The house includes two large living rooms, a large dining room, kitchen, pantry, breakfast room, a computer room, a music room, a staff office, seven bedrooms, and four bathrooms. The living rooms, dining room, and several of the bedrooms have rounded walls, ceilings, and windows. The dining room and entry way are wood-paneled. The entry room and dining room include antique chandeliers.
The bedrooms are spacious and none is shared by more than two residents. Residents are permitted to decorate their rooms as they would if living in their own homes. For added privacy, each resident is provided a key to a lock to their individual bedrooms (staff has a master key allowing them to enter all bedrooms).
The property is fenced and gated to ensure the security of the premises and the residents. The house is surrounded by lush gardens and the exterior grounds of the house are landscaped by volunteers and residents. The residents engage in weekly gardening projects growing bulbs and plants and generally maintaining the gardens surrounding the house. The program plans to initiate a gardening project for residents to learn how to plant and grow their own fruits, vegetables, and other plants.
Currently, due to licensing requirements, Casa Libre residents must transition out of the program within a few months of turning eighteen years of age. However, some residents do not have families they can be reunited with and beds are not made available to them at Los Angeles shelters due to their age. Casa Libre hopes to renovate a separate 1,000 square foot structure on the property to be used by residents who turn eighteen and cannot be reunited with family or transitioned to another Los Angeles shelter program.
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