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  • Title: BACS Index
    Descriptive info: .. Since 1953, Bay Area Community Services has been a leader in developing and delivering cost-effective services to adults with mental illness and seniors in Alameda County, CA.. We are committed to providing effective alternatives to institutionalization and improving the quality of life for those whom we serve.. Thank you to our.. Sponsors.. Home.. ι.. Contact Us.. ι.. Site Map.. Jobs.. Privacy.. Resources.. Copyright..

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  • Title: Contact Us
    Descriptive info: Adult Services Programs.. Adult Day Care, Fremont: 510-656-7742.. Adult Day Care, Oakland: 510-601-1074.. Case Management: 510-271-8843.. Meals on Wheels Lunch Programs: 510-986-8916.. Senior Transportation Program: 510-272-4796.. Brain Boost Program: 510-601-1074.. Mental Health Programs.. Case Management: 510-613-0330.. Supported Housing: 510-613-0330.. Wellness Centers:.. -- Alameda, Four Bridges: 510-827-2097.. -- Fremont, South County: 510-657-7425.. -- Hayward, Hedco House: 510-247-8235.. -- Oakland, Towne House: 510-658-9480.. -- Pleasanton, Valley: 925-484-8457.. Crisis Residential Program: 510-537-1688.. Employment Program: 510-613-0330.. Homeless Outreach Programs (North County Senior Homeless  ...   313.. Human Resources: 510-318-6101.. FAX: 510-569-4589.. TDD: 510-271-8832.. Our Mailing Address.. 1814 Franklin Street.. Fourth Floor.. Oakland, CA 94612.. TEL: 510-613-0330.. EMAIL: bacs@bayareacs.. org.. Need HELP? Get Connected.. Get Answers.. Simply Dial 2-1-1.. Health, Housing, Human Services.. 2-1-1 is a free, non-emergency, confidential, 3-digit phone number and service that provides easy access to housing information, and critical health and human services.. 2-1-1 operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with multi-lingual capabilities.. For more information CLICK HERE..

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  • Title: About BACS
    Descriptive info: About BACS.. Keeping adults connected to their communities.. Since 1953, Bay Area Community Services (BACS) has been providing compassionate care to preserve the health and dignity of at-risk seniors and mentally ill adults in Alameda County.. Despite vast differences in their day-to-day lives, frail seniors and the mentally ill share some common characteristics: They face obstacles to independent living, they recognize that they can t manage on their own, and they don t always know how to ask for the help they need.. BACS provides these vulnerable adults with the basic necessities that most of us take for granted: a roof over our head, a warm meal, and social kinship  ...   build ongoing relationships with our clients to help draw them into their communities.. Our programs are based on health and recovery models that emphasize each individual s need for respect and dignity, a place to belong, and meaningful activities.. These connections help sustain and rebuild lives.. We provide a safety-net to help marginalized members of our community live their lives to the fullest.. Our mission is to improve the quality of our clients' lives through the quality of our services.. Adult Services.. Helping older adults stay healthy and well nourished in their own homes, avoiding institutionalization.. Mental Health.. Helping clients manage their symptoms, locate affordable housing, and develop independent living skills..

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  • Title: Adult Services
    Descriptive info: Our Adult Services programs help older adults remain in their homes, stay well-nourished and healthy, and avoid institutionalization.. Through.. adult day care centers.. , an.. innovative program for those with early memory loss.. , and.. transportation services.. , we keep seniors from becoming isolated.. Our case management program ensure that seniors are protected from financial or other forms of abuse.. And  ...   interaction to nourish body and spirit.. Seniors in our community deserve their well-earned independence and should never be asked to settle for less.. Eden Information and Referral.. - Linking People and Resources in Alameda County 211.. Imagine a world where you.. could grow old gracefully in your own home, secure in the knowledge that you'd be looked after by a caring community..

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  • Title: BACS Index
    Descriptive info: Living with chronic mental illness can be extremely challenging, especially if those around you are poorly informed or see your disability as a cause for shame or embarrassment.. Our Mental Health programs help our clients understand and discuss their illness, recognize and manage their symptoms, and receive the right mix of medical and counseling services to maximize their quality of life.. Our Wellness Centers are central to this effort.. Each center offers an environment where people can make friends, learn valuable skills, and find resources and relationships while they work on integrating back in to the community of  ...   regardless of ability or disability, deserve a safe place to live, and BACS has been a leader in providing affordable, supportive housing and case management to help our clients gain and maintain independent living skills.. Through our rich understanding of the positive affect of a caring community on mental health, BACS helps clients move toward greater levels of integration and self-sufficiency.. BACS really changed my life.. They had so much faith in me.. I was in a dark hole, but through everyone s help I began to see the light at the end of the tunnel.. Taniya Aviles..

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  • Title: Critical Advocacy Work
    Descriptive info: Advocacy Work.. Inherent in the work of helping others is the necessity to raise awareness of policies and societal issues that hinder our ability to stay healthy.. BACS educates government officials, stakeholders, and at-risk populations about emerging issues in the communities we serve.. We then address these issues by facilitating activities for social action through special initiatives and collaborations with other organizations.. AGEnts for Change.. Under this initiative BACS organizes seniors to address long-term care issues including budget cuts to senior services, food insecurity in Oakland, and changes in healthcare access under the Affordable Care Act.. Meetings are held monthly as well as periodic trainings and calls for social action.. To become an AGEnt for Change contact Dan Ashbrook at 510-318-6135 or email.. dashbrook@bayareacs.. AGEnts for Change is part of a statewide movement to build a  ...   coalition is working to shape public policy for today, and for a future in which every fifth person you meet will be over 65.. We are also on the steering committee of Alameda County s 10x10 wellness campaign which aims to reduce deaths by 10 in 10 years since people with severe mental health issues die a lot younger than people without.. Fiscal Sponsorship of Social Justice Organizations.. East Bay Youth and Families, an organization that serves a multitude of projects for youth and family initiatives by creating opportunities for the well-being of undeserved youths, migrant families, and low income families/neighborhoods.. Lavender Seniors of the East Bay addresses the injustices faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) seniors that came of age during a time when it was considered sick, sinful, and criminal to openly LGBT..

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  • Title: Get Involved
    Descriptive info: Get Involved.. Your donation of time or money is a gift that will go a long way toward improving the lives of Alameda County s most vulnerable community members.. There are many ways to give:.. Donate Online.. to make a donation by credit card.. Donate Stock.. describes how to endow BACS with funds that we can grow and untilize over time.. Planned Giving.. describes how to structure a monetary or real estate trust with BACS as a  ...   Meals on Wheels route.. Other Ways to Give.. describes even more creative ways you can contribute.. BACS operates with low overhead, and 90% of all donations go directly to services.. Here are some examples of our costs:.. $ 6.. 50 buys a nutritious meal for a homebound senior.. $45 can also buy a day of.. Adult Day Care.. , providing a senior with activities, socialization, and nutritious meals.. Our programs work.. They change lives.. You make it possible..

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  • Title: News and Events
    Descriptive info: News and Events.. Bay Area Community Services (BACS).. 60th Anniversary Party & Fundraiser.. Celebrating 60 Years of Heroes & She-roes.. Thursday, September 19, 6PM to 8PM.. Towne House Mansion.. 629 Oakland Ave.. , Oakland, CA 94611.. Join BACS for a special celebration of the people and programs that have been improving and saving lives since 1953 in Alameda County!.. How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes.. Maya Angelou.. Tickets are $60 each and go on sale August 2013.. Thank you to our sponsors:.. In the News..

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  • Title: Site Map
    Descriptive info: About Us.. Mission.. History.. Financials.. Research.. Management.. Board of Directors.. Professional Advisory.. Partners.. Awards and Recognition.. Culinary Services Sales.. Meals on Wheels.. Meals on Wheels Menus.. Lunch Program.. Lunch Program Menus.. Lunch Program Locations.. In-Home Care.. Case Management.. Money Management.. Transportation.. Supported Housing.. Atherton House.. Kennedy House.. Amber House.. Humphrey  ...   CLC.. South County CLC.. Hedco House CLC.. Towne House CLC.. Valley CLC.. Employment Program.. Crisis Residential Program.. Senior Homeless Program.. Culinary Social Enterprise.. Sales and Contracts.. Sample Menus.. Culinary Training Program.. Culinary Advisory Board.. Culinary Events.. Job Opportunities.. Calendar.. Email Updates.. Archive.. Miscellaneous.. Member Login.. (Employees and Board Members only)..

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  • Title: Jobs at BACS
    Descriptive info: Jobs at BACS.. BACS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.. Mental Health Services.. Activity Coordinator.. Employment Coordinator.. Program Supervisor - Operations & Volunteer Coordination.. Human Resources.. 1814 Franklin Street, Suite 400.. Oakland, CA 94612.. Fax: 510-569-4589.. Email:.. bacshr@bayareacs.. Download Job Application.. These programs work..

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  • Title: Privacy Notice
    Descriptive info: Privacy Notice.. Privacy for Website Visitors.. BACS does not collect any personal information about you when you visit our website, unless you choose to provide that information to us through one of our reply forms.. If you provide personal information, we store it so that we can respond to your query and reply.. However, we do not disclose, give, sell,  ...   enforcement or statute.. We permit third-party contractors access to your personal information only under nondisclosure, according to BACS privacy and confidentiality guidelines.. Privacy for Our Clients.. Individuals whom BACS serves will receive privacy information specific to the programs they utilize.. BACS respects your privacy and will support all appropriate state and federal regulations with regard to the confidentiality of client data..

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