A serious lack of space has been our most severe problem.
The only room we are able to use measures 24 X 36 feet and, although we use it to the best of our ability, it becomes very crowded on busy days. We have a small kitchenette for serving snacks and beverages and there are 2 bathrooms for our guests. We offer the use of computers, puzzles, games and reading materials. There is often an ongoing card game, a chess match and on Thursdays a writing group meets.
We would like to add services such as literacy and smoking cessation classes, job search counseling, and wellness programs but we lack the space to do so.
In fact, we are also experiencing increasing demand from related agencies who need private meeting space in order to meet with their clients but, we are unable to meet this demand due to space constraints.