Safety Net Grantees 2009

Santa Clara

Organization Area served Purpose Amount
Asian Americans for Community Involvement Santa Clara County Support for the Asian Women's Home program for domestic violence victims. $15,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara County Bill Wilson Center helps homeless youth ages 11 - 24 through its Homeless Youth Shelter program and 2nd Street Drop-in Center by providing shelter, food, other basic necessities, including counseling and housing referrals/ placement. $15,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara County Rental assistance for people who have not previously accessed social services and for those who are eligible for safety net services but have not been able to receive help because of the significant increase in demand. $25,000
Community Services Agency Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills Support for case management services that help stabilize low-income and homeless individuals and families by providing supplemental food items and direct financial assistance for rents and utility and, if necessary, linking them to critical support services such as public benefits to maintain self-sufficiency. $30,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals Southern Santa Clara County Support for the confidential domestic violence shelter, La Isla Pacifica (the Peaceful Island), which provides emergency shelter and services to women and children fleeing from domestic violence. $15,000
Emergency Housing Consortium Santa Clara County EHC LifeBuilders’ Emergency Shelter Program provides homeless individuals from throughout Santa Clara County with emergency shelter services and basic needs assistance. $50,000
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. Santa Clara County Support for emergency shelter, nutrition and program services to homeless families. $20,000
InnVision the Way Home Santa Clara County InnVision's Safety Net Program provides emergency shelter and transitional housing with connected support services for homeless families and individuals throughout Santa Clara County. $50,000
Live Oak Adult Day Services Santa Clara County Support for meal service at adult day care program sites. $15,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen San Jose Support for hot meal programs at two San Jose sites and supplemental groceries that provide healthy protein and fresh produce. $25,000
Maitri Santa Clara County Operating support for the Transitional House, which provides housing to victims of domestic violence. $10,000
Martha's Kitchen Santa Clara County General operating support to prepare meals for on-site service and for delivery to partner organizations. $15,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara County Support for the 24-hour Emergency Shelter and HomeSafe transitional housing sites. $15,000
Portuguese Organization for Social Services & Opportunities Santa Clara County Support to expand the senior nutrition and food distribution programs at the Portuguese Community Center in San Jose to meet increased need. $15,000
Respite & Research For Alzheimer's Disease (RRAD) Santa Clara County Support for the Vulnerable Senior Nutrition Program, which provides nutritious meals for low-income seniors with Alzheimer’s and related conditions. $15,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara County Support for the Families First Program, which reduces hunger and prevent homelessness by providing food and clothing and helping families with financial assistance to prevent imminent eviction. $30,000
Santa Maria Urban Ministry San Jose Support for the Emergency Food Pantry program, which provides a monthly emergency food box to individuals and families in need. $15,000
St. Joseph’s Family Center Gilroy and San Martin To help meet the increased need for supplemental food and shelter assistance in Gilroy and San Martin. $30,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Sunnyvale To purchase bulk food to meet the high demand for food programs and to provide rental assistance to low-income clients. $30,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara County To provide supplementary food and nutrition assistance to people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS through the Health Trust AIDS Service Food Basket Food Pantry. $15,000
The Lord's Pantry at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church San Jose To invest in a freezer and safety and security features. $15,000
The Salvation Army-Golden State Division Southern Santa Clara County Support for the Emergency Food and Shelter program that Salvation Army Gilroy Corps provides in Gilroy and South Santa Clara County. $15,000
West Valley Community Services, Inc. West Santa Clara County Support for the Food Pantry, which services very low and low-income residents of west Santa Clara County, the Emergency Cash Assistance Program, which provides rental assistance, and the Rotating Shelter Program, which provides 90-day housing and meals for homeless men at participating faith centers. $20,000