24-hour, toll-free crisis line   
Our Mission: to build communities with underserved women and children where they  
are safely and supportively housed, free from homelessness and domestic violence.  

      Jazz It Up! is Almost Here!

  Join us April 23rd at the Oakland Zoo’s Snow Building for fine wine, delicious food, and entertainment by electrifying blues songstress 
Annie Sampson
 and her band. All proceeds benefit programs and services that end homelessness and domestic violence in the lives of our neighbors in need. Tickets are $75. 

To purchase raffle or event tickets or for more information, contact Lorie Curtis at 
510 357-0205, ext 206 or lcurtis@bfwc.org

Purchase tickets online at

     This winter with our partners at Interfaith Task Force/April Showers, Building Futures
     is operating an overnight Warming Shelter for San Leandrans living on the street.
     The Shelter is open when the temperature dips below 40 degrees or rain is predicted.
     Click here for details on how to access help or ways you can help the Shelter.


"Little by little I got myself out of the nightmare. You helped
me get my life back. I'll never forget you all."

We're glad to share this message of thanks. After all, donations from caring community members makes possible life-changing services for 2,000 women and children each year.

Some have deep needs like mental health challenges, substance abuse issues, and unaddressed medical ailments. Others can regain their lives after a short shelter stay or help with a security deposit.

In the coming months, temperatures are predicted to dip below freezing. Tough times and budget cuts for safety net services mean your gift has never been more important.

It really does take a village. Please use the button below to make a simple online gift today-or make it a monthly pledge.


    We're seeking individuals with commitment and enthusiasm to help make our life-changing programs possible.
Click here to view current openings


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