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Posted: Monday, May 6, 2019
In April, we had successes and shortcomings. Two of our AmeriCorps members, Brooke and Lauren, captured moments in the paragraphs below.   "I worked with a chronically homeless client that has been in and out of the shelter system for many years. She is now document ready and connected with primary medical services on site at the shelter and...
Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2019
I met a single mother of two children in the library. She was hopeless after bring homeless with her two small children since the middle of 2018.  She's been looking for a two bedroom unit for her and her children each day while trying to locate a place for her and her children to sleep at night. Many nights, she had to sleep in a vehicle with her...
Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2019
Jeff Shaffer met with two people experiencing homelessness while he was doing outreach with Madeline from Behavioral Wellness on Tuesday, January 29th.  Jeff and Madeline were doing sock outreach, and they were just working to get to know everyone on State. At Home for Good Santa Barbara County, one of our goals is to personally get to know the...
Posted: Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Thursday was an eventful day for me in Lompoc, I had the opportunity to join forces with an AmeriCorps member, Jasmine, whom serves through the Good Samaritan Shelter here in Lompoc.   A past client of both the Shelter and C3H needed housing retention. It had been some time since the individual was being helped by either organization.     Jasmine...
Posted: Saturday, January 5, 2019
AMERICORPS NORTH COUNTY SERVICE DAY EVENT  With the Lompoc Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Committee Monday, January 21 11am-2:30pm.  Help w/ event logistics. AmeriCorps Members & Volunteers meet @ 8:30am  El Camino Community Center, 320 N. I St & W Laurel Ave., Lompoc Click Here!   AMERICORPS SOUTH COUNTY SERVICE DAY EVENT With...
Posted: Friday, January 4, 2019
My story for the week has do to with a single parent of 4 minors and is currently couch surfing. This parent became homeless due to a domestic violence relationship and has been homeless since July. This is my newest client I am working with who was referred to us through the School District Family Advocate. This client recently was fired from...

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