The Columbia Day Center is a program for change for those who currently find themselves homeless and wish to change that situation. It will provide resources and encouragement to assist them in achieving their goals towards independence. while they are actively working on change , the Day Center will provide a nurturing environment, provide a lunch, shower facilities, and laundry services. The Day Center will work with the community and surrounding Lancaster county resources.
The Coordinator will assist the guest in reaching goals that are necessary for them to get ahead, assist in being self-sustaining, assist in obtaining employment, assist in obtaining housing and providing a partial security deposit, also budgeting. Coordinator will also advocate and be a mediator when necessary according to their individual needs. A variety of group sessions are also a part of their program along with several activities concerning Multi-Tasking skills, Facing Challenges, Life Skills, Meditation, Journaling, Time Management, Building Healthy Relationships, Building Support Systems. Aftercare is given up to 3 months after guest is housed and all guest/clients are able to contact Coordinator at any time when there is a need or are feeling overwhelmed and facing a situation they are having a hard time.