Day after day, many hurting neighbors walk the streets wondering where their next meal will come from. Help a neighbor in need take their first step toward a fresh start.

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

Lives Changed For Good

Erin graduates, starts anew with 3-year-old daughter

As a new Lighthouse graduate, Erin is optimistic about her future, as well as that of her nearly 3-year-old daughter, Brieanne. She is making plans for a new career and has settled into the Transitional Living Program. “It’s now about trusting in the Lord, and handing it all over to him and knowing he has…

After two years on the street, Jesus enters program, finds hope

When Jesus’ father came to the United States from Mexico, he had to work two jobs. He secured a visa for his family to join him. Jesus’ mom didn’t read or write English, but learned while raising Jesus, just 2 at the time they arrived in the U.S., and his three siblings. The family settled…

Jonathan gets stronger, spiritually and mentally, for his daughter

Jonathan is from Los Angeles—the Westlake/McArthur Park area— where the streets were rough. His mother and father were from Guatemala and came to the United States when they were young. They had Jonathan, along with his older brother and two younger sisters. “We grew up poor,” Jonathan said. “With both of them coming to a…

Lighthouse for Women & Children

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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