Venice Community Housing is a local non-profit that's been developing lasting solutions for low-income individuals and families for over 23 years.
Their mission is to preserve the economic, racial and social diversity of Venice and the surrounding neighborhoods. They support expanding and maintaining affordable housing and economic development opportunities for the area’s low-income population.
Some of their programs:
Affordable Housing and Supportive Services for nearly 500 tenants, including a transitional housing facility for homeless women and their children and housing plus services to help formerly homeless, disabled tenants stay housed and reach their full potential in life.
Study Lounge is an academic-focused after school program that focuses on providing academic assistance to students from ages 6-12 who reside in VCHC buildings and in the surrounding community.
YouthBuild helps at-risk youth earn a high school degree and connect to gainful employment, particularly in the construction and burgeoning "green" industries.
Venice High Teen Court provides an alternative to the juvenile justice system for young people.
For more about Venice Community Housing, visit http://www.vchcorp.org/.