June 21, 2023
My elementary school kids and I are currently homeless, but we live in a very nice place that doesn’t ask us to leave yet. I have food stamps but with food becoming more and more expensive, sometimes it is not enough for us for the entire month.
June 5, 2023
She had three children to take care of and no money to go somewhere else. That's when she contacted CRC's Domestic Violence program, which helped her pay the back rent and find a new home for her family.
May 16, 2023
By Rebecca Nussbaum, CRC Chief Program Officer The Housing Shortage in the US The United States is currently 7 million affordable housing units short of what it needs to address the urgent need for affordable housing for our low-income community members. Unfortunately, with the pace of building and development, we...
April 27, 2023
Tiffiny initially came to Community Resource Center (CRC) for emergency food. She was unaware of CRC’s other programs, but through her case manager, she has been able to benefit from CRC's wraparound housing assistance, counseling and domestic violence programs.
March 2, 2023
Series 4: Meet Your Unhoused Neighbor A senior and lifelong Encinitas resident, William participated in Jewish Family Services’ Safe Parking Lot program here in Encinitas and then made his way to CRC. He desperately needed housing as he wanted to focus on recuperating – he had existing medical conditions worsened...
February 9, 2023
Last night the City of Carlsbad passed their updated Homeless Action Plan. As a part of their presentation, they shared this short video highlighting the great work the City and their community partners are doing to address, prevent, and reduce homelessness in Carlsbad. CRC is so proud to be a...
December 19, 2022
Ted is college graduate, husband and father. He had a family, home, a great job and at a certain point in his life, he lost it all.
December 15, 2022
After five years living in his car Ernest came to Community Resource Center for help to find housing.
December 6, 2022
Series 3: Meet Your Unhoused Neighbor Christine and her family have been experiencing homelessness in the City of Carlsbad for over two years. She and her husband have seven children, two of whom are adults. Christine and her eldest daughter are caregivers at an assisted living facility, and her husband...
November 7, 2022
Series 2: Meet Your Unhoused Neighbor Welcome to the first in our series, “Meet Your Unhoused Neighbor” This is a monthly series where you will meet some of our program participants as they share their housing needs and journeys. Matthew* has been experiencing homelessness in Encinitas for the last 3...
October 31, 2022
Series 1: Welcome to the first installment in our series, “Meet your unhoused neighbor” Meet some of our program participants as they share their housing needs and journeys The goal of this series is to introduce the community to their unhoused neighbors who are experiencing homelessness and hopefully connect CRC...
January 20, 2022
“Sometimes you don’t know how much help you need until someone helps you” Daisy suffered a traumatic brain injury that left her permanently disabled. She could not afford to pay her rent and bills with her disability income alone and began living in her car. After 5 months of “being...