South County Outreach helps those in crisis reach self-sufficiency by providing the following services:

 

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HOMELESS PREVENTION SERVICES

FOOD PANTRY
Distributes emergency non-perishable and fresh food daily to as many as 3,000 residents a month.
HOMELESS PREVENTION COUNSELING
Provides individual coaching, resources, and referrals to promote self-reliance and prevent homelessness.
RAPID REHOUSING
Rapid Rehousing Program will provide financial assistance and services to prevent individuals and families from becoming homeless and help those who are experiencing homelessness to be quickly rehoused and stabilized
UTILITY & RENTAL ASSISTANCE
As many as 332 families a year receive emergency utility and rental assistance to avoid shut-off and eviction.

TRANSITIONAL HOUSING

Provides six to nine months of subsidized housing in 17 South County Outreach-owned condominiums and professional case management services to homeless families.

COMPUTER LEARNING LAB

Instructs more than 400 students annually and helps those who are unemployed and under-employed improve their computer skills to increase job opportunities.

UPSCALE RESALE THRIFT STORE

Supports our mission by providing 400 clothing vouchers each year to families in need to shop at the store.

SEASONAL PROGRAMS

Almost 1,300 families are adopted during the holidays with meals and toys. In addition, back-to-school backpacks filled with school supplies are distributed to more than 750 children annually.

Our programs provide dignity and hope – realistic hope for a better future.

 

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