2007-08 Grant Recipients

Angels Foster Care of Santa Barbara: blue-eyed baby
2007-08 - $ 85,000

Salary for a licensed social worker to recruit and support 20 additional foster families, doubling the number of infants and toddlers placed in 2007.

2007 Casa Pacifica case-workers and their cars
2007-08 - $ 55,000

Three cars for caseworkers and mental health professionals to deliver 24/7 crisis response and wrap-around services.

2007 Family Services Agency answering Human Services Helpline
2007-08 - $ 95,000

Funds to support the 211 Human Services Helpline and fill the gap when government funding expires in June 2008.

2007 Girls, Inc. happy girls in their red tee-shirts
2007-08 - $ 55,000

Support for a mentoring program focused on girls aged 13 to 18.

2007 Isla Vista Youth Project counselor
2007-08 - $ 60,000

Salaries for a family advocate and a counselor for one year, to replace state funds eliminated in 2007.

2007 Peoples' Self-Help Housing kids posing for the camera
2007-08 - $ 50,000

Education Enhancement ProgramSalary for a third educator in the year-round mentoring program for school-aged children of low-income families from Goleta to Carpinteria

2007 Storytellers Children's Center - the front porch
2007-08 - $ 150,000

Capital Campaign Lead Gift to Purchase a Second Location Lead grant in a $2.5 million expansion campaign to provide early childhood education for at-risk children at a second facility.

2007 Transition House - in the middle of an interview
2007-08 - $ 50,000

Homelessness Prevention Program Salary of one case manager for one year to assist at-risk families in jeopardy of becoming homeless.

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