Tyler Blain House - Lancaster, NH
56 Prospect Street
Lancaster, NH 03584
: (603) 788-2344
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Description: HOMELESS OUTREACH
Tamworth 603-323-7400 x110
The Tyler Blain House, located in Lancaster, New Hampshire, is a 4-bedroom Victorian home. It is ADA compliant and has the ability to house up to 8 individuals at a time. Shelter guests have independent access to a large eat-in kitchen, a community food pantry, laundry facilities and a common area. Food and material goods assistance are provided as needed. On-site staff provides individualized case management services to all shelter guests, including help with transportation. Staff also assists shelter guests in developing plans to meet their goals of being self-sufficient and securing permanent housing. All are welcome at Tyler Blain, except individuals who are a safety threat to themselves or others, and unaccompanied minors.
Volunteers Requests by Tyler Blain House : One-to-One Program Friendly Visits – Volunteers stop by a client’s home for a visit at a designated time each week to reminisce, play games, talk, or go for walks. Supportive team player for meetings, medical appointments, to navigate services. Friendly Phone Calls – Volunteers call a client to check in on them, see how they’re doing, and share any recent headlines and community events. Handy Helpers Volunteers help other seniors with anything from running errands to fixing things around the house. Medical Transportation Currently recruiting for volunteers who have good driving records and desire to assist people in getting to necessary medical appointments.
Donation Requests by Tyler Blain House : Clothing & Accessories We ask that clothing and linens be laundered, folded, and in good condition: Jackets & sweaters – especially larger sizes Socks – new only Underwear & bras – new only Rain slickers/ponchos Gloves Tote bags & rolling luggage Sleeping bags Bed linens Medical & Personal Hygiene Art Materials, journals, pens Birthday Gifts We celebrate every resident’s birthday with a gift! Example gifts: bath robe, personal stereo, clock radio, gift cards to local businesses (Rite Aid, Dunkin Donuts, Subway, WalMart), jewelry/jewelry boxes, streamers or other birthday decorations. Activities & Cultural Events Event outings provide a special treat and an opportunity to build community and reduce isolation. Groups can range from 6-25. Example events: tickets to the movies, theatre, or concerts, restaurant gift certificates, tickets to sporting events, museum passes, and organized events for small groups (e.g. bowling, ice skating).
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Many of these shelters now have waiting lists. Please call before going to them. Many waiting lists are very long. Shelters and service also go out of business. Always call ahead to confirm that this location is still active. If you find that this location is no longer operating, please send us a comment using the form below.
Do you have items to donate? Contact Tyler Blain House at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.