Tag Archives: family

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Friends of the Children – SF Bay Area

During the first few weeks after David began mentoring Ronald, he would find the five-year-old child sound asleep, not participating […more…]

Welcoming the Stranger: Helping Refugees Build a New Life Jewish Family and Community Services East Bay

Every week, JFCS East Bay resettles three to four refugee families, the majority of whom have been arriving from Afghanistan […more…]

Helping Vulnerable Kids Be Seen and Heard East Bay Children’s Law Offices

Here’s something you might not expect to hear from foster kids: “I want to spend more time with my lawyer.” […more…]

Access to Diapers Should be a Right, Not a Privilege Help a Mother Out

The San Francisco Bay Area is an exceptional place to live and raise a family. But it shouldn’t be just […more…]

#MatchedinMay is Here! East Bay Children’s Law Offices

May is National Foster Care Month, and during May, your donations up to $40,000 will be doubled. It’s the largest […more…]

Join JFCS for Holocaust Remembrance Day Jewish Family and Children’s Services

“Testimonies are perhaps the most powerful tool in bringing Justice to the victims.” —Reb Shlomo of Bobov  In commemoration of Holocaust […more…]

Expanding Mental Health Services as Depression and Anxiety Double During the Pandemic Jewish Family and Children’s Services

Ryan had big plans as he looked forward to high school. As the school year began online, however, his dreams […more…]

CEID Expands Access to Family Signing Exact English (See) Classes Center for Early Intervention on Deafness

The lingering COVID-19 pandemic has required agencies across the health care spectrum to review their service-delivery models to ensure they […more…]

Family Justice Initiative Report East Bay Children’s Law Offices

In December 2021, East Bay Children’s Law Offices, East Bay Family Defenders and Dependency Legal Services released results about their […more…]

‘Let the Youth Lead’ VOICES of Napa

In 2005, Napa County officials came to On The Move, a local nonprofit, desperate to move the needle on positive […more…]

For Sunday Friends Foundation, the Pandemic Offered a Silver Lining Sunday Friends Foundation

When COVID-19 shut down the Bay Area in March 2020, Sunday Friends Foundation had to pivot from hosting programs at […more…]

Because Nobody Should Have to Choose Between Feeding Themselves or Their Pet Shanti Project

Sandra beat breast cancer several years ago, yet continues to struggle with anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Luckily, to […more…]

A Child Abuse-Ending Ecosystem Safe & Sound

Not long after the pandemic immobilized supply chains, causing a shortage of basic necessities at San Francisco Bay Area food […more…]

Helping Mothers Overcome Perinatal Mental Health Disorders Postpartum Support Center

Ivana Jagodic Meholick was pregnant with her second child when she suffered panic attacks about a potential miscarriage. But they […more…]

Boundless Love Drove this New Mom to Start a Grassroots Diaper Bank Help a Mother Out

Lisa Truong was a new mom at home with her baby at the height of the Great Recession, when an […more…]

Communicate with Joy Center for Early Intervention on Deafness

Executive Director Cindy Dickeson and her team see it all the time. Parents walk through the doors of CEID, the […more…]