Lorman House is located at 1707 Lorman St. in the Sandtown-Winchester Community of Baltimore Maryland (one block east of S2L2Farms). An extension of the Strength to Love II mission to create a holistic support system for citizens returning back to the community from incarceration, the second floor currently houses residents in five single occupancy bedrooms and the buildings first floor has a commercial space of over 1,440 square feet.
Future renovations will feature individual, private rooms for up to eight (8) residents; comfortable, shared living room and dining room spaces for meetings, mealtime, and recreation; complete laundry facilities; and an on-site commercial kitchen to facilitate its licensed cottage catering services and specialty-foods product sales to the retail market. Lorman House herein furnishes its own residents with quality jobs, a convenient live-work opportunity and environment, and subsequently, economic stability.
Lorman House endeavors to promote social and economic well-being in Sandtown-Winchester, by offering its residents housing, occupational training, in-house employment opportunities, holistic spiritual and moral support, and referrals to local counseling, educational and rehabilitation services for the residents’ complete societal reintegration as returning citizens. Governance at Lorman House is compassionate yet highly structured. Strict rules that include set curfews, monitored visits, and maintaining employment, are balanced with initiatives to help residents bond, respect one another, work harmoniously together, and become productive, contributing members of the Sandtown-Winchester community.