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Seeds of Faith Inc

From Homeless To Wholeness

aka Lydia's House of Hope   |   Somersworth, NH   |  www.lydiashousenh.org

Mission

TO HELP PROVIDE RELIEF TO THE POOR, DISTRESSED AND UNDERPRIVILEDGED. TO HELP AND NUTURE THOSE IN NEED. TO FEED THE HUNGRY. TO GIVE HOPE TO THE HOPELESS. TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE ONE LIFE AT A TIME.

Ruling year info

2008

Executive Director

Theresa Tozier

Main address

21 Grand St

Somersworth, NH 03878 USA

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EIN

26-1306172

NTEE code info

Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash) (P60)

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Our programs

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Lydia's House of Hope

Lydias House of Hope is a 365-day transitional living home for women and children who experienced homelessness, poverty, domestic violence, addiction, trafficking, and other hurdles unimaginable to most. We provide case management, legal support, nurse advocacy, occupational and art therapy, mental health and substance use counseling, and referrals based on individual needs. Our programming includes classes on parenting, nutrition, gardening, work-readiness, financial literacy, computer skills, and mental health education. Our home is equipped with a commercial kitchen, learning center, community garden, gym designed by Planet Fitness, library, playroom, and a food pantry.

Population(s) Served
Women and girls
Families
Parents
At-risk youth
Economically disadvantaged people

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How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback

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Seeds of Faith Inc

Board of directors
as of 07/03/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Theresa Tozier

Scott Ferreira

Natural Care Wellness

Amanda Chenevert

Swaitha Maripuri

Torrisi, Burba & Maripuri Dental Associates

David Tozier

Ramona Valdez

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 5/13/2024

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

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Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

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