Simply the Basics – Our Newest Partner! Simply the Basics is partnering with BACS! Simply the Basics donated more than 150 hygiene kits, as well as feminine hygiene products and laundry detergent! These products are so critical to the homeless participants we serve who have no other alternative to basic hygiene care when surviving on [Read More…]
Daniel and Gina, 70 and 60 years old respectively, came to BACS in need of serious help. They were homeless, and did not have access to food, medications, or other services. Through the collective efforts of our dedicated teams in three programs, Daniel and Gina are no longer homeless and are receiving the services they [Read More…]
Board of Directors Accepting Applications BACS is excited to announce that our Board of Directors is now accepting applications! Our mission is to uplift under-served individuals and their families by doing whatever it takes. BACS is the leading provider of recovery-oriented behavioral health services. We operate the largest program to end homelessness in the Bay Area, [Read More…]
BACS is excited to announce that our Board of Directors is now accepting applications! Our mission is to uplift under-served individuals and their families by doing whatever it takes. BACS is the leading provider of recovery-oriented behavioral health services. We operate the largest program to end homelessness in the Bay Area, which sees more than 80% [Read More…]
BACS’ services are always expanding, and we are recruiting! We are hosting a job fair to bring in talented staff. Friday, August 12th, from 1:30 to 6:00 p.m. 629 Oakland Ave, Oakland, CA 94611 (Towne House Wellness Center) Join us for delicious food, job opportunities, and same day job offers.
Program Anniversaries BACS is pleased to celebrate the two program anniversaries this month: the 5 year anniversary of Oakland Project Connect, and the 3 year anniversary of IPS Supported Employment! Oakland Project Connect opened in 2011 to fill a crucial need in the community: outreach, housing and financial support, mental health and case management, substance use, and primary [Read More…]
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 [Read More…]
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.”