Non-Ranked Nonprofit Reviews: Local Homelessness 2009

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People who are homeless are not social inadequates. They are people without homes. -Sheila McKechnie
People who are homeless are not social inadequates. They are people without homes. -Sheila McKechnie

This is the complete list of all non-ranked nonprofits reviewed by our experts. We do not have enough information at this time to recommend these organizations, but have provided you with the complete expert reviews to learn more.


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At the Crossroads (San Francisco Foundation Community Initiative Funds) (4 recommendations) They provide services to most under-served homeless populations, i.e., youth on the streets.
At the Crossroads (San Francisco Foundation Community Initiative Funds)
Silver-small

http://www.atthecrossroads.org/

Organizational Strengths

R
They provide services to most under-served homeless populations, i.e., youth on the streets.
R
They are youth focused and reach youth that are often neglected by other service providers.
R
They are outstanding for their depth of commitment.
N
They are outstanding for their special focus on youth and walking nighttime street outreach in "hot spot" neighborhoods.
Building Opportunities for Self Sufficiency (4 recommendations) This organization includes an analysis of causes of homelessness in its philosophy and operations.
Building Opportunities for Self Sufficiency

http://www.self-sufficiency.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
This organization includes an analysis of causes of homelessness in its philosophy and operations.
N
It successfully places clients into permanent housing.
N
This is an outstanding organization for its consumer orientation, range of housing options and services, and staff hiring culture.
N
They provide a comprehensive range of resident-engaged services.
Catholic Charities CYO (4 recommendations) They have a wonderful CEO and truly care to make change in homelessness.
Catholic Charities CYO
Silver-small

http://community.cccyo.org/Page.aspx?pid=190

Organizational Strengths

N
They have a wonderful CEO and truly care to make change in homelessness.
N
They are outstanding for their scale and program quality.
N
The organization provides assistance to people with multiple diagnoses.
N
They offer multiple services for homeless, covering most of their needs. They are well funded. Guests, donors, and fellow nonprofit leaders respect them.
Compass Community Services (4 recommendations) Compass is the backbone of homeless services provision in San Francisco, helping families and individuals move out of homelessness into stable housing. 100% of the families graduating from Clara House, their transitional shelter for families, maintain permanent housing for at least 6 months afterwards. In the past year, their rental assistance program has helped 230 families retain or move into stable permanent housing.
Compass Community Services
Silver-small

http://www.compass-sf.org/

Organizational Strengths

F
Compass is the backbone of homeless services provision in San Francisco, helping families and individuals move out of homelessness into stable housing. 100% of the families graduating from Clara House, their transitional shelter for families, maintain permanent housing for at least 6 months afterwards. In the past year, their rental assistance program has helped 230 families retain or move into stable permanent housing.
F
They serve a large percentage of San Francisco’s homeless family population, have a highly caring and committed staff, and have multiple programs serving varying needs.
R
This is an outstanding organization because of its scope of services.
N
They stand out with their services to families.
St. Martin de Porres House of Hospitality (4 recommendations) They provide quality food and a calming atmosphere.
St. Martin de Porres House of Hospitality

http://www.martindeporres.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
They provide quality food and a calming atmosphere.
N
They are an unassuming food provider.
N
They provide free meals and support services for homeless people. They have incredibly warm volunteers and a welcoming outdoor garden.
N
Martin's is primarily a soup kitchen, but what a soup kitchen! They offer consistently some of the best free food in San Francisco. Martin's creates a sense of comfort and community, serves food in a way that recognizes the dignity of diners, and makes people happy. It's pretty cool. A personal visit is *highly* recommended.
Berkeley Food and Housing Project (3 recommendations) They provide excellent services, show true care for clients, and serve a wide range of needs.
Berkeley Food and Housing Project
Silver-small

http://bfhp.org/

Organizational Strengths

F
They provide excellent services, show true care for clients, and serve a wide range of needs.
N
This organization reaches challenging populations.
O
They provide comprehensive services, offer a range of programs, and have excellent capacity and ability to serve homeless women.
Caduceus Outreach Services (3 recommendations) They provide services to severely mentally ill people with love and a strong sense of "belonging."
Caduceus Outreach Services

Organizational Strengths

R
They provide services to severely mentally ill people with love and a strong sense of "belonging."
N
They have a unique approach to providing psychiatric care and advocacy to the mentally ill homeless.
N
The organization leverages private resources; is community driven; attempts to solve the issue of mental illness; stands up for its clients; and is culturally appropriate, safe, and welcoming.
InnVision the Way Home (3 recommendations) They are trying new approaches to end homelessness in addition to proven practices.
InnVision the Way Home
Silver-small

http://www.innvision.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
They are trying new approaches to end homelessness in addition to proven practices.
N
They have very broad reach to serve a high number of clients.
O
They provide a broad spectrum of services and community support, and they are willing to serve those most in need and hardest to serve.
Lutheran Social Services of Northern California (3 recommendations) They have great money management services and are the top in the field.
Lutheran Social Services of Northern California
Bronze-small

http://www.lssnorcal.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
They have great money management services and are the top in the field.
N
They provide harm-reduction based representative payee services. Their housing programs are exceptional.
O
They provide sophisticated, high quality, and client-centered care.
Project Homeless Connect (3 recommendations) This project consolidates resources under one roof with little cost.
Project Homeless Connect

http://www.projecthomelessconnect.com/

Organizational Strengths

N
This project consolidates resources under one roof with little cost.
N
They convene multiple service providers for one-stop help for all homeless on a particular day.
N
They are outstanding for their successful use of community volunteers to provide direct services.
South of Market Mercy Housing (3 recommendations) They have successfully developed a lot of supportive housing and have great partnerships with government.
South of Market Mercy Housing

http://https://www.mercyhousing.org/Page.aspx?pid=344

Organizational Strengths

R
They have successfully developed a lot of supportive housing and have great partnerships with government.
N
Housing is bundled with social services to stabilize those who are most chronically homeless due to mental, medical, and substance use issues.
N
They provide non-discriminatory, safe, clean, and new housing to thousands.
Corporation for Supportive Housing (2 recommendations) They have a national presence, provide technical assistance, effectively advocate for policy changes, are well run, and are professional.
Corporation for Supportive Housing
Silver-small

http://www.csh.org

Organizational Strengths

R
They have a national presence, provide technical assistance, effectively advocate for policy changes, are well run, and are professional.
N
This is a leader in data and research providing evidence of the effectiveness of supportive housing.
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing (Tides Center) (2 recommendations) They are uniquely qualified and competent in supportive housing property management; they have excellent leadership and set clear goals and meet them.
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing (Tides Center)
Silver-small

http://dishsf.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
They are uniquely qualified and competent in supportive housing property management; they have excellent leadership and set clear goals and meet them.
O
They are the only people in the Bay Area who really do a good job at the difficult task of managing supportive housing.
Dolores Street Community Services, Inc. (2 recommendations) They address the specific community needs that are commonly left out (i.e., immigrant and Spanish-speaking services).
Dolores Street Community Services, Inc.

http://www.dscs.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
They address the specific community needs that are commonly left out (i.e., immigrant and Spanish-speaking services).
N
They achieve a high placement rate of clients into permanent housing.
Homeless Advocacy Project (2 recommendations) They have excellent outreach.
Homeless Advocacy Project
Silver-small

http://www.sfbar.org/volunteer/homeless_article.aspx

Organizational Strengths

N
They have excellent outreach.
O
This organization fights for client rights with wisdom.
Homeless Youth Alliance (2 recommendations) This organization is youth focused; reaches very high-risk injection drug using youth; and reaches youth who often reject services from Larkin Street Youth Services.
Homeless Youth Alliance

http://homelessyouthalliance.org/

Organizational Strengths

R
This organization is youth focused; reaches very high-risk injection drug using youth; and reaches youth who often reject services from Larkin Street Youth Services.
N
HYA is the only organization doing extensive work with homeless youth living in Golden Gate Park. It provides a safe space for homeless youth and numerous health services. In my outreach in the Haight and Golden Gate Park, almost *every* visit I hear good reports about HYA and have never heard criticism. This is a really amazing accomplishment given the culture of youth in Golden Gate Park: there is a great deal of distrust of mainstream culture in this culture, and it has been difficult for other organizations to provide these kind of core services and impossible to create this sense of community.
Homeward Bound of Marin (2 recommendations) They have a wide range of services, broad geographic coverage, excellent leadership, and community partnerships.
Homeward Bound of Marin
Silver-small

http://www.hbofm.org/

Organizational Strengths

F
They have a wide range of services, broad geographic coverage, excellent leadership, and community partnerships.
N
This organization is of and by the community and culturally targeted. It stands up for homeless people and is attempting to solve the issue.
Mission Neighborhood Health Center (2 recommendations) They have strong community connections and are supportive of other organizations.
Mission Neighborhood Health Center

http://www.mnhc.org/

Organizational Strengths

R
They have strong community connections and are supportive of other organizations.
N
They have a "harm reduction" approach, which means all get served, rather than people being denied services due to drug use, sex work, etc.
Ritter Center (2 recommendations) They are small in size, providing a wide array of basic needs services, all free of charge.
Ritter Center
Silver-small

http://www.rittercenter.org/2008/

Organizational Strengths

N
They are small in size, providing a wide array of basic needs services, all free of charge.
O
They are outstanding for their leadership.
Rubicon Programs (2 recommendations) Rubicon builds self-sufficiency of residents through social enterprises.
Rubicon Programs
Silver-small

http://www.rubiconprograms.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
Rubicon builds self-sufficiency of residents through social enterprises.
N
They have long standing service commitment and flexibility.
SHELTER, Inc. of Contra Costa County (2 recommendations) They have a track record of homelessness prevention. They keep people in housing, have good reporting and outcomes, and get shelter clients into permanent housing.
SHELTER, Inc. of Contra Costa County
Silver-small

http://www.shelterincofccc.org/index-shelter.htm

Organizational Strengths

N
They have a track record of homelessness prevention. They keep people in housing, have good reporting and outcomes, and get shelter clients into permanent housing.
N
They are effective at what they do and willing to incubate new models.
Samaritan House (2 recommendations) They provide appropriate shelter and services and have sustainable funding.
Samaritan House
Silver-small

http://www.samaritanhouse.com/new/home/index.shtml

Organizational Strengths

N
They provide appropriate shelter and services and have sustainable funding.
O
They have longevity and diversity as well as the ability to expand to meet emerging needs.
Society St. Vincent De Paul Alameda (2 recommendations) This organization provides safe and secure emergency shelter.
Society St. Vincent De Paul Alameda
Silver-small

http://www.svdp-alameda.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
This organization provides safe and secure emergency shelter.
N
This organization provides safety net services for immediate needs, but also provides sustained efforts to break the cycle of homelessness.
The Salvation Army -Golden State Division (2 recommendations) Kroc Center is new and strategically designed; they offer great services.
The Salvation Army -Golden State Division

http://www1.usw.salvationarmy.org/usw/www_usw_gstate_3.nsf/

Organizational Strengths

N
Kroc Center is new and strategically designed; they offer great services.
N
They have excellent services for the homeless, including housing and recovery.
Western Regional Advocacy Project (2 recommendations) They are uniting grassroots organizations that serve poor and homeless people in 7 locations throughout the western US to create and implement broad social change. Through highlighting common needs and experiences of injustice, WRAP is creating a unified organizing movement with the highest potential of becoming a force for national change.
Western Regional Advocacy Project

http://www.wraphome.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
They are uniting grassroots organizations that serve poor and homeless people in 7 locations throughout the western US to create and implement broad social change. Through highlighting common needs and experiences of injustice, WRAP is creating a unified organizing movement with the highest potential of becoming a force for national change.
N
They are an outstanding organization because they are truly revolutionary.
American Red Cross Bay Area (1 recommendation) Their CEO has done an excellent job turning the organization around.
American Red Cross Bay Area

http://www.redcrossbayarea.org/index.asp?IDCapitulo=VA24T92924

Organizational Strengths

N
Their CEO has done an excellent job turning the organization around.
Asian Women's Shelter (1 recommendation) They provide shelter and services for Asian and Pacific Islander domestic violence women and their children.
Asian Women's Shelter

http://www.womenshelters.org/det/mei-fong-and-associates

Organizational Strengths

N
They provide shelter and services for Asian and Pacific Islander domestic violence women and their children.
Bonita House (1 recommendation) This is an innovative mental health service provider bridging mental health and homeless systems.
Bonita House
Silver-small

http://www.bonitahouse.org/

Organizational Strengths

R
This is an innovative mental health service provider bridging mental health and homeless systems.
Building Futures with Women & Children (1 recommendation) They take on some of the hardest-to-serve clients.
Building Futures with Women & Children

http://www.bfwc.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
They take on some of the hardest-to-serve clients.
CAL-PEP (1 recommendation) They provide HIV and STD prevention services for at risk youth and are well respected by youth in Oakland.
CAL-PEP

http://www.calpep.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
They provide HIV and STD prevention services for at risk youth and are well respected by youth in Oakland.
Committee on the Shelterless (1 recommendation) COTS works effectively, not just with homeless individuals and families, but also with the entire community to create opportunities for people to link together. They have a volunteer mentoring program with families in their transitional housing that matches families with other folks in the community.
Committee on the Shelterless
Silver-small

http://www.cots-homeless.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
COTS works effectively, not just with homeless individuals and families, but also with the entire community to create opportunities for people to link together. They have a volunteer mentoring program with families in their transitional housing that matches families with other folks in the community.
Community Working Group (1 recommendation) They have broad community support, utilize partnerships rather than hiring staff, and have developed a model structure that houses services and affordable apartments for homeless individuals and families.
Community Working Group

http://www.communityworkinggroup.org/

Organizational Strengths

O
They have broad community support, utilize partnerships rather than hiring staff, and have developed a model structure that houses services and affordable apartments for homeless individuals and families.
Conard House (1 recommendation) This organization is a payee but also provides full case management.
Conard House

http://www.conard.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
This organization is a payee but also provides full case management.
Cornell Inc. (1 recommendation) They provide service to parolees.
Cornell Inc.

Organizational Strengths

R
They provide service to parolees.
EMQ FamiliesFirst (1 recommendation) Children get help through this organization. Guests, donors, and fellow nonprofits respect the organization.
EMQ FamiliesFirst
Silver-small

http://www.emqff.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
Children get help through this organization. Guests, donors, and fellow nonprofits respect the organization.
East Bay Housing Organizations (1 recommendation) They provide affordable housing education and advocacy.
East Bay Housing Organizations
Silver-small

http://www.ebho.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
They provide affordable housing education and advocacy.
East Oakland Community Project (1 recommendation) They are responsive to emerging needs, e.g., transgender homeless individuals, and have a state of the art shelter.
East Oakland Community Project

http://www.eocp.net/

Organizational Strengths

O
They are responsive to emerging needs, e.g., transgender homeless individuals, and have a state of the art shelter.
Ella Hill Hutch Community Center (1 recommendation) They are outstanding for their commitment to the community.
Ella Hill Hutch Community Center

http://ellahillhutchcommunitycenter.org/

Organizational Strengths

O
They are outstanding for their commitment to the community.
Emergency Housing Consortium of Santa Clara County (1 recommendation) They have weathered difficult transitions, have a solid funding base now, and get consistent results.
Emergency Housing Consortium of Santa Clara County
Silver-small

http://www.ehclifebuilders.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
They have weathered difficult transitions, have a solid funding base now, and get consistent results.
EveryOne Home (1 recommendation) They have wide outreach and the involvement of diverse community stakeholders, including governments.
EveryOne Home
Silver-small

http://www.everyonehome.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
They have wide outreach and the involvement of diverse community stakeholders, including governments.
Eviction Defense Collaborative (1 recommendation) Homeless prevention is a crucial component of addressing homelessness. They are the only group that provides free eviction defense to all renters.
Eviction Defense Collaborative

http://www.evictiondefense.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
Homeless prevention is a crucial component of addressing homelessness. They are the only group that provides free eviction defense to all renters.
Faithful Fools Street Ministry (1 recommendation) They are providing creative space for the Tenderloin community.
Faithful Fools Street Ministry

http://www.faithfulfools.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
They are providing creative space for the Tenderloin community.
Fred Finch Youth Center (1 recommendation) This organization serves the youth population and has collaborative ventures.
Fred Finch Youth Center
Silver-small

http://www.fredfinch.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
This organization serves the youth population and has collaborative ventures.
Goodwill Industries of San Francisco, San Mateo, & Marin Counties (1 recommendation) They are outstanding because of their diversity.
Goodwill Industries of San Francisco, San Mateo, & Marin Counties
Silver-small

http://www.sfgoodwill.org/Home.aspx

Organizational Strengths

O
They are outstanding because of their diversity.
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco (1 recommendation) They provide opportunity for home ownership and build communities.
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco
Silver-small

http://www.habitatgsf.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
They provide opportunity for home ownership and build communities.
HomeBase (1 recommendation) They are outstanding for their consulting and public policy work that is of consistently high quality and helps both government and nonprofits better do their work in homelessness.
HomeBase

http://www.homebaseccc.org/

Organizational Strengths

F
They are outstanding for their consulting and public policy work that is of consistently high quality and helps both government and nonprofits better do their work in homelessness.
Housing Rights (1 recommendation) They provide eviction assistance.
Housing Rights
Silver-small

http://www.housingrights.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
They provide eviction assistance.
Huckleberry Youth Programs (1 recommendation) They fill the niche for services for runaway youth who can be reunited with their families; they provide critical provision of respite services for at-risk families.
Huckleberry Youth Programs
Silver-small

http://www.huckleberryyouth.org/home.html

Organizational Strengths

R
They fill the niche for services for runaway youth who can be reunited with their families; they provide critical provision of respite services for at-risk families.
ICPC (1 recommendation) ICPC brings nonprofits together and shares valuable information about homeless related issues.
ICPC

Organizational Strengths

N
ICPC brings nonprofits together and shares valuable information about homeless related issues.
Idriss Stelley Foundation (1 recommendation) They challenge the ways in which poor folks are policed.
Idriss Stelley Foundation

http://mysite.verizon.net/vzeo9ewi/idrissstelleyfoundation/

Organizational Strengths

N
They challenge the ways in which poor folks are policed.
Interim (1 recommendation) They provide a wide range of services empowering their clients.
Interim

Organizational Strengths

N
They provide a wide range of services empowering their clients.
Jewish Vocational Service (1 recommendation) They have the ability to adapt to the changing times.
Jewish Vocational Service
Silver-small

http://www.jvs.org/

Organizational Strengths

O
They have the ability to adapt to the changing times.
Lifelong Medical Care (1 recommendation) As a federally-qualified health center, Lifelong addresses the needs of people who are facing multiple barriers to housing stability; they are innovative, persistent, and a model for others to follow.
Lifelong Medical Care
Silver-small

http://www.lifelongmedical.org/

Organizational Strengths

O
As a federally-qualified health center, Lifelong addresses the needs of people who are facing multiple barriers to housing stability; they are innovative, persistent, and a model for others to follow.
Martha's Kitchen (1 recommendation) Guests get fed and outside organizations benefit from their feeding programs. They are well respected by guests, donors, and fellow nonprofit leaders.
Martha's Kitchen

http://www.marthas-kitchen.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
Guests get fed and outside organizations benefit from their feeding programs. They are well respected by guests, donors, and fellow nonprofit leaders.
Night Ministry (1 recommendation) They are outstanding for their interfaith pastoral care and support for all people, and they are inclusive of homeless people.
Night Ministry

http://www.nightministry.com/

Organizational Strengths

N
They are outstanding for their interfaith pastoral care and support for all people, and they are inclusive of homeless people.
Opportunity Health Partners (1 recommendation) This organization provides multiple services to homeless and low-income people.
Opportunity Health Partners

http://www.opportunityhealthcenter.org/

Organizational Strengths

R
This organization provides multiple services to homeless and low-income people.
Options Recovery Services (1 recommendation) They serve a hard-to-serve population as well as provide services and housing with dedicated follow up on all their clients.
Options Recovery Services

http://www.optionsrecovery.org/

Organizational Strengths

O
They serve a hard-to-serve population as well as provide services and housing with dedicated follow up on all their clients.
POOR Magazine (1 recommendation) POOR Magazine has done an amazing job at creating a tight-knit community of politically-engaged artists among very low and no-income people in San Francisco, the majority of whom are formerly or currently homeless. POOR's writers and artists support each other and have often helped one another to access important legal and housing services. Through this community-creation and engagement, POOR, which was founded by formerly homeless people, succeeds in helping homeless people to take charge of their own futures.
POOR Magazine

http://www.poormagazine.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
POOR Magazine has done an amazing job at creating a tight-knit community of politically-engaged artists among very low and no-income people in San Francisco, the majority of whom are formerly or currently homeless. POOR's writers and artists support each other and have often helped one another to access important legal and housing services. Through this community-creation and engagement, POOR, which was founded by formerly homeless people, succeeds in helping homeless people to take charge of their own futures.
Progress Foundation (1 recommendation) Progress successfully diverts homeless mentally ill from hospitals and helps them transition back to the community.
Progress Foundation

http://www.progressfoundation.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
Progress successfully diverts homeless mentally ill from hospitals and helps them transition back to the community.
Raphael House (1 recommendation) They have an excellent aftercare program and strong private funding support.
Raphael House
Silver-small

http://www.raphaelhouse.org/

Organizational Strengths

F
They have an excellent aftercare program and strong private funding support.
Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments (1 recommendation) SAVE provides housing for victims of domestic violence in the Tri-City area (Fremont, Union City, and Newark).
Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments
Bronze-small

http://www.save-dv.org/

Organizational Strengths

O
SAVE provides housing for victims of domestic violence in the Tri-City area (Fremont, Union City, and Newark).
San Francisco Food Bank (1 recommendation) They are the only ones doing much-needed work in an honest manner.
San Francisco Food Bank

http://www.sffoodbank.org/

Organizational Strengths

O
They are the only ones doing much-needed work in an honest manner.
Second Chance (1 recommendation) They are outstanding for their performance; they help many homeless people get and stay housed.
Second Chance

http://www.secondchanceinc.com/

Organizational Strengths

O
They are outstanding for their performance; they help many homeless people get and stay housed.
Sojourn Chaplaincy (1 recommendation) They provide care at the San Francisco General Hospital.
Sojourn Chaplaincy
Silver-small

http://www.sojournchaplaincy.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
They provide care at the San Francisco General Hospital.
St. Mary's Center (1 recommendation) They serve an overlooked population -- the elderly homeless.
St. Mary's Center
Bronze-small

http://www.stmaryscenter.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
They serve an overlooked population -- the elderly homeless.
Street Outreach Services (1 recommendation) They are very well coordinated with other community clinics and nonprofits. They provide a unique service.
Street Outreach Services
Silver-small

http://www.sfccc.org/sos/index.htm

Organizational Strengths

N
They are very well coordinated with other community clinics and nonprofits. They provide a unique service.
Tenants and Owners Development Corporation (1 recommendation) TODCO provides housing for the frail elderly who are often overlooked as a population affected by homelessness, and they provide on site programming and social services.
Tenants and Owners Development Corporation

http://www.todco.org/

Organizational Strengths

N
TODCO provides housing for the frail elderly who are often overlooked as a population affected by homelessness, and they provide on site programming and social services.
The Suitcase Clinic (1 recommendation) They provide homeless-focused (and the youth clinic provides youth-focused) health care to the homeless in Berkeley and referral to services in a non-judgmental environment.
The Suitcase Clinic
Silver-small

http://www.suitcaseclinic.org/

Organizational Strengths

R
They provide homeless-focused (and the youth clinic provides youth-focused) health care to the homeless in Berkeley and referral to services in a non-judgmental environment.
Tri-City Health Center (1 recommendation) They are outstanding because of their dedication and success serving homeless people with HIV and AIDS.
Tri-City Health Center

http://www.tri-cityhealth.org/

Organizational Strengths

O
They are outstanding because of their dedication and success serving homeless people with HIV and AIDS.
Tri-Valley Haven for Women (1 recommendation) Tri-Valley Haven provides housing for victims of domestic violence in the Tri-City area (Pleasanton, Dublin, and Livermore).
Tri-Valley Haven for Women

http://www.trivalleyhaven.org/

Organizational Strengths

O
Tri-Valley Haven provides housing for victims of domestic violence in the Tri-City area (Pleasanton, Dublin, and Livermore).
UCSF: Community Focus and Citywide Programs (1 recommendation) They have a great understanding of the link between mental illness and homelessness; they provide high quality care.
UCSF: Community Focus and Citywide Programs

http://psych.ucsf.edu/sfgh.aspx?id=466

Organizational Strengths

O
They have a great understanding of the link between mental illness and homelessness; they provide high quality care.
Volunteers of America (1 recommendation) They are outstanding for their outreach and the successful blending of their approach to homelessness with related issues such as reentry and veterans.
Volunteers of America
Silver-small

http://www.voa.org/default.aspx

Organizational Strengths

N
They are outstanding for their outreach and the successful blending of their approach to homelessness with related issues such as reentry and veterans.
Walden House (1 recommendation) They are outstanding for their difficult client base and success.
Walden House

http://www.waldenhouse.org/

Organizational Strengths

R
They are outstanding for their difficult client base and success.

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