Discipleship 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 Discipleship 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

Discipleship 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

Awards the Don Parent Community Service Award. On February 27 we attended the East County Chamber’s Honors Dinner...
Thanks to everyone who participated and made it a success! Our 2022 ECTLC Gala/Silent Auction/Dinner was held at Sonrise Church...
Awards the Don Parent Community Service Award. On February 27 we attended the East County Chamber’s Honors...
Parents turning tragedy into triumph, sharing important message and hope. These families of children lost to drugs have chosen to honor the...
Give thanks and give a turkey! Help our residents and their families feel great and get full at our Annual ECTLC Thanksgiving dinner by...
WE DID IT! Two new 3000 square foot buildings, constructed at a fraction of the cost! These families of children lost to drugs have chosen...

With your support people find purpose, hope, and joy