Organizational Capacity Building

Building Effective Substance Abuse Treatment (BEST) Initiative - BEST San Mateo - Final Phase

To fund the final phase of a multi-year organizational capacity-building initiative for substance abuse treatment providers in San Mateo County.

Asian American Recovery Services
$50,000

Daytop
$50,000

El Centro de Libertad
$50,000

Horizon Services
$50,000

Latino Commission
650.244.1444
$50,000

Project 90
$50,000

Pyramid Alternatives
650.355.8787
$50,000

Service League of San Mateo County
$50,000

Sitike Counseling Center
650.589.9305
$50,000

Women's Recovery Association
$50,000

Youth and Family Enrichment Services
$100,000

Building Effective Substance Abuse Treatment (BEST) Initiative - BEST III

To fund an organizational capacity-building initiative for substance abuse treatment providers in San Francisco and Santa Clara County.

Community Awareness and Treatment Services
$50,000

Free at Last
$50,000 & $10,000

Horizons Unlimited
415.487.6716
$50,000 & $10,000

Systems Change and Education

California Association of Alcohol and Drug Program Executives, Inc. (California)
$50,000 ($25,000 this fiscal year)

To increase CAADPE's current membership, particularly among smaller substance abuse treatment agencies, in order to better reflect and represent the alcohol and drug policy concerns of the field.

California Association of Alcohol and Drug Program Executives, Inc. (California)
$9,108

To produce a documentary film promoting the positive outcomes of alcohol and other drug abuse treatment for distribution to policy makers, community leaders, substance abuse and allied treatment agencies, and the media.

Physicians and Lawyers for National Drug Policy (National)
$25,000

To harness the energies and resources of lawyers and health professionals to provide a non-partisan platform for expressing and disseminating informed, evidence-based professional opinion on policies and practices relating to substance abuse.

California Association of Alcohol & Drug Educators (California)
$10,000

To revise adolescent and adult addiction counselor higher education requirements using evidence-based practices and being compliant with national addiction counselor competency standards.

Mercy Perinatal (Sacramento County)
$10,000

To continue capacity building in developing multiple funding sources in order to become more self sufficient and achieve base expansion in serving pregnant women and mothers with chemical dependencies.

Phoenix House (San Diego County)
$10,000

To assist Phoenix House in securing the funds necessary to rebuild and strengthen their program in San Diego and the surrounding community by restoring facilities damaged by wildfires in Southern California.

Walden House, Inc. (California)
$25,000

To support Walden House, Inc. in conducting a search for a chief financial officer as part of a fiscal department reorganization identified as a top priority in the organizational assessment process under the BEST capacity-building initiative.

Women's Recovery Association (San Mateo County)
$25,000

To allow the agency's participation in Paths to Recovery, the first national learning community designed to improve the care processes that facilitate patient access to and early engagement into substance abuse treatment.

Women's Recovery Association (San Mateo County)
$25,000

To support the New Directions case management model which mobilizes community resources to address the secondary effects of addiction such as health problems, housing, job training, child care, single parenting and problems in basic life skills.

Treatment Expansion

Aldea Children and Family Services - Wolfe Center (Napa County)
$25,000

To document the process by which the Wolfe Center was created in order to create an outpatient treatment model for teenagers in other locations, and to develop additional revenue streams and ongoing funding sources for the program.

Larkin Street Youth Services (San Francisco)
$25,000

To support the Castro Youth Initiative (CYI), a pilot project to provide housing, substance abuse treatment and case management services to homeless and runaway youth who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.

Youth Empowerment

The following grants support Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation's Youth Empowerment initiative. Each organization below is receiving $75,000 per year for two years to support adolescent treatment programs and create ongoing system changes that will assist youth transition from the foster care program to the community by empowering them with the tools they need to become self-sufficient.

Center Point, Inc. $150,000

Project Ninety, Inc. $150,000

Walden House $150,000

Women's Recovery Association $150,000