Making a difference. Right here.
It's the love of Jesus that moves us to come alongside the needs of the people in our neighborhoods and city. We partner with various organizations in Ventura County. If you'd like to serve here in our community, please contact Clare Rice.
Care for Our Neighbors
Help for Women With Unplanned Pregnancies
Ventura County Pregnancy Center assists with those who are making decision about their pregnancy offering free pregnancy tests, confidential counseling, options to abortion, and post birthing.
Support for Men, Women and Children in Recovery
The Rescue Mission Alliance provides food, shelter, clothing, and recovery programs and equips people to live productive lives.
Care for Homeless
Advocate for Foster, Adoption and Orphan Care
Foster parent training and support, respite care for foster families, clothing for foster children with organizations like LoveDoes Bags, and Defending the Fatherless. If you'd like to serve on the ENCOUNTER Foster Care Team, please contact Clare Rice.