Educational Workshop on Homelessness in Ventura

Join us for an evening of solutions and ideas, hear real stories from real people who have lived life homeless, and find out what is currently being done to lessen homelessness in our community.

When: Thursday, September 6 – 5:30 TO 8:30
Where: The Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill, Ventura
RSVP to PARTNERSFORCHANGEVENTURA@GMAIL.COM and include your main concern about homelessness.

There will be speakers discussing the issues that relate to homelessness in Ventura including:

An Overview of Homelessness in the City
Real Stories from Real People
Law Enforcement
Mental and Physical Health
Housing and Shelter
Substance Abuse/Addiction

QUESTIONS? CONTACT: PARTNERSFORCHANGEVENTURA@GMAIL.COM Workshop sponsored by the Ventura Social Services Task Force

Dispelling the myths, finding solutions

Familiarize yourself with the issues, myths, and solutions in the pipeline regarding our homeless brothers and sisters in Ventura.

2018 State of Homelessness in Ventura County. This is an annual, easy-to-read overview put together by the Ventura County Continuum of Care Alliance.

Read it. It’s enlightening.

This video, honestly, floored us. In her own words, this brave woman gives a first-hand account of what life is like living on the streets of Ventura. A former school teacher and homeowner who, through a series of sad events, found herself homeless and recounts her struggle to find a home and the obstacles in her way her journey (“As a homeless person, just your existence is illegal in the city of Ventura”) :

Here’s a recent article that should be read, as well: LIFE CUT SHORT: Local homeless services still lacking in helping those in need.