Toberman Neighborhood Center is the premier social service agency in the Harbor area, serving families, children, youth, and adults.
For over 100 years, we have held true to our purpose: to support those most vulnerable.
As a result, we continue to make true on our promise: to change lives, one at a time.
What We Do:
The focus of our newest programming is in Self Sufficiency, the ability to take care of one’s self without the support of other agencies or public assistance services. The lack of self-sufficiency has resulted in generations of individuals and families living in poverty in our communities. With 94% of our families’ incomes falling under $34,000 a year, and 67% of those families having an income of $17,000 or less a year, many of our clients struggle to have a roof over their heads, food on their tables, and their basic needs met.
TNC has spent the past 18 months designing and beginning operations on a new model and set of bundled services to build self-sufficiency in families. For each client (and their family), an individualized work plan is developed. By the year 2028, TNC’s goal is to help 60% of the clients manage through this model to achieve self-sufficiency. Obtaining self-sufficiency will impact and change our community by decreasing poverty, decreasing crime, and increasing a sense of well-being and self-worth.