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LGBTQ+ Resource Center

Provides drop-inc services and a resource center to individuals of the LGBTQ+ community.

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Central Valley Against Human Trafficking (CVAHT)

Provides comprehensive client services to victims of human trafficking regardless of age, gender or immigration status and direct outreach, training and public awareness in the Central Valley. National Human Trafficking Resource Center 1-888-373-7888 or text “Help” to 233733 (BeFree).

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Homeless Services

Provides emergency and permanent housing services to youth, young adults, individuals, and families who are experiencing homelessness.

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Sanctuary Stories

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Bombas and Fresno EOC give back to Fresno’s homeless

  Bombas generously provided Fresno EOC Sanctuary and Support Services with a large donation of socks. Socks are one of the most widely used items. Through our outreach efforts, not only are we able to distribute these socks and hygiene kits, but the team also...

LGBTQ+ Resource Center Hosts Virtual Solidarity March

Fresno EOC LGBTQ+ Resource Center partnered with local leaders and organizations to host the Illuminate Our Pride Solidarity March on Facebook, due to a rise of COVID-19 cases throughout California. “At our agency, we have the opportunity to address the racial...
Sanctuary and Support Services Virtual Resources

Sanctuary and Support Services offer online and virtual resources for participants

Fresno EOC programs are excited to expand our online and virtual services for clients and community members. Central Valley Against Human Trafficking (CVAHT) and the LGBTQ+ Resource Center are two projects that have both moved training, workshops, and support groups...
Fresno State Students collect over 800 socks to benefit Sanctuary Youth Shelter

Fresno State Students collect over 800 socks to benefit Sanctuary Youth Shelter

This year the College of Social Sciences and Kappa Sigma partnered to raise over 800 socks during their Socks for a COSS donation drive to benefit Fresno EOC Sanctuary Youth Shelter. Students started the sock drive last year after approaching Sanctuary Youth Shelter...
Housing client tells her story and uses art as a form of self-expression

Housing client tells her story and uses art as a form of self-expression

Blanche Hartman is a local artist and housing client with Fresno EOC Sanctuary Housing Program. It’s been almost a year since she’s moved into an apartment after being homeless on and off for years prior. Now living on her own, Blanche enjoys sharing pieces of her...

407 Victims of Human Trafficking have been Identified by CVAHT

Today there are nearly 21 million victims of forced labor and human trafficking worldwide, a global industry which generates an estimated $32 billion-a-year in illegal profits. Victims include men, women and children. The United States is widely regarded as a...

National Runaway Prevention Month

Fresno EOC Sanctuary and Support Services is partnering with National Runaway Safeline to host several events during the month of November to “Shine a Light” on issues runaway and homeless youth in crisis face every day and the resources available to support youth....

Central Valley 10th Annual Conference on Human Trafficking hosts over 400 attendees and Fresno Mayor

Fresno EOC Sanctuary and Support Services hosted the Central Valley 10th Annual Conference on Human Trafficking with over 400 guests in attendance. The all-day event held workshops, a vendor fair and the launch of the Fresno City Mayor’s Office Initiative to Combat...

Safe Place Week 2019

National Safe Place Week is March 17-23, 2019 Fresno EOC Sanctuary and Support Services in partnership with National Safe Place Network, will host several community events (during the designated week) to recognize local businesses, community organizations, youth...

Central Valley 10th Annual Conference on Human Trafficking

Fresno EOC Central Valley Against Human Trafficking project will host the 10th Annual Roots of Resiliency Conference on Human Trafficking on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. The conference will explore a multi-disciplinary approach to regional partnerships, identification...

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