BACS to Open Whole Person Care Program in Solano County
Solano County is opening its first Whole Person Care (WPC) program, and has chosen BACS to spearhead this pilot! WPC focuses on looking at the ‘whole person’ from an integrated care perspective, moving away from fragmented health care systems that treat each issue individually. This WPC program is patient-centered and involves the coordination of primary care, behavioral health, social services, and housing for high-needs users.
BACS is thrilled to be able to bring innovation to this project, in partnership with Solano County, and help people with chronic and serious health conditions access the care they need!
Mendelson Family Fund
BACS is honored to announce a partnership with the Mendelson Family Fund! The Mendelson Family Fund, formed by Joan Sautter and Dr. Roger Mendelson, has made a generous gift to BACS to support our Housing Solutions programs. Their donation will support homeless community members in Oakland.
Housing Program Success Story
Our Housing Education & Counseling program is excited to share a new success story, from someone who went from homelessness to housing! A single mother with a five year old son attended our program. She and her son had been living in their car for nearly two years, and she did not have a rental history, so she could not find housing. BACS’ Housing Education team wrote a letter to the landlord of a potential unit, and spoke to him over the phone to advocate on behalf of the woman and her child. The team let him know the woman was consistently attending the Housing Education and Counseling program. Thankfully, the landlord saw the women’s dedication to get into housing, and now the woman and her child are in a home of their own. BACS celebrates success stories like these every day!
Homeless Outreach and Crisis Residential Program Anniversaries
This month, BACS is celebrating two program anniversaries.
Rosewood Crisis Residential Center opened in 2017 in Vallejo, and provides services to people across Solano County. Rosewood provides short-term residential services for individuals in active psychiatric distress who need support to cope and heal. BACS thanks the dedicated staff, who have helped Rosewood make a difference for 120+ people since it opened.
North County Senior Homeless Program (NCSHP) opened in 2007 in Alameda County 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 who are homeless and have mental health issues. This Full Service Partnership helps the most vulnerable members of our community.
Start a Career with BACS
BACS services are always expanding, and we are currently recruiting! Check out our career opportunities on our website, and learn more about what makes BACS special.
BACS welcomes people of all backgrounds and expertise to apply. Even if you have never worked in the mental health or homeless solutions fields, but you are inspired to make a change, reach out to BACS – we have many training and entry-level positions.
BACS provides benefits and perks like: fully covered medical/dental/vision/life insurance, tuition reimbursement for loans and tuition, clinical supervision hours towards licensure, internal growth opportunities, and more! BACS also works with a wide variety of populations, and has many opportunities for learning and advancement.
You Can Make A Difference
Donate to BACS online by clicking here, or via mail to 390 40th Street, Oakland, CA 94609. Make an ongoing impact by donating monthly!
Currently the Jonathan Logan Family Foundation is matching all new gifts up to $50,000! This funding will go to end homelessness in the Bay Area.
Do you work for Cisco? You can donate to BACS, and the Cisco Matching Gifts program will match your gift!