The percentage of older homeless adults is growing at an alarming rate. In the Bay Area, the representation of homeless adults older than 50 has gone from 11% in 1990 to 23% in 2003 and is currently estimated at 50%. We have been seeing this reflected in the population we serve as well. In 2016, 23% of those BFHP served were over the age of 55. In 2018, 36% of our clients were over the age of 55.[Read More…] about The Aging Homeless Population: Our Elders Are Our Responsibility
This phone line is open 24/7.
Tell them you are homeless and looking for help
If you are a homeless veterans call: 1-855-862-1804
As of November 1st, 2017 the coordinated entry system has become
a county-wide system providing services for people who are homeless
across Alameda County.
I am deeply gratified to tell you that our long-awaited new building on Berkeley Way is on its way to being fully funded with an anticipated groundbreaking in 2020 and completion in late 2021 or early 2022. This is a project that seemed impossible from the start. Yet, thanks to so many people, the impossible is happening.
By Executive Director, Terrie Light