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Spring Newsletter

We are always looking for ways to connect people with services in Alameda County. Our newsletter provides a snapshot of some of the different programs at EBCRP and gives a few ways to connect with us; whether through social media, our website, or a good, old-fashioned telephone. Click below for...

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Egg Hunt for Project Pride

Project Pride staff and interns do such a great job with traditions. None is sweeter than watching the babies in arms and toddlers search for colored eggs while everyone also enjoys a picnic. The hallmarks of Project Pride; traditions, continuity, community and fun provide a safe way for moms to...

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Thank you Troop 224

EBCRP is lucky enough to benefit from a lot of volunteers, but this season marked the first time we were approached by the Boy Scouts of America. An aspiring Eagle Scout picked Project Pride to both raise funds for and build a lasting, redwood sandbox that is guaranteed to last...

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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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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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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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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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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...

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National Wellness Week

National Wellness Week takes place during the third week of September. National Wellness Week’s overarching theme every year is Living Wellness, to emphasize that no matter which dimension of wellness we focus on, our ultimate goal is to live well within our bodies, minds, and communities. The theme also shows that...

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Staff Publication on Gender Responsive Treatment

Congratulations to Yael Moses and Dr. Joan Zweben for having an article published in the most recent book by UNICRI (United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Reseach Institute). The article focuses on "Dolores", a resident in Project Pride, and her path to recovery. It highlights the importance of gender responsive...

Happy Mother’s Day in Project Pride

EBCRP has always found a way to make moms in Project Pride feel special. It has become a decade old tradition for staff to make a lovely brunch, the moms to dress up, Board members to act as chaperones, and staff to serve the food, coffee and drinks while moms...