Use Your Ralph’s Card to Support CHW!

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We are excited to present a new way to support CHW’s efforts to help people and communities move up in the world! If you shop at Ralph’s Grocery store you can now register your rewards card online and link your account to Community HousingWorks. This will not only save you money at the checkout, but… Read more ›

Karen Sanchez: Moving Up

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Karen Sanchez Karen came to San Diego from Tijuana 5 years ago when her family moved to the US hoping for a better future. But when Karen first moved to CHW’s Las Serenas community in South San Diego, she had no idea just how much her future would be influenced by giving back right where… Read more ›

Bridges to Employment at CHW

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Are you interested in a career in the healthcare field or are you a recent graduate looking for employment opportunities in the healthcare field? Would you like financial assistance for your training?  Community HousingWorks has partnered with North County Lifeline and the San Diego Workforce Partnership to offer Bridges to Employment. This service is available… Read more ›

Healthy Lunch Recipes for Kids

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It may be easy to throw prepackaged foods into a lunchbox, but with a little planning, you can make a kid friendly meal to send to school that will keep them going all afternoon. These healthy ideas for kids lunches will have your kids looking forward to their next lunchbox meal: Strawberry and Cream Cheese Sandwiches Turkey… Read more ›

Congratulations, 2013 VALOR Scholars!

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On July 9th, CHW celebrated the academic achievement of 10 VALOR scholarship recipients, CHW residents who have achieved academic success and demonstrated community leadership through volunteerism. Oumar Kamara, an ambitious young man who spent years in West Africa with his family before returning to the states, can proudly say that he will be attending Cal… Read more ›

Leading by Example

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NeighborWorks America recently awarded CHW a green designation – a NeighborWorks Green Organization – based on a measurement of green business practices across its operations and program areas. NeighborWorks network organizations have been leaders in adopting green practices with individual programs and projects for years, and some have gone the next step to successfully transform themselves into comprehensive, sustainable,… Read more ›

Teens get a place to call their own – close to home

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“We’re proud that CHW is there for the long term, and that we’ve found this new way to create a positive magnet for our youth,” notes CHW President Sue Reynolds. Two CHW affordable apartment communities located across the street from each other, Poway Villas and Park View Terrace in Poway, are offering an array of… Read more ›

A Sad Story. A Happy Ending.

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“The day I walked into the Community HousingWorks office, my life changed for the better.” – Luz Huertas It’s a tale we’ve heard way too often. A family works hard to buy and keep their home. A program beckons to help them modify their mortgage, with results forcing the family to nearly lose their home…. Read more ›

Free Tax Preparation!

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It’s that time of year again! CHW is hosting free tax help at our San Diego and Escondido offices with partners North County Lifeline and the International Rescue Committee (IRC). Please make an appointment at 888-884-4CHW or    North County Lifeline at CHW’s Escondido Office: 1820 S. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, 92025 Upcoming dates: March… Read more ›