Light House Homeless Prevention Support Center is supported by a consortium of 12 churches in Annapolis, Maryland.

The project includes a 45-bed shelter, four family apartments, bag lunch and grocery distribution center, an employment resource center, garden space, a training kitchen, and multiple other resources for people in crisis.

Details

  • 24,000 SF community homeless prevention support center
  • 45-bed shelter and family apartments
  • LEED Silver

Awards

  • Urban Land Institute Wavemaker Award
The light-filled library of community-donated books provides a comfortable setting for small groups to gather.Individual quilts, handmade by local artisans, provide a warm cover for each bed in the men's dormitory.Flexible family units organized around a shared living, dining, and children's play area build a renewed sense of community engagement, while computer workstations allow residents to connect to resources and job opportunities.Culinary training is provided in association with local chefs and Anne Arundel Community College.A trellised entry garden provides a welcoming transition for individuals in need.

Recognition

Light House Shelter 
The Baltimore Sun, October 2014