Our Mission Statement:
"Compassionate, faith-based service
to all in need."

HAPPY THURSDAY, JUNE 23RD!

Here is our updated needs list. We need grocery items too, the usual household sized items like pasta, pasta sauce, mac and cheese, canned fruit and vegetables, canned meats. 

 

Our greater need this week is for daily lunch and hygiene items. Here is the list...and Thanks!

 

Daily Lunches:
Slim Jim's
Water bottles
Peanut butter crackers
Apple Sauce
Granola Bars
Tuna or Chicken to go packs

Hygiene items: (small sizes, please)
Toothpaste and tooth brushes
Shampoo
Conditioner
Sandwich sized ziplock bags

Remember us as you travel this summer. Hotel sizes of hygiene items are PERFECT for our clients, so stock up and bring them home!

 

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

We have a Newsletter! Please go to the "Testimonials and Services" Link button on the right to read it!
  

 

Donate money.  Send funds to us at our MAILING address, which is:

PO Box 8307

Huntington Beach, Ca, 92615

Alternatively, please use the Donate button below to give through PayPal.  You don't need a PayPal account, just a debit or credit card and a willing heart.

 

 

 

BCIS invites you to attend Hope for the Homeless, a symposium on housing solutions with Saj Jivanjee, on Friday, Aug. 12 and Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, at St. Wilfrid’s Episcopal Church, 18631 Chapel Ln. in Huntington Beach.
 
With 40 years of experience designing and developing affordable housing, architect Saj Jivanjee has been part of a grass roots movement addressing homeless housing in the city of Portland Oregon. Partnering with non-profits, as well as city and state governments, homelessness has been reduced by more than 30%.
(You may download the large poster for this event here).
On Friday, Aug. 12, at 7 p.m., there will be a dinner benefitting the work of Beach Cities Interfaith Services at Baci Italian Restaurant, located at 18748 Beach Blvd. in Huntington Beach. 
The cost is $95 per person; this will be a delicious five-course dinner, showcasing Archer Wines.
On Saturday, Aug. 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., there will be an all-day workshop on “Addressing Homelessness at the Local Level.” This is a free event, also held at St. Wilfrid’s Episcopal Church. 

A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

SCHEDULE: 

 

  • 9–11 a.m.: Developing multiple approaches to housing the homeless 
  • 11 a.m.-12 noon: Surfacing priorities and building consensus 
  • 12–1 p.m.: Lunch
  • 1-2 p.m.: Developing implementation strategies 
  • 2–3 p.m.: Defining roles, resources, and organization.

 

MORE INFORMATION: 

 

 

If you would like to purchase tickets to the dinner on Friday, Aug. 12, please use the PayPal button, below.


 

 

 

BCIS OPERATING HOURS

We are open to clients, Monday-Friday from 9 AM -2 PM

 

Our street address is:

 

18131 Gothard St, Huntington Beach, 92648

 

Our mailing address is:

 

PO Box 8307

Huntington Beach, CA 92615

PLEASE DO NOT SEND MAIL TO THE STREET ADDRESS!

 

Our email address as well as telephone and fax numbers are:  


Email:  bcis2014@verizon.net

Telephone:  714-375-6400

Fax:  714-375-6440 


We continue to serve the working poor and homeless who live and work in our local communities offering sack lunches, hygiene products, groceries, clothing, utility assistance, ID card assistance, CalFresh (food stamp) registration, mobile phone contracts as well as many other services.


Utility Assistance and CalFresh Registration: 
Call for an appointment at 714-375-6400

 

MISSION

 

Compassionate, faith-based service to all in need.

PURPOSE

 

The intent of our organization is to provide care, compassion, food, clothing and other assistance to help people meet their daily needs and get back on their feet.

GOALS

 

  • Diverse Support.  We seek to involve volunteers from multiple faith groups to operate, guide and support the organization.
  • Sustainable Organization.  We seek to develop and organize in a manner that can be efficiently reproduced in other locales.
  • Resource Efficiency.  We seek to fill needs while avoiding overlap or duplication of service offerings of other groups.

 

NEEDS

Please see our How to Help Section.  If you would like to help financially, please use the button located there to donate online.