"The Bridge" is ALCF’s monthly recovery event that takes place on first Saturdays. A night of lively music and sharing with a focused message about recovery, this inspiring event is attended by 100+ people. Refreshments and childcare provided.

Contact: Nancy Hall |


Bayshore Christian Ministries offers after-school academic tutoring, life skills workshops, year-round Bible clubs, leadership development opportunities, summer academic enrichment and interest-based programs for elementary, junior and senior high school students in East Palo Alto.

Contact: Cheryl Degree |

Contact: Holly Meyer, Volunteer Coordinator | 650.327.9941 | |


Freedom House brings hope, restoration and a new life to survivors of human trafficking by providing transitional housing and long-term aftercare to female adults and minors in the Bay Area. In addition to safety and emancipation, they provide assistance with medical and psychological care, academic and life skills education, ESL classes, legal advocacy, Christ-centered fellowship, and other support.

Contact: Cheryl Degree |

Contact: Tina Beauchamp, Operations Director | 650.488.0831 |


Joni & Friends is dedicated to extending the love and message of Christ to people who are affected by disability. JAF's objective is to meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of individuals and families in practical ways which include respite events, family retreats, and distribution of donated wheel chairs and other equipment.

Contact: Cheryl Degree |

Contact: Debbie Lillo, Church Relations Coordinator | 408.252.4160 |

Compassion Network unites and coordinates volunteers from over 70 Bay Area church congregations to serve as one body of Christ in meeting the basic needs of low income individuals and families, seniors, homeless, immigrants, and single moms in the Tri City areas—Fremont, Union City and Newark.

Contact: Cheryl Degree |

Contact: Christine Beitsch, Executive Director | 510.796.7378 | 


Real Options provides peer counseling, pregnancy testing, prenatal care for the uninsured, childbirth classes, medical services, support groups, baby items and other practical assistance to men and women with unplanned pregnancies, all of which are offered at no charge.

Contact: Cecilia Bynum, Church Ambassador Liaison | 408.229.9836,  x22 |


New Creation Home Ministries is a residential program that provides two Christ-centered homes; Bible studies; parenting classes; childcare assistance; and educational, vocational and other types of support to teen mothers and their children in East Palo Alto.

Contact: Cheryl Degree |

Contact: Joyce del Rosario, Executive Director | 650.321.3109 |