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Social Impact Report

The collaborative efforts of more than 20 service providers at CVC bring economic benefits to our residents and the Long Beach community at large.

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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

1st Annual Meals on Wheels 5K Benefits CVC

Meals on Wheels of Long Beach (MOWLB) is hosting their 1st Annual 5K fundraiser on Saturday, August 6th, to fund a new project that will provide meals to disabled veterans living at CVC! Whether you walk , run, roll, or stroll, come out to Long Beach City College and show support for our residents by registering at the event site, and securing your free T-shirt and

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CVC Earns Coveted Gold Nugget Honors

Judges for the 2016 Gold Nugget Awards have named CVC’s Cabrillo Gateway as an Grand Award winner in its annual competition, which honors architectural design and planning excellence and draws entries from throughout the United States and internationally. CVC earned its Grand honors for Cabrillo Gateway in the Best Affordable Housing Community category. Chosen from the elite pool of Merit Award winners, Grand Awards were announced on June 23 as a feature highlight of PCBC, the nation’s largest regional conference and trade show for the real estate development field. You can read some of the great things the judges had to say about our 81 home community focused on veterans and families at

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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 is 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 offer a Summer

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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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