At Ventura Missionary we have a deep passion for reaching and caring for our city. And while the needs are vast, our passion is strong and expressed primarily through the areas of Foster Care, Housing, Hunger and Recovery. Each of these initiatives are led by amazing volunteer staff, or you can contact Tracy Maxson for general information.

Foster Care | Foster parent networking and training  

Cynthia Hutchison


Royal Family Kids | A faith-centered summer camp for kids ages 7-11 in the Foster Care System. 2018 Camp: July 1-6. If you would like to volunteer, sign-up HERE.   

Dave and Vanessa Songer


Teen Reach Adventure Camp | A faith-centered camp for kids ages 12-15 in the Foster Care System. 2018 Camps: Girls, July 27-30; Boys, August 2-5.  

Nick and Jessica Mehle


Homeless Services | Providing housing and support for our neighbors in need – Joe Preciado,

The City Center 

Project Understanding 


Recovery | Residential drug and alcohol addiction recovery program

Casa de Vida 


Hunger Relief | Providing our under-served community with food by collecting canned goods on Sunday mornings

Wayne: 805-652-1326, x202


ACTION | Providing practical care to residents with everyday needs. – Their website contains a list of ways to volunteer.


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

Kevin Barclay 


Good News Clubs | Sharing the gospel with kids in the public schools.

Jackie Kwasny

Young Life | Sharing the gospel with teens.

Dave Afman

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