Category Archives: Peer Counseling

WriterCoach Connection

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WriterCoach Connection takes teams of trained community volunteers into public school English classes to work with students on their classroom writing assignments. We believe one-on-one feedback from caring adults helps students develop their ideas and become confident and competent writers. …
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Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp

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So many issues in the modern world require attention: global warming, violence, homelessness, animal cruelty, and equality in marriage just to name a few. At Youth Empowered Action Camp young people learn to advocate for change on the issues that …
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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

Since 1974, Alum Rock Counseling Center (ARCC) has addressed the damage of family conflict, school failure and delinquency among high-risk youth, producing responsible community members and a healthier, more vibrant East San Jose. ARCC offers practical, proven solutions to families …
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Berkeley Free Clinic

Berkeley Free Clinic

The Berkeley Free Clinic was founded in 1969 as a “street medicine” clinic that quickly found a niche and a permanent home in the Berkeley community. It has become an icon in the area, and has served countless thousands in …
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