A Customized Approach to Resident Services

Tailoring services to the unique needs of the community

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Since 2001, Jamboree has a proven track record for delivery of programming and resident services that benefit families and seniors and an enhanced level of supportive services for those with special needs at 35 community centers. Jamboree expands the delivery of services through innovative community service partnerships with school districts, government entities, healthcare organizations, resident groups, community alliances, social enterprises, philanthropy, and other nonprofits, aligned for best practices and shared goals.

We build in quality housing and build up good for residents to bring out the best in our communities. That’s why Jamboree’s strategy of community development is evolving to catalyze even broader community collaboration. We’re working to extend our customized, quality services beyond our own properties to make them available to surrounding neighborhoods. Relying on our expertise to connect leading agencies and organizations with neighborhood residents, our planning process leverages critical resources.

How can affordable housing with services make a difference in a community?

From the outset, Jamboree’s planning process integrates design plans for housing with services. Jamboree works with each neighborhood to assess that community’s unique strengths and challenges – from income and education levels, language proficiency, and school performance to neighborhood safety, employment and service gaps – so our work builds upon those strengths and helps to address those challenges. Plus, we invest in systems to effectively track, measure and share how these joint efforts will impact residents and the broader community. 

In many neighborhoods, Jamboree delivers directly its hallmark programs and services. Our best-practice models include onsite after-school programs at our family properties and enrichment services at senior properties, designed to build community, provide educational enhancement, and encourage healthy living. These customized programs are now being expanded to better serve families and seniors through a new approach called REACH. Starting with students, how we REACH Kids is already achieving measurable success for students at Jamboree properties, and including kids in the surrounding neighborhoods. With REACH as an acronym, see our brochure for how our approach to REACH Kids uses five simple values to help them be successful in school, work and life to reach their full potential. Jamboree’s model to REACH Seniors also focuses on five key values so they live vibrant, healthy, and connected lives.

With a focus on community impact, we plan for services at the outset of the design process for each new property. Jamboree brings in as many services as the physical structure and project financing allow – all based on the needs of our residents and the surrounding community. At a growing number of our properties, these local partnerships form a Community Collaborative, a committed, long-term approach to evolving goals and needs. Our commitment to build in quality resident services extends even to our rehabs of acquired or existing properties. Where there may have not been property amenities previously for services, we make room through the addition and/or repurposing of space. The goal? To create strong, healthy communities throughout California.

Jamboree’s featured community impact services model includes:

Jamboree celebrates the ground breaking of Wesley Village in Garden Grove with community partners.

Wesley Village
Garden Grove, CA

  • Multigenerational property built in collaboration with Garden Grove United Methodist Church 
  • Features onsite childcare center, Head Start program, and health clinic
  • Services include after-school programs for children and adult day care for seniors

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Jamboree's ground breaking ceremony at Clark Commons in Buena Park with children from Mable Pendleto

Clark Commons
Buena Park, CA

  • First developer active in city to assist implementing pilot literacy program 
  • Large community center for local elementary school students
  • After-school tutoring, enrichment reading programs, parent education classes and more

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Community Preservation Partners
NoCal, SoCal, Inland Empire

  • Long-term partnership with co-developer to build services into 7+ properties
  • After-school tutoring, health and wellness workshops
  • New community centers with computer access and training for children, adults and seniors

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The other model of success for long-term community impact is Jamboree’s housing for those formerly homeless or at risk of homelessness living with a mental health diagnosis. Learn more about the award-winning Permanent Supportive Housing we provide.

Have questions about long-term community impact through affordable housing with services? Interested in partnering with a nonprofit committed to the common good of a community? Roger Kinoshita, Business Development Director at Jamboree, would welcome the opportunity to hear from you.

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