Community Forum: The Story of Homelessness in Ventura County

Date(s) - Friday, March 2
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Chalice Sanctuary, Fellowship Hall, and Kitchen


Presenter:  Denise Cortes, Area Director, Lutheran Social Services, Southern California

Friday, March 2, 2018 – 7:00 pm


  • Homelessness – nationally and locally
  • What are the causes?
  • Who are the homeless (myths and reality)?
  • What are their needs and what can we do?

Denise Cortes is the Area Director for Lutheran Social Services Southern California (LSSSC), a non-profit organization dedicated to meeting human needs with compassion and providing comprehensive assistance to support independence.  LSSSC serves hundreds of thousands of individuals and families in Southern California each year.  In addition to providing housing assistance, LSSSC offers support in education and training, mental and behavioral health, aging and senior programs, developmentally disabled programs, and refugee and immigrant services.

Event is free but donations are gratefully accepted.

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