Community Awareness

    • Click HERE for the Courtyard Transitional Center's January 21-27, 2018 newsletter. To learn more about the Courtyard Transitional Center, click HERE to visit their website.

    • Click HERE for the Courtyard Transitional Center's January 21-27, 2018 newsletter. To learn more about the Courtyard Transitional Center, click HERE to visit their website.

    • Click HERE for the Courtyard Transitional Center's May 13-19, 2018 newsletter. Sign up at www.citynet.org/courtyard for the Courtyard Newsletter to receive more information about the Courtyard! 

    • Click HERE for the Courtyard Transitional Center's May 13-19, 2018 newsletter. Sign up at www.citynet.org/courtyard for the Courtyard Newsletter to receive more information about the Courtyard! 

    • Click HEREfor the Courtyard Transitional Center's May 5 - 12, 2018 newsletter. Sign up at www.citynet.org/courtyard for the Courtyard Newsletter to receive more information about the Courtyard! 

    • Please join us and hundreds of housing, human services and policy leaders from all over the country in Los Angeles this June 5 - 7 for CSH Summit 2018, the only national forum devoted to affordable, supportive housing. Experts on topics important to housing will be on hand to share their experiences, insights and guidance. This is an extraordinary opportunity for peer networking with other stakeholders and professionals across many sectors including healthcare, philanthropy, finance, justice, workforce development, child welfare and more! Visit the site/register at www.csh.org/summit18 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional information.

    • Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County is offering free dental exams and tooth fillings for children ages 5 and under. Patients will recieve a screening to determine if they qualify for a temporary tooth filling that will stop decay. The filling patients may receive is part of a dental hygiene training course and it is recommended that they see a dentist in the future. This will take place on Saturday, December 2nd at 11 am by appointment only. Click here for more information.

    • The County of Orange and Mercy House are proud to announce that the Orange County Armory Emergency Shelter located at Fullerton Armory (serving adult clients over the age of 18 only) will be opening on Friday, December 1, 2017. The Fullerton Armory is located at 400 S Brookhurst St (Near Brookhurst and Valencia). Doors open at this location at 7PM. Click here for more information.

    • The Orange County Armory Emergency Shelter is located at the Fullerton Armory. Serving adult clients over the age of 18 ONLY. Transportaion from the Flood Control Channel is available. 

      The Fullerton Armory is located at 400 S Brookhurst (Near Brookhurst and Valencia). Doors open at this location at 7:00 PM* For further information, please click HERE.

      *Dates and locations of Operation are tentative and subject to change as necessary by the California National Guard

      BUS PICK-UP LOCATIONS:

      Pick Up #1 Arriving at 5:15 PM Departing 5:30 PM The Northwest entrance to the Santa Ana River Trail at Orangewood Ave.

      Pick Up #2 Arriving at 5:35 PM Departing at 5:50 PM The Northeast entrance to the Santa Ana River Trail at Katella Ave.

      Pick Up #3 Arriving at 6:00PM Departing at 6:15 PM The 200 block of E. Santa Fe Ave. (south side of the street between S. Pomona Ave. and N. Lemon St.)

      FOR MORE DETAILS, CONTACT: The ARMORY INFORMATION LINE ​at: 714-836-7188 ext 170

    • San Diego, Santa Cruz and Los Angeles Counties are experiencing Hepatitis A outbreaks primarily in their homeless and illicit drug user populations. San Diego County has had 544 cases of Hepatitis A, Santa Cruz County has reported 76 cases and Los Angeles County has reported 15 cases. Orange County Health Care Agency (HCA) recommends that all persons who are homeless in Orange County get vaccinated. Click here for more information on Hepatitis A and vaccination.

    • The Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange, Sister of St. Joseph of Orange, Our Father's Table and HomeAid have organized Homeless Persons' Interreligious Memorial Service. On December 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm the service will take place at the Arboretum at Christ Cathedral, 13280 Chapman Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92840. Click here for more information.

    • The Festival of Children Foundation is pleased to extend an official invitation to health and human services organizations throughout Orange County to participate in the17th annual Festival of Children, once again being held at South Coast Plaza during National Child Awareness Month!

      Celebrating the important work your organization contributes to our community is at the heart of what Festival of Children is all about, and we hope you'll join us this year. 

      The Festival will be held from Saturday, September 1stnd  through Sunday, September 23rd,  2018. Applications are due by Friday, June  22nd, and confirmations will be sent by Friday, June 29th.

      Please note that as a participant in Festival of Children®, you must commit to staffing your booth from 12 Noon – 4 PM on Saturdays and Sundays.  Booths remain up and stocked during the week, but staffing is not required.

      We look forward to hosting you at South Coast Plaza in September!

      Click HERE to download further information and the Participation Package.

    • "With tens of millions of dollars on the line, Orange County has begun gearing up for a federally mandated point-in-time count and survey of its homeless population this month.  The snapshot is crucial because..." click here to read the whole story. by Theresa Walker

      Visit the PointInTimeOC.org website to register to volunteer.

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    • Young Nonprofit Professionals Network is hosting Leadership Development with Marsha Tom. This is a free training where you can learn about "New Games," a unique tool that can help you gather information through strategic and interactive game playing. This event will take place on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 6 pm to 8 pm at OneOC, 1901 E. 4th Street, Suite 100, Santa Ana, CA 92705. Click here for more information.

    • Available through partnership with Words Alive, the Familiy Literacy Program, through Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove, is offering a variety of programs for kids age 0-5 and their parents!

      Parents Education Class: A 7-week workshop series that provides parent education on early literacy development for children ages 0-5. Learn new skills and techniques by working with other parents and support your child’s growth and development!

      Children Learning Centers provide an environment ofr your child to explore and Develop. Children will build their social & emotional, language, cognitive, and motor skills.

      Community Resources & Referrals that connect families with available services and resources in the community.

      To register, call 714-786-8896. To download further information in English, click HERE. Para descargar más información en español, haga clic AQUÍ.

    • Join us to learn more about the 211OC Helpline and how to navigate the online Public Resource Database (PRD). The training provides information on how to search for low cost and free community resource in our database of over 1,000 organizations.

      When? The fourth Wenesday of every month... EXCEPT for January, which will be the 5TH WEDNESDAY (January 31st).

      Time? 9:00am - 10:00am

      Where? The Village Shared Spaces, 1505 E 17th Street, Conference Center Board Room (enter from 18th Street)

      You can register for this training here. For further information, please contact Courtney Ressler, Resource Specialist, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 714-589-2374.

    • Click here for the Office of Care Coordination's November newsletter.

      Click here to view previous Office of Care Coordination newsletters.

    • Click here for the Office of Care Coordination's October newsletter.

      Click here to view previous Office of Care Coordination newsletters.

    • Have you or a loved one been searching for resources for education, prevention and services for addiction treatment? Join us at the Orange County Recovery Collaboration Resource Fair! Resources, activities, guest speakers and work shops for the whole family. To download the flyer, click HERE.

      Date: Saturday, April 14th, 2018

      Where: 1515 W North Street, Anaheim CA 92601

      Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

      The Orange County Recovery Collaborative exists to eliminate barriers and connect resources to those suffering from substance abuse.

    • The County of Orange Board of Supervisors approved on March 13, 2018 an additional allocation of $15 million to the Special Needs Housing Program (SNHP) for the development of permanent supportive housing units for eligible Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) individuals and families. Proposals for funding will be considered on a first-come, first-served application basis and applications will be reviewed by County staff in the order received.

      Interested developers are welcomed to apply and may visit http://www.occommunityservices.org/hcd/housing for more information. Click here to view the Notice of Funding Availability and Guidelines for Application.

       

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