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Social Impact Report

CVC's supportive housing model is 10x more cost effective than the alternative societal cost of homelessness!

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Emergency Shelter

Emergency shelter and treatment programs provide basic shelter and care to individuals or families in crisis. Short term in nature, shelter programs seek to stabilize clients and prepare them for more independent living arrangements.

Emergency Shelter Page

Transitional Housing

Transitional housing programs foster independent living skills and self-sufficiency, helping to prepare residents for permanent, autonomous living.

Transitional Housing Page

Permanent Housing

Permanent housing is enriched with supportive services, ensuring that veterans, families, and children have critical resources at their disposal to facilitate continued growth.

Permanent Housing Page

Supportive Services

Residents within any stage of our continuum are supported by an array of nurturing programs and services. These services are geared around increasing independence and self-sufficiency, bolstering the mission of the campus.

Campus Services Page

Welcome to Century Villages at Cabrillo


Support Our Summer Youth Programming by Adopting-A-Camper Today! Many residents at the Villages at Cabrillo have few options for their children once school is out. Traditional summer camps cost about $200 a week, which is out of reach for families who are currently homeless or have limited income. Century Villages at Cabrillo’s Oasis Community Center are committed to providing our youth with the same opportunity for enrichment programs as other children in the community. This Summer CVC’s Oasis Center is teaming up with Occupational Therapy Student interns from CSUDH and USC to offer three unique summer experiences for the youth that reside at the Villages.  With your help we will

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American Planning Association Honors CVC

We are thrilled to announce that the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) has recognized CVC with an Award of Merit in the Opportunity & Empowerment category for our Cabrillo Gateway and Anchor Place developments, which serve veterans and families at risk of homelessness. CVC will be among six Long Beach based projects to be presented with an award at the annual APA Awards Ceremony taking place on June 16. You can read more about the other local winners at

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KaBOOM! Beautification Project

In February, a group of students from Westerly School came to the CVC campus to lend a helping hand. They wasted no time, picked up shovels and began working on cleaning up the KaBOOM! Playground.  “It wasn’t just showing up for them,” said David Parram, Director of Student affairs at Westerly and Youth Curriculum Chair for Leadership Long Beach, “they had to do research, make plans and contacts, and even obtain funding.” He went on to explain that one of the goals of his Service Learning class is to teach students to go out and find something new to get involved with and to make a difference. Read the rest

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CVC Wins Green Nonprofit of the Year Award at Green Prize Festival

Century Villages at Cabrillo is honored to have been recognized as Green Nonprofit of the Year at the Green Prize Festival held at Admiral Kidd Park on Saturday, April 30, 2016. Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia joined Century staff for the day-long event highlighting urban farmers, green chefs, artists, green technology, and environmental organizations. The event featured live entertainment, workshops, demonstrations, and guest speakers. Learn more at www.greenprizefestival.com.

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Resident Vet Finds A Job Close To Home

William Harris

What do you do when your only source of income is General Relief, you have had a couple major surgeries, have a difficult time walking, are repeatedly being told what you cannot do and not finding support from those around you? If you are Mr. William Harris, you keep your head up, your disposition positive and stay determined to reach your goals. A couple months ago, as he walked around the CVC campus, William noticed a sign for Walton Construction at the Anchor Place construction site. Following his intuition, he spoke with a few construction workers and got to know them. William’s commitment and drive as an individual showed through,

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CVC Breaks Ground on Anchor Place and Social Hall

State and city officials, investors, and representatives from a development team of more than 30 agencies gathered at the Century Villages at Cabrillo on April 6, 2016, to celebrate the groundbreaking of Anchor Place and the adjacent Social Hall renovation. As CVC’s fifth phase of campus development, Anchor Place will provide 120 permanent supportive homes for veterans and families at risk of homelessness. Located at the foot of River Avenue, the mixed population LEED-certified development will expand upon our permanent supportive housing offerings while providing extensive service and amenity space. Immediately next door, the historic hub of the Savannah Cabrillo Naval Housing Complex is undergoing a major rehabilitation to restore

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