Community Action

Helping People.

Changing Lives.

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Who We Are

We have built pathways out of poverty across Ventura County since 1965. We help people when they need it most so they can help themselves and their neighbors.

What we do

We empower families and individuals to live self-sufficiently and with dignity. With offices in Oxnard and Simi Valley, help is just around the corner for everyone most in need in Ventura County.

40 Years of Action

Join us in our 40 Years of Action fundraising campaign as we raise $40,000 in 2023 to mark 40 years of service from our Oxnard headquarters and the 40th birthday of our Executive Director, Susy Lopez-Garcia!

Lift Communities out of Poverty Today

Our Services

Strong communities begin at home. Our Home Weatherization, Food Assistance, and Utility Assistance programs keep families safe and secure, Homeless Services programs provide unsheltered individuals a safe place to receive the help we all take for granted, and our Community Wellness programs empower participants to make positive changes in their lives.

2023 Holiday Schedule

New Year's Day 2023: Monday, January 2nd
Martin Luther King, Jr Day: Monday, January 16th
Presidents' Day: Monday, February 20th
Cesar Chavez Day: Friday, March 31st

Memorial Day: Monday, May 29th
Juneteenth: Monday, June 19th
Independence Day: Tuesday, July 4th
Labor Day: Monday, September 4th

Veterans Day: Friday, November 10th
Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, November 23rd
Day after Thanksgiving: Friday, November 24th
Christmas Day: Monday, December 25th
Day After Christmas Day: Tuesday, December 26th

Upcoming Events

Feb 28

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Feb 29

9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Feb 29

Mar 04

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mar 07

9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Contact Us

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