HOUSINGName: HomeFirstAddress:SobratoCenter for Nonprofits, 507 Valley Way, Milpitas, CA 95035Phone:(408)539-2100Email:[email protected]:Monday/Friday-9:00 am/ 5:00 pmCostof services: Varies from $860 to $1254 (it is basedon their income)Eligibilityrequirements: They need to be homeless or in an urgeof being homeless. They would also need a referral from the county or fromtheir work saying that they are on the verge of being homeless.Contactperson for the organization: SofiaDescribein details about the program and services: HomeFirst controls thefunctioning of shelter sites and housing across Santa Clara County. They helpthousands of homeless individuals, youth, veterans and families with children everyyear.BoccardoReception Center by HomeFirst is the best homeless service center in the SantaClara County.
They are open throughout the year, 24 hours a day, allottingtransitional housing and shelter. At the Sobrato Family Living Center, theyprovide the best services for veterans and homelessin the County. They alsoprovide mental health counseling, transitional housing, employment placement,emergency shelter and assist families of veterans who are at risk of beinghomeless.
Theyhave the substantial outreach program for people in encampments and living onthe streets in San Jose. They are also managing Santa Clara County’s ColdWeather Shelter Program for nearly thirty years.ColdWeather Shelters:Since1980, they have been providing services, housing and shelter to people facinghomelessness in Santa Clara CountySince1980, they have been providing services, housing and shelter to people facinghomelessness in Santa Clara County.
They are the huge provider of Cold WeatherShelter in Santa Clara County. The CWSP is open from October 16 to April 15.This scheme is funded by the County of Santa Clara and has been primarilyoperated by HomeFirst for nearly three decades.Describe in details how the programor services meet the needs of families and children:Theyfound John and his spouse in a homeless camp at San Jose in a bad health conditon.He was not able to manage his diabetes while being in the camp. John’s legs wereamputated. HomeFirst acted quickly to find an owner who could board John’sincome level and special requirements. Today, he is warm and safe.
Matt,who is a single parent who hardly made ends meets in shared housing. He lostthat place too. Mate started living in his car while his children moved in withhis relative. HomeFirst granted him housing subsidy so he could stay with hischildren. They also helped him enroll in a career training program. Now he iscapable to create more secure future for his family. CHILD CAREName: Community Child CareCouncil (4Cs) of Santa Clara CountyAddress:CommunityChild Care Council, 150 River Oaks Pkwy F-1, San Jose, CA 95134Phone:(408)487-0747Email:[email protected]
orgHours:M-F 8:30 am – 5:00 pm by appointments onlyCostof services: Fees are determined based upon the ChildCare and Development Family Fee Schedule provided by the California Departmentof Education. By using total income and size of the family, the family fee is calculated.This fee will be charged to the parents for each day that the Community ChildCare Council reimburses the child care provider.Eligibilityrequirements: 4C Council offers 7 different fundedchild care packages to help fully or partially pay for the cost of child careif you are a low-income parent. To be able to subsidy from these programs,parents must meet precise requirements depending on each program. Stage II is the topprogram supported by CalWORKs.
You may be eligible for this program, if youranswer is “YES” to all of the questions below· Have you received any grant fromCalWorks in the last 24 months or receiving grants from them? · Does any adult including you who areliving in the home are working, looking for employment, or enrolled in occupationaltraining program?· Does your family’s monthly income arewithin these following range? Gross 1-2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Max Gross Monthly Income $4,030 $4,340 $4,877 $5,657 $6,438 $6,584 $6,730 · If the answer for all the above is yes,then you can contact one of CalWORKs Enrollment Coordinators at 408-487-0623.· If the answer to any of the abovequestions is No then you can contact one of 4C CEL staff at 4084870749 Contactperson for the organization: Child care SpecialistDescribein details about the program and services: The 4Cs follows thebelow mentioned agencies· California Child Care Resource andReferral Network· National Association of Child CareResource and Referral Agencies.They serve as thecommunity child care link to provide amenities to families who are working andliving in Santa Clara County.
Theirreferral amenities to parents are confidential and free. They help families to findthe right child care provider. 4Cs also offers several other resources to helpfamilies who are eligible to pay for child care services while they go toschool, work or find jobs. Describein details how the program or services meet the needs of families and children:Annually, the 4C’s referral facilities help thousands of parents. The 4C’sstaff work closely with parents. They will also offer them with the contactsand information they need to find appropriate child care. Their staff is able to help you with thefollowing to: · Understand the different aspects ofchild care· To find out your child care needs.
· Provide referrals to child careproviders which match your needs. · Make a proper decision which is in favorto you and your family.When adding familieswith providers, the 4C R&R Department reflects a number of aspectsbeginning with the parents’ expressed needs. The 4C staff then contacts theirall their known child care programs in the county to find the sources of carewhich meet those needs. Few of the conditions which they look for include· Program curriculum· Type of environment provided · Language requirements· Hours of service· Location of provider· Transportation services available· Special needs capability· Fees and subsidiesAlong with providingthe parents with child care referral service, the 4C R Sector can helpthe child care workers get their business happening and get the specializedskills which needed in order for them to flourish.Section staff grants anumber of amenities that support their region’s early care and education ofproviders. This includes:· Licensed family child care· Licensed centers· Preschools EMPLOYMENTName:CatholicCharities of Santa Clara CountyAddress:2625Zanker Road, Suite 101, San Jose, CA 95134Phone:(408)325-5285Email:[email protected]
orgHours:Monday/ Friday – 9.00 am /4.30 pmCostof services: FreeEligibilityrequirements: The main requirements are the personshould be 18 and above, resident of Santa Clara County. The other requirementsare depending on their programs, Person who have been diagnosis of a mentalillness, people who are released from Jail, who are interested to work. Theyneed to get referral from Re-entry center.Contactperson for the organization: Eila Latif, ProgramDirectorDescribein details about the program and services: Catholic Charities of Santa ClaraCounty promotes and aids for people and relatives who are in need. Mainly tothose who are living in poverty. Ingrained in true values, they work to make amore concerned community in which people of all principles and cultures can contribute.
They aid people to arise out ofpoverty by giving the tools that they need to develop self-reliant. Their amenitieshelp low-income people and families including immigrants and refugees, withEnglish skills, financial education and employment training. The Employment Center provides forgroups and individuals:· Employment preparation services· Job development services· Post-employment supportThe services provided by them are · Situational assessment· Job readiness · Job development, placement, and jobretention· Job coachingDescribein details how the program or services meet the needs of families and children:Catholic Charityserves Focus for Labor program. This is accessible only to the inhabitants ofSanta Clara, they must be age 18 or over, who have a diagnosis of a mentalillness.
They should be presently getting services from Santa Clara County MentalHealth, and want to work. They provide distinct and group employment training,job development facilities and post-employment support for adult.The Right Directions Program is availableto citizens of Santa Clara County, age 18 or over, who are interested in employment.Referrals are given by Re-entry Resource Center. They deliver distinct andgroup employment training, professional case administration, and post-employmentsupport and job development services. Their worker has almost sixty yearsmutual practice placing hundreds of job seekers.They will support you in your jobsearch with:· Situational assessment· Resume writing· Job application assistance· Practice interviews· Cold calling employers· Time management· Job placement and retention· Job coaching and follow-along supportafter placement up to 90 days NUTRITIONName: Loaves & FishesFamily KitchenAddress:1534Berger Drive, San Jose, CA 95112Phone:(408) 922-9085Email:[email protected]
orgHours:Monday/ Friday -9.00am/6.00pmCostof services: FreeEligibilityrequirements: No requirements anyone can walk in andhave dinner.Contactperson for the organization: Hyru Describein details about the program and services: Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen brings healthy mealswhich are served to people with a diverse distress for families, homeless andthe seniors.
Many of their guests are low-income people who are in need offood. They avoid hunger and malnourishment. Insufficient diet leads to obesityand increase threat of heart sickness and diabetes. Expectant women can havelife threatening issues because of undernourishment. In the past year Loaves& Fishes have:· Increasedtheir number of meals by ninety three percent · Reducedtheir cost of meal by thirty seven percent· Reachedtwenty more children.Loaves & Fishes majorly aids people who earnless than $20,000per annum.
Many peoplehave to take multiple jobs. They also need to live in shared apartment’s .Sothey don’t have time to cook and buy groceries. Describein details how the program or services meet the needs of families and children:Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen help serve hotand healthy meals on week days through Bay Area. Many guests come to Hot Meals at their communitydining rooms. Loaves & Fishes FamilyKitchen is also partner with 25 other nonprofits organizations. Loaves &Fishes Family Kitchen trusts allow agencies to emphasis on their main serviceswhile sharing the slight resources accessible in Santa Clara.
Healthy food allowschildren to concentrate better during school.Loaves & Fishes Family KitchenHot Meals program offers more than 7,000 healthy free meals. They serve mealsevery week in community centers, senior residences, nonprofit agencies andchurches. They wisely plan their meals to meet both the preferences of their visitorsand the nutritional needs.
They use fresh vegetables, fruits and healthyprotein. They avoid canned or processedfoods. Their meal contains of soup, salad, fresh fruit, bread, baked chicken,rice, dessert, and coffee, milk, and juice. HEALTHCAREName: Valley Homeless Clinicat AlexianAddress:2101Alexian Drive, Suite D, San Jose, CA 95116Phone:408-272-6050Email:Not AvailableHours:Monday-Tuesday-12.30pm/5.00pm Thursday – Friday- 8.
30am/5.00pmCostof services: FreeEligibilityrequirements: They need to have County MedicalCoverage or Valley Health CoverageContactperson for the organization: Natasha HamiltonDescribein details about the program and services: Valley Homeless Healthcare Program deliverswhole healthcare facilities to the homeless of Santa Clara County. VHHP deliversand tracks a patient centric medical home like setting. They also deliver primecare services in medical mobile clinics and free standing clinics. The AlexianMedical Clinic helps the homeless peoples in Santa Clara County. The AlexianMedical clinic provides medical care, psychiatry, psychology, social work, andfinancial counseling. Walk-ins are accepted on first come first serve basis.
Describein details how the program or services meet the needs of families and children:The VHHP delivers a number of amenitiesand packages at diverse localities throughout Santa Clara County.TheSanta Clara County Medical Respite Program is a patient focused, medically includedprogram that aids homeless person that have been discharged as an inpatientfrom one of nine County Hospitals ofSanta Clara. This collective program among the VHHP and Hospital Council ofNorthern & Central California, HomeFirst Shelter delivers medical, mentalhealth and social services for the customers who are referred by theCounty. The MRP delivers a fresh, harmlessplace for the patients to improve and continue with self-care rather than torecover on the streets. There is Medical Mobile Unit that offers healthcare, community work, and psychology services. Medical appointments are beingsent to Valley Medical Center for further follow up.
The Backpack Homeless Healthcare Program delivershealth care to the homeless who doesn’t have shelter. BHHP team ups with otherhomeless organization to conduct needed health care to homeless people. BHHPdelivers health care on the campsites, parks, streets, and, wherever they findpatients.