About Us

Lydia House is a transitional home for women being released from jail and provides them with a safe place to live, learn and grow in Christ. The dream for Lydia House began in the hearts of the First Orlando Women’s Jail Ministry team in 2008. Each week, a team of ladies visits the 33rd Street Jail, where they minister to the women behind bars. ... Read More


Mentors (Individual and Married Couples): Mentoring is serving as a trusted counselor or teacher to another person. Mentors create change by offering true life-on-life impact. Due to the nature of this position, we require you make a 6 to 14 month commitment and be interviewed by the Advisory Board so we can match you with the best candidate.  (No male individual mentors.)  Qualifications are: ... Read More

Volunteer Testimonals

Serving the wonderful ladies at the Lydia House has been one of the greatest blessings and enriching ministry opportunities I have ever experienced. Every week, it is clearly evident the amazing work of grace God is doing in each of these precious women. The rapid spiritual growth I am  witnessing in them is, I believe, a result of their hunger and thirst to know God more intimately and fully ... Read More