We support, educate, and inspire families and the community to
build bright futures for youth and adults with special needs.
Working at the intersection of social, economic, and
environmental change, we are focused on climate change
mitigation, social equity, and shifting to a regenerative
Operates programs geared toward helping our region’s most
vulnerable children and youth: those with complex trauma and
severe emotional and behavioral issues.
Youth in need of empathy and confidence train dogs in need of
adoption. Youth contribute to their community and gain
self-respect through the human-animal bond.
Advocacy, communication assistance, counseling, employment
assistance, information & refferal, community education,
interpreting services, independent living skills instruction,
family intervention services, support groups, and literacy
CAPSLO seeks to end the perpetuation of poverty by empowering
low-income individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency
through an array of community-based programs.
UWMC fights for financial stability focusing on access to
affordable, quality child care and housing; and provides
financial support services to help families become
Living well includes dying peacefully, in comfort, and with
dignity. We advocate for and financially support compassionate
end-of-life care through a variety of service providers.
Since 1952 we’ve worked on the Central Coast to ensure breathing
is not a struggle or risk — if you can breathe — be grateful!
Shelters homeless, neglected, and abused pets and livestock;
investigates animal cruelty; and rescues and rehabilitates
orphaned or injured wildlife.