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

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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…

Recent graduate Bridgette finds confidence, peace at Lighthouse

Bridgette’s childhood was chaotic, moving between her parents’ houses in different states and experiencing difficult trauma at a young age. She was born and raised in El Paso, Texas until she was 7, and her family—her mom, stepfather, and two brothers—moved to Pismo Beach. Bridgette was molested from age 5 until she was 10, at…

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…

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