information provided by: Butler County Human Services
The purpose of the Lighthouse is to help fulfill the needs of the people in the community. Help is given for material concerns, friendship is offered and the Good News of Jesus Christ is shared. Provives the following programs and services: CANDLELIGHT DINNERS Full-course dinner with performance by Christian artist. Saturday nights. (Twice a Year) FAMILY FEAST Free dinner for low-income and unemployed people. Alternate Thursdays (5:30 pm). No reservations necessary. CHRISTIAN BOOKSTORE Full-service bookstore dedicated to providing books and literature that meet spiritual needs. FOOD PANTRY Food bank operation supported by churches, organizations, and individuals in the community. Food distributed every other Thursday (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.) Service area: Gibsonia, Bakerstown, Valencia, Mars. GIBSONIA AREA SALVATION ARMY UNIT Serves as base of operations. Through this co-operative agreement, emergency food, clothing, and shelter is provided for transients and victims of natural disasters and domestic violence. GOLDEN AGE CLUB OF BAKERSTOWN Provides Christian fellowship and support monthly for area senior citizens. Suggested donation for lunch - $2.00. No reservations necessary. PRIORITY TWO Inter-denominational Christian ministry that helps unemployed, underemployed, & those desiring career change to define goals and teaches techniques to help people find jobs that are right for them. Meetings are held as needed. REFERRAL SERVICE Try to maintain updated file on health, welfare, & community services to make referrals to Allegheny and Butler County. SINGLES SUPPER CLUB For single adults 21 years and older. Presents an opportunity to share a meal and fellowship together. Wed. (6:00 p.m.) Suggested donation - $5.00 ea. SONLIGHT Summer-long day camp type experience for low-income children, ages 4-18. Provides breakfast, lunch, recreation, crafts, and Bible Study. Daily from last week of June until 4th week of August. TRANSITIONAL HOUSING Provides safe, comfortable housing for homeless people. Penney House ? five men ages 10 ? 21, Blanchard House ? four women ages 18 ? 21, Kaufman Drive ? five single parent families. Each house is staffed with a full-time resident manager. Program is limited to an 18-month stay in which time residents are assisted in achieving goals set for a specialized program of education, employment, and life skills to become independent, contributing members of society. COMPUTER LITERACY Free computer training for the beginner to the advanced. Classes are offered in six- week cycles. Learn to create documents, use the Internet, balance your checkbook, and many other computer-related tasks. No experience necessary and you don't have to own a computer to enroll. EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE Financial help with rent, utilities, food, furniture, and personal needs for needy families unable to be served through the Gibsonia Area Salvation Army or other local agencies. STROKE SURVIVOR CONNECTION A support group to aid the recovery of people who have suffered a stroke. This program is under the direction of Visiting Nurses Association. Meets every Monday morning.
Mon. - Fri. (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Record last updated: Dec 4 2013 3:07PM