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

Lives Changed For Good

Director’s Note

It’s a wonderful time of year! We hope you are enjoying this holiday season and pray you have a beautiful Christmas with your family. Here at the Lighthouse, after the celebrations have quieted, we will be preparing to take a stand. January is National Human Trafficking Awareness month, and Rescue Mission Alliance Ventura County will…

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Jose and Samara grow in God’s love together

Both have graduated from the Mission’s programs Jose and Samara feel incredibly blessed. They’re engaged. While they currently live separately, they each enjoy the security of stable housing. They both have jobs they love-Samara is a Ministry Resident at the Lighthouse and Jose assists with volunteer coordination and outreach efforts at Rescue Mission Alliance Ventura…

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Mission Church members fill our truck!

The folks at Mission Church in Ventura raided their closets and homes and brought in hundreds of bags of clothing and shoes in an effort to fill our truck! These items will be given to participants of our Life Recovery programs, as well as our unhoused community members in need. Contributions will also make their…

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Lighthouse for Women and 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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Every purchase made from a Ventura County Rescue Mission Super Thrift Store helps improve the lives of those in your community.

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welcome to the ventura county rescue mission

in addition to providing food clothing and shelter to our homeless we also have a 10 month life recovery program

welcome to our receiving area this is the rescue mission's main entrance

this is where donations are dropped off you can pull your car up and one of our staff members will take your items and provide you a receipt

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this is our main lobby and behind me is our dining area where men in our life recovery program eat breakfast lunch and dinner

before meals we recite a weekly bible verse and then we pray

this is where the men in our life recovery program stay

at our fullest we house about 65 men that stay in dorm rooms just like this one

the men are in a strict schedule however they wake up every morning at five and they go to bed at 8 30

but more importantly this is where they develop friendships that last a lifetime

this is our chapel this is a place every morning we do roll call with our men

it's also a place where our counselors teach their classes

we also have bible studies that go on like the one behind me right now

we have a certified chef on staff who oversees all the meals that we prepare on a daily basis

he also leads our culinary arts program where men learn how to cook

in a commercial kitchen all the meals that are prepared feed the men in our life recovery program as well as the homeless in our community

when you partner with us at the ventura county rescue mission you're supporting our life recovery program and giving people the opportunity to learn about jesus

your help allows us to provide food clothing and shelter to our homeless

please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions