Safety Net Grantees 2008

Organization Area served Purpose Amount
Asian Americans for Community Involvement Santa Clara County Support for Asian Women's Home shelter $50,000
Bread of Life East Palo Alto Support to cover salary of cook and food supplies $50,000
Cathedral of Faith Church San Jose To purchase a truck and other infrastructure equipment to keep up with increased demand in the emergency food distribution program $50,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Northern Santa Clara and Southern San Mateo counties   Emergency shelter for seniors and the disabled, many of whom are emigres  $30,000
CityTeam Ministries San Jose Emergency food to meet increased demand $40,000
Coastside Hope San Mateo County coast, including Montara, Pescadero and Half Moon Bay Support for part-time case manager who provides counseling, food and shelter referral services $40,000
Community Services Agency Northern Santa Clara County Increased emergency shelter and rental assistance $72,000
(Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse)
San Mateo County Emergency shelter for domestic violence victims $62,500
East Palo Alto Senior Center East Palo Alto and East Menlo Park Food and supplies to provide hot breakfast and soup lunches for low-income seniors and disabled adults $45,650
Ecumenical Hunger Project East Palo Alto and Menlo Park Support for additional emergency food to meet increased demand $45,000
EHC LifeBuilders Santa Clara County Support for Emergency Sheltering Program, which offers emergency and transitional beds in San Jose year-round and in Sunnyvale and Gilroy for five coldest months $175,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County East Palo Alto and Menlo Park Information and referral along with emergency housing and food assistance in collaboration with One East Palo Alto $50,000
Fair Oaks Community Center Redwood City, north Fair Oaks, Woodside, Atherton and Portola Valley Support for half-time salary for a human services assistant and additional shelter and emergency financial assistance $40,600
Family Service Agency of San Mateo County, Inc. Fair Oaks area of Redwood City Meals and transportation for seniors in the Senior Dining Program $75,000
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. Santa Clara County, primarily San Jose Shelter and food for homeless families $75,000
Health Trust (Meals on Wheels Program) Santa Clara County Support for Meals on Wheels, which delivers daily hot meals to frail seniors and homebound, disabled adults $75,000
Hidden Villa Northern Santa Clara County cities Fresh produce for emergency food program $15,000
HIP Housing San Mateo County Emergency shelter program administrator and case manager for Self-Sufficiency Program, which offers shelter to families who are homeless or at risk of being homeless.  $40,000
Hospice of the Valley Santa Clara County Nutritional supplements for 400 low-income individuals at end-of-life  $10,272
InnVision the Way Home Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, from San Jose to Menlo Park Short-term stabilization and transitional housing for low-income and homeless individuals and families $175,000
Learning and Loving Education Center Morgan Hill, Coyote, San Martin, Gilroy Support for family food program $11,260
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County San Mateo County Provide emergency food and shelter stipends to clients as well as legal counsel and representation for food stamp eligibility and eviction prevention  $47,675
Live Oak Adult Day Services San Jose, Los Gatos, Gilroy, Cupertino Food for seniors  $75,000
Maitri Santa Clara County Transitional housing for victims of domestic violence $25,000
Martha's Kitchen Downtown San Jose Expand on-site hot meals and delivery of food to other nonprofits $25,000
Mental Health Association of San Mateo County San Mateo County Emergency shelter for homeless and mentally ill $40,000
Next Door Solutions Santa Clara County Emergency housing for women and children who are victims of domestic violence $62,500
North Peninsula Neighborhood Services Center Brisbane, San Bruno and South San Francisco Food delivery and vouchers in addition to emergency shelter and rental and utility assistance $50,000
Pacifica Resource Center Pacifica-Daly City region Support for three-quarter time case worker for emergency assistance and homeless prevention $42,954
Downtown Streets Team Palo Alto Support for food and shelter voucher program $25,000
Puente de la Costa Sur San Mateo County coast, including Pescadero, La Honda, Loma Mar and San Gregorio Emergency food and housing assistance $59,589
Sacred Heart Community Service San Jose Support to provide financial assistance for rent, security deposits, food, utilities, clothing, information and referral $150,000
Salvation Army Redwood City Program expenses and infrastructure to support increased demand at Redwood City location for emergency food, transportation and shelter $50,000
Samaritan House Millbrae through San Carlos Support for food and nutrition program $74,200
Samaritan House San Mateo County Support for Safe Harbor Homeless Shelter, which provides emergency and transitional shelter $75,000
San Mateo County Interfaith Hospitality Network San Mateo County Personnel and program supplies to provide emergency food, shelter and self-sufficiency case management. $30,000
Service League of San Mateo County Redwood City Support for transitional housing program $25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank San Mateo and Santa Clara counties Support for Food Assistance Program and Family Harvest Program $300,000
Shelter Network of San Mateo County San Mateo County Support for case managers to help provide homeless families and individuals basic shelter, food and medical care $175,000
Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County San Mateo County Rental, utilities and food support for families at risk of becoming homeless $75,000
St. Joseph's Family Center Gilroy and San Martin Food pantry, hot meals program, shelter and housing assistance $75,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Sunnyvale Food distribution and one-time rental assistance $75,000
Support Network for Battered Women Santa Clara County Shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic violence $50,000
Unity Care Group Santa Clara County Support for food, clothing and transportation programs for foster care and homeless youth $25,000
VMC Foundation (Valley Medical Center) San Jose Support for case management services to secure and maintain housing, food and medical services for frequent emergency room users $40,000
West Valley Community Services Cupertino, Los Gatos, West San Jose Support for an additional case manager and other staff to increase accessibility to food, rental and utility assistance in agency's southern region $75,000
Youth and Family Enrichment Services (YFES) San Mateo County Support for emergency and short-term shelter, transitional housing and food for homeless and foster care youth $25,000