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What happens to foster youth when they turn 18? Read on to find out

What happens to foster youth when they turn 18? Read on to find out

  TYS Program Helps Bridge The Gap What happens to kids once they age out of the foster care system? Most 18-year-olds aren’t ready to live independently, much less kids who have had such a tumultuous childhood. Casa Pacifica’s Transitional Youth Services, more commonly known as the “TYS Program” was created in 2012 to bridge […]

Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families – You’ll Never Guess Who Got Soaked!

Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families – You’ll Never Guess Who Got Soaked!

  NPS Prepares For Distance Learning Six months ago school changed, life as we knew it changed. But the ongoing pandemic didn’t change one thing – the importance of education. Like most schools, Casa Pacifica’s Nonpublic School (NPS) has a plan in place for distance learning through the first semester. Director of Education Dr. Mark […]

Fun Facts About Our New CEO!

Fun Facts About Our New CEO!

  Special Edition Legacy Book Is Here! We are excited to share our 25th Anniversary Legacy Book with you! The free digital edition is now available online. We hope you – our incredible community of supporters – enjoy this commemorative publication capturing twenty five years of providing hope and help to our community. Without the vision […]

You Can Transform a Life – Jasmine’s Story

You Can Transform a Life – Jasmine’s Story

  We start at the beginning. With mental health care.  Long before there was a COVID crisis, there was a children’s mental health crisis. And mental health is where everything begins. As we all experience the uncertainty and fear of the pandemic, more and more persons are at risk of developing mental health issues.   […]

The Berry Man Donates More than 30,000 lbs. of Fresh Produce to Casa Pacifica

The Berry Man Donates More than 30,000 lbs. of Fresh Produce to Casa Pacifica

  Camarillo, CA  The Berry Man donated 100, 38 lb. boxes of fresh produce to Casa Pacifica over the span of eight weeks. The Berry Man successfully bid on a contract to be part of the USDA Farms to Families Food Box Program. Les Clark, President of The Berry Man said, “We wanted to bring […]

Casa Pacifica Announces New CEO

Casa Pacifica Announces New CEO

CAMARILLO, Ca – Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, Ventura and Santa Barbara County’s premiere institution for serving the area’s most vulnerable children, today announced a transition in its leadership. Chief Executive Officer Steve Elson, Ph.D., a fixture at Casa Pacific even while it was under construction in 1994, will retire after 25 years […]

Angie is Graduating! How did we get here?

Angie is Graduating! How did we get here?

  A difficult road to find a forever home Angie entered the foster care system at age 13. Her parents divorced by the time she was two – she had no relationship with her absentee mother and moved out of her dad’s home to live with relatives when she was 12 due to rising tensions. […]

Casa Pacifica – Join Us On Tuesday May 5th!

Casa Pacifica – Join Us On Tuesday May 5th!

  Give Hope – Provide Help MAY 5, 2020 As our country continues to face uncertainty, we want you to know that we are still here, still working and wholly committed to supporting the children, youth and families who need us the most. And we know you are, too.   Thanks to YOUR continued support, we’ve been […]

Casa Pacifica’s SAFTY Program Saving Lives

Casa Pacifica’s SAFTY Program Saving Lives

  SAFTY Program Still Saving Lives During COVID – 19 The past few weeks have presented numerous disruptions to most everyone’s lives. The everyday grind for many has been put on hold, but other things continue in spite of the current COVID-19 situation. For our Safe Alternatives for Treating Youth (better known as SAFTY) Mobile-Crisis […]

Casa Pacifica Celebrates National Volunteer Appreciation Week with Special Deliveries

Casa Pacifica Celebrates National Volunteer Appreciation Week with Special Deliveries

Camarillo, CA – Casa Pacifica celebrated National Volunteer Appreciation Week with special deliveries to their volunteer award winners. These annual awards are usually presented at a special employee town hall luncheon, but due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and the luncheon was cancelled. Four special people received deliveries from Casa Pacifica staff and youth: PODS Tri-Counties, Community Volunteer […]

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