Mission: Compelled by the love of God, Lower Lights Ministries invests in the restoration of the whole person and reconciliation of communities through transformative relationships and leadership development.
Geographic areas served: Columbus, Ohio (Franklinton)
Programs: PROJECT AIM community services:
Empowers vulnerable individuals and families who are seeking to achieve self-sufficiency through a holistic mentoring process that is relational, personalized and practical. The program addresses goals and barriers of participants in the areas of Finance, Employment, Education and Recovery.
RACHEL'S HOUSE ex-offender reentry:
A state-recognized, parole approved female prisoner re-entry option, offering holistic services and transitional housing immediately following incarceration. Additionally, in partnership with the state’s local correction facilities, providing support to hundreds of women through recovery-based Bible Studies held inside prisons.
LIGHT THE WAY HOME supportive housing:
Transitional, service-enriched 1-3 year housing program for vulnerable families, empowering them to better their financial health, achieve stable housing, and pursue relational reconciliation.
BRIGHT LIGHTS KIDS Programs:
Weekly programming for kids ages 6-15, combining individualized academic and personal mentoring with family coaching and a family-focused meal. Additionally, offering Bright Lights Summer Day Camp for a month of educational and recreational activities.
Other services include: a weekly Family Meal and community events
This is a great organization. It gives women that chance they need to get that fresh start. Many people have gotten the break they deserve and have made the best of their opportunity. Former inmates leading productive lives, mom's reunited with their children . . . what could be more cool than that?