Interfaith Community Services

Homeless Connection resource fair to share support services

ESCONDIDO — About 200 people are expected to take advantage of on-site services and referrals provided at the Homeless Connection resource fair Nov. 15.

City headed toward expanding winter shelters

OCEANSIDE — The Housing Commission approved making a recommendation to City Council to allow churches and public facilities to provide emergency winter shelters on Aug. 27.

Sobering program ends, inebriated will now be sent to hospitals or jail

ESCONDIDO — Interfaith Community Services’ sobering mat program will end July 15. This means adults who are intoxicated will no longer have a place to sleep it off until they become sober, but instead will be sent to hospitals or the county jail.

Nonprofits merge in N.County

COAST CITIES — Two nonprofits, Interfaith Community Services headquartered in Escondido, and the Encinitas Community Resource Center, have begun the process to merge agencies to better serve those in need in North County.

$4.5million left to community group

$4.5million left to community group

OCEANSIDE — The late George Wynhoff, a successful local entrepreneur, left a generous donation of $4.5 million to the Interfaith Community Services.