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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.

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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.

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Welcome to Century Villages at Cabrillo

CVC welcomes The Guidance Center as our newest on-site partner

The Guidance Center announces our new partnership in their blog. Posted on October 27, 2016 by The Guidance Center The Guidance Center is excited to announce our new partnership with Century Villages at Cabrillo, where we will be providing mental health services directly on-site for its residents. Located in West Long Beach, Century Villages at Cabrillo (CVC) is a nonprofit community development organization that serves as the steward of the Villages at Cabrillo, with a vision of breaking the cycle of homelessness. In addition to property management, CVC provides affordable housing to low-income families, and offers supportive services which aim to empower residents, restore health and inspire hope. Some of

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Building Bridges

“I, Joanne Arcangel, writer of this article, am a peer with lived experience – meaning I identify with mental health recovery. At the Hacienda of Hope and through our organization, Project Return Peer Support Network, we utilize these experiences to connect with and help others in their journey. It has been amazing to be surrounded by a community that comes together to guide its members in building a stronger foundation – a positive reinforcement of values, relationships, health and life skills. ” Discover more about Joanne personal journey in the Fall Village Anchor

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Social Enterprise Blooms at Changing Spirits

American Indian Changing Spirits Gift

American Indian Changing Spirts (AICS) has a long history of collaboration with CVC and Cal State Long Beach. As a service provider here at CVC and working with the American Indian Student Council at CSULB, it seemed a natural fit for AICS to join with the CSULB Saturday MBA program to work on a Social Enterprise project that could benefit AICS and the MBA students. The MBA Sustainability class also has a long history with CVC, having done many projects on campus, including business plans for the Village Canteen, feasibility studies for the solar carport, community gardens and other projects. Raul Garcia, Director of the AICS program commented, “I really

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Governor Brown Signs SB-1383 into Law at the Villages!

Governor Brown at CVC

On Monday, we were most honored to host Governor Jerry Brown and Senator Ricardo Lara who signed SB-1383 into law at the Villages at Cabrillo. Known as the Super Pollutant Reduction Act, SB-1383 is a piece of progressive environmental justice legislation that will significantly reduce harmful black carbon and other pollutants by 2030. Not only will this legislation help to clean the air and protect the health of impacted communities but in so doing it will help to slow the pace of climate change. Also in attendance at the bill signing were Senator Isadore Hall III, Assemblywoman Autumn Burke, Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilman Roberto Uranga, Councilwoman Jeannine Pearce, and

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Rock The Vets Helps CVC Start Our Own Rock Band

On Saturday, August 27th, residents and guests of Century Villages at Cabrillo were treated to a wonderful afternoon of classic Rock and Roll music by the talented Rock The Vets group, made up of a group of Veterans receiving services from the Long Beach VA and a few professional musicians from nonprofit organization, The Rock Club, Music is the Answer. Also performing was the American Gold Star Mothers Choir who sang several songs to the delight of the audience hanging out on CVC’s Grand Lawn. The performance was a showcase meant to let CVC residents know about a music therapy program being started by CVC to encourage our community to come together through music. The

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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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