Keep Oakland Housed In Oakland, it only costs $2,965 on average to prevent homelessness before it starts. Keep Oakland Housed (KOH) does exactly that – supportive services, emergency financial assistance, and legal support – for people who are on the verge of losing their housing. To date, the KOH partnership has helped 761 people in under 6 [Read More…]
Supported Employment Program – The Model Works!
BACS’ IPS Supported Employment Program provides job placement services to help individuals with complex needs find competitive, satisfying, and sustainable employment to uplift them from poverty. BACS recently received our IPS Supported Employment Fidelity Report, which measures how closely BACS has followed the model to help our community. BACS received 113 out of 125 possible [Read More…]
TODAY – BACS Hosts Job Fair!
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.
Helping People with Mental Health Challenges Get Jobs Increases their Health and Happiness
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 [Read More…]
BACS Connections March 2016
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 [Read More…]
BACS Connections February 2016
BACS launches new website! BACS is delighted to announce the official launch of our new website. Visit bayareacs.org for a fresh new look and user-friendly navigation, new features, and all the latest information about our crucial community services. Learn more about how Bay Area Community Services is providing Housing Solutions to the homeless crisis, helping elders [Read More…]