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We are honored to partner with many different community organizations that are working to address the basic needs of families with young children.

SF-Marin Food Bank

Two-county food bank that serves 225,000 people each year, through partnerships with 450 agencies. Each week, 30,000 families are served through its food pantries.

SHELTER, Inc. of Contra Costa County

An independent nonprofit that provides emergency shelter, temporary housing, permanent affordable housing, rental/deposit assistance, and case management to nearly 2,500 individuals, including 425 children ages 0-5, each year.

Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits

A nonprofit capacity-building organization that focuses on human service organizations in Santa Clara County. It facilitates networking for nonprofit professionals around issues such as family services, housing, domestic violence and early education. Professionals have the opportunity to improve their leadership, communications, fundraising,...

Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Alameda County

A nonprofit that provides clients with hot meals, job training assistance, access to healthcare, respite, and other supportive services to over 1,500 women and children at its Women's and Children's Center in Oakland.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo

An safety net organization that provides for the basic needs of individuals and families, including shelter, food, clothing, home goods, rent and utility assistance, and medical aid. It serves over 28,000 individuals, including 11,000 children annually.

Somos Mayfair, Inc.

A nonprofit located in the Mayfair neighborhood of East San Jose that is working to support children, organize families, connect neighbors, and address systemic inequalities in order to uplift the dreams, power, and leadership of the community.

Southern Monterey County Memorial Hospital

A health care organization providing inpatient, outpatient, and emergency care for more than 17,000 people living in South Monterey County.

St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room

A year-round, daily lunch program that serves 500 meals a day. It distributes grocery bags and clothing to clients and prepares lunches and hot dinners for several local nonprofit organizations.

St. Joseph's Family Center

The main provider of safety-net services in the southern part of Santa Clara County. It serves over 7,700 clients per year.

St. Mary's Center

A nonprofit based in West Oakland that operates a preschool for over 40 children and their families.

St. Mary's Dining Room

A multi-service agency in Stockton that serves 9,000 individuals each year, including those who experience homelessness. It offers food and a range of other supports, including medical, dental, and vision services, clothing, case management, and application assistance.

St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County

A nonprofit that provides direct services at a Family Resource Center in Pittsburg and throughout Contra Costa county. Services include a food pantry, clothing, shelter and respite, rental assistance, and medical treatment.

St. Vincent's Day Home

An agency in West Oakland that provides comprehensive early learning programs for toddlers and preschoolers, a licensed full-day kindergarten, and before- and after-school programs for older children. Last year, it served 244 children.

STAND! For Families Free of Violence

The only provider of shelter to survivors of domestic violence in Contra Costa County. In addition to numerous nonresidential services, it also offers transitional housing with wraparound services. It serves over 260 adults and children in its housing programs each year.

stanford center on poverty & inequality

Stanford University is home to the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, one of the country's three national poverty centers supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The center is committed to providing research, policy analysis, and training on issues of poverty and inequality.

Stanislaus County Children and Families Commission

A countywide nonprofit that promotes health and well-being for children ages 0-5 in Stanislaus County. It contracts with seven family resource centers and nine school-based Healthy Start centers that provide resource and referral, case management, and other services.

Stanislaus County Library

A public library system that operates 13 community branches across the county. It serves over 100,000 individuals each year and provides regular children's events including story times, cultural programming, and literacy initiatives.

Stanislaus Multi-Cultural Community Health Coalition-West Modesto/King

A resident-driven organization that offers families a range of services, including resources for those experiencing homelessness. It serves over 2,000 individuals each year.

Stockton Shelter for the Homeless

A shelter that provides temporary residence, case management and referrals, and meal services to over 100 families each year, including 150 young children.

Sunnyvale Community Services

A safety net provider for residents of Sunnyvale that provides food, clothing, financial assistance, and case management for over 6,700 people annually, including many families.


Modeling the approach of food banks, SupplyBank.Org is a nonprofit public benefit corporation building a statewide supply bank to provide basic materials to disadvantaged children and families....

Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine (SIRUM)

An innovative platform that enables the closed, safe, peer-to-peer redistribution of medications. It connects donor facilities directly with recipient safety-net clinics.


SV Home

A membership organization that advocates for policies, programs, land use, and funding that lead to an increased supply of affordable housing in Santa Clara County. Additionally, it educates elected officials and the community about the need for housing and the link between housing and other quality of life outcomes, including education, health...

Table of Plenty

An all-volunteer organization that offers a warm and welcoming dining room that serves healthy meals with all the trimmings, including linen tablecloths, fresh flowers, and music. It believes in treating each guest with dignity and respect.

Teen Success, Inc

A nonprofit that uses a two-generation approach to support pregnant and parenting teens in graduating from high school and developing the skills needed to nurture their child's positive development. Participants receive coaching and case management, meet with peers in learning groups, and get support for educational navigation to ensure...

The Child Abuse Prevention Council of San Joaquin County

An agency based in Stockton that protects children from abuse and neglect and strengthens families through a range of prevention, intervention, and education services. It serves nearly 17,000 families each year.

The Children's Partnership

A statewide organization dedicated to protecting children’s right to quality and affordable health care through research, policy advocacy, and community engagement.

The Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin

A multi-service agency that serves over 9,000 individuals each year and operates family resource centers across San Joaquin County. These centers provide culturally-appropriate, comprehensive health, economic and social services.

The Institute for Human and Social Development, Inc. (IHSD)

A nonprofit providing high quality, comprehensive early care and education and family services in San Mateo County. It operates 12 centers and contracts with family care providers to offer child care to more than 650 young children.

The Salvation Army

A regional multi-service agency which operates a range of programs including childcare, housing, emergency services, family support programs, and social service centers that provide assistance to those in need.

The Unity Council

A nonprofit community development corporation in the Fruitvale District of Oakland. It operates Head Start and Early Head Start programs that serve 835 children in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

The VMC Foundation

The largest healthcare provider for low-income families in Santa Clara County. It serves over 200,000 people a year in its hospital and clinics and collaborates with community-based organizations and clinics to ensure that the needs of the county's most vulnerable residents are met.

The West Oakland Health Council

A federally qualified health center providing quality primary care, dental, mental health, and wellness care to residents of deep West and East Oakland.

There with Care of the Bay Area

An organization that provides services to families during critical phases of a medical crisis, easing the burden of life’s day-to-day obligations. Its programs include providing meals, transportation, therapy, car seats, baby essentials, and more so that patients and families can continue with their everyday lives.

Thrive Alliance

A membership organization that connects nonprofit, government, business and community leaders in order to strengthen the nonprofit sector. It organizes events, networking gatherings, and trainings to sustain and enhance the vital work performed by nonprofits.

Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center, Inc.

A community health clinic that integrates primary care, dental care, WIC support, mental health counseling, community health education and more in one location. It serves a primarily Latino population in Hayward, San Leandro, and Union City.

Tri-City Health Center

A community health center with five locations in Fremont providing quality health care to a diverse community that speaks more than 20 languages. Families are engaged with respect, dignity, and cultural awareness.

Tri-Valley Haven

A community resource for families who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, or homelessness. It provides shelter, food, and other support services to 5,000 individuals each year.


A grassroots nonprofit located in the Eastlake/San Antonio/Fruitvale area of Oakland. It provides families with after-school programs, early-childhood playgroups, leadership training, and community-building events. Last year, it served over 200 families.

Tuolumne River Trust

An environmental justice agency that offers educational and outdoor activities for under-served Tuolumne riverside communities. It works with nearly 300 households in Modesto's Airport Neighborhood to address food access, play spaces, and community health and safety.

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

The largest provider of pediatric services for children and families covered by MediCal in the East Bay. Its Center for Community Health and Engagement reaches beyond the traditional medical model to address the social determinants of health that contribute to the overall health and success of children. It bridges children’s health care with...

United Samaritans Foundation

A multi-service nonprofit in Turlock that provides food, clothing, hygiene supplies, essential items, and a day center. It serves 2,000 individuals each year in several communities throughout Stanislaus County.

United Way of Merced County

A community agency that supports Cultiva la Salud, a program dedicated to creating health equity. It uses a policy and environmental change approach to help community members gain access to healthy food, healthy beverages, and safe places to be physically active. In Merced, the program works with parents to advocate for health needs, community...

Urban Tilth

A Richmond-based nonprofit that cultivates agriculture in West Contra Costa County to help the community build a more sustainable, healthy, and just food system. It hires and trains residents to work with schools, community-based organizations, government agencies, businesses, and individuals to develop the capacity to produce 5% of their own...


A 6-acre community farm focused on connecting people from diverse backgrounds through food and farming to build community in East San Jose.

West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc

A community-based agency that provides basic needs, family support, and housing services for Cupertino, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Saratoga, West San Jose, and the surrounding mountain regions. It serves over 8,000 clients annually, including many families.

White Pony Express

A rapid response food rescue and distribution program providing high-quality food to local feeding programs, food pantries, homeless programs, and other community partners.

Women's Center - Youth and Family Services

The only provider of services to survivors of domestic violence in San Joaquin County. In addition to numerous nonresidential services, it also runs emergency and transitional housing, including wraparound services. It serves nearly 550 adults and children annually.

Women's Daytime Drop-In Center

A women and children's house that provides case management, a children's program, referrals, and a transitional housing program to 1,300 individuals each year.

YMCA of San Francisco

The chapter that runs the South San Francisco Community Resource Center, a designated core service agency that helps residents in South San Francisco, San Bruno, and Brisbane. It provides families with critical basic-needs assistance such as linkage to shelters, food, employment, and health care.

YMCA of Silicon Valley

A community-based nonprofit with a particular focus on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. It works to build healthy, confident, and connected children, adults, families, and communities. Programming is offered at nine full-facility locations and many other locations.

Youth Alliance

A youth support nonprofit providing culturally relevant, trauma-informed programs in south Santa Clara and San Benito counties to risk youth through early intervention bilingual counseling and case management, intervention programs serving youth in the juvenile justice system, and teen parents, as well as parent and systems leaders engagement...

YWCA of Monterey County

A women's organization that supports victims of domestic violence through counseling, a 24 hour crisis hotline, legal advocacy, youth programs, and an emergency shelter. Its shelter has 3 bedrooms with 15 total beds where clients also have access to all of the other services, plus case management, employment assistance, and financial assistance...

YWCA of Silicon Valley

An organization dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. It operates an emergency domestic violence shelter program with wraparound case management and other supportive services.

YWCA of Watsonville

A nonprofit that works to address community needs and develop strong future women leaders. The YWCA operates a state preschool program, provides teen programming, and serves as a site for the summer lunch program.