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We are honored to partner with many different community organizations that are working to address the basic needs of families with young children.

Abode Services

A housing provider that works in Alameda, Santa Clara, San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties. Using a Housing First model, it provides emergency shelter, crisis supports, subsidized housing, and wraparound services to help people remain stably housed and live as independently as possible. Each year, it serves 4,400 people, including 1,200 children...

ACLU

A national organization that defends the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States. Its reproductive freedom initiative works to ensure that every woman can make the best decision for herself and her family about whether and when to have a child without undue political interference.

Alameda County Community Food Bank

A regional food bank serving 1 in 5 Alameda County residents through 240 partner agencies. In 2016, it was awarded Food Bank of the Year by Feeding America.

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Alameda Health Consortium

A regional association of community health centers that work together and support the involvement of local communities in achieving comprehensive, accessible health care and improved outcomes for everyone in Alameda County. Its clinics serve nearly 200,000 patients each year.

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Alameda Point Collaborative

A supportive housing provider with a community of over 130 families. It places a special focus on its youngest residents through the Children & Youth Services program.

Alliance for Community Transformations

The only domestic violence service provider in Merced County. It provides comprehensive services for survivors, including emergency and transitional shelter. It serves over 450 individuals annually.

Alternatives in Action

A youth-focused nonprofit that offers after school and school-linked services, including an early childhood education center in East Oakland that will serve 61 children.

Asian Americans for Community Involvement

The largest provider of services for domestic violence and human trafficking victims from the Asian community. Its Asian Women's Home is an emergency shelter where victims stay to heal and plan for their futures. Its Community Clinic in San Jose provides culturally-sensitive, linguistically-appropriate health care and integrated behavioral...

Asian Health Services

A community clinic providing health, social, and advocacy services for all regardless of income, insurance status, immigration status, language, or culture. It provides care to more than 27,000 patients in over 12 Asian languages as well as in English.

Asian Law Caucus

A legal and civil rights organization that serves low-income Asian Pacific American communities that focuses on housing rights, immigrants’ rights, workers' rights, civil rights, and criminal justice reform.

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach

A community-based, social justice organization that provides legal services and community education and outreach in the Greater Bay Area. Its Youth Advisory Council is a peer-to-peer education program that works to prevent gender-based violence and sexual assault.

Axis Community Health

A federally qualified health clinic providing high quality health care to low-income residents of Pleasanton and Livermore. The clinic offers primary care, reproductive health services, pediatric care, mental health care, WIC services, and addiction counseling. Axis serves over 12,000 patients a year, 20% of whom are children ages 0-5.

Bay Area Crisis Nursery

A short-term residential care facility that provides supportive services to families who are in stress or crisis by offering free and temporary 24-hour residential care for children ages 0-11. Each year, it serves over 250 children, two-thirds of whom are ages 0-5.

Bay Area Legal Aid

The largest legal services provider in Alameda and Contra Costa counties serving over 21,000 clients each year. It provides clients with free legal advice, referrals, and representation with over 40% of the practice devoted to housing preservation and homelessness prevention.

Bay Area Rescue Mission

A Richmond-based nonprofit that provides emergency food and shelter and transitional housing with support services to individuals and families. It serves nearly 600 clients, including 127 children, annually.

Berkeley Food and Housing Project

The sole entry point for homeless services in the city of Berkeley. It provides emergency food and shelter, transitional housing, permanent housing, and housing placement with support services to homeless individuals and families. It serves as a coordinated access point for over 2,000 clients each year.

Berkeley Food Pantry

The only emergency grocery program in the area. It serves 2,000 Berkeley and Alameda residents each year. It partners with Alameda County Community Food Bank, local grocery rescue partners, and neighborhood Gleaners to distribute fresh produce, dairy, frozen meat, and USDA goods at its pantry three days a week.

Building Futures

A nonprofit that operates homeless shelters and temporary and supportive housing units for clients in Alameda County. It also assists women and children affected by domestic violence with a safe house, crisis hotline, and case management services. It serves over 1,200 individuals each year.

Building Opportunities for Self-Suffiency (Boss)

A social justice nonprofit that provides emergency, transitional, and permanent supportive housing along with homelessness prevention services in Alameda County. It serves over 2,000 individuals each year.

Cake4Kids

A nonprofit that coordinates volunteer bakers who prepare and deliver cakes for at-risk children on their birthdays. It works with 75 agencies who help children in foster homes, homeless shelters, transitional and low-income housing, and domestic violence shelters.

California Association of Food Banks

A statewide membership organization of 43 food banks. It provides members with a range of programs, services, and resources to help end hunger in their communities. Among its many programs, it helps build food bank capacity, provides funding opportunities and food resources, and strengthens local advocacy efforts.

California Food Policy Advocates, Inc

A statewide policy organization that dedicates its time, resources, and energy toward increasing low-income Californians' access to healthy food. Projects have focused on improving participation in CalFresh, National School Lunch Program, and Breakfast after the Bell, and supporting efforts to improve nutrition among children 0-5.

California Primary Care Association

A statewide membership organization of more than 1,200 clinics serving low-income Californians. It provides members with a range of training and technical assistance to ensure quality health care for patients and promotes policies to maintain high standards of care and funding.

California Rural Legal Assistance

A nonprofit legal service program created to help low-income families across rural California. It serves over 23,000 clients annually, with the majority of cases being related to housing and preventing homelessness.

California WIC Association

A membership organization formed by directors of local WIC agencies that supports best practices for the WIC program through advocacy, training, and publications. It partners with 84 local WIC agencies which serve over 1.3M women, infants, and children per month in California. This represents approximately 60% of infants born in California...

Catholic Charities Diocese of Monterey County

A social service agency that assists low-income individuals and families. Their Family Supportive Services program reaches over 3,600 individuals in 1,200 families annually and offers referrals, financial assistance, financial literacy services, and other wraparound supports.

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara

Large social service provider that works to strengthen families and build economic self-sufficiency for the poor and vulnerable in the county. Each year it serves over 54,000 individuals.

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Stockton

A social service agency that offers a food bank, immigration services, application assistance, and other support services to individuals and families in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties.

Catholic Charities of the East Bay

A nonprofit that provides multiple services, including housing support and rental assistance. It serves approximately 1,700 individuals a year with housing assistance.

Center for Employment Training

A multi-service agency that provides immigration and citizenship services through its Immigration and Citizenship Program, primarily in Santa Clara County.

Centro Legal de la Raza

A comprehensive legal services agency that protects and advances the rights of immigrant, low-income, and Latino communities through bilingual legal representation, education, and advocacy.

Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose

A children’s museum that serves over 350,000 children and families in the South Bay each year. It provides interactive experiences that delight and engage children by inspiring them to explore, touch, and experiment.

Children's Home Society of California

A statewide agency that provides children and families with a range of child care services and associated family supports at multiple locations, including the Oakland Family Resource Center. The Oakland FRC serves 500 families each year.

City of Redwood City/Fair Oaks Community Center

A core service agency whose Information and Referral Program provides food aid, housing, financial assistance, and referrals to individuals and families. Each year, it helps over 4,500 people.

Coastside Hope

A core services agency that provides support to families in and around Half Moon Bay and El Granada. It distributes food, provides emergency support, immigration services, and more to nearly 4,000 people each year.

Code for America Labs

A national nonprofit that believes government can work for the people, by the people, in the 21st century. It organizes a network of people who build technology to further local governments' priorities of creating healthy, prosperous, and safe communities.

Community Action Board

A multiservice safety net organization that runs a family resource center in Davenport and provides immigration and day worker support, rental and emergency financial assistance, and support to CalWorks participants. Its programs assist over 9,000 low-income people.

Community Bridges

A multi-service human services agency that operates programs for children, families, and seniors in the areas of food and nutrition, childcare and child development, and information and referrals. It serves over 27,000 individuals annually.

Community Food Bank of San Benito County

A regional food bank serving a rural community with high need where over 21% of residents live at or below the federal poverty level. It partners with seven agencies and directly distributes food to 4,500 people per month.

Community Health Partnership of Santa Clara County

A large social service provider that works to strengthen families and build economic self-sufficiency for the poor and vulnerable in the county. Each year it serves over 54,000 individuals.

Community Homeless Solutions

Monterey County's largest provider of transitional housing and emergency shelter beds. A number of its key programs, including two emergency shelter locations and two transitional housing sites, are open to families with children. They serve 534 people in their housing programs, half of which are children, and reach a total of 888 individuals...

Community Legal Services of East Palo Alto

A legal service provider that specializes in housing, immigration, and civil litigation. Its Housing Program works to safeguard decent and affordable housing by working with clients to resolve specific housing problems, including eviction, habitability, and discrimination. It serves around 500 households annually, an estimated half of which...

Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse

The only provider of services to survivors of domestic violence in San Mateo County. In addition to numerous nonresidential services, it also runs emergency and transitional housing and offers wraparound services. It serves over 200 adults and children in its housing programs annually.

Community Services Agency of Mountain View and Los Altos

A safety net provider that offers a nutrition center, emergency financial assistance, and homelessness services. It supports approximately 6,500 residents, including many families.

Community Solutions

A comprehensive human services nonprofit providing a broad spectrum of mental health and wellness services. Approximately 160 women and children are served annually in its 14-bed emergency shelter and many more are served through its outreach programs. It also runs a family justice center which connects families to a variety of services in the...

Contra Costa County Library

A county library system with over 25 locations that holds over 3,000 events for children ages 0-5, their caregivers, and their families.

Contra Costa Interfaith Housing

A coalition of 15 congregations that provides permanent, affordable housing and support services to over 1,200 individuals each year, including nearly 300 families with children.

CuriOdyssey

A children’s science museum that serves over 150,000 children and families on-site and off-site at public education programs each year. It offers an interactive playground for children to discover the power of real science through play and experimentation.

Daly City Peninsula Partnership Collaborative

A core agency that serves Colma, Daly City, and Broadmoor. It connects families and individuals with shelter, food, clothing and more.

Davis Street Community Center

A nonprofit that provides an array of integrated services that help clients with child care, medical and dental services, housing support, food security, and family support. It serves over 9,000 clients each year in the San Leandro area.

Destination: Home

A multi-sector collaborative committed to executing the vision that was outlined in the Santa Clara County 2015-2020 Community Plan to End Homelessness: No one lives outside. It helps to coordinate the work of agencies and service providers resulting in better use of resources and services for those in need of housing and homelessness supports...

Dientes Community Dental Care

A dental health provider that offers affordable, high-quality dental care to people who need it the most. It serves 10,000 children and adults every year, providing oral health education, hygiene, and general dentistry.

East Bay Agency for Children

A nonprofit that serves communities in Oakland, Hayward, and San Leandro. Its family resource centers connect families to public benefits and other supportive services. Its health and wellness center offers medical and dental services. These programs serve over 5,000 clients each year.

East Bay Community Law Center

A legal services agency that advances the rights of low-income individuals and families. Its housing practice focuses on eviction defense, subsidized housing, and housing discrimination.

East Bay Housing Organizations

A membership nonprofit that works within communities in Alameda and Contra Costa counties to preserve, protect, and expand affordable housing opportunities through education, advocacy, organizing, and coalition building. It has 500 members, including other nonprofits as well as developers, property owners, unions, local officials, and...

East Oakland Community Project

A grassroots nonprofit that provides an emergency housing facility, three transitional housing programs, and comprehensive support services. It serves over 800 individuals each year, including nearly 100 families with children ages 0-5.

Ecumenical Hunger Program

A safety net organization serving East Palo Alto. It provides food bags, hot meals, clothing, donated furniture items, and other services to thousands of families each year.

Educare California at Silicon Valley

An early childhood school that serves 168 children ages 0-5 and their families in a model early learning school with 16 high-quality early learning classrooms and outdoor spaces. It also provides a family resource center, library, playscape, and satellite children’s museum for community members of the Santee neighborhood and beyond.

Educators for Fair Consideration

An education nonprofit that provides undocumented youth with financial support, resources for pursuing education and careers, leadership training, and community support. It also partners with educational institutions to improve the institutions' support of undocumented students.

El Concilio

A Stockton-based social service organization that provides preschool, immigration, legal, health, food, and other services throughout the San Joaquin Valley. It serves over 25,000 individuals each year, including more than 5,000 children.

El Concilio of San Mateo County

A core service agency for East Palo Alto and Menlo Park. It provides emergency referrals for food and shelter, distributes food, and helps eligible families enroll in food assistance and health coverage. It serves 2,000 people annually.

Emmaus House

A domestic violence shelter that provides clients and their children with comprehensive supports, including counseling, referrals for benefits and legal services, food, and other help to get people back on their feet and find a path to independence. The only DV shelter in San Benito County.

Families in Transition of Santa Cruz County

A nonprofit that helps homeless or imminently homeless families gain self sufficiency through comprehensive case management that includes job training, budgeting, good tenant practices, and housing and rental assistance. Its ultimate goal is to help families obtain and maintain permanent housing and get on a path to a healthy and stable life....

Family Emergency Shelter Coalition

A collaboration of churches and community-based organizations that serve families with emergency, transitional, and permanent housing as well as food and supportive services. It serves over 250 individuals each year.

Family Supportive Housing

A nonprofit that helps homeless or imminently homeless families gain self sufficiency through comprehensive case management that includes job training, budgeting, good tenant practices, and housing and rental assistance. Its ultimate goal is to help families obtain and maintain permanent housing and get on a path to a healthy and stable life....

Feeding America

A network of food banks, pantries, and meal programs serving all 50 states. The network provides more than 3 billion meals to people in need annually. It works to improve food security, educate the public about the problem of hunger, and advocate for legislation that protects people from going hungry.

First 5 Alameda County

A countywide nonprofit that promotes health and well-being for children ages 0-5. It leads investments in neighborhood-based, resident-led strategies for early childhood education and health as well as family services.

First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission

A countywide nonprofit that promotes health and well-being for children ages 0-5. It contracts with four community-based organizations to operate five First 5 Centers which provide health programs, child development classes, family services, and referrals.

First 5 San Joaquin

A countywide program that funds early learning, health, and family programs that reach over 19,000 individuals each year, including over 11,000 children ages 0-5.

FIRST 5 Santa Clara County

A proposition-10-funded nonprofit that promotes health and well-being for children ages 0-5. It contracts with nine community-based organizations to operate 12 Family Resource Centers which serve as go-to safe spaces and provide a multitude of community-driven services including, health programs, child development classes, family services, and...

First 5 Santa Cruz County

A countywide nonprofit that invests in health, early learning, and family support to help the children of Santa Cruz County thrive and succeed.

Food Bank for Monterey County

A regional food bank serving 90,000 residents annually through two direct programs and a network of 90 partner agencies. It's the largest provider of emergency supplemental food and a key proponent of anti-hunger education and advocacy in the community. Its Kids N.O.W. program provides food for children in need on weekends and school breaks....

Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano

A regional food bank that serves 1 in 8 residents through its own programs and through 180 partner agencies.

Fremont Family Resource Center Corporation

A foundation that supports the Fremont Family Resource Center, a quasi-government agency that brings together 24 state, county, city, and nonprofit agencies to create a one-stop service center for families. It serves over 3,000 families with case management, application assistance, and referrals, among other services.

Gardner Family Health Network Inc

A federally qualified health center with nine locations in Santa Clara County serving 40,000 people a year, including 17,000 families with children ages 0-5 and 6,000 children ages 0-5. It provides culturally-sensitive primary and integrated care to all patients regardless of ability to pay.

Gospel Center Rescue Mission Inc.

An agency in Stockton that operates the New Hope Family Shelter, a housing program for single women and children. It provides emergency and transitional housing and other supportive services to individuals experiencing homelessness in San Joaquin County.

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

A diverse community of grantmakers working to reshape the way philanthropy operates. Understanding that grantmakers are successful only to the extent that their grantees achieve meaningful results, it promotes strategies and practices that contribute to grantee success.

Greater Modesto Interfaith Hospitality Network Inc.

A local affiliate of a national network that provides services to families facing homelessness through a partnership of congregations that utilize houses of worship for lodging. Each year, over 20 families receive comprehensive support.

Greater Richmond Interfaith Program

A social justice nonprofit that operates an emergency shelter and resource center and provides transitional housing, food, and supportive services to over 900 individuals each year.

Habitot Children's Museum

An interactive, play-based learning center that encourages young children to be the big kids. Children can explore the arts and culture in a safe setting designed especially for small hands, bodies, and growing minds.

Haven Women's Center of Stanislaus

The only domestic violence service provider in Stanislaus County. It provides comprehensive services, including an emergency shelter, and serves 2,250 individuals annually.

Health Improvement Partnership of Santa Cruz County

A countywide coalition of public and private health care leaders dedicated to increasing access to health care and building stronger local health care systems. Its member organizations represent Santa Cruz County's major health care providers and other key community stakeholders.

Healthier Kids Foundation Santa Clara County

A local nonprofit that partners with community-based organizations, public entities, and public school systems to provide health screenings, connect families with health care and health insurance for infants and children, and offer healthy living education. Its programs screen over 32,000 children annually for dental, vision, and hearing issues...

Help a Mother Out

A diaper distribution center that partners with social service agencies and family resource centers in five Bay Area counties. It provides diapers for more than 3,500 babies and toddlers from low-income families each year.

Home and Hope

A program that serves homeless families in San Mateo County by providing temporary shelter at partner congregations. In addition, it provides meals, case management, and permanent housing placement. It serves up to five families at a time, totaling around 60 individuals a year.

HomeFirst

A leading provider of services to the homeless in the county. It runs the largest homeless services center in Santa Clara County, several seasonally-open cold weather shelters, a homeless outreach program, two family-living centers serving homeless families, and services for homeless foster youth and veterans. It serves approximately 4,000...

Homeless Services Center

A key homeless services provider in Santa Cruz County. It runs four emergency and transitional housing shelters, including the Rebele Family Shelter for households with children, a medical clinic, and a 12-bed medical respite care facility. It also provides employment and income support, a mail room, and homeless and housing advocacy. It serves...

Housing Resource Center of Monterey County

A nonprofit housing resource agency that provides case management, search and placement into permanent housing, emergency rent payments, and supportive services to those faced with the imminent threat of homelessness. Its programs focus on homeless veterans and their families, homeless families with children, and homeless senior women.

Human Investment Project

An affordable housing nonprofit that works to ensure that people with special needs, either from income or circumstance, live in decent and safe housing. In addition to its home sharing program, it provides housing subsidies and other supportive services to participants while they complete an education or job training program and find...

Immigrant Legal Resource Center

A legal advocacy organization that seeks to improve immigration law and policy, expand the capacity of legal service providers, and advance immigrant rights. It distributes grants to 60+ nonprofits that work with immigrant communities and serves thousands of families through workshops, training, representation, and advocacy.

Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley

A federally qualified health clinic and an Urban Indian Health Program that provides high-quality and culturally-competent health care to American Indians/Alaska Natives and community members. It serves approximately 20,000 people a year, over 3,000 of whom are children ages 0-5.

International Institute of the Bay Area

A nonprofit organization that provides immigration legal services, education, and civic engagement opportunities to immigrants, refugees, and their families through six offices in the Bay Area.

Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay

An agency that serves families in Alameda and Contra Costa counties with a range of mental health and social services, including a large program focused on immigrants and refugees. It serves over 5,000 individuals annually.

JobTrain

A nonprofit that provides job training and placement services in Menlo Park and East Palo Alto. It also operates a child development center for the children of clients and community members.

La Clinica de La Raza

A community health center rooted in the concepts of wellness, prevention, and patient-centered care. It provides culturally and linguistically appropriate health care in 40 locations. Services include primary care, dental, women’s health, pre and postnatal, behavioral health, and patient education. It reaches 85,000 patients each year.

Law Foundation of Silicon Valley

A social justice nonprofit that advances the rights of individuals and families through legal services, advocacy, and outreach. It is the main legal services organization in Santa Clara County working on eviction and housing discrimination for low-income families.

Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County

A social justice nonprofit that provides civil legal services to residents. Its work includes five broad areas: obtaining health care, preventing homelessness, accessing income support programs, fighting for freedom from domestic violence, and bridging the education gap.

LifeLong Medical Care

A federally qualified health clinic providing high quality health and social services to underserved people of all ages in Alameda, Contra Costa, and Marin Counties. It reaches almost 60,000 people a year at its 21 freestanding locations and its school-based health clinics.

LifeMoves (formerly InnVision Shelter Network)

A nonprofit serving homeless individuals and families. It operates 17 facilities that help over 3,200 people annually. Its programs include emergency and interim housing, rapid rehousing, intensive case management, housing and employment search assistance, financial literacy training, and mental and physical health support.

Loaves & Fishes

A community organization that offers hot meals Monday through Friday at Catholic Charities' Eastside Neighborhood Center and Goodwill Industries. In addition, it partners with 18 nonprofit agencies from as far south as Gilroy to as far north as Palo Alto to provide free hot meals to their clients.

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