Social Enterprise

Before coming to the Fairfield County Emergency Shelter, John was sleeping in a tent. Then he was hired by Fairhaven Lawn Care, LSS’ first social enterprise endeavor that gives residents from the Fairfield County Emergency Shelter and Fairhaven Place the opportunity to regain independence, earn a steady paycheck and learn new skill sets by holding sustained employment. 

Since then, John has credited the program with getting his life back on track. 

“I felt that it was never going to get better. Without this job, I would probably still be somewhere earning minimum wage and unable to pay for a place to live.  I see where I’ve come from, and makes me want to work harder and be a better person."

LSS Social Enterprise