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MEETING BASIC NEEDS

United Way Bay Area works with multi-sector partners to provide individuals and families with support to afford and access food and healthcare.

THE NEED

 

 

Bay Area individuals and families struggle to afford and access basic needs like shelter, food and healthcare.

OUR WORK

 

 

Our Basic Needs programs, partnerships, and policy work, support people in our community to meet their basic needs.

A free, vital service that connects callers with health and human services (food, shelter, child care, legal services)

211 Bay Area

Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP)

Helps struggling Bay Area residents access basic needs such as food, shelter, rent/mortgage payments, and utility bill assistance

assistance for families and individuals recovering from emergency situations

Emergency Assistance Network (EAN)

We partner with local labor councils in San Francisco, San Mateo, and Contra Costa counties to share the common goal of an equitable Bay Area

Labor Partnership

OUR IMPACT

980,000

meals provided to those who are hungry in the Bay Area through our Emergency Food and Shelter Program funding.

94,737

Santa Clara residents received help with basic needs like food, housing and financial education through the Emergency Assistance Network.

66,228

211 callers connected with essential community services to help them recover from crisis, find a local food pantry, or access rent help.