TTM Partners With 1736 Family Crisis Center

About 1736 Family Crisis Center

Since 1972, 1736 Family Crisis Center has been responding to the growing needs of victims of domestic violence, runaway and homeless youth, homeless families, homeless and at-risk Veterans, unemployed adults and youth, and other low-income community members in need of assistance. They are dedicated to providing professional, cutting-edge, comprehensive programs that are managed by licensed therapists, attorneys and their experienced staff.

1736 Family Crisis Center’s Rapid Re-Housing for Homeless Veterans-OC (RRHHV-OC) program proudly serves homeless Veterans and Veteran households of Orange County. Their goal is to help veteran families who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness to quickly regain stability in permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis.  The services that they provide include: temporary financial assistance (rental and deposit fees), housing counseling services, personal financial planning, case management, and daily living services (referrals). They also assist with the retrieval of government documentation such as DD-214, Social Security documents, homeless verification forms, etc. Eligible Veterans’ discharge status must be dishonorable, general under honorable, other than honorable or Reserve National Guard, and he/she must meet income eligibility criteria based on area median income.

For more information please contact Don Newsom at (323) 365-8032 or visit

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Dental Care Resources For Veterans

Dental care and overall proper oral hygiene are two things that veterans desperately need, whether it is through the Department of Veteran Affairs or a dentistry that offers free care for those who need it.  As a veteran, knowing all of the options that are currently available to you will ensure that you will get the help that you need, exactly when you need it.

For more information please visit:

“Thank you for your continued service to the great nation of the United States of America, and for the sacrifices that you have made throughout your service.”

TTM Partners With Nestlé Waters North America Inc.

Nestlé Waters North America, Inc. is a business-unit of Nestlé that produces and/or distributes numerous brands of bottled water across North America. Continent-wide brands include Perrier and San Pellegrino.  Headquarters: Stamford CT

Giving Back:  On February 3, 2017, Nestlé Waters donated 25 cases of water, multiple blankets and jackets to the Lighthouse Outreach Ministries in Costa Mesa, CA.  The Lighthouse is a charitable organization that renders assistance to the homeless and needy.

Special thanks to Rob, Anon and Roy, part of the Nestlé Waters team, and to TTM’s own Matt.  Your dedication, commitment and empathy for the less fortunate is to be admired.

Tender Touch Ministries Donates Food To Veterans First.

On Wednesday, February 24th, Tender Touch Ministries donated boxes of food to Veterans First.  Veterans First provides housing and essential services for Orange County’s homeless and at-risk veterans as well as services for families of at-risk vets and deployed military members.

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Tender Touch Ministries Speaks To Veterans at VFW Post #6024

On Monday, February 15, 2016, Mr. Bruce Hunt invited Tender Touch Ministries to speak to veterans at the VFW POST #6024, in Mission Viejo CA.

We shared information about our veterans openARMs Program and how our unique approach is making a “Real Difference” in the community!

After the presentation, each veteran received a “gift basket“, as a small token of appreciation for their service. Special thanks to Arlene Pfeifer for creating our openARMs veterans gift baskets. Great job!

Tender Touch Ministries is pleased to announce Partnership with Veterans First.

Veterans First_logoLrgFor over forty years, the goal at Veterans First has been to honor every brave man and woman who has served this country by helping restore dignity to those whose sacrifices defending the freedoms we cherish have left them in need.

Veterans First provides housing and essential services for Orange County’s homeless and at-risk veterans as well as services for families of at-risk vets and deployed military members.

Veterans First currently operates 10 permanent and transitional housing facilities at a capacity of 122 total beds for employable and disabled veterans within 3 Northern Orange County cities (Anaheim, Garden Grove and Santa Ana). Each home is staffed 24/7 with a house manager that can assist our clients with making sure that they are working towards a successful completion of our program. Each house is also staffed with a cook that provides nutritious meals to our clients. Additionally, Veterans First in the summer of 2011 began operating the county’s only transitional housing facility for unaccompanied homeless female veterans.


Tender Touch Ministries Announce Partnership with Working Wardrobes

Working Wardrobes LogoTender Touch Ministries is pleased to announce a partnership with Working Wardrobes, an Orange County-based non-profit organization that empowers men, women, veterans and young adults in overcoming difficult challenges to confidently enter the workforce and achieve self-sufficiency. They provide career assessments, skills training, career development services, job placement assistance and professional wardrobes in an environment of dignity and respect.

Working Wardrobes has been serving the community since 1990.

 Tender Touch Ministries will act as a facilitator by incorporating many of Working Wardrobes’ services into their homeless advocacy framework.