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Self Sufficiency

Hope Reentry Campus

BOSS provides 15 beds of housing at the Hope Reentry Campus for citizens returning from incarceration, with on-site services and referrals to support successful community reintegration. Services include personalized case … Continued

Rising Stars Youth Leadership Program

The Annual BOSS Rising Stars Youth Leadership Gala provides support and recognition to young people who are experiencing serious life challenges – poverty, homelessness, domestic violence, criminal justice, substance abuse and … Continued

Housing Navigation Team

The Housing Navigation Team provides mobile assistance, services on-site in BOSS programs, and services in the field to help BOSS participants secure permanent affordable housing as rapidly as possible.   … Continued

Community Healing

The Reclaiming Our Communities (ROC) program is funded through the City of Oakland’s Measure Z-funded Oakland Unite project. The goal of ROC is to reduce violence and recidivism in high … Continued

Career Training and Employment Center (CTEC)

Located in downtown Oakland, this program offers comprehensive services to homeless, low-income, and returning citizens. The goal is to help participants find gainful living wage jobs and other support needed … Continued

Casa Maria

Casa Maria is an interim emergency housing program for the severely mentally ill and Transition Age Youth (TAY). Residents have access to health, wellness, and peer support services on-site.   Need … Continued

Rosa Parks House

Rosa Parks is a permanent supportive housing program in downtown Oakland that offers housing to homeless disabled adults. Residents have private units as well as shared community space and kitchen, … Continued