San Mateo and Santa Clara County Safety Net Grantees - 2011

Organization Area served Purpose Amount
Asian Americans for Community Involvement Santa Clara General operating support for AACI's emergency shelter for abused women and their children. $15,000
Bay Area Legal Aid Santa Clara To prevent homelessness by providing low-income residents with free, high-quality legal services $15,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Support for shelter operations and homeless prevention services for homeless youth ages 11 to 17. $18,000
Caminar San Mateo Support for the Open Pantry program, which provides essential food items to low-income individuals with serious mental illness. $5,000
Cathedral of Faith - Reaching Out Emergency Food Distribution Center Santa Clara Support to purchase food and cover personnel costs for their food safety support program. $15,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Support for one-time rental assistance for individuals and families at risk of homelessness. $25,000
City of Redwood City - Fair Oaks Community Center San Mateo Support for the Information and Referral Program which provides safety net services for the communities of Redwood City and North Fair Oaks. $20,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Support for the Safety Net Food Services Program, which provides meals and distributes food boxes to low-income and homeless individuals and families. $15,000
Coastside Adult Day Health Center San Mateo Support for the Healthy Foods – Healthy Aging program, which provides healthy foods, nutritional alternatives and nutritional education to frail, elderly disabled adults and their caregivers. $10,000
Coastside Hope San Mateo General operating support for the food program staff to respond to the rapidly growing need for food. $20,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto San Mateo Support to assist tenants facing eviction, including those whose housing is threatened by the foreclosure of their landlord’s property. $15,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Support for the Emergency Assistance and Homeless Services programs, which provide low-income individuals and families with rental and utility assistance. $20,000
Community Solutions San Mateo Support for emergency shelter, food and supportive services for women and children who are victims of domestic violence and human trafficking. $15,000
CORA San Mateo Operating support for CORA’s Emergency Shelter, which serves victims of domestic violence and their children. $25,000
Daly City Peninsula Partnership Collaborative San Mateo Support to Healthy Aging Response Team (HART) phone referral system to assist adults with disabilities who have non-emergency but critical and complex need for service and assistance. $15,000
Destination Home Santa Clara Support to provide intensive case management through the One-Stop Homelessness Prevention Center and rapid re-housing services for 20 chronically homeless adults and families, in conjunction with Santa Clara County’s “Housing 1000” campaign. $45,000
Downtown Streets Santa Clara Support to provide Downtown Streets Team members with vouchers for food and shelter, transportation assistance and case management in exchange for working to clean public spaces and facilities. $10,000
Downtown Streets Santa Clara To support the Workforce Supportive Housing Program, a new transitional housing initiative in San José. $10,000
East Palo Alto Senior Center San Mateo Support for a weekly hot breakfast program and hot soup meal provided five days a week. $10,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Support for safety net programs, which provide food, nutrition education, high-risk family case management and referral services. $15,000
EHC LifeBuilders Santa Clara Support for emergency shelter and basic needs assistance for homeless individuals throughout Santa Clara County. $50,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County San Mateo Support for services that provide access to food, shelter and homeless prevention services for residents of East Palo Alto and Menlo Park. $20,000
Family Supportive Housing Santa Clara Support for general operations of the San Jose Family Shelter, which provides temporary housing and safety net services to homeless families with children. $25,000
Healthcare Foundation of Northern and Central California Santa Clara Support to enable homeless clients in the Santa Clara County Medical Respite Program to move to transitional or permanent supportive housing. $20,000
HIP Housing San Mateo Support for the Home Sharing Program, which matches low-income individuals and families with homeowners willing to share housing, providing both with more affordable housing. $20,000
HandsOn Bay Area Santa Clara Support to recruit and manage volunteers to deliver direct service in support of food, housing access, and health services. $10,000
Home & Hope San Mateo Support to provide homeless families with temporary shelter, daily meals and case management. $10,000
InnVision Santa Clara Support to provide safety net services, including emergency and transitional housing, food and various support services, to homeless and low-income individuals and families. $45,000
Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Support for the Project N.O.A.H. (No One Abandoned Here) Food Assistance Program to reduce food insecurity and provide access to kosher and other food for low-income and struggling individuals, families, seniors and refugees. $20,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Support for the homeless prevention services provided by the Health Legal Services (HLS) and Mental Health Advocates Project (MHAP) programs. $10,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County San Mateo Support for the Safety Net Assistance Project, which ensures eligible needy residents receive CalFresh (Food Stamps) and cash benefits (CalWORKs, General Assistance, Social Security and SSI). $15,000
Live Oak Adult Day Services Santa Clara Support to provide nutritious breakfasts, lunches and snacks to senior participants in the Adult Day Care/Caregiver Respite program. $20,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen San Mateo Support for the Food & Nutrition Program, which provides more than 100,000 hot, nutritious meals each year to homeless and low-income children, adults and families. $20,000
Mental Health Association of San Mateo County San Mateo Support for a case manager to help Spring Street Shelter residents identify permanent housing and apply for benefits, minimizing their stay in the shelter. $25,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara Support for its 24-Hour Emergency Domestic Violence Shelter and HomeSafe Transitional Housing sites in San Jose and Santa Clara. $20,000
North Peninsula Neighborhood Services Center San Mateo Support for emergency food, monthly groceries, short-term shelter, housing rental assistance and access to community services. $20,000
Peninsula Family Services San Mateo Support for healthy meals and transportation services for older adults at the Fair Oaks Adult Activity Center. $15,000
Portuguese Organization for Social Services & Opportunities Santa Clara Support for the Portuguese Community Center Senior Nutrition and Food Distribution Program, which provides low-income seniors with hot lunches, groceries and food commodities. $7,500
Project We H.O.P.E. (We Help Other People Excel) San Mateo Support to operate the Warming Shelter in East Palo Alto for the homeless population during the inclement weather months. $15,000
Puenta de la Costa Sur San Mateo Support for Puente's Rural Coordinated Case Management and Advocacy Project, which focuses on first-generation farm and nursery workers who may not qualify for traditional safety net programs. $15,000
Sacred Heart Community Services Santa Clara Support to provide food and financial (housing and utilities) assistance to low-income families and individuals. $40,000
Samaritan House San Mateo Support to provide emergency and transitional shelter for single homeless adults from throughout San Mateo County. $50,000
Santa Maria Urban Ministry Santa Clara Support for the Emergency Food Pantry Program, which provides quality packaged food to needy individuals in the greater San Jose area. $10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties Both To sustain food assistance programs and services to Silicon Valley’s most vulnerable populations. $50,000
Self-Help for the Elderly Santa Clara Support for the Food Services for Older Adults project to provide underserved older adults with culturally appropriate hot meals. $10,000
Senior Coastsiders San Mateo To provide hot nutritious meals and connections to resources that can provide food to seniors who live on the San Mateo Coastside. $10,000
Service League of San Mateo County San Mateo Support for transitional housing for individuals re-entering the community after incarceration in San Mateo County jails. $10,000
Shelter Network of San Mateo County San Mateo General operating support to provide emergency and transitional housing and comprehensive supportive services to homeless families and individuals. $50,000
Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County San Mateo Support for emergency rent and utility aid for struggling families and individuals. $25,000
St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room San Mateo Support for the provision of free, hot meals to those in need in the community and take-away surplus food, fresh fruit, vegetables and bread products to families to prepare meals at home. $20,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City San Mateo To purchase nutritional food for the increased number of client families in need. $15,000
St. Joseph's Family Center Santa Clara Support to enable the agency to meet the growing and intensified need for food and emergency homeless prevention services. $25,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Support to prevent eviction and utility disconnections for low-income families and seniors facing temporary crises, and to purchase bulk food to supplement donations to the agency's food programs. $25,000
The Salvation Army San Mateo Funding for emergency shelter, rental assistance and homeless outreach programs. $5,000
Tides Center as fiscal sponsors for Pacifica Resource Center San Mateo General operating support to provide safety net services to low-income families and individuals. $20,000
Vietnamese Voluntary Foundation (VIVO) Santa Clara Support for the Food Distribution Program. $7,500
West Valley Community Services Santa Clara Support for critical lifeline services to low-income families, seniors and single adults in the West Valley region to prevent hunger and homelessness. $20,000
YMCA (Mt. Madonna) Santa Clara Support for access to nutritious food for South County older adults. $10,000
Youth and Family Enrichment Services San Mateo Support to provide transitional housing, emergency overnight, crisis care, healthly meals and case management services for runaway, homeless and former foster care youth ages 10 to 24 years. $17,000
YWCA of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Support for shelter and basic needs for victims of domestic violence provided by the Support Network Program. $15,000