NEWS & EVENTS

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Re Entry Expo

We want to thank the Alameda County Sheriff's Office for putting together another ReEntry Expo at Santa Rita Jail yesterday. Jeffrey Heath, an EBCRP Outreach Specialist, attended for the first time and said his highlight was "bringing a sliver of hope to over 500 men and women". It's daunting to listen to...

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Welcome to Project Pride

[embed]https://youtu.be/RNOTOdk8ucY[/embed] Have you ever wondered what Project Pride looks like but didn't have time to schedule a tour? Check out this short video, highlighting our new construction building in Oakland offering residential substance use and co-occurring treatment to pregnant and parenting women.      ...

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The Passing of a Gentle Soul

Atindra Gibbs passed away on Saturday July 22, 2017.  He played an integral role on the EBCRP treatment team for 15 years. Atindra retired in 2016 with an intention to focus on his spirituality, his loved ones, and his health.   Atindra had such a positive impact on those he came in...

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Our Youngest Volunteer Makes a Big Impact

Katherine is an international student from Vietnam boarding at the George School in Philadelphia, Pa. While there, she competed for the Andrew Bourns Social Justice Student Grant and was one of two students selected to make a difference. The purpose of the Student Grant is to enable George School students...

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We Are Hiring Interns

EBCRP provides training for license track trainees as well as alcohol and drug certificate students. Students receive group and individual clinical supervision in each of their assigned treatment teams located at either the Oakland or Hayward sites, in either a residential or day treatment setting.   Weekly didactic training is also offered...

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May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

The month of May is designated as Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States, and May 19th is Hepatitis Testing Day. During May, the Center for Disease Control and its public health partners work to shed light on this hidden epidemic by raising awareness of viral hepatitis and encouraging priority populations...

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Show your Giving Spirit May 4th

On May 4, 2017, East Bay Gives will celebrate the generosity of the Bay Area and benefit hundreds of nonprofit organizations in the East Bay, San Francisco and Silicon Valley. East Bay Gives is a 24-hour online giving blitz supporting Bay Area nonprofits working in the areas of arts and...

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Supervisor Richard Valle Is Kind

District 2 Supervisor, Richard Valle, showed he was serious about his constituents and his City when he contacted EBCRP and scheduled a meeting for April 5th. Supervisor Valle did exactly what he said he would do; learn more about our agency and mission, try to understand exactly what help we...

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Fatal Fire at 2551 San Pablo Ave., updated

Early Monday morning on March 27th, a fire broke out at a large, transitional housing program that housed over 60 men, women and children. The Oakland Fire Department is now reporting four fatalities. Early news reports incorrectly stated East Bay Community Recovery Project had programs and clients in the building and while we are thankful that...

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The San Francisco Foundation Supports EBCRP

EBCRP was just awarded a grant from The San Francisco Foundation's Brickyard Family Fund for general support efforts. These efforts include preservation and maintenance of rehabilitated properties, participation in local efforts to advocate for resources, and raising awareness of underserved persons and issues.   We are grateful for the support of TSFF.  They...

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East Bay Parks Collaboration

Our moms and children in Project Pride are looking forward to a fun couple of months with the kind folks at East Bay Parks.  Since the collaboration started in 2016, we've had many women tell us they have never "enjoyed" the outdoors before now because they either didn't have an opportunity,...

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Celebrating with Judge Carol Brosnahan

On March 2nd, members of Alameda County's Adult Forensic Behavioral Health and EBCRP’s Transitional Assertive Community Treatment programs celebrated with Behavioral Health Court Staff Judge, Carol Brosnahan. Judge Brosnahan was awarded the Rose Bird Memorial Award for excellence as a jurist and longstanding and/or groundbreaking public service and as an...

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Chromebooks Coming to Project Pride

We'd like to recognize Soroptimist International of Oakland for their support of the moms in Project Pride. They have invested in the future of 20 women and children with a generous donation to purchase Chromebook laptops which will assist with enhancing technical skills and performing job searches. Their Founder Club...

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Project Pride Feeling the Love

UBS Financial Services, Inc. in Walnut Creek proudly came together and held a Valentine's Day bake sale raising over $1,100 for the women and children in Project Pride. Thanks to the generous support of UBS Financial Services, Inc., Project Pride now has some discretionary funds to plan fun outings celebrating recovery. The staff were...

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Happy Valentine’s Day

If you've been around social services in Alameda County for a while, you may have heard of the fabulous Goodie Bag Lady. This Valentine's Day, she choose to spread her love to our moms and children in Project Pride. She came over on Tuesday morning and delivered 22 handmade gift...