LOC Family Services
- Organization Details
Light of Christ (LOC) Family Services is solution-focused and seek to reduce recidivism, help to mend broken families, increase safer communities and help individuals released from incarceration develop core skills. The service areas include the following: Amelia, Appomattox, Buckingham, Charlotte Courthouse, Cumberland, Dillwyn, Lunenburg, Nottoway, and Prince Edward. LOC Family Services focuses on medium to high-risk men, women, and children. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs awarded LOC Family Services with The Second Chance Act Grant 2018. Through the Federal grant medium to high risk men are able to receive case management, clinical therapy, and peer groups. We help individuals returning from incarceration become not only productive citizens but reestablished members of value in their families.
- Services Offered
Through the 2018 Second Chance Act grant LOC Family Services offers case management, emergency food vocuhers, phone card vouchers, clinical therapy, and peer groups for returning citizens. Donations allows us to provide additional services for at-risk women and children along with emergency temporary housing assistance,
- COVID-19 ImpactSince COVID-19 LOC Family Services has adapted to these trying times by having peer groups virtually and using precautions during service delivery. However, we continue to provide services to assist in keeping our community sa