Going Home

Darnell was sitting on the porch by himself without a clue of what to do next. He was a 12-year-old boy who spent the weekend with a friend and come home to an empty apartment. His Aunt was the only family he had. [...]

Mark’s story

LYDIA’s residential program seeks to use the time residents are in our care to give the youth coping skills, along with therapy, to move past anger or hurt from childhood trauma. This was the case for Mark* who came [...]


The name “LYDIA” comes from the Book of Acts, which tells the story of a first-century Christian woman who was a dealer in purple cloth. When she saw that the Apostle Paul and his friends had no place to stay, she [...]