Category Archives: Crime and Safety

Lemonade – A Yoga Program

Lemonade provides ongoing weekly yoga classes to underserved youth in San Francisco’s juvenile justice system. Our program builds mentally and physically stronger youth, establishes self-awareness and focus, and encourages youth to listen to their bodies, take steps to change patterns, …
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StandUp for Kids

StandUp For Kids (SUFK) is a national, all-volunteer organization with active programs in 30 U.S. cities. We help youth who are on their own, having run away from or been kicked out of an unsafe (usually abusive) home. They are …
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Soul Shoppe

Soul Shoppe supports school communities by providing interactive > workshops and assemblies that teach students useful communication > skills, conflict resolution and community building. We provide > programs that teach students important skills to support them in all > areas …
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Justice Now

Justice Now is a human rights organization that works with people in women’s prisons and local communities to create a safe, compassionate world without prisons. Our mission is to end violence against women and to stop imprisonment by partnering with …
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Jails to Jobs

Jails to Jobs is an organization that gives ex-offenders the tools they need to find employment. On this website you’ll find a step-by-step plan to follow as you carry out your job search. From researching potential employers and writing resumes …
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San Francisco Women Against Rape

Description of Organization and/or Volunteer Opportunities Available: SFWAR is a women of color led, volunteer-based organization that has provided rape crisis services to survivors of sexual assault for over 30 years. As the primary provider of rape crisis services in …
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San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center

Description of Organization and/or Volunteer Opportunities Available: The San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect, the promotion of healthy families and the mental health of children. We need volunteers for our …
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Get On The Bus

Get On The Bus brings children and their guardians/caregivers from throughout the state of California to visit their mothers and fathers in prison.

Options Recovery Services

Options Recovery Services

Breaking the Cycle of Addiction, Mental Illness, Crime and Homelessness Drug and alcohol addiction, crime and poverty are inextricably linked. The swelling number of homeless offenders and the enormous increase in drug-related arrests since the 1980s speak to the cycle …
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