Category Archives: Children and Families

Child Advocates of Silicon Valley

Child Advocates of Silicon Valley

Childhood is a precious and critically important time for building self-esteem and nurturing dreams, but some children are faced with extreme challenges. As the Nobel Laureate Poet Gabriela Mistral has written, “ Many things can wait, but a child cannot.” …
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Camping Unlimited

Camping Unlimited

Camping Unlimited is a non-profit organization providing special needs children and adults a full program of recreation, education, fun and adventure. Our program encourages independence, nurtures responsibility, develops competence and builds lifelong friendships in a warm supportive atmosphere of planned …
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Building Futures with Women and Children

Building Futures with Women and Children

The mission of Building Futures with Women and Children is to help women and children in crisis become safely and supportively housed, free from homelessness and family violence. Our programs include two emergency homeless shelters (55 beds); a domestic violence …
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Big Brothers/Big Sisters of SF, the Peninsula, and Bay Area

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of SF, the Peninsula, and Bay Area

Our Mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better…forever. Our History Big Brothers was founded in New York City in 1904 by Court Clerk Ernest Coulter. …
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Berkeley Youth Alternatives

Berkeley Youth Alternatives

Berkeley Youth Alternatives is a community based organization. Our vision is to provide a secure and nurturing environment for all the children, youth, and families of our community. We desire to promote, to their fullest potential, the freedom to develop …
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Pathways – Home Health, Hospice, and Private Duty

Pathways - Home Health, Hospice, and Private Duty

Pathways is a community based, not-for-profit organization that provides a family of health services at home to families in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1977. Support from the community has enabled us to create a comprehensive array of health …
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Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents

PHP’s mission is to help children and adults with special needs receive the support and services they need to reach their full potential by providing information, training, and resources to build strong families and improve systems of care. “Parents are …
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Music for Minors II

Music for Minors II

Music For Minors II (MFMII) is a nonprofit 501©(3)organization which provides music enrichment programs in elementary schools in the East Bay area. In addition to classroom enrichment, MFMII provides performance opportunities for children on professional stages and family music events …
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1000 Mothers to Prevent Violence

1000 Mothers to Prevent Violence

1,000 Mothers to Prevent Violence is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to alleviating the detrimental impact of violence through direct, practical and compassionate outreach services to victim-survivor families in the San Francisco Bay Area. “1000 Mothers to Prevent Violence” is a …
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Marin County Civic Center Volunteers

Marin County Civic Center Volunteers

There are several volunteer opportunities available with the Marin County Civic Center in the following areas: Child Support Services Community Development Courts Cultural Services Fire Health and Human Services Housing Authority Human Resources Law Library Marin Advocates for Children Marin …
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