Thank you Semtech!

logo_semtechWe are so grateful to Semtech Corporation in Camarillo for hosting their 4th Annual Charity Golf tournament on June 17 for the benefit of the RAIN Transitional Living Center and Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Ventura County.  It was a huge success with over $50,000 raised!  Thank you Semtech Corporation, golf sponsors, tournament participants, and volunteers, for your support of homeless families in Ventura County!

More information on the event can be found here.

A Family’s Victory Over Despair

When my wife and I arrived at the RAIN TLC on 12-17-14, we were fighting a CFS case and were living in a motel. Our four children were taken from us due to the unacceptable living situation we were stuck living in, not because we were bad parents. We arrived … More…

Reunited at RAIN

We have been struggling with homelessness since 2009.  This past year, 2013, we held a homeless family sign and relied on the community for donations of food, money and hotel rooms.  This was degrading and humiliating.  We took baths at the park and slept in our van, all seven of … More…

Future Is Now an Open Road

Before moving into RAIN I had experienced the most challenging, difficult, and incredibly stressful period of my life. It started with the unexpected death of my husband.  Our son was one and a half years old at the time, and we had just moved far away from our family and … More…

Mother Bear

Hello, my name is Jane Doe and I have a success story to tell. I entered RAIN in September of 2012 with my twin boys. I completed the PROTOTYPES Women Center, and after 8 months of sobriety I came to RAIN. I had two other children who were at Casa … More…

The Gift of Rain

Emily Dickenson said that, “Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul – and sings the tunes without the words – and never stops at all”. When you are homeless or challenged in any great way, it is difficult to feel hopeful, but it is the time … More…

Healthy Partnership

Ventura County HSA Homeless Services and RAIN have collaborated on a pilot program that is simple; RAIN provides the shelter and services, and once the resident finds work and housing, Homeless Service provides their resources.  This program worked very well for one woman who came to RAIN from the streets.  … More…

Good Medicine

I have had a good life and I consider myself a rich man, because of my children. I had a career as a Firefighter for the U.S. Forest Service and left when I had a knee injury. I decided to pursue a career in the medical field and became a … More…

Father and Daughter

My name is John Doe and I am a success story at RAIN.  Before moving into RAIN I was homeless and living in a tent under a bridge.  I called RAIN when I was told that my daughter was going to be adopted if I did not find a safe … More…

The Worst Six Months

The graveyard shift started out okay but my boss, bless his soul, was a good, kind man but he was getting on my case again.  I was working at the Vons grocery store in Mission Oaks.  My boss said I wasn’t trying hard enough to accomplish my work in a … More…