Homelessness

First Place for Youth

The mission of First Place is to help foster youth build the skills they need to make a successful transition to self-sufficiency and responsible adulthood.

First Place for Youth pioneered four innovative programs designed to defy negative statistics among former foster youth by providing an innovative mix of:

permanent housing with a graduated subsidy
employment training and job development
education assessment and support
transformative emotional support and community building

Address: 
426 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
United States
First Name: 
Claudia
Last Name: 
Miller
Position: 
Director of Foundation and Corporate Investments
Phone Number: 
(510) 272-0979
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
Local

Fred Finch Youth Center

Fred Finch Youth Center's Mission is to provide innovative, effective services supporting children, youth, young adults, and families to heal from trauma and lead healthier, productive lives.

Address: 
3800 Coolidge Avenue
Oakland, CA 94602
United States
First Name: 
Leah
Last Name: 
Jones
Position: 
Development & Communications Director
Phone Number: 
(510) 485-5239
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
Local

Peninsula Healthcare Connection

Peninsula Healthcare Connection's mission is to provide integrated primary and mental health care and advocacy for the Peninsula community members who are homeless or at risk of being homeless, regardless of their ability to pay.

Address: 
33 Encina Avenue #103
Palo Alto, CA 94301
United States
First Name: 
Eileen
Last Name: 
Richardson
Position: 
Executive Director
Phone Number: 
(650) 853-0321
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
Local

Home and Hope

Home and Hope provides a safe haven for homeless families while helping them to regain long term self sufficiency and raise community consciousness on the issue of homelessness by actively engaging volunteers.

Address: 
1720 El Camino Real Suite #7
Burlingame, CA 94010
United States
First Name: 
Raj
Last Name: 
Rambob
Position: 
Executive Director
Phone Number: 
(650) 652-1103
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
Local

Shelter Network

"Shelter Network was established in 1987 to address the growing problem of homelessness on the Peninsula. Through seven programs located throughout San Mateo County, Shelter Network provides short-term and longer-term transitional housing for homeless families and individuals, and permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless adults. Over the past 20 years, we have steadily expanded our capacity, by opening new sites and expanding existing facilities, in order to serve the increasing number of homeless families and individuals in our community.

Address: 
1440 Chapin Avenue 2nd Floor
Burlingame, CA 94010
United States
First Name: 
Michele
Last Name: 
Jackson
Position: 
Executive Director
Phone Number: 
650 685-5880
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
Local

Larkin Street Youth Services

"The mission of Larkin Street Youth Services is to create a continuum of services that inspires youth to move beyond the street. We will nurture potential, promote dignity, and support bold steps by all. ...[Larkin Street's] programs provide emergency, transitional, and permanent housing opportunities for homeless and at-risk youth in addition to essential wraparound support, such as healthcare, employment, and education services.

Address: 
1138 Sutter ST.
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
First Name: 
Sherilyn
Last Name: 
Adams
Position: 
Executive Director
Phone Number: 
(415) 673-0911
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
Israel

Sociedad Israelita de Beneficencia de Mendoza

"Sociedad Israelita de Beneficencia was formed with several goals in mind; most importantly, to maintain Jewish traditions, values, and education." (from proposal)

Address: 
Avenida España 1930
Ciudad de Mendoza, M 5500
Argentina
First Name: 
Carlos
Last Name: 
Buhacoff
Position: 
Secretario Ejecutivo
Phone Number: 
54-261-4233568
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving Jewish Community
Location: 
International

Resource Foundation

"The Resource Foundation...strives to empower the disadvantaged in Latin America and the Caribbean so that they can gain the skills, knowledge, and opportunities to improve their lives. By partnering with high-impact nonprofit organization in the region and selective donors worldwide, The Resource Foundation continues to increase the self-reliance of the region's poor." (from Resource Foundation proposal)

Address: 
158 West 27th Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10001
United States
First Name: 
Julia
Last Name: 
Love
Position: 
Director of Communications
Phone Number: 
212-675-6170
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
International

Migdal Ohr

"The mission of Migdal Ohr (Hebrew for "Tower of Light") is to illuminate a path to a better life for orphaned, abused, underprivileged, and new immigrant children in Israel through comprehensive educational programs and social guidance."

Address: 
1560 Broadway, Suite 510
New York, NY 10036
United States
First Name: 
Rachel
Last Name: 
Steinmetz
Position: 
Executive Assistant
Phone Number: 
(212) 397-3700
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving Jewish Community
Location: 
Israel

Nepalese Youth Opportunity Foundation

"NYF transforms the lives of impoverished Nepalese children by providing them with what should be every child's birthright – education, housing, medical care, and loving support."

Address: 
3030 Bridgeway, Suite 123
Sausalito, CA 94965
United States
First Name: 
Janis
Last Name: 
Olson
Position: 
Development Director
Phone Number: 
415.331.8585
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
International
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