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Phone: (510) 516-6696
11070 San Leandro St.
California 94603

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Target demographics: homeless addicted to drugs, alcohol, or both.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 954 men and 263 mothers with children.

Geographic areas served: SF Bay Area

Programs: Building a Solid Foundation provides direct assistance through our 180 Day Drug and Alcohol Program, 365 Day Transitional Housing Program, 12 Step Recovery Program, GED support courses, and our Urgent Shelter Assistance Program for women with children.

Building a Solid Foundation (BSF), founded in 2003, exists to support individuals struggling with homelessness. Acknowledging the destructive effects drug and alcohol addiction can have on the lives of individuals and families, BSF strives to support the recovery effort with a focus on sustainable life changes.

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Good Evening, I was at Save Mart in San Jose and I ran into one of your volunteers today. It was a gorgeous fall day and I had some extra time. I listened to Doug Scheurn telling a young woman how to find shelter for herself and her two small children. Mr. Scheurn was well spoken and quite open ... more »
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I was out shopping today when I came across Thomas Lincoln requesting donations for this organization. I had a moment, so I looked them up on my iPhone. I spoke with Mr. Lincoln and he was obviously both involved and sincere. Times are tight, and quite honestly......so am I. I was so compelled by Mr... more »
The man sent to Wal-Mart on Ballentine in Fremont is loud and rude. If people put money in the Salvation Army bucket, he would yell at that person saying"Hey, what about us!", at the same time if people put money in his container, the Salvation Army bell ringer never replied in kind, by yelling "... more »
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