Problem Solving Strategies Meetings

    If you’re interested in discussing and learning more about the challenges of crime, homelessness, and city
    policy in our neighborhood we’ve been meeting every other Wednesday, 1:30 at the Life Center.

    In December we’ll meet on the 13th and the 27th. Bring your ideas and concerns.


    Flowers on Franklin

    On May 20th, 12 volunteers from Ventura Village planted and watered the 60+ flower pots on Franklin Avenue.  All summer long they are colorful and growing along with the residents of Ventura Village.


    Hope Community Gardens

    Hope Community Garden is planning to grow in their three garden spaces near Hope Community
    (611 E. Franklin Ave.), including an individual plot-based garden.

    If you’re interested in getting involved in the gardens or having your own plot, please contact flc@hope-


    Need Help Getting Your Seeds Started?    

    Anxious to start digging in your garden this spring?  Fortunately, supplies to start seeds indoors are widely available as are books and instructions to help.

    We want to share with you some helpful instructions from our previous Ventura Village Pages in the Alley Newspaper.