Category Archives: Substance Abuse

Junior League of Palo Alto – Mid Peninsula, Inc.

Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula, Inc.

Over one hundred years ago, Mary Harriman founded the Junior League in New York City as a direct result of her work with recent immigrants in the settlement houses there. Her vision was to establish a channel to promote social …
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Girls on the Run of the Bay Area

Girls on the Run of the Bay Area

MISSION The mission of Girls on the Run of the Bay Area is to educate and build confidence in young girls through non-competitive, curriculum-based running programs in San Francisco, Marin, Alameda, San Mateo, and Contra Costa Counties. HISTORY Founded in …
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Tweaker.org

Tweaker.org

What is tweaker.org and where did it come from? In 1997, the Stop AIDS Project posed a very important question to some movers and shakers in San Francisco’s gay community: What are the most important issues around HIV transmission among …
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Redwood Shores Lions Club

Redwood Shores Lions Club

Lions Club International Mission “We Serve”. Since its inception in 1917, Lions Clubs International has been dedicated to helping those less fortunate in their communities and around the world. Cutting across all national, racial and cultural boundaries, activities include: Sight …
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EMQ FamiliesFirst

EMQ FamiliesFirst

EMQ FamiliesFirst does whatever it takes to help children in crisis and their families. We are recognized for innovative mental health treatment, foster care and social services that help families recover from trauma, abuse and addiction, and rebuild their lives. …
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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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National Council on Alcoholism and Other Drug Addictions

National Council on Alcoholism and Other Drug Addictions

The National Council on Alcoholism and other Drug Addictions-Bay Area has been providing prevention services for alcohol and other drug problems throughout the San Francisco Bay Area since 1957. This Council is an affiliate of the National Council on Alcoholism …
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AIDS Emergency Fund

AIDS Emergency Fund

AIDS Emergency Fund responds compassionately to the AIDS crisis by providing immediate, short-term financial assistance to help people disabled by HIV/AIDS to cover their basic human needs and stabilize their living situations. VISION STATEMENT AIDS Emergency Fund operates with low …
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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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