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Bay Area Community Services Inc

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Human Services, Job Training, Mental Health, Mental Health Treatment, Senior Centers, Seniors, Vocational Rehabilitation

Mission: BACS serves Alameda County''s most vulnerable, frailest and poorest older adults and adults with serious, persistent mental illness. Our primary concern and responsibility is to improve the quality of life by offering services that address the necessities of life and are both affordable and cost-effective alternatives to institutionalization. Services, which are made accessible by providing them in forty locations within the communities where clients live, are intended to help individuals retain their independence in order to continue living in the community.

Programs: For adults with mental illness, BACS operates Case Management/Supported Independent Living, 5-Creative Living Centers, a crisis residential facility, and an employment program. BACS serves nearly 4,000 individuals a year at 40 different locations.For Older Adults, BACS provides Adult Day Care, Adult Day Health Care, Affordable Home Care, Care Management, Money Management, Senior Transportation and Senior Nutrition, including Meals on Wheels.

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Rating: 5

I wanted to post a review on a great community agency BACS who takes care of our country's veterans who have returned from service and have many mental health issues such as PTSD, depression and anxiety issues. This agency is a true wrap around service provider healing one individual at a time. There follow through in support of our most vulnerable populations is awesome!