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Elderly Homeless

Donations to help the elderly homeless -- we urgently need your help.  The homeless population varies at the Opportunity Center for the Homeless, but there is an increase of elderly homeless.  Our mission is to help those who can move forward, and protect those that...

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Our Values and our Mission Statement

Our Mission Statement The Opportunity Center exists for all homeless without distinction of race, ethnic origin, language spoken, or, religious beliefs, and regardless of mental, drug and alcohol problems. Through direct contact with the homeless, the Center supports...

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Housing The Homeless Saves Taxpayers Money, Study Finds

Posted on The Huffington Post By Alexander Eichler Posted: 06/08/2012 3:43 pm Updated: 06/08/2012 3:45 pm Housing The Homeless Saves Taxpayers Money, Study Finds Welfare programs have been among the biggest targets of budget cuts in the last few years, as states look...

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2012 MLK Food Drive

  Click here to see larger image.   Dear Friends, The above is a flier for the upcoming MLK Food Drive. For the past 10+ years, local community volunteers, elected officials and others come together to collect canned food for several local agencies that...

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Happy Holidays – Opportunity Center Holiday Appeal

 Tuesday, December 20, 2011 Holiday Dinner at the Opportunity Center for the Homeless   ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ For the past several weeks, we have begun to see the signs of the holidays approaching.  Local malls and...

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OC Living Centers

OC Living Centers - Helping the homeless transition back into the community.   Safe Haven, 1307-1313 Magoffin St., El Paso, TX 79901 – This facility was created to provide safe, permanent housing for single men and women who are mentally disabled and chronically...

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Who are the Homeless?

Who are the Homeless? The short answer is that anyone can become homeless. At the OC we have served people from just about every background and every socioeconomic status, race, color, and creed. We have served former university professors, bankers, and engineers; we...

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Foodshare Committee

The Foodshare Committee coordinates various groups within the community who wish to serve and/or provide meals to the homeless. Volunteers can contact this committee to sign up for a date to either serve either lunch or dinner to our homeless. Groups can choose to...

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