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There are more than 1,700 men, women and children experiencing homelessness in Ventura County

Lives Changed For Good

ELIJAH PREPARES FOR ‘NEW BEGINNINGS’ AS HE NEARS GRADUATION

After years of his addiction running his life, Elijah said it hurt him deeply when he realized what he had done to his parents and how much he had worried them. “I took advantage of their love for me,” he said. “I didn’t care at the time about anyone but myself.” So when his parents…

WEDDING BELLS – CONGRATULATIONS TO ELIZABETH AND ALEXANDER

Just last month, the Lighthouse for Women and Children hosted a very special day: the wedding of Elizabeth and Alexander Anguino. It is the first wedding to be held at the Lighthouse, and took place just two days after Liz’s graduation from the program. “Liz has grown immensely as a Lighthouse sister,” said Rene Camper,…

Mission, Lighthouse celebrates graduates

We are so proud of our graduates! Last month we celebrated five Mission graduates: Francisco, Joseph, Jesus, Harry, Marshall; and two Lighthouse graduates: Liz and Bridgette. These dear people all worked so hard to change their lives and now they all move on the next stage of victorious living. In the above photo, Lighthouse Director…

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With an overall capacity of 112 beds, the Lighthouse offers a full range of care specifically tailored to the needs of homeless women and children, including shelter, substance abuse recovery, case management, education, life skills development, vocational training, transitional housing, and referrals.

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