1 year program Ministry
for Individuals

Without a doubt, we know that the power found in a relationship with Jesus Christ can overcome any addiction, negative thought, self-destructive behavior, and more.
We see it happen every day.


Overcoming fear and temptation


Permanent solutions for individuals without children

East County Transitional Living Center has been demonstrating the unconditional love of Jesus to people suffering from addiction, poverty, and brokeness for decades. Our one-year 1 year program Ministry Program meets men and women right where they are, on an individual basis at no cost to them.

Because many of our staff are ECTLC graduates, they have a deep understanding for others who are suffering. A compassionate case manager can offer details to you about:

Our one-year, four-phase, no-cost program will transform your life from the inside out

1 year program Ministry classes and support for individuals

Many of the men and women we serve have deep emotional wounds and inadequate life skills, often due to an abusive or neglectful upbringing. Our classes and bible studies are designed for deep, permanent healing, and teach skills for a happy life.


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Watch this short video about the construction of our two buildings for men and women, and the generosity of those who made it happen

ECTLC is a loving, caring, Christ-centered community

80% of the men and women who have completed our 1-year program remain addiction-free and in housing. It is largely due to our empathetic leaders and volunteers who help guide men and women into:

“There was just something about her and her believing in me that I was able to walk through those gates... and I’ll never turn back.”

- Harmony Cummings

Our latest updates

Our new dorms are nearly at capacity and our room renovations are allowing us to welcome approximately 40 new families.
For over a year now The House of Music has been assisting the children at East County Transitional Living Center...
He had so much fun last time that he's doing an even bigger event next! We now have tickets to the Mayor Wells & Friends concert...
On April 21, we were notified and congratulated by the California Association of Nonprofits. Assemblyman Randy Voepel had nominated...
On Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 10 am, we here at the East County Transitional Living Center acknowledged the National Day of Prayer...
Helen is the 2022 Citizen of the Year. Back on December 14, our Director of Development, Helen Zamora, was honored by the East...

With your support people find purpose, hope, and joy