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Oxnard PD Assess Homeless Encampments

Oxnard PD Assess Homeless Encampments

On June 20, 2017, at approximately 7:00 a.m., officers from the Oxnard Police Department’s Neighborhood Policing Team, Homeless Liaison Officers and the Simi Valley Police Department assessed several homeless encampments along Ventura Road in the Santa Clara River bottom near the Riverpark, Wagon Wheel and Southbank neighborhoods in the City of Oxnard. During the detail, […]

Homeless Men Find Peace Through Urban Beekeeping

Homeless Men Find Peace Through Urban Beekeeping

Homeless men are finding peace and purpose through their care of local beehives in Montreal. Accueil Bonneau, a shelter and homeless care center based out of the Canadian city, has discovered the rewarding effects of teaching their residents about urban beekeeping. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> Because of a now 4-year partnership with beekeeping company Alvéole, dozens […]

Faith Community’s Support Sought for Ventura Council’s Homeless Shelter?    You’re being played

Faith Community’s Support Sought for Ventura Council’s Homeless Shelter?    You’re being played

By Paul D. White   Ventura churches, don’t be fooled into supporting the City Council’s new homeless shelter plan. It is neither Christian nor compassionate, and will benefit neither the homeless nor our community. EVERY attempt by the City Council to elicit your approval of this project is total deceit on their part. The Council […]

City of Oxnard seeking volunteers for homeless count

City of Oxnard seeking volunteers for homeless count

The Oxnard Housing Department is seeking assistance from community members with this year’s annual point-in-time homeless count on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. The point-in-time homeless count is very important for the City of Oxnard’s efforts to address homelessness. The number of people counted in Oxnard affects the funding that will available to the City of […]

Couple Gives Back to Homeless Man Who Offered His Coat in the Cold

Couple Gives Back to Homeless Man Who Offered His Coat in the Cold

  Charlotte Ellis and her boyfriend Taylor Waldon only went out to get a few drinks – they weren’t expecting to return with a homeless friend. On January 4th, the couple was returning from a night out in Covent Garden, London when they missed their train home to Essex. The next train would not arrive […]

Teen Voice to collect essential items for homeless families January 3-30

Teen Voice to collect essential items for homeless families January 3-30

$80,000 in funding needed to keep winter shelter in Oxnard open through March 2017

$80,000 in funding needed to keep winter shelter in Oxnard open through March 2017

Winter warming shelter open in Oxnard for 2016-17 season, hosts over 100 clients first two nights

Winter warming shelter open in Oxnard for 2016-17 season, hosts over 100 clients first two nights

West Ventura County Regional Winter Warming Shelter Open and Asking for Volunteers

West Ventura County Regional Winter Warming Shelter Open and Asking for Volunteers

As you are probably aware, the West Ventura County Regional Winter Warming Shelter will open its doors to provide a safe place to sleep and a hot meal for homeless persons. The WWS, jointly funded by the City of Oxnard, the City of Ventura, and the County of Ventura, is at the Oxnard National Guard […]

Problems with homeless winter warming shelter for Oxnard ?

Problems with homeless winter warming shelter for Oxnard ?

By George Miller According to the 2016 “Point in Time” homeless count, Ventura County has an estimated 1271 homeless with 584 in Oxnard.  We had previously heard estimates of 1800 homeless with about 1200 in Ventura and Oxnard. There might be more when one considers all those quietly living in cars, RV’s and moving around among […]

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