Ursula Sears, previously a BACS Peer Counselor, has been promoted internally to Program Supervisor at BACS’ Hedco Wellness Co-Op in Hayward. Ursula first got connected to BACS in 2014, when she came to Hedco for her interview and fell in love with the location – especially our massive kitchen. She immediately began thinking of all the opportunities […]
BACS’ Hope Intervention Program (HIP) has been awarded the 2016 Alameda County Mental Health Board Community Service Award in the category of Promising Innovative Program. According to the Mental Health Board Awards Committee, “the HIP Program exemplifies the spirit of our community service awards.”
North County Senior Homeless Program Celebrates 9 Years! BACS is pleased to celebrate the 9 year anniversary of BACS’ North County Senior Homeless Program (NCSHP). BACS opened NCSHP, a full service partnership program, in 2007 to fill a crucial need in the community: outreach, housing and financial support, mental health and case management, substance use, and primary care to individuals […]
BACS’ services are always expanding, and we are recruiting! We are hosting a job fair to bring in talented staff. TODAY, July 8th from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. 345 E Travis Blvd, Fairfield, CA 94533 – Apartment 1 Join us for delicious food, job opportunities, and same day job offers.
Toshiko, a participant at our Fremont Memory Care program, turned 100 this month! Our Fremont team celebrated with her and her daughter by sharing stories of Toshiko’s history, eating cake, and learning a traditional Japanese fan dance. BACS Fremont Memory Care program is so honored to celebrate yet another 100th birthday celebration!
BACS Opens New Supported Independent Living Site in Oakland BACS is delighted to announce our new Supported Independent Living site in East Oakland! Our SIL sites provide stable and permanent housing, at very low cost, for individuals with complex needs. Each resident is paired with a care coordinator to help them attain independent living skills in […]
Success in Achieving Goals of Empowerment (SAGE) BACS is delighted to announce our new SSI Advocacy program: SAGE! BACS Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Advocacy programs serve adults age 18+ who are living with severe mental health issues. Our model is to work with families and natural supports, to help create lasting change. Our SSI Advocacy programs […]
The Alameda County BHCS Vocational Program, in collaboration with Bay Area Community Services and other Community Organizations and supporters, recently hosted the Second Annual Northern California Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Learning Conference. The IPS Learning Conference goal was to raise awareness and interest around the IPS Evidenced Based Practice and how meaningful employment facilitates […]
BACS Opens Criminal Justice Programs BACS is delighted to announce our new Criminal Justice programs! BACS Criminal Justice programs serve adults age 18+ who are involved in the criminal justice system. Services assist individuals in all three phases of detention (in custody, re-entry planning, and post-release case management). Our Criminal Justice programs make sure nobody falls […]
BACS is bringing our substantial experience and expertise to ensure continuity of a critical community program. We are pleased to announce that Sutter Health has chosen BACS to lead Thunder Road into future success. Thunder Road provides substance use treatment and intensive residential services to youth and their families, affecting more than 7,000 adolescents since 1987. […]