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Director’s Note – April

A few moments ago, I was walking through our office here at the mission, when I stopped and looked out the window. Three of our program participants were circled together

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David Finds Solace At The Mission While Grieving His Mother

David sits quietly considering how his time at the mission has been going so far. He’s tried many programs over many decades, and it’s always a struggle transitioning, he says.

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Rafael Looks To Promising Future After Graduation

Rafael has been getting in trouble for as long as he can remember, starting with being suspended and then expelled from his elementary school. “In fifth grade I would be

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After Great Loss, Gary is Fighting for His Future

Not too long ago, Gary had it all. He grew up in Santa Barbara, went to college for dental technology, and got married. Instead of a honeymoon, Gary and his

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David Looks to Follow in His Father’s Footsteps

Twenty years ago, David’s father had his last drink after a lifetime of alcoholism. The secret to his success was committing to God, something that David is now working toward

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David Jumps Back Into Recovery Following Relapse

After a successful career in construction working for the family business, David found himself faced with uncertainty. He had struggled with carpal tunnel for years, and finally had surgery on

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Staff Spotlight: Juanita Takes Helm Of Thrift Store

If you’re shopping at Central Coast Super Thrift or dropping off a donation, you may notice a new—and very friendly—face. Juanita is the new store lead at the Santa Maria

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Heartbreak Leads To Clean Life

April 6th. That was the day that changed Melissa’s life—the day she delivered her 1-pound baby boy at only four months pregnant.
“He was just so small,” said Melissa, through tears.

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Mission Graduate Finds Himself Back Again

When Shane is asked about starting the Central Coast Rescue Mission, he pushes back. “I didn’t do it, God did. He just used me,” Shane said. “Sometimes you’re a tool

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Thanksgiving ‘Giving Closet’ Offers Clothing, Food, Services to Local Homeless

Posted: KSBY – Nov 21, 2017 5:44 PM PST
Updated: Nov 21, 2017 6:19 PM PST
Local service groups reached out to the homeless in Oceano Tuesday ahead of Thanksgiving later this week.
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