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Making an Impact

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

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The Villages at Cabrillo Story

The people who guided CVC growth for more than 20 years reveal the special ingredients that make our community so effective at addressing 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.

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Transitional Housing

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

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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.

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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

Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, Mayor Katrina Foley Visit CVC

Century kicked off the week by welcoming a large delegation of visitors from the City of Costa Mesa, County of Orange, and the California State Assembly for a tour and discussion about the Villages at Cabrillo on Monday. Representatives from the City of Long Beach and Mayor Robert Garcia’s office joined the visit and shared highlights of the City’s collaborative effort to serve individuals experiencing homelessness in Long Beach. “Today was a wonderful opportunity to showcase Century’s work in Long Beach and provide a glimpse of what is possible when local jurisdictions, the provider community, funders, lenders and investors and the community at large come together to tackle a complex

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CA Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris Visits The Villages

California’s newly appointed Surgeon General, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, made The Villages the second stop on her statewide listening tour.  Dr. Harris visited The Children’s Clinic and engaged the local community in a panel session in the Social Hall alongside Dr. Elisa Nicholas. “As California’s first Surgeon General, one of my top priorities is to raise awareness that Adverse Childhood Experiences, like emotional abuse or witnessing domestic violence, can increase the risk of major health problems like asthma, diabetes and heart disease. But adversity is not destiny,” Dr. Harris said. “The science is clear: early intervention improves outcomes.” More information about Dr. Harris’s listening tour is available here. Senior

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Adopt a Camper Today!

Adopt a Camper Today, Make a HUGE Impact this Summer! School is almost out for the summer, which means lots of kids will be in need of meaningful programming to keep their minds stimulated and their bodies active during the break. Traditional summer camps can cost upwards of $200 per week, which is out of reach for families who have experienced or are currently experiencing homelessness or have limited income. Century Villages at Cabrillo is committed to providing the youth who live in our community with a meaningful, stimulating and enriching program this summer. We need your help to reach our goal of $5,000! Every dollar raised through Adopt-A-Camper

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Gov. Newsom Tours CVC, Meets with Residents to Discuss Homelessness, Housing

Century welcomed Governor Gavin Newsom to CVC on Tuesday, following last week’s State of the State address, where he called on cities to do their part to address California’s housing crisis. Joined by Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, Newsom’s tour of the CVC community took place ahead of his afternoon meeting with other mayors of other California cities to discuss housing plan compliance. “Century is proud to stand side-by-side with the City of Long Beach in showcasing our work at the Villages,” Century Housing Corporation Senior Vice President Brian D’Andrea said. “CVC is a wonderful example of what can be accomplished through a collaborative and integrated model that brings

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Everyone Home Task Force

From Brian D’Andrea,Senior Vice President, Century Housing Corporation December 11 was a historic night in our collective effort to end homelessness in Long Beach. Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia and City Council received a report of the Everyone Home Task Force, a collection of business leaders, affordable housing developers, advocates, diverse stakeholders and City staff, appointed by the Mayor and chaired by CSULB President Jane Close Conoley. The Task Force met five times over the course of six months, including once at the Villages at Cabrillo, and developed specific goals for the City to achieve over the next five years, along with a set of policy recommendations to enable

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Anchor Place Recognized for Great Architecture

We are proud that our own Anchor Place recently won three coveted architectural awards: LABC’s Housing Award, AIA’s award for Housing, and PCBC’s Grand Award for Best Affordable Housing Community. LABC’s 48th Annual Architectural Awards: Each year, the Los Angeles Business Council’s (LABC) respected L.A. Architectural Awards honor projects that utilize innovative design standards to elevate Los Angeles skylines. From this year’s more than 275 submissions, Anchor Place was proud to take home the Housing Award. (See other winning projects here.) “This year we received a historic number of high-quality submissions that embody the extraordinary spirit of creativity and collaboration that makes L.A. a world-class city,” said LABC President Mary Leslie.

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