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Catholic Charities coordinates efforts to help Maryanne

by cceditor on Wednesday, July 21, 2010 9:51 PM
Maryanne, a senior citizen, was living in San Diego on a very limited income. Her daughter convinced her to relocate to the Thousand Oaks area where they would be able to live together. Until they can pay the moving costs, the moving company is keeping their furniture. Now they have nothing. In need of some assistance, they came to Catholic Charities. Catholic Charities made phone calls to get them some furniture, and also provided them with food vouchers and a voucher to Senior Concerns Bargain Boutique for clothing.

Catholic Charities also made phone calls in order to obtain more affordable housing for Maryanne after her daughter moved out leaving her with no money to pay rent and utility bills. Seven months later Maryanne called to inform us that she had obtained low income housing in the Santa Paula area through assistance from LSS Community Care Centers.

Catholic Charities provided emergency rental assistance and help to prevent her utility disconnection. Catholic Charities continues to...

Lutheran Social Services - New Area Director & New Name

by cceditor on Monday, December 07, 2009 7:32 AM

Lutheran Social Services (LSS) has a new Area Director in the Thousand Oaks office on a part-time basis. Darlene Mees has been with LSS for 10 years and has developed successful transitional living programs for women and children for LSS in Riverside and hopes to do the same in Ventura County. 

Villa Esperanza Services - Independent Living Skills & Employment Services Program

by cceditor on Monday, December 07, 2009 7:19 AM

Client Success Story: Tye Horn

Tye Horn is meeting with his Villa Esperanza Services Independent Living Skills Instructor/Job Coach, Dan. Along with Tye, is his eleven year old son Troy, they have just returned from their Friday morning breakfast ritual which all three seem to relish. Apparently, Tye is a popular regular at their favorite spot. He is an exceptional client who has taken on full responsibility as a single dad and held down a job at Home Depot for 18 years. Villa Esperanza Services supports his efforts both at home through Independent Living Services (ILS) and at work through the Employment Services Individual Placement program.

President's Message - Ken Humphrey

by cceditor on Tuesday, December 01, 2009 5:10 PM

I’ve had a very difficult time writing the President’s Message for this newsletter. There are so many fantastic things to highlight when writing about Community Conscience and the wonderful organizations housed “Under One Roof.” Some of those items are touched on in other portions of this newsletter, so please, read the entire newsletter. However, as President, I would be remiss if I did not tell our friends and supporters about some of the difficulties Community Conscience faces as well.


by cceditor on Friday, March 27, 2009 5:00 PM

The Seventeenth Annual Mardi Gras Ball, held on February 21, 2009 at the Hyatt Hotel in Westlake, was a banner event for Community Conscience, “Under One Roof” Human Services Center. Thanks to the hard work and generosity of members of our community, profits from the event exceeded our expectations.

17th Annual Mardi Gras Ball 2009 Kin Harry Selvin and Queen Susan Holt

by cceditor on Sunday, March 22, 2009 9:23 AM

Longtime community volunteers, Harry Selvin and Susan Holt were named the King and Queen of the 17th Annual Mardi Gras Ball. The Community Conscience “Under One Roof” sponsored event took place at the Westlake Hyatt Hotel on Saturday, February 21, 2009.

Mardi Gras 2009 Thanks to Everyone

by cceditor on Thursday, March 19, 2009 8:37 PM
Community Conscience Thanks Our
2009 Mardi Gras Ball Table Sponsors

Special Multiple Table Sponsors

Barbara Ashcraft
Robert & Suzy Beaty
Dave & Dee Crawford
Hospice of the Conejo