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Funds Available for Programs Offering Housing for Homeless Persons

Funds Available for Programs Offering Housing for Homeless Persons

Ventura, CA –The Ventura County Continuum of Care is soliciting applications for programs that offer new or expanded permanent supportive housing for persons who are chronically homeless. Up to $180,000 is available from re-allocated funds and $205,510 is available as part of the permanent supportive bonus. Applications will be competitively ranked and scored by a […]

Gas Station Owner With Heart for the Homeless Keeps Doors Open for Them 24/7

Gas Station Owner With Heart for the Homeless Keeps Doors Open for Them 24/7

While this may look like an ordinary gas station on the outside, something extraordinary happens on the inside. The gas station’s owner opens the doors of his facilities to the local homeless community every day, rain or shine. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> Pilar Love, a 44-year-old caregiver for an autistic teen, witnessed it firsthand when she […]

A Dozen Homeless People Have Been Reunited with Their Families Thanks to This Start-Up

A Dozen Homeless People Have Been Reunited with Their Families Thanks to This Start-Up

by McKinley Corbley 15 people living on the streets have been positively reunited with their families, thanks to social media and the efforts of this one volunteer organization. Miracle Messages is a startup that records brief videos of homeless people giving loving messages to their long lost family members. Volunteers then put the videos on social media and […]

60 Schools Are Installing Washers and Dryers For Homeless and Troubled Students

60 Schools Are Installing Washers and Dryers For Homeless and Troubled Students

Jon Morgan/AP Images for Whirlpool Thousands of American students are less likely to attend school if they don’t have access to clean clothes – which is why this company is installing dozens of washing machines and dryers in schools across the country. Appliance manufacturing company Whirlpool is donating the machines in order to give struggling […]

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
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