ST FRANCIS CENTER OF REDWOOD CITY

Rating: 5 stars   2 reviews

Issues: Food, Homeless & Housing, Human Services

Location: 151 Buckingham Ave Redwood City CA 94063 USA

Mission: Since 1986, we have provided women and children with a hospitable place to receive nutritious food and needed clothing. Since our inception, we have expanded our basic services to include housing, education, an annual Christmas toy giveaway, and most recently, a 3000 square foot community garden.
Programs:  We:- Alleviate suffering by providing direct social services to the economically disadvantaged and disenfranchised.- Increase the marketability of our clients by providing skill- building courses.- Reduce and help break the cycle of poverty by providing a solid value-based education to selected client family cohorts.- Address the desperate need for affordable housing by owning and operating an apartment complex specifically designated to serve families with very low incomes.- Beautify the neighborhood and give client families the numerous therapeutic and practical benefits afforded by a community garden.- Foster nurturing relationships, encourage self-determination, and advocate for change in systems that oppress.- Refer clients to agencies with whom we network.
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