Join us for a Ribbon Cutting at 3:00pm Wednesday, September 30, at Tender Life Maternity Home. Call or come to the office at 819 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, and we will guide you to Tender Life. Along with the Ribbon Cutting, enjoy the Open House. Meet Karen Johnson, the program manager, and tour the century-old treasure where Project Understanding welcomes moms and babies.
What We Do
Project Understanding helps the homeless get housed and safe. We keep at-risk families housed and fed. We tutor hundreds of children every week to bend the arc of their future. List of Programs
The Food Pantry at Project Understanding helps to provide groceries once a month to families whose budget cannot support the purchase of their own. Learn more
Housing at Project Understanding consists of a number of programs designed to help people get back on their feet, providing a place to live and become self reliant. Learn more
Tutoring Centers at Project Understanding provide extra instruction for students grades K-5 with volunteer tutors in one-to-one interaction. Learn more
Ventura County Family Assistance
Project Understanding provides hope by developing and directing resources for the purpose of transforming lives and community through justice, mercy and compassion. Through collaboration, we assist people to reach their highest attainable level of independence. Project Understanding is founded on the ideals and principles of Judaism and Christianity.