Following are some current and historical facts about Community Lifeline Center. Information is accurate as of 2010. For further clarification or updating, contact Christine Hockin-Boyd.
Community Lifeline Center:
- Officially, “Community Lifeline Center, Inc.”, or as “Community Lifeline Center” not CLC, Lifeline or other shortened forms
- 501(c)(3) non-profit, founded July 1989
- Located in downtown McKinney
- Communities served: Altoga, Anna, Blue Ridge, Celina, Copeville, Farmersville, Josephine, Lavon, Lowery Crossing, McKinney, Melissa, Nevada, New Hope, Princeton, Prosper, Westminster, Weston
- Funding primarily provided by individual and business donations and local churches. Additional support at times from TXU Energy, FEMA, City Of McKinney, McKinney Community Development Block Grant & Community Support, The Meadows Foundation, Dallas Women’s Foundation, CoServ Charitable Foundation, Texas Veterans Commission, and local businesses
- Goal is to provide limited, 30-90 days assistance to individuals and families to bridge short term crisis, not long term or repeat clients
- In addition to financial support, job and financial/budgeting counseling, Community Lifeline Center also provides as needed medical prescriptions, diapers, 3-meals-in-a-bag, box fans, window A/C units, and CFL bulbs.
- Partnership with LifeSteps has provided expansion of services in which to offer various life and job skills training opportunities
- Partnership with Texas Veterans Commission enables additional services to veterans, dependents, and survivors