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Our Mission

To build communities with underserved individuals and families, where they are safely and supportively housed, free from homelessness and domestic violence.

HOMELESSNESS

HOMELESSNESS

No should have to sleep in a car, park, or beside a freeway overpass. Since our founding, Building Futures has provided shelters for community members experiencing homelessness. As a housing first agency, our aim is to connect shelter residents to housing.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

In a devastating ripple effect, Domestic Violence affects individuals, families, and communities. Building Futures provides an array of services to help survivors heal, and to equip neighbors, workplaces, churches, and other allies to help.
HOUSING

HOUSING

A stable life begins with housing. Once housed, an individual or family can move forward, with the help of needed supports and services. Building Futures’ Housing Services include permanent supportive housing, rapid rehousing programs, housing navigation, and landlord advocacy.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

We count upon monetary support to keep our life-changing services strong. Your donation improves lives, families, and communities!
Want to help by donating holiday gifts, fundamental items like socks or sweats, or household supplies? Check out our wish lists.
“People Power” helps keep Building Futures’ programs and services vibrant and whole. Learn about our volunteer opportunities.

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2 days ago

Building Futures

Last year, 25% of the residents at our emergency homeless shelters for women and children were under the age of 4. This video by Lauryn Whitney hits home for us. Video: "Ask Yourself"

#MyBlackBabyMatters
#BuildingFutures
#FrontLines
#COVID
#EndHomelessness

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6 days ago

Building Futures

#Gratitude Thank you to Safe Alameda, a grassroots group working towards a community free from violence. Safe Alameda donated a match to help raise funds so we can respond to the need under COVID.

Remember, our crisis line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 1-866-A-WAY-OUT. We hold space for people experiencing domestic violence, and the calls pour in, our need is even greater today under shelter-in-place.

#safealameda #partnership #BuildingFutures #COVID
#enddomesticviolence #loveourisland #countingoncommunity #grassrootsgiving
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#Gratitude Thank you to Safe Alameda, a grassroots group working towards a community free from violence. Safe Alameda donated a match to help raise funds so we can respond to the need under COVID. 

Remember, our crisis line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 1-866-A-WAY-OUT. We hold space for people experiencing domestic violence, and the calls pour in, our need is even greater today under shelter-in-place.

#SafeAlameda #Partnership #BuildingFutures #COVID
#EndDomesticViolence #LoveOurIsland #CountingOnCommunity #GrassrootsGiving
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Last Year’s Highlights

4,766
calls for shelter, housing and domestic violence assistance
412
homeless adults and children housed in our rapid re-housing and permanent supportive housing programs
450
people helped by our street outreach teams in Alameda and San Leandro
257
individuals received domestic violence education, counseling, intervention and safety planning
26,526
nights of shelter provided to (403 people) at Midway, San Leandro, Sister Me Home and San Leandro/Alameda Warming Shelters
49%
of the guests at our emergency shelters were childrem
4,202
volunteer service hours
74,904
meals were served at our five emergency shelters
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