Mission and Program
The primary mission of Comfort House is to care for the children of Montopolis, where families confront poverty, unemployment, drugs, prostitution and violence every day. Comfort House provides a safe haven for many neighborhood children after school and on weekends. Comfort House provides meals, snacks, clean clothes, books, baths, new underwear and shoes, educational materials, outings and activities. Children also learn to give back by helping elderly neighbors, caring for stray animals, or doing community service such as cleaning a local cemetery.
Florence often helps teens and young adults get a start on education, a job, or a place to live. Florence also maximizes the impact of Comfort House's efforts by effectively networking with local government, schools and other non-profits
In addition, many others are assisted on a case-by case basis. This aid includes helping the elderly residents, and helping teenagers and adults through temporary difficulties.