.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-5-01

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Rating: 4 stars  

7 people found this review helpful

I have been working with this charity for several years and it has been a joy. I love to see the items that are given and the wishlists that are forfilled. The care that is put into helping the mothers be able to support their families emotional, and physically. The prayer that is given and just work that goes into making the families a success touches me in very special ways.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

My Husband and I helpd w/a woman in the program & some behavior was not favorable but after the issues were resolved the resident came back and apoligized and took ownership. This was a change from how it would have been handled in her lifepreviously.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Hard working and committed

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-4-01

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