PROJECT RECLAMATION: PROJECT HOMEKEY IN OAKLAND California, Oakland, and BACS – Major Investment in Permanent Housing for Oaklanders OAKLAND, CA, September 2020 – Bay Area Community Services (BACS)’ Project Reclamation has been awarded $10 million to buy single-family homes in Oakland as part of the State of California’s Project Homekey, creating permanent housing for community [Read More…]
California, Oakland, and BACS – Partner Together Announcing Major Investment in Permanent Housing for Oaklanders
During the upheaval of the last 6 months – with the pandemic and fires making the ongoing housing crisis more complex – BACS has persevered and continues to be ‘on the ground’, doing whatever it takes: All of our residential programs, community intensive programs, and houses have stayed open 24/7; In the first three months of [Read More…]
Teen Does Whatever It Takes to Make Winter Better for Homeless Community Members!
When Kenneth Prabhakar and his brother Kevin became determined to help people experiencing homelessness, they were only 9 and 13 years old. The two brothers saw the impacts of homelessness during a school trip, and immediately formed Next Supper, with the support of their parents and their church. Year-round, every year, they they collect empty [Read More…]
BACS Connections January 2019
The Holland, Oakland’s Newest Program to End Homelessness, Opens! BACS is thrilled to announce the opening of ‘The Holland’ in January, which replicates our very successful Housing Fast Support Network program at the Henry Robinson Center! This is the next and continuing step in BACS’ goal to eradicate homelessness. At ‘The Holland’, we are providing [Read More…]
Teen Makes Incredible Gift to Homeless Community Members!
In 2011, Kenneth Prabhakar and his brother Kevin, who were only 9 and 13 years old, saw the impacts of homelessness during a school trip. They immediately formed Next Supper, dedicated to helping homeless community members. Every year, all year, they collect empty bottles and cans, bring them to the recycling center, and save the [Read More…]
Board of Directors Elects New Leadership
BACS is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has elected a new slate of leadership. In May of 2018, the BACS Board of Directors voted to elect the following officers: John Steinfirst, Chair John Steinfirst is an expert in mental health, social services, and the non-profit landscape of the Bay Area. A former [Read More…]
BACS Connections May 2018
Former NFL Star Donates to Thunder Road Anthony Trucks, former NFL athlete and “American Ninja Warrior” star, made a donation to BACS’ Thunder Road Program from his local gym. Trucks Training, his gym in Antioch, is a 24-hour facility dedicated to health and wellness for members of all fitness levels. Trucks epitomizes his philosophy of [Read More…]
BACS Connections July/August 2017
Thunder Road Joins BACS BACS is delighted to announce the official opening of Thunder Road Adolescent Treatment Center as a BACS program, as of August 1, 2017! BACS is honored to be bringing our substantial experience and expertise to ensure continuity of a critical community program. Thunder Road is the only program of its kind. Thunder [Read More…]