Decorative Arts 2021-2022 Grant Recipients

Counseling/Support

1. Mariposa Women and Family Center

Grant will support their counseling Program which seeks to stabilize the lives of low-income women through therapeutic mental health intervention targeting substance abuse, domestic violence, anxiety, anger management and life skills.

2. Laura’s House

Grant will support their outreach education Youth Dating Violence Prevention Program. Provides OC teens and young adults with information about the growing incidence of dating abuse, how to maintain their safety and prevent abuse in their own lives and adopt healthy behaviors and help break the multigenerational cycle of violence. Their platform consists of workshops, outreach in schools (virtually and plans for live once appropriate.)

Health/Basic Needs

3. Breast Cancer Solutions

Breast Cancer Solutions provides financial support, community resource navigation, and emotional support to financially disadvantaged breast cancer patients experiencing financial hardship during treatment.

4. Intervention Center for Early Childhood

Grant will support their Ounce of Prevention Program which provides low-income, high risk children with free developmental delay assessments and follow up early intervention and therapeutic services.

5. Friendly Center

Grant will support the “Family Support Advocate program” which provides at-risk, low-income Orange County families with a family support advocate to help stabilize their immediate crisis, increase coping skills, reduce risk factors of violence, assess family needs and coordinate a case plan for success. A portion of our grant will also support their food pantry located in Northern Orange County.

Education

6. Beyond Blindness (formally Blind Children’s Learning Center)

Grant will provide funds for early intervention services to children and mothers via their Bright Visions Early Childhood Center designed for affected children ages 6 months to 7 years.

7. Hope Builders

Taller San Jose/Hope Builders “Health Care Training Program” prepares disadvantaged, unemployed young women for careers as medical assistants and, ultimately, increases their life and economic stability.

Shelter Care/Homelessness

8. Casa Youth Shelter

Casa Youth Shelter’s Residential Shelter Care Program provides shelter, counseling, case management, and educational services to at-risk, runaway and homeless youth.

9. Boys Hope Girls Hope

Grant will support this Orange County based academic scholarship and boarding home for children in need for their College Road Program, a college prep and completion curriculum for children considered homeless by the California Department of Education.

10. SPIN

SPIN’s housing program, GAPP (Guided Assistance to Permanent Placement), provides financial assistance for housing, including rapid rehousing, transitional housing and rental assistance for families in crisis with children.

11. Thomas House

Provides transitional rent-free housing (Grant will fund up to 2 apartments) and comprehensive support and prevention services to homeless families.

12. WTLC (Women’s Transitional Living Center)

The WTLC offers comprehensive services including immediate shelter and longer-term support to all survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking.