Is your teenager suffering from depression or anxiety? Is your teen experimenting with alcohol or drugs? These issues can leave families feeling helpless, but affordable support is available. Adolescent Counseling Services has helped teens and their families for the past 34 years and is dedicated to helping your child find the way to recovery. For more information, call (650) 424-0852 or visit ACS-Teens.org.
Are you looking for an affordable place to live? Does too
much of your income go towards housing expenses? You can do something about it.
Why not homeshare with someone? If you’re trying to reduce your housing costs,
shared housing may be the answer. HIP Housing can help you find a compatible
housemate and an affordable plae to live. Contact them in San Mateo County at
Free Legal Aid and Advice Need FREE legal aid and advice? Bay Area Legal Aid offers legal services to youth and adults; including public benefits, housing and domestic violence. Appointments available the fourth Thursday of every month at Youth Uprising (8711 MacArthur Blvd. in Oakland). To see if you qualify call (510) 777-9909 extension 166.
California Tax Education Council
Is Your Tax Preparer Legal? California law says only Attorneys, Enrolled Agents,
Certified Public Accountants or CTEC Registered Tax Preparers are legally
qualified professionals. Is yours one of them? If you’re not sure, you better find out. Or you could pay the consequences. Protect yourself. Do your research. You have a right to ask for their credentials. For more info call 877-850-2832 or visit ctec.org.
Family Programs at Parents Place
Parents Place, with locations in San Francisco, Palo Alto, San Mateo, Marin and Sonoma Counties, offers playgroups for parents and children to attend together, as well as a wide variety of parenting classes and workshops. They also offer one-on-one coaching and consultation for parents, counseling for children and families, socialization skills, groups for young children, community service programs for teens, a mentor/tutor program for students aged 8-18, their “Parents Place Express” speakers bureau, and a bulletin board for parents seeking caregivers and caregivers seeking employment. Sliding scale available for all services. Contact them at (415) 359-2454 or at ParentsPlaceSF@jfcs.org for further information or to receive a copy of our calendar and newsletter. Visit them on the Web at www.ParentsPlaceOnline.org.
Life Goes On Foundation Lifegoesonfoundation.org wonders has the housing market left you with more debt than you can repay? Or more debt than your home is actually worth? If so, these are big challenges. Donate your house to LifeGoesonFoundation.org. They can help you avoid the credit disaster of defaulting on your loan. All donations are tax deductible. Call now. 877.630.5552 to schedule a free counseling appointment. All proceeds benefit the life goes on foundation and their fight against gun violence. Call now and let your life go on debt free.
Habitat for Humanity New Home Orientations
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco will break ground on seven 4-bedroom homes at Whitney Young Circle in the San Francisco Bayview-Hunters Point District this fall 2008! Partnering with working families and the community to build affordable ownership homes in Marin, San Francisco and the Peninsula, Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco provides a unique solution to the local housing crisis. To date, Habitat Greater San Francisco has enabled nearly 150 local families to purchase affordable housing. All interested families are invited to attend an orientation meeting to hear about the Habitat program and pick up an application. To obtain an application you must attend one of the following orientation meetings. All meetings will be held at the South East Community Facility, Alex Pitcher Community Room, 1800 Oakdale Avenue, at the corner of Phelps Street, Suite B in San Francisco. Orientations will take place Thursday October 2nd from 6pm-9pm and Saturday October 4th from 10am-2pm. Applications are only available at orientations and there will be no make-up opportunities. All orientations are conducted in English and a translator should accompany all non-English speaking applicants. As space is limited they ask that only one applicant per family attend the meeting. Dates and locations for turn-in workshops will be distributed at all orientations. Only street parking is available. For more information and a list of program requirements, please visit their website at HabitatGSF.org.