Social Services Coalition

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The Santa Paula Social Services Coalition is about connecting resources to the community. Focus areas include networking/education, marketing/outreach, and community awareness/events.

The Coalition meets once a month, alternating between Zoom and in-person meetings at partner sites across Ventura County. 


Do you have questions about what the Coalition does? Do you need help contacting one of the organizations below? Are you an organization interested in joining? 

Please feel free to reach out with any questions, comments, or concerns via email:

Current Partner Organizations

OrganizationWho They ServeProgramsContact Info
211 Ventura CountyEveryone in Ventura County.211 is a FREE service that connects community members to information about critical health and human services available in their community. 211 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in over 150 languages.Dial 211 from any phone to connect to the local provider.
Autism Society Ventura CountyAnyone affected by autism including autistic people, caregivers, and family.They offer over 200 free programs including support groups, art classes, social groups, emergency responder training, IEP seminars and more. They also host 3 major events annually: Aut2Run in the spring, a family swim party in the summer, and the Awesome in Autism Awards banquet in the fall.(805) 437-9856 (English) (805) 738-2158 (Spanish)
Or fill out their contact form here.
Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clara ValleyYouth of Santa Paula, Fillmore, and Piru.They focus on promoting and enhancing the development of youth by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, influence, and belonging through programs such as art classes, STEM and Robotics programs, reading clubs, and mentoring programs. They have facilities in Santa Paula, Fillmore, and
Santa Paula:
(805) 525-7910
(805) 524-0456
(805) 855-5008
Diversity Collective Ventura CountyThe LGBTQ+ community of Ventura County and surrounding areas.They currently offer 4 programs, with 2 in development: HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention, Rainbow Umbrella youth and young adults program, Little Unicorns caregiver and youth support group, and Pride Nook book
Food Share of Ventura CountyAnyone facing food insecurity in Ventura County.They offer pop-up food pantries all over the County, Senior Nutrition Kits, monthly mobile Community Markets, and Kids' Farmers Market. Food Pantry Schedule.
(805) 983-7100
Or fill out their contact form here.
Interface Children & Family ServicesFamilies, youth, and adults in Ventura County.They offer mental health & trauma treatment, youth crisis & homeless services, domestic violence & child abuse prevention, human trafficking prevention & intervention, and justice services.General Inquiries:
(805) 485-6114

See full contact list here.
Kids & Families TogetherIndividuals and families in foster care, kinship care, and adoption.They offer a variety of programs for caregivers, children and youth in the Child Welfare System, Birth Parents in the Child Welfare System, and for the community at large.(805) 643-1446
Or fill out their contact form here.
Logrando BienestarYouth and adults in Santa Paula and areas of Oxnard.Part of Ventura County Behavioral Health, programs are designed to help the Latino community understand the importance of mental and emotional health, with the goal to help individuals access services for a productive and healthy lifestyle. It focuses on education and personal
(805) 973-5220
NAMI Ventura CountyAll people affected, directly or indirectly, by mental illness.They offer webinars, support groups, family resources, youth resources, and education programs. Education and support programs are oriented for ages 16+, while stigma reduction programs are appropriate for ages
(805) 641-2426
One Step A La Vez13-19 year olds in Santa Paula, Fillmore, and Piru.They offer a teen center, youth volunteer programs, an LGBTQ+ support group, job and computer skills training, and support groups for parents and the larger
(805) 625-7067

Oxnard Performing Arts CenterLocated in Oxnard and open to all.OPAC is a cultural beacon and catalyst for advancing the arts, enhancing quality of life, and promoting cultural development within Ventura County and beyond. They offer arts and performance
(805) 385-8147
SCAIR, Inc.Native Americans (state or federally recognized), Native Alaskans, and Native Hawaiians who live in Ventura County.They assist with emergency support services (rental assistance, utility assistance, childcare short term, etc.), education (books, supplies, tutoring), career (resumes, union dues, transportation, job referrals, etc.) mental health via telehealth and other
(805) 765-6243
Santa Paula Latino Town HallThe Santa Paula community.They are dedicated to working to enhance, promote, mobilize, cultivate, and raise the level of social awareness, interest and concern for the issues affecting the Latino Community in Santa Paula and Ventura County.

PO Box 128
Santa Paula, CA
Santa Paula Parks & Recreation DepartmentThe Santa Paula community.Parks & Rec works to strengthen the quality of life of residents through a variety of programming and services that are offered to youth, adults, and seniors.Register for programs here
(805) 933-4226 ext. 350

Santa Paula Police DepartmentThe Santa Paula community.SPPD is committed to serving the people of Santa
(805) 525-4474

SPIRIT of Santa PaulaHomeless and struggling families in Santa Paula, Fillmore, and Piru.They offer weekly food pantries, rental and utility assistance, homeless services and a Year-Round Homeless Shelter, pastoral visits, and family and youth support services. For more information on services, click here.(805) 229-7750

1498 E. Harvard Blvd
Santa Paula, CA 93061
The Esperanza ProjectYoung Latinas in Oxnard and Ventura County.They seek to empower teen Latinas by creating open conversations about mental health through their Sin Vergüenza Charlas, Quarterly Salons, & Film productions.Instagram: @the_esperanza_project

Ventura County Area Agency on AgingSeniors and caregivers in Ventura County.VCAAA aims to enable all older persons to obtain services that promote and maintain the optimum level of functioning in the least restrictive setting possible. In addition to providing a number of direct programs, we also develop, enhance and maintain community-based systems of care.
For more information on services, click here.
(805) 477-7300

646 County Square Drive
Suite 100
Ventura, CA 93003
Ventura County Health Care Agency
Everyone in Ventura County.
Providing comprehensive, cost-effective, compassionate health care for our diverse community. VCHCA is the largest agency in the County charged with providing community-based healthcare services in an innovative, integrated, and culturally competent manner. We have 5 departments: 1) Ventura County Public Health, 2) Ventura County Behavioral Health, 3) Ventura County Ambulatory Care, 4) Ventura County Medical Center/Santa Paula Hospital, and 5) Ventura County Health Care Plan. Our departments offer a variety of services/programs for all members of the community. For more information, visit:
Martha Johnson
Program Administrator / HCA Outreach Coordinator

Office: (805) 339-1179
Cell: (805) 515-9180

5851 Thille St., 1st Floor, Suite 200, Ventura, CA 93003
Ventura County Family Justice CenterAll those impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, elder and dependent adult abuse, human trafficking, and hate crimes.
Comprehensive services and restraining order assistance is available at the Family Justice Center offered by multiple agencies for those impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, elder and dependent abuse, human trafficking, hate crime and other violent
Call (805) 652-7655
Or text: (805) 947-7981

3170 Loma Vista Rd
Ventura, CA 93003
Ventura County District Attorney: Crime Victims' Assistance UnitAll those impacted by crimes.
The Crime Victims’ Assistance Unit functions to guide victims through the criminal justice process, to ensure victims’ rights are honored, and to assist victims in obtaining services to help them cope with the trauma they have suffered. Through the efforts of a dedicated team of Victim Advocates, the Victims’ Assistance Unit provides comprehensive services to victims of all types of crime.
(805) 654-3622
Or fill out their contact form here.

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