San Mateo and Santa Clara County Safety Net Grantees - 2013

Organization Area Served Purpose Amount
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara County Support to provide homeless youth, ages 11 to 17, with shelter, food, and comprehensive services to prevent chronic homelessness and break the cycle of poverty. $15,000
Caminar San Mateo County Support to expand the Open Pantry program, which provides essential food items to low-income individuals with serious mental illness in San Mateo County. $10,000
City of Redwood City/Fair Oaks Community Center San Mateo County Support for the provision of food, shelter and homelessness prevention services to low-, very low-, and extremely low-income households seeking services at the Fair Oaks Community Center. $80,000
Coastside Hope San Mateo County Support for a safety net program including one caseworker and one food worker position needed to help clients with complex needs including food, housing, clothing, referrals and other needs. $70,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara County Support to provide direct financial rental assistance along with food distribution for low-income, homeless, unemployed and elderly individuals and families that meet HUD qualifying guidelines. $25,000
Destination: Home Santa Clara County Support for an Intensive Case Manager who will work with 20 chronically homeless clients from the Housing 1000 Registry. $50,000
Downtown Streets Inc. Santa Clara County Support for a transitional housing initiative, which includes a nine-bed housing facility for individual men and women on the grounds of the First Christian Church in San Jose.  $10,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo and Santa Clara counties Support for all current safety net programs providing services to over 17,000 individuals annually, including food, nutrition education, high-risk family case management and supplemental programs.  $15,000
EHC LifeBuilders Santa Clara County Support for the Emergency Shelter Program to provide homeless individuals throughout Santa Clara County with emergency shelter services and basic needs assistance. $25,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County San Mateo County Support to protect affordable housing by preserving rent-controlled tenancies with rental assistance and legal advocacy. $65,000
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. Santa Clara County Support for the San José Family Shelter to provide temporary housing and safety net services to homeless families with children in Santa Clara County. $20,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Mateo and Santa Clara counties Support for the Safety-Net Action Program to recruit and manage volunteers drawn from the community, including local corporations, to deliver more than 2,250 hours of direct service in support of food, housing access and health services. $10,000
HIP Housing (Human Investment Project) San Mateo County Support for the Home Sharing Program, which helps some of the most vulnerable residents of San Mateo County find decent, stable and affordable homes and remain independent in their homes, protected from foreclosure. $50,000
InnVision Shelter Network San Mateo and Santa Clara counties Support for safety net services in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, including emergency shelter, transitional housing and comprehensive support services for homeless individuals and families. $125,000
Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley Santa Clara County Support for the Project N.O.A.H. Food Assistance Program to serve at least 1,100 under served, low-income individuals (particularly immigrants and refugees). $10,000
Live Oak Adult Day Services Santa Clara County Support for meals and food supplements for frail, dependent, low-income senior clients enrolled in the specialized adult day care program. $15,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara County Support to provide free, hot, nutritious meals and support services in a dignified, safe and caring environment to all needy individuals, with a focus on families with children, seniors and the homeless. $10,000
Martha's Kitchen Santa Clara County Support to provide meals to those who suffer hunger due to job loss, income reduction, homelessness, illiteracy or extreme poverty. $15,000
Mateo Lodge, Inc. San Mateo County Support to provide emergency housing to mentally ill adults and their families in San Mateo County in the form of SRO's (motels/hotels) when no shelter beds are available and all other resources have been exhausted. $20,000
Mental Health Association of San Mateo County San Mateo County Support for a staff position to provide intensive housing case management services for residents at Spring Street Shelter. $20,000
North Peninsula Neighborhood Services Center, Inc. San Mateo County Support to develop and expand the volunteer workforce with recruitment, training and recognition in order to improve the delivery of food, homeless prevention and shelter services. $40,000
Pacifica Resource Center San Mateo County Support for the Safety Net Program to continue to provide food support, housing assistance and other services to low-income families through case management. $65,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. (Meals on Wheels) San Mateo County Support for Meals on Wheels to provide hot, nutritious home- delivered meals to qualified homebound seniors and to adults less than 60 years old with disabilities, residing in south San Mateo County. $25,000
Puente de la Costa Sur (Puente) San Mateo County Support for the Rural Coordinated Case Management and Advocacy Program to offer safety net services to South Coast residents as a pathway to self-sufficiency. $75,000
Rahima International Foundation Santa Clara County Support to provide food to needy families, most of whom are refugees from Afghanistan, Iraq, Bosnia and Somalia. $10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara County Support for the Essential Services Program's Food Pantry to provide food to low-income families and individuals in Santa Clara County. $50,000
Samaritan House San Mateo County Support to provide food, shelter and housing stabilization services for families and individuals in greatest need in San Mateo County. $140,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo County San Mateo and Santa Clara counties Support for food assistance programs and services to the community, which ensure that those in need have access to healthy, nutritious food. $200,000
Senior Coastsiders San Mateo County Support to provide vital nourishment to over 450 seniors and adults with disabilities who live on the San Mateo County Coastside. $15,000
Service League of San Mateo County San Mateo County Support to meet the needs of re-entry clientele at the Hope House for Women, and for fresh foods for nutritionally balanced meals and snacks, as well as for case management. $25,000
Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County San Mateo County Support for the Family Resource Center homelessness prevention program to provide rental assistance; support for Catherine's Center, a home for women leaving incarceration. $25,000
St. Anthony of Padua Dining Room San Mateo County Support to provide financial help to feed the needy in the southern portion of San Mateo County. $25,000
St. Joseph's Family Center Santa Clara County Support to provide essential food resources and rental assistance to help very-low-income families avoid hunger and homelessness, and for emergency respite stays in motels for homeless individuals. $40,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara County Support to provide emergency assistance for 7,000 low-income families and seniors, including financial aid for rent, deposits, utility payments and medical bills; as well as nutritious food, hot meals and fresh produce year-round. $45,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara County Support for Meals On Wheels to provide critical home-delivered food services to Santa Clara County's low-income homebound frail elderly and disabled adults who cannot get support elsewhere. $20,000
The Housing Trust of Silicon Valley Santa Clara County Support for the Finally Home Grant Program, which provides security deposit assistance to Santa Clara County's homeless individuals and families moving into permanent housing, and those at risk of homelessness. $10,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara County Support for the Comprehensive Emergency Assistance Program to provide services to prevent hunger and homelessness among low-income families, seniors and single adults in the West Valley region of Santa Clara County. $30,000
    Total $1,500,000