Building Homes, Building Lives (BHBL) is an exciting and rewarding mentoring program that provides participants with hard and soft job skills in general construction and job readiness to retain long-term employment. BHBL  aims to help those who are homeless or formerly homeless gain construction and workforce skills to become employable.

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This program is a collaboration between several different organizations that are devoted to providing housing support and resources in Lake County including:

NCO New Digs, Adventist Health Clear Lake, California Workforce Development Board, CareerPoint Lake, Citizens Caring 4 Clearlake, Community Development Services, EDD, Hope City, Hope Rising, Lake County Behavioral Health, Lake County Board of Supervisors, Lake County Continuum of Care for the Homeless (CoC), Lake County Department of Social Services, and Woodland Community College.


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On March 18th, NCO Building Homes, Building Lives (BHBL) graduated its 5th cohort of participants.  Click the link below to learn more.
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