In our continued effort to identify services, collaborative efforts, and other opportunities that can benefit your organization and our community, we’ve compiled the following information from our partners.
To share services, collaborations, or other opportunities with our network, click here for the newsletter guidelines.
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211OC's 2015 Helpline Dashboard: Click here to view 211OC's new interactive Helpline Dashboard containing statistics for the calendar year 2015.
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Get Your Taxes Done for Free: Join United Way to get your taxes done for FREE! If you worked during 2016, and your household earned income was less than $53,505 you may be eligible to receive the Federal and California Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC) up to $6,000. Click on the following for information in English, Spanish, Farsi, Korean, or Vietnamese.
Free classes at Melinda Hoag Smith Center: Join the Melinda Haog Smith Center for Healthy Living from January – February 2017 for FREE classes and food distribution! Classes include: Zumba, Pilates, Yoga, Defense Classes for Women, and more! Click here for more information in English and click here for more information in Spanish.
Free Classes at Santa Ana College: Santa Ana College School of Continuing Education offers some wonderful FREE classes for the spring 2017 semester. Classes offered include: Vocational Classes, Computer Classes, Citizenship Classes, GED Preparation, ESL, and more! Click here for more information.
K2C Young Adult Educational Services and Training: At-risk young adults (ages 17-24) are invited to join K2C Academy to gain career and job training certifications, work experience, academic navigation, and work readiness. Young adults must reside in Young Adults must reside in Aliso Viejo, Laguna Hills, Laguna Beach, Laguna Niguel, or Laguna Woods. Click here for more information.
Orange County Head Start, Inc: Orange County Head Start, Inc. (OCHS) is currently accepting Enrollment applications for the 2016-2017 School Year. Click here for more information in English, here for more information in Spanish, and here for more information in Vietnamese.
Community Health Fair: Join Mission Viejo on Saturday 25th, 2017 for a community health fair! Companies and organizations will showcase their healthy options and services to the public. Get inspired to get on a healthy track! Free health screenings, giveaways, over 50 vendors and kids activities galore. Click here for more information!
Mission Hospital Community Forum: Mission Hospital is having Community Forums in San Juan Capistrano on Feb. 22nd and in Lake Forest on Feb. 23rd to identify the most pressing health and quality of life needs of residents in South County. The Community Forums are part of Mission Hospital Community Health Needs Assessment. This is a great opportunity for residents of South Orange County to share their thoughts on what is important for them and their communities. Click on the following for more information in Lake Forest or San Juan Capistrano.
Root & Rebound Training: Legal Barriers and How to Navigate Them: Join Root & Rebound on Friday, February 24th, 2017 from 9am-12pm for a special legal training for professionals who support people with criminal records on legal barriers, for people impacted, and their loved ones. Using the Roadmap to Reentry legal guide, you will learn how to identify legal barriers to people with criminal records and what steps you can take to overcome legal obstacles. Click here for more information or to RSVP.
Haskett’s Library Events: Join Haskett's Library in Anaheim for fun events all through the month of February. All participants are welcome to any program. Click here for more information.
Senior Health and Wellness Event: Join CalOptima's Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) on Saturday, March 25th, 2017 from 11am-1pm. PACE provides complete health care services for older adults to help them stay independent. This free events includes valuable information about community, health, and wellness resources, along with tours of the PACE Center and live music! Click here for more information in English and Spanish.
Not For Human Consumption: Facts About Synthetic Drugs: Join the O.C. Sheriff's Department DUILA, Superior Court, NCADD-OC, PRYDE, CSP, and OC Dept. of Education to discuss the latest opioid trend on school campuses and in the community. Free event held throughout Orange County during the month of March. Click here for more information.
Reimagining Reentry Fair: Join OCREP on Thursday, February 16th, 2017 form 6pm-8pm at the Delhi Community Center in Santa Ana for a film screening, food and cocktails, inspiration and encouragement, and a silent auction! Ticket sales and silent auction will benefit OCREP’s effort in 2017. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Click here for more information.
FYSI 2017 Foster Future Leaders Conference: Join FYSI on Friday, February 24, 2017 from 8:30am – 2:30pm for a one-day conference for our former foster youth who are attending community colleges within our region. Any funds generated from this event will go to supporting scholarships to our foster youth in community college. The conference is held at Fullerton Community College. Click here for more information.
Coastline Community College Open House: Join Coastline Community College on Thursday, April 20th, 2017 from 3:00pm - 5:00pm for a presentation and open house to their community partners and foster care service providers! Come learn about Coastline, see one of our campus sites, meet one of our Deans, and enjoy light refreshments. Click here for more information.
Project Kinship Prop 47 Legal Clinics: Join Project Kinship for Prop 47 Legal Clinics every month. Space is limited. Click here for more information and to RSVP.
Conferences, Workshops, and More
Job Launch Workshops: Families Forward Job Launch Workshops have begun for March and April 2017. They are designed to equip you with the latest strategies for maneuvering the search maze – answering tough questions, learning what it takes to find job openings and how to negotiate for the best possible salary. The workshops, including all materials, are free and open to anyone of any age from any community. Click here for more information.
Veteran Talent Career Planning Conference Coaching/Resource Fair: Join UCI on March 4th, 2017 from 8am-5:30pm for a free Veteran Talent Career Planning, Resource Fair, and workshops! Click here fore more information and to register.
Learn More about CalFresh: Click here for general FAQ about CalFresh and how to sign up!
Learn More about General Relief: Click here for genral FAQ about General Relief and how to sign up!
Below are recent updates as well as new ways to get involved at the Courtyard!
Updates: Click here for the Courtyard's latest updates and needed resources
Meal Calendar: Click here for the Courtyard’s current Meal Calendar
Parking: Click here for more information on parking options for the Courtyard
Referral List: Click here for the CityNet Donation Referral List
Items Needed: Click here for the Courtyard’s current Items Needed List