Welcome to your Gluten Free support site. Ventura County Celiacs was a support
group started by two sisters in 1996 when they discovered they had celiac disease and
there was no one to help them closer than Los Angeles. It started with just three people
in Simi Valley and is now helping celiacs from Santa Clarita to Santa Barbara.
We will not try to duplicate all the information out there on celiac disease. But we will
show you the ropes and give you information relevant to our area. We are careful to
check all information to be sure it is medically sound and not a "gluten myth." Check
back often for our meeting times, product updates, new information, and recipes. Come
see us at one of our support meetings.
This web site has been designed to be a general information resource. However, it is not intended for use in diagnosis, treatment, or any other medical application. Please contact your
medical professional for medical advice regarding your situation. This information is not warranted and no liability is assumed by the author or any group for the recommendations, information,
dietary suggestions, menus, or recipes. Products mentioned or omitted do not constitute endorsement. Please verify the gluten free status of products often for your own protection.
Copyright 2011© Celiac Disease Foundation Ventura County. All rights reserved.
GLUTEN FREE FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (GFFAP)
In a continuing effort to reach out to our ever growing community, we have established an assistance program to help those
individuals with Celiac Disease and/or Dermatitis Herpetiformis who are living at or below the poverty level.
Qualifying individuals will receive $25 per month to be used towards the purchase of Gluten Free foods at a local store. (one
store will be assigned to you for your Gluten Free food shopping based on where you live)
Proof of income and/or proof of participation in other Public Assistance Programs (Food Stamps, Federal Public Housing
Assistance, Medicaid, etc) is required. Our review board will qualify individuals and all information will remain private.
If you or anyone you know could benefit from this program, please contact us or download the APPLICATION to apply.