TLC History

Richard Maurer and Adam Gehr establish the Housing Committee for the Homeless.

 

 

1985
1986

The Housing Committee purchases the old King Douglas Hotel.

Harb-Adult opens its doors and the first guest is checked into the hotel. Jay Kiralfy was appointed Hotel Manager.

1987
1989

Harb-Adult adds 3 handicapped access rooms on the first floor.

1990

Harb-Adult is recognized by President George Bush as a “Point of Life.”

1998

Education Support Programs are established for participants.

2002

The organization is renamed to the Transitional Living Center or TLC.

TLC merges with Tabor Community Services.

2004

TLC collaborates with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to establish the Veterans Victory House, designating 10 rooms and a lounge on its fifth floor to serve veterans facing homelessness.

2007
2007

TLC collaborates with other organizations to create the Reentry Management Organization (RMO), to address recidivism in the county.

2009

The Family Emergency Shelter Program was introduced.

2011

Added a Community Homeless Outreach Worker.​

2012

TLC program celebrates 25 years bridging homelessness to housing!

TLC introduces its Bridges to Housing program of Housing,

which incorporates Trauma-Informed Care approaches

into practice within a Housing First strategy for homelessness services delivery.

2012

TLC introduces the Pilot Permanent Housing (PPH) program and a brand new logo.

2013
2012

High Grant provides funding to fix elevator with transportation to all five floors.

TLC adds an Education Coordinator role to provide on-site educational support and advocacy for TLC families.

2012
2014

TLC begins its first yearly Empty Bowls fund raising events hosted by Keven Lehman Pottery and the Creative factory to raise money to support the TLC program’s efforts to end homelessness. Check out our video on Youtube.

2015

 After 28 years of service to TLC Maggie Kiralfy retires.

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Bridging Homelessness to Housing

105 East King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602

Phone: (717) 397-0156

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