U N L E A S H I N G   H O P E

INDIVIDUAL SERVING OPPORTUNITIES 

At Ventura Missionary we are deeply passionate about unleashing hope in our community. And while the needs are vast, our passion is strong and expressed primarily through these areas of outreach. Each of these ministries are led by amazing volunteer staffs and would greatly appreciate your willingness to serve. 

 

ROYAL FAMILY KIDS

A faith centered summer camp for kids ages 7-11 in the Foster Care System.  

Ken and Liz Klopman

 

TEEN REACH ADVENTURE CAMP 

A faith centered camp for kids ages 12-15 in the Foster Care System.  

Nick and Jess Mehle

 

HUNGER RELIEF

Providing our under-served community with food by collecting canned goods on Sunday mornings.

Janine Dykstra

 

MEALS MINISTRY

Providing home cooked meals to the residents of The City Center transition home.

1st Fridays. – Veronica Pimentel  Sign-Up

 

FAMILY TO FAMILY

Offering a hot meal to our homeless neighbors. 4th Mondays, Catholic Charities.  

Kevin Barclay 

 

GOOD NEWS CLUB

Sharing the gospel with kids in the public schools.

Contact: Georgia Cuxil georgiacuxil@gmail.com

 

DREAM CENTER (Loads of Love)

Purpose is to reconnect isolated people to God and a community of support by providing human services that address immediate and long-term needs in the areas of homelessness, hunger, poverty, addiction, education, and human trafficking.

Contact: Richard Linares 213 435-8173

 

LAUNDRY LOVE

“If I had clean clothes I think people would treat me like a human being.” The Laundry Love initiative consists of regular opportunities to help people who are struggling financially by assisting them with doing their laundry. Laundry Love partners with local laundromats in cleaning the clothes of those living in shelters, motels, cars, garages and on the streets. Bring quarters, Laundry Soap etc. 

 

Laundry locations (and times) in Ventura that support Laundry Love:

Quick Wash - 9298 Telephone Rd. Ventura in the Ralph’s Shopping Center

Contact: Eddie Ramos eddiehramos@gmail.com, 805 276-3716

5pm-7:30 pm (2nd Tuesday of the month)

 

Laundromat - 2413 Harbor Blvd. Ventura

Contact: joesmamma@gmail.com, 805 340-9490 ask for Kat Green

 

CASA PACIFICA

Stepping Stones Transitional Housing Program at Casa Pacifica.

Contact: Dr. Lauren Lawson
805-982-0646  
llawson@casapacifica.org

 

PROJECT UNDERSTANDING

Provides hope by developing and directing resources for the purpose of transforming lives and community through justice, mercy and compassion.

 

Contact: Janine Dykstra 805-861-3809

New Office and Pantry Location:
2734 Johnson Drive, Suite E,

Ventura, Ca

 

VENTURA SOCIAL SERVICES TASK FORCE

5654 Ralston St.

Ventura, CA 93003

Judy Alexandre & Sue Brinkmeyer

Brian Brennan, Roland Barrio

judyalexandre@gmail.com

 

CITY OF VENTURA VOLUNTEER ORGANIZER

501 Poli St.

Ventura, CA 93001

Cheryl Bucklin: (805) 652-4555

cbucklin@cityofventura.net

 

FOSTER VC KIDS (Ventura County Foster System)

4651 Telephone Road #300

Ventura, CA  93001

Elizabeth Thasiah, Jaci Johnson & Crystal Stratton

(805) 654-5533

Crystal.stratton@ventura.org

 

DEFENDING THE FATHERLESS

Karen Gamoa 258-9804

Defendingthefatherless.info@gmail.com

 

ACTION MINISTRY / CHRISTMAS SHOPPE

4001 Mission Oaks Blvd. #S

Camarillo, CA 93012

Dan Miller & Nataalie Pavia: (805) 987-0300

If you need assistance please contact: 

Janet Baucom

JanetB@vmc.net

(805) 642-0550, x332

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