Home Prior Grants Grants During Fiscal 2016

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NAME OF GRANTEE GRANT PURPOSE OF GRANT
At The Crossroads
$75,000
ATC engages in street outreach and counseling to disconnected homeless youth in San Francisco, providing them with basic supplies and a chance to build supportive relationships. ATC's dedicated staff help youth choose appropriate goals and offer referrals to other essential social service agencies.
Beyond Emancipation
$25,000 Beyond Emancipation’s Housing Program provides housing for 100 former foster youth annually in Alameda County. The program combines housing with education, workforce development and coaching to support young people to develop the skills to live healthy, productive and connected adult lives.
Court Appointed Special Advocates Program, Inc. $50,000 CASA volunteers speak up for the best interests of children in court, and may be the only consistent and caring adult presence in the life of foster care youth. CASA will increase the number of Contra Costa County transitional aged youth served through advocacy, ensuring youth receive access to health, therapeutic, and educational services.
First Place for Youth $25,000 The My First Place program provides East Bay foster youth with the stability of a safe place to live combined with intensive employment and education support so that they can build fundamental work skills, better compete in local job markets, and achieve economic success.
Huckleberry Youth Programs, Inc. $75,000 Huckleberry's multi-service centers, youth shelter, and juvenile justice programs serve as entry points for supporting and stabilizing younger transitional age youth in San Francisco and Marin, preventing them from becoming homeless, systems-involved, and requiring more intensive and expensive services as they age.
New Door Ventures $25,000 Youth receive life skills, job training, and employment internships at two social enterprise businesses operated by New Door Ventures in San Francisco and at other partnering businesses and nonprofits in the local community.
San Francisco Court Appointed Special Advocate Program $25,000 Youth have a consistent, caring adult shepherding them through the foster care system in San Francisco, ensuring they have a safe home, education, life skills, and community support to succeed in careers and life.
Sunny Hills Services/BAYC $25,000 The Real Alternatives for Adolescents program provides East Bay foster youth and youth on probation with safe housing and a structured independent living program where they can practice self-directed living skills. Clients receive extensive supports, including mental health supports, to prepare them for life as responsible, self-sufficient adults.
Success Center of San Francisco $65,000 Success Center offers education and employment services for transitional age youth in San Francisco so that they may develop a positive self-image as well as a sense of hope and purpose for their future. Successful youth gain job and life skills and end justice system involvement.
Youth Homes, Inc. $65,000 Youth Homes is one of the last foster care agencies in the East Bay that provides intensive residential treatment to youth diagnosed with severe mental illness. The Aftercare Program helps transitional age youth who face overwhelming challenges build family and supportive adult connections, finish their education, find jobs, and avoid homelessness or incarceration.
TOTAL 2016 GRANTS $455,000