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Programs 2017-05-25T12:30:29+00:00

Bridge to Home Programs and Services

Bridge to Home utilizes a comprehensive emergency through permanent housing service model with a housing first approach.

Emergency Winter Shelter: the 60-bed shelter operates from November through mid-March serving as a safety net during the winter months and a point of entry into case management services for individuals experiencing homelessness in the Santa Clarita Valley.

The Bridge: a year-round homeless services access center providing:

  • Client assessment identifying needs, case plans, service referrals, support and aftercare services
  • Employment assistance: resume preparation, interview clothing/job supplies, California ID or license reduced fee voucher and transportation assistance
  • Life Skills Workshops: Money management, including budgeting, social skills and self-sufficiency life skills groups
  • Optical Program: Assists with free eye exam and glasses as available.
  • Referrals for dental, medical and substance abuse services. Help with enrollment into healthcare.
  • Clothing: vouchers for shoes, coats and clothing when available

Housing Retention/Eviction Prevention: preventing homelessness by offering one-time, move-in
and/or rental assistance support. Financial assistance for individuals or families who have established a level of monthly income that will enable them to sustain permanent housing.

Healthy Lives Dental: a free clinic, by appointment only, is offered monthly at the Winter Shelter site, 23031
Drayton Street, by staff and dental volunteer professionals. Services include: teeth cleaningi fillings, extractions and full/partial dentures.

Healthy Lives Medical: a free basic medical clinic offered monthly by staff and medical volunteer nurses at the
Winter Shelter site. Referrals, transportation and assistance making appointments for those needing a greater level of health care services than Bridge to Home is able to provide.

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