Transition Assistance Foundation
mission is to establish a “Community Re-entry Program” to help people learn
to help themselves. By providing social and living skills to people leaving a
Homeless or Battered Women’s Shelter, Treatment Facility, and/or Hospitals.
Often times, a lack of job skills and how to apply for a position with a livable
wage, contributes to a perceived feeling of hopelessness. To restore an
individual’s ability to provide for themselves is our #1 Goal.
Assistance Foundation (T.A.F.), intends to provide human service programs,
education, and direct health care, to continue the mission T.A.F. established
(3) years ago. A community re-entry program, consisting of necessary short term
continuing care and treatment for a variety of illnesses coupled with providing
a safe, sober, caring environment while helping the individuals to:
Obtaining a GED
Employment Skill Development (At
Life Skills Education- and outreach (At T.A.F.)
Place of Employment
is an investment in our community. This
is a program whose time has come, blending the for-profit business opportunities
into the non-profit community. Allowing for this projects success, my vision is
to construct a model non-profit self-supporting entity that can be copied across
intends to implement an innovative and creative program designed to dramatically
increase the rate of recovery after one year.
T.A.F.’s plan is pro-active and ambitious. We expect to become a model program for helping people to
help themselves to become successful and productive members of their community.
has (6) primary objectives
increase the rate of recovery from addiction to drugs and alcohol (1) year after
residential treatment for addiction.
tutor and mentor individuals in areas such as living, social, and job skills.
We also will help to prepare the individual to take and pass a GED test.
provide for the medical needs of people being discharged from a hospital, in
need of medical care, yet not to the extent they would qualify for a long-term
residential medical facility.
provide a food bank for those in the community in need of nutritional
provide basic computer instruction to any member of the community in an effort
to boost the medium income, and education levels of the community.
become self sufficient in meeting the needs of those persons meeting T.A.F.’s
is an Ohio public non-profit corporation founded in 1999 by William Crowell, and
Paul Szabados with a profound belief in the “Human Dignity” and “The
Inherent Spirituality” of people and the community.
The corporate office is located in Lorain, Ohio. T.A.F. has obtained
501c3 status from the United States I.R.S.
Location and Facilities
offices are located at 2900 Fulmer Rd. Lorain, Ohio 44053.
A block of property consisting of (18) eighteen residential / classroom
facilities have been purchased to fulfill the T.A.F. mission.
All property is enclosed within (1) city block.
Strategy & Implementation
plans on a long-term relationship with:
purpose of T.A.F. is to operate a ‘Community Re-entry Program” for needy
persons discharged from hospitals, treatment facilities, and battered women’s
shelters. Providing food, shelter, clothing, and new job skills, coupled with
social and living skills will be encouraged. Helping people to build a
spiritual, and sober lifestyle in a safe and sober environment is critical to
increase the rate of recovery for those discharged from programs treating
co-dependency, addiction, depression, and displaced persons.
The Reality: A call to action
has set up a “Recovery Village.” We now take up the Block of property form
Fulmer Rd. to Brenner Rd. to Stevens St. The Block encompasses eleven (11) homes
with various floor plans (1,2,and 3 Bedrooms). All are in fair to good
condition. There are also 3
two-bedroom townhouses, in good repair. In addition a large Barn, currently
divided into separate garages, in the center of the Block.
a mortgage and operational funding is our greatest need at the present time.
Were the funding in place, all revenue projects could proceed. However,
as in any business, money is needed to make money. Time is critical if we are to
take advantage of the opportunity now in place.
The Reality: A call to action
Being part of the Solution
need to raise $50,000 to support this program right now. We need the support of
the community right now. Please help support our efforts. Your contribution will
make a difference in the lives of many men, women, and children. If you have any
further questions please phone Bill Crowell at 440-989-2338 or 440-989-2587.
What this means
is an investment in our community. This is a program whose time has come,
blending the for-profit business opportunities into the non-profit community.
Allowing for this projects success, my vision is to construct a model non-profit
self-supporting entity that can be copied across the nation.
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