2007-08 Grant Recipients
Salary for a licensed social worker to recruit and support 20 additional foster families, doubling the number of infants and toddlers placed in 2007.
Three cars for caseworkers and mental health professionals to deliver 24/7 crisis response and wrap-around services.
Funds to support the 211 Human Services Helpline and fill the gap when government funding expires in June 2008.
Support for a mentoring program focused on girls aged 13 to 18.
Salaries for a family advocate and a counselor for one year, to replace state funds eliminated in 2007.
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
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.
Homelessness Prevention Program Salary of one case manager for one year to assist at-risk families in jeopardy of becoming homeless.