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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

Dedication of Campus Landscape Barrier and Arbor Day Celebration

On Friday, April 27, 2012, Century Villages at Cabrillo will celebrate Arbor Day through the Dedication of its Campus Landscape Barrier. The Barrier is comprised of carefully selected trees planted along the western perimeter of the Villages at Cabrillo campus. The Dedication ceremony will commemorate the planting of 191 trees which serve as a natural filter of localized air pollution to the 1,000 residents of the campus, including more than 400 children.  City of Long Beach 7th District Councilman, James Johnson, will serve as Master of Ceremonies.  The community event is open to the public.  Please RSVP to Beulah Ku at 310-642-2003.  For more information on the Barrier, please visit:

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Inaugural Villages at Cabrillo Social Impact Report

We have just published our inaugural 2011 Villages at Cabrillo Social Impact Report!  The Social Impact Report represents the culmination of a year-long effort to aggregate social impacts across ten (10) of our community’s non profit service providers.  Historically, Villages at Cabrillo service providers have separately and independently reported out to their funders while attempts to report on a campus-wide basis were assumption-driven, anecdotal, and largely focused on “activities.”  The Social Impact Report attempts to address these deficiencies through an aggregated approach that is data-driven, empirical, and ultimately focused on the mission-inspired “outcomes” we are seeking to create in combating homelessness. CVC worked closely with Professor Beth Manke, Ph.D., from 

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Family Shelter I and II Grand Opening

On Monday, March 19th, Century Villages at Cabrillo and Catholic Charities of Los Angeles celebrated the long anticipated Grand Opening of the expanded Elizabeth Ann Seton Residence (also known as Family Shelters I and II).  The Grand Opening was very well attended and featured the Most Reverend Jose Gomez, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles,  Oscar Solis, Auxiliary Bishop for the Archdiocese San Pedro Region, Suja Lowenthal, Vice Mayor of the City of Long Beach, Sean Rogan, Executive Director of the LA County Community Development Commission, Susan Price, Bureau Manager in the City of Long Beach Department of Health & Human Services, along with other local and State officials,

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The newly formed Villages at Cabrillo Collaborative

We are pleased to announce that the Villages at Cabrillo’s “ED group” has been officially recast as the Villages at Cabrillo Collaborative (the “Collaborative” or “VACC”).  On Thursday, February 16, 2012 Collaborative officially ratified and signed the Villages at Cabrillo Collaborative Agreement (“VACCA”).  The VACCA enshrines  the group’s collective aspirations, defines the purpose of the collaborative, establishes the core functions of the collaborative, and clearly identifies the roles, responsibilities and expectations of being a Villages at Cabrillo collaborative member. This was a truly a watershed moment for the Villages as our Collaboration was renewed nearly 10 years after it initially came into existence.  The occasion was the capstone of an

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Help Fight Air Pollution at CVC and Adopt-a-Tree!

We need your help to improve air quality for hundreds of children and residents at the Villages at Cabrillo! With a population of 1,000 residents, CVC is home to more than 400 children who are exposed to air pollution from the surrounding ports (Long Beach and Los Angeles), refineries, freeways, and railyards. Over the years, CVC has sought to address this reality through various health initiatives, including a partnership with the UCLA Breathmobile which provides periodic campus visits to help educate, diagnose, and treat those suffering from respiratory health issues. Our latest and most ambitious effort is to plant close to 200 new trees that will protect and beautify

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Steve Colman participates in Annual Principal-For-A-Day Program at Hudson School

On December 7, 2011, Steve Colman, VP, Property Operations for Century Villages participated in the Annual Principal-For-A-Day program and served at CVC’s neighborhood Elizabeth Hudson K-8 School. Principal-For-A-Day is an event that brings community members from the Greater Long Beach Area into local schools in the role of the principal.  It is co-sponsored by the Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, the Long Beach Unified School District and the Long Beach Education Foundation.  This year, every school in the district participated.  Each Principal-For-A-Day was given the opportunity to interact with students, teachers, parents and administrators through classroom visits, meetings, testing and playground supervision.  Steve got a birds-eye view of what

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