Safety Net Grantees 2009

San Mateo

Organization Area served Purpose Amount
Bread of Life EPA East Palo Alto and Belle Haven in Menlo Park Support for hot meals to low-income individuals. $15,000
City of Redwood City/Fair Oaks Community Center Redwood City, north Fair Oaks, Woodside, Atherton and Portola Valley General operating support for the Information and Referral Program’s food and shelter work. $30,000
Coastside Adult Day Health Center San Mateo County coast, including Montara, Half Moon Bay and Pescadero Support for a daily hot nutritious meal to frail, elderly and disabled clients to decrease risk factors that lead to poor nutrition and more significant health problems. $15,000
Coastside Hope San Mateo County coast, including Montara, Half Moon Bay and Pescadero Support for a new part-time position to keep the food program functioning and an increase in part-time caseworker hours to service a rapidly growing client base. $20,000
Coastside RotaCare Clinic San Mateo County coast, including Montara, Half Moon Bay and Pescadero Support for added staffing and supplies for the Coastside RotaCare Clinic, which depends entirely on donations and has seen an increase in patients due to the abrupt closure of the Coastside Family Medical Clinic in Half Moon Bay $40,000
Collective Roots Garden Project, Inc. East Palo Alto East Palo Alto Fresh Checks Program will increase the food purchasing power of vulnerable low-income people by providing coupons to purchase healthy fruits and vegetables at the East Palo Alto Community Farmers’ Market. $15,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto East Palo Alto Support to expand CLSEPA’s ability to prevent tenants from becoming homeless after the foreclosure of their landlord’s property, the need for which has increased dramatically as a result of the current economic crisis. $25,000
CORA (Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse) San Mateo County CORA’s Emergency Response Program provides immediate telephone crisis counseling to domestic violence victims at the scene of a 911 domestic violence-related call. $35,000
Daly City Community Services Center Daly City, Colma and Broadmoor Support for emergency food, shelter and discretionary funds to address the needs of the residents of Daly City, Colma and Broadmoor. $10,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program East Palo Alto and Menlo Park Support to enable EHP to continue alleviating immediate and long-term hunger needs in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park while helping families and individuals improve nutrition and health. $20,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County East Palo Alto and Menlo Park Support to address the increasing number of requests for emergency food provisions, shelter and critical needs of individuals and families in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park. $40,000
Family Service Agency of San Mateo County San Mateo County Funding to expand and support the Second Careers Program, providing employment development such as job training, placement and search assistance to meet the demand from older workers. $54,000
HIP Housing San Mateo County Support for the Home Sharing Program, which matches persons who have a home and need to reduce housing costs with persons who need a home at an affordable price. $25,000
InnVision the Way Home Southern San Mateo County Support for InnVision's Safety Net Program, which provides emergency shelter and transitional housing with connected support services to homeless families and individuals in southern San Mateo County. $15,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo County Support for a career development specialist to provide counseling, employment search guidance and case management for clients and to systematically expand JobTrain’s network of employer partners. $55,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County San Mateo County Support for the eviction prevention program, Homesavers, to expand the half-time attorney and bilingual project coordinator positions to full-time. $55,000
Mental Health Association of San Mateo County San Mateo County Support for the Spring Street Emergency Shelter in Redwood City. $15,000
North Peninsula Food Pantry & Dining Center of Daly City North San Mateo County Support to provide shelf stable groceries and hot meals to an increasing number of clients. $15,000
North Peninsula Neighborhood Services Center Brisbane, San Bruno and South San Francisco To continue and expand safety-net services, specifically addressing the critical needs of food and shelter for people in crisis. $40,000
Pacifica Gardens (Pacifica's Environmental Family) Pacifica General operating funds in support of the Food Donation Program. $5,000
Pacifica Resource Center, a project of the Tides Center Pacifica General operating support to sustain the agency’s ability to serve people in need of food, shelter and referrals to other helping agencies in this economic downturn. $11,000
Peninsula Volunteers Rosener House Adult Day Services South and Central San Mateo County Support for the Meals on Wheels and Supplemental Meals on Wheels programs. $20,000
Puente de la Costa Sur Pescadero, San Gregorio, La Honda, and Loma Mar Support for a Rural Coordinated Case Management and Advocacy Program that will offer safety-net program participants a path to self-sufficiency and seek to leverage additional funding for services from state, regional, county and private partners. $20,000
Ravenswood Family Health Center (South County Health Center) East Palo Alto, Belle Haven in Menlo Park and North Fair Oaks in Redwood City To help provide start-up dental operating funds to maximize the number of uninsured patients who benefit from low-cost dental care at its new dental clinic in East Palo Alto. $50,000
Samaritan House Central San Mateo County To support food services for low-income, disadvantaged children and adults and shelter services for adults. $50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties San Mateo County Support for the Food Assistance Program, which reduces hunger for approximately 191,000 individuals per month through a network of 260 safety-net organizations feeding an unprecedented number of households, a number of which are seeking food assistance for the first time. $100,000
Senior Coastsiders San Mateo County coast, including Montara, Half Moon Bay, Pescadero and east to Skyline Support for meals through the nutrition program for which demand has increased by 25% in the past year. $15,000
Service League of San Mateo County San Mateo County General operational funds for a new, six-bed transitional living residence for men exiting incarceration. $15,000
Shelter Network of San Mateo County San Mateo County General operating support to enable the agency to continue providing shelter and transitional housing to homeless families and individuals in San Mateo County $75,000
Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County San Mateo County To fund the increased demand for rental and utility assistance throughout San Mateo County provided by the Society's Peninsula Family Resource Center. $40,000
St Anthony's Catholic Church Padua Dining Room South San Mateo County Support to provide free hot meals to the less fortunate. $40,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City Redwood City and North Fair Oaks Support to purchase specific food items to supplement what is received from Second Harvest Food Bank given a 47% increase in requests for food assistance from low-income families and seniors. $20,000