With your business clothes closet
Share Your Fashion Sense!
Love Kon Mari? Enjoying “Tidying Up” on Netflix?
Just ready to Spring Clean? We take your professional clothes, gently used, like-new, or still with tags on them; shoes; accessories; and other necessities for interviews and securing employment.
LYDIA offers a wide range of services to support families and individuals. If you don’t see something that you need, please contact us to see if we can help.
We get it. The paperwork is overwhelming. Applying for welfare, gathering information and forms, filling everything out – it can get exhausting. We walk with you through the entire process, even providing written referrals when needed.
Workshops & Classes
We teach groups and small classes topics such as basic life skills in financial literacy and cooking to job skills such as resume writing and interview techniques.
Job Skills & Interviews
I’ve had many questions about “why LYDIA, Inc.?” – “what is the idea?”, “what is the concept?”, “what is the reality?”, “what do we want?”, and “why?”, “why?”, “why?”, “why?”, “why?” In 2002 I was the happiest I could ever be. I got married. In 2003, I got pregnant...read more
The kids and I have been rewatching episodes of a t.v. show where the mom got a new job, really without discussing it with the rest of the family – discussing it, but not really listening to the concerns of all involved…. The other day, I was talking to a friend about...read more
This article was shared with us: On Welzoo Organizational Support Here are the highlights: A homeless man, down-on-his-luck, refused to stay “stuck” and peppered his local community with his resume and applications for work. He landed a job as a cook – which is what...read more
“You’re always getting on to me! It’s not fair!” Staring down my 12 year old, I pause a moment and try to consider where she’s coming from; what she really needs from me. Frustrated, she sighs and stomps off to her room. I wait a moment before following her. Quietly...read more
Let your “Yes” be YES, and your “No” be NO. “Consistency is key” These “trite” sayings sound so easy – ARE easy to say, but are more challenging to DO. Let your yes mean YES – you concur. You agree. You permit it to happen. It has your blessing. Let your no mean NO –...read more
Sizeup – as presented by FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) The nine steps in “sizeup” are: Gather the facts. Assess and communicate the damage. Consider probabilities. Assess your own situation. Establish priorities. Make decisions. Develop plans of action....read more