Safety Net Grantees 2010

Organization Area served Purpose Amount
Asian Americans for Community Involvement Santa Clara County General operating support for the Domestic Violence Program: Asian Women's Home shelter. $20,000
Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) San Mateo County Support for BayLegal's San Mateo County Domestic Violence Restraining Order Clinic, which ensures safety, shelter and economic sustenance for victims of domestic violence and their children. $10,000
Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) Santa Clara County Support for the Santa Clara Housing Crisis Legal Intervention Project. $20,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara County Support for shelter and homeless prevention services to youth, ages 11-17, who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless. $17,500
Bread of Life EPA San Mateo County Support to provide hot meals to seniors, disabled individuals and families. $10,000
Caminar San Mateo County Support for the Open Pantry Program, which provides essential food items to low-income individuals with serious mental illnesses. $7,500
Cathedral of Faith Church Santa Clara County Support for the Reaching Out Emergency Food Program and its investment in equipment necessary to comply with the Homeless Management Information System. $5,300
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara County Support to increase the utilization of food stamps through outreach and food stamp application assistance. $30,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara County Support for low-income and struggling individuals and families in need of emergency food, housing and other supportive services. $10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara County Support for daily meal service and delivery of food boxes. $30,000
Coastside Adult Day Health Center San Mateo County Support for healthy foods and nutritional alternatives and education to frail, elderly and disabled clients. $10,000
Coastside Hope San Mateo County Support for a case worker to help the agency deal effectively with the increased number and complexity of clients seeking emergency assistance. $25,000
Collective Roots San Mateo County Support for the Food System Change Initiative, which is focused on improving fresh food security and access in East Palo Alto. $15,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto San Mateo County Support to help prevent tenants from becoming homeless after the foreclosure of their landlord's property. $15,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals Santa Clara County Support to provide confidential emergency shelter, food and crisis intervention services to women and children in Southern Santa Clara County who are forced from their homes because of domestic violence. $25,000
CORA (Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse) San Mateo County Support for CORA's Emergency Shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children. $25,000
Daly City Peninsula Partnership Collaborative San Mateo County Support for efforts to link seniors and adults with disabilities to food and shelter services. $10,000
Destination: Home Santa Clara County Support to provide rapid re-housing services for chronically homeless adults and families through the One-Stop Homelessness Prevention Centers. $40,000
Downtown Streets Team Santa Clara County Support for food and shelter vouchers provided to homeless individuals in exchange for their work to clean and keep community areas safe. $20,000
East Palo Alto Senior Center Inc. San Mateo County Support for hot meal programs. $10,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County San Mateo County Support to address the increasing number of individuals and families seeking emergency food provisions, shelter and economic assistance. $25,000
EHC LifeBuilders Santa Clara County To provide homeless individuals from throughout Santa Clara County with emergency shelter services and basic needs assistance. $50,000
Fair Oaks Community Center/City of Redwood City San Mateo County Support to sustain staffing of Fair Oaks Community Center's Information and Referral Program, which provides safety net services for Redwood City and North Fair Oaks. $20,000
Family & Children Services Santa Clara County Support for housing assistance to enable current or former foster youth to move into safe, sustainable housing. $15,000
Family Service Agency of San Mateo County San Mateo County Support for meal and transportation services for low-income older adults at the Fair Oaks Intergenerational Center in Redwood City. $20,000
Family Supportive Housing Santa Clara County Support to provide shelter and supportive services to homeless families with children in San Jose. $25,000
First Christian Church of San Jose Santa Clara County To support kitchen upgrades that would allow the continuation and expansion of the Meal Program. $4,000
Fresh Approach San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties Support to help low-income families reduce food insecurity and increase their access to and consumption of fresh, healthy food, including food at area farmers' markets. $15,000
Hands-On Bay Area San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties Support for the Safety-Net Action Program which, in partnership with nine Silicon Valley agencies, recruits and manages volunteers to deliver more than 2,250 hours of direct service in support of food and housing access. $7,500
Hidden Villa Santa Clara County Support for the Healthy Foods, Healthy Families Program, which provides Community Services Agency of Mountain View's clients with organic produce grown at Hidden Villa. $5,000
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. $20,000
HOME & HOPE (formerly Interfaith Hospitality Network, IHN) San Mateo County Support for the Interfaith Sheltering Program, which assists homeless families by providing temporary shelter, daily meals, case management and housing placement assistance. $15,000
Housing Choices Coalition Santa Clara County Support for the Housing Coordination program, which provides one-on-one assistance to enable people with developmental disabilities to access housing. $10,000
InnVision The Way Home Santa Clara County Support for the Safety Net Program's food and shelter services. $50,000
Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley (JFSSV) Santa Clara County To reduce food insecurity and provide access to kosher and other food for low-income and struggling families, individuals, seniors, disabled individuals and refugees. $20,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara County Support for the Housing Legal Services Project, which provides free access to the legal system for low-income adults who face eviction or loss of housing subsidies. $10,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County San Mateo County Support for the HomeSavers Program. $20,000
Live Oak Adult Day Services Santa Clara County Support to provide nutritious meals and snacks to seniors. $25,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara County Support for the Food and Nutrition Project, which serves hot meals to homeless and low-income individuals and families. $20,000
Maitri Santa Clara County Support for Maitri's Transitional House, which serves South Asian women and their children impacted by domestic violence and human trafficking. $10,000
Mateo Lodge San Mateo County Support for emergency shelter and assistance for homeless mentally ill adults and their families. $10,000
Mental Health Association of San Mateo County San Mateo County Support for the Spring Street Shelter and staff who help shelter residents obtain housing, benefits and services. $20,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara County Support for the 24-Hour Emergency Shelter and HomeSafe Transitional Housing Sites in San Jose and Santa Clara. $20,000
North Peninsula Neighborhood Services Center, Inc. San Mateo County Support for safety net efforts to help people with emergency food, monthly groceries, short-term shelter, housing and access to community services. $25,000
Pacifica Environmental Family (fiscal sponsor for Pacifica Gardens) San Mateo County Support for the Food Donation Program. $5,000
Pacifica Resource Center San Mateo County Support to continue safety net services for low-income families and individuals. $20,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. San Mateo County Support for the Meals on Wheels program, which provides hot, nutritious meals to qualified homebound seniors and adults with disabilities. $20,000
Portuguese Organization for Social Services & Opportunities (POSSO) Santa Clara County Support for the hot lunch and brown bag food programs. $12,500
Project We H.O.P.E. San Mateo County Support for the Emergency Warming Shelter, the only East Palo Alto shelter for the homeless population. $15,000
Puente de la Costa Sur San Mateo County Support for the South Coast Food Security Program, which seeks to increase access to food for at-risk individuals and families in communities including Pescadero, La Honda, Loma Mar and San Gregorio. $15,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara County Support for the Families First program, which provides food and housing assistance to low-income families and individuals. $40,000
Samaritan House San Mateo County Support for cooked meals and groceries for residents of central San Mateo County. $50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties Support for the Food Assistance Program, which reduces hunger for approximately 220,000 individuals per month through a network of 284 safety-net organizations. $50,000
Senior Coastsiders San Mateo County To provide hot nutritious meals to San Mateo County coastside seniors. $7,500
Service League of San Mateo County San Mateo County To provide transitional housing and food for individuals re-entering the community following incarceration. $10,000
Shelter Network of San Mateo County San Mateo County General operating support to provide housing and comprehensive supportive services to homeless families and individuals. $50,000
St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room San Mateo County Support for the hot meal program. $20,000
St. Joseph's Family Center Santa Clara County Support for the Food Security Program serving Gilroy and San Martin. $35,000
St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County San Mateo County Support for rental and utility assistance provided by the Peninsula Family Resource Center to low-income individuals and families throughout San Mateo County. $30,000
Support Network for Battered Women Santa Clara County Support for confidential emergency shelter, basic needs and case management services. $20,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara County Support for the Meals on Wheels Program, which delivers hot meals to low-income, homebound and disabled adults across Santa Clara County. $20,000
The Salvation Army San Mateo County Support for the Emergency Food and Shelter program at the newly-built facility in Redwood City. $5,000
VMC Foundation Santa Clara County Support for the New Directions program, which provides case management support and assists low-income clients in obtaining and retaining retain housing and accessing food. $20,000
West Valley Community Services, Inc. Santa Clara County Support for Emergency Assistance Program services, including food, financial assistance and a rotating shelter. $30,000
Youth and Family Enrichment Services San Mateo County To provide transitional housing, emergency overnight, crisis care and case management services for 150 runaway, homeless and foster youth from 10 - 24 years old. $20,000