Villa Paloma

Villa Paloma

Through our Villa Paloma Transitional Shelter, Rainbow Services provides transitional housing for longer-term safety and assistance for women and children after they exit a domestic violence emergency shelter. As women work to secure economic resources and permanent housing, Rainbow offers up to 12 months of supportive housing, counseling, case management, health and wellness services, and children’s enrichment. These services include helping women take practical steps toward economic independence, including:Assistance identifying educational/employment goals;Referrals to local schools and job training/placement centers; Assistance applying to the State of CA Victim of Crime Compensation Program, which provides up to $2,000 for relocation;Assistance applying to CalWorks, which provides temporary public assistance to needy families, including monthly income and one-time move-in costs for a new apartment;Housing search assistance and coaching on landlord expectations; and Life skills classes on topics such as household budgets, banking, local educational opportunities, and employment search.