Category Archives: Housing and Homelessness

Walnut Creek Village

The Village is a member-supported, non-profit, community-based network that provides independent living resources, referrals and community connections and activities for those of us who choose to “age in place” in our homes, instead of moving to a retirement residential community.

Asian Neighborhood Design

Passionately serving the Bay Area for four decades, Asian Neighborhood Design is a community based non-profit architecture, community planning, and employment training organization dedicated to helping disadvantaged individuals and communities become self-sufficient. Our mission is to reduce poverty and revitalize …
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Mercy Housing

Mercy Housing, a national nonprofit organization, is working to build a more humane world where poverty is alleviated, communities are healthy and all people can develop their full potential. We believe that affordable housing and supportive programs improve the economic …
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My New Red Shoes

My New Red Shoes provides Bay Area homeless and low-income children with a $50 clothing gift card and a new pair of shoes so that they can start the school year proud and ready to learn. In 2014, My New …
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Saffron Strand, Inc

Saffron Strand, Inc. is a unique 501(c)(3) non-profit membership organization whose mission is to get homeless people and those at risk of homelessness off the streets and back to work. Those who join Saffron Strand become members of an all-volunteer …
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West Valley Community Services

West Valley Community Services, Inc. (WVCS) is a private non-profit, community-based agency that has been providing direct assistance and referral services to the west valley communities of Santa Clara County for over 40 years. Founded in 1973, WVCS provides a …
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Huckleberry Youth Programs

Description of Organization and/or Volunteer Opportunities Available: Huckleberry’s mission is to educate, inspire, and support underserved youth to develop healthy life choices, to maximize their potential, and to realize their dreams. Since 1967, we have accomplished this by providing San …
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Eviction Defense Collaborative

The Eviction Defense Collaborative is the principal organization in San Francisco helping low-income tenants respond to eviction lawsuits. Each year we provide emergency legal services and rental assistance to over 5,000 tenants in San Francisco through our drop-in clinic on …
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