The applicant is requesting approval to construct two new buildings for Jessica's House. on the vacant portion of the property located at 4105 Crowell Road (Stanislaus County APN 071-001-011), currently developed with the Cornerstone Covenant Church. The first building is a 1,000 square foot, two-story building to be designed to look like a craftsman style home. This building will provide meeting spaces, gathering rooms, specialty grief related therapeutic rooms. The second story will have offices and administrative space for Jessica's House staff and volunteers as well as additional meeting space.
The second building will be approximately 5,800 square feet and will be used as meeting rooms and training rooms as well as office space for EMC Health administrative staff. Approximately ninety additional parking spaces will be added to the site along with an outdoor courtyard and children's play area. The facility is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Group sessions are held Monday through Thursday from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Volunteer group leaders meet after sessions and close the facility by 10:00 p.m. Occasional special events will be held on the site such as bereavement camps or special events for National Grief Awareness day but will not exceed 5 events per year.
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