Category Archives: Counseling, Therapy, and Emotional Support

ISF – Idriss Stelley Foundation

ISF - Idriss Stelley Foundation

The primary focus of ISF, justified by casualty statistics is: To serve the Bay Area African American community and families of color, although no one will be turned down. Home visits can be scheduled if needed. We are seeking volunteers …
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Drawbridge

Drawbridge

Our Mission The mission of DrawBridge is to provide art programs for homeless and other vulnerable children in an environment that fosters their sense of joy, creativity and exuberance. Beyond that, we strive to promote the well-being and stability of …
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UCSF Alliance Health Project

The mission of the UCSF Alliance Heath Project is to support the mental health and wellness of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) and HIV-affected communities in constructing healthy and meaningful lives.

Zen Hospice Project

Zen Hospice Project

The “Zen” in our name reflects our approach of bringing mindfulness and compassion to our care for the dying, their caregivers, and the bereaved. This approach is grounded in the 2,500 year-old teachings of the Buddha, especially as they relate …
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Kara

Kara

SUPPORT FOR GRIEF AND END-OF-LIFE Kara provides compassionate support to people of all ages on their journey through grief so that they can move toward renewed hope and meaning. Our clients include those who are grieving a death as well …
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A Safe Place

A Safe Place

A SAFE PLACE is Oakland’s only comprehensive domestic violence program for battered women and children. The agency offers a comprehensive program that provides both shelter and professional supportive services to victims of domestic violence. The present shelter facility operated by …
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Alum Rock Counseling Center, Inc. and Turning Point Program

Alum Rock Counseling Center

The goal of Alum Rock Counseling Center’s Ocala Mentoring Program is to pair 60 at-risk middle school students who attend Ocala Middle School in East San Jose with mentors in order to improve their academic and future success by offering …
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AIDS/HIV/HepC Nightline

San Francisco Suicide Prevention

PURPOSE: The Nightline is an emotional support telephone line for people with HIV/AIDS and/or Hepatitis C concerns. Open from 5pm to 5am, we are the only HIV emotional support line open during the nighttime hours. VOLUNTEER NEEDS: The Nightline has …
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Adolescent Counseling Services – Caravan House

Adolescent Counseling Services

From the beginning, collaboration has been a core value at ACS. The founders of our agency included a diverse group representing local government, police, health care, social work, schools and parents. This spirit of collaboration continues today, as ACS partners …
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A Home Within

A Home Within

A Home Within is the only national organization dedicated solely to meeting the emotional needs of foster youth. We recruit licensed mental health clinicians who volunteer to see one foster child in weekly therapy – free of charge, and for …
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