The WVCBA recently welcomed Interface Children & Family Services as a new member! Interface provides comprehensive health and social services to individuals and families across Ventura County. Chief Development Officer Stacy Swanson shared more about the Camarillo-based nonprofit organization.
What products or services do you provide?
Interface provides comprehensive health and social services to individuals and families across Ventura County. We operate over 30 programs in core areas including Domestic Violence & Child Abuse Prevention, Mental Health & Trauma Treatment, Youth Crisis & Homeless Services, Human Trafficking Intervention, Justice Services, and 211 Information & Assistance.
How and when did the business get started?
Interface was established in 1973 in response to the growing need for supportive social services in Ventura County and the surrounding areas.
What is the company's mission or motto?
Strengthening children, families, individuals, and communities to be safe, healthy, and thriving through comprehensive social services.
What’s one thing the business is known for over its competitors?
As Ventura County’s leading nonprofit social services agency, Interface has extensive experience, longstanding partnerships, and community support that assists us in providing comprehensive health and social services to individuals and families. We operate over 30 programs in core areas including Domestic Violence & Child Abuse Prevention, Mental Health & Trauma Treatment, Youth Crisis & Homeless Services, Human Trafficking Intervention, Justice Services, and 211 Information & Assistance. Since 1973, we have worked to prevent and heal the effects of domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, human trafficking, homelessness, disaster and crisis, incarceration, and interrelated issues.
Why did the business choose Camarillo as its location?
At Interface we believe that everyone should be given the opportunity to thrive, be safe, and stay healthy. These principles are not only integrated into our mission statement but are reflective of our commitment to providing a continuum of care to all Ventura County residents throughout different stages of life and development.
Are there any new or upcoming projects/products/events/etc. you can tell us about?
On September 17, 2022, Interface will host our 9th annual Hope & Light benefit gala, uplifting the programs and services that help to strengthen and support our community. Hope & Light will be held at the Sherwood Country Club and tickets are on sale until August 31. Additionally, Interface celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2023, and we are looking forward to offering ways for the community to become involved in and support our work throughout the year.
How can the community help?
Interface is continually working to make sure our services are known and available throughout the county. Any support that helps spread awareness of available services to individuals who might need them is greatly appreciated. Additionally, community support through sponsorship of events or donations allows Interface to continue to deliver these vital, life-saving services to more people during their most vulnerable moments.