Founded in 1977, MAWS' leads the effort to make our county free of violence, abuse and intimidation of women and girls. Services and supports program include emergency hot-lines, housing facilities, support groups, and a men's program to teach men to stop their violence and abuse. In addition, MAWS implements several model prevention programs for diverse communities to utilize which increase awareness of domestic violence and abuse and levels of response by the public and private sector.
|Services Provided:||Emergency hot-lines, housing facilities, support groups, and a men's program to teach men to stop their violence and abuse.|
|Address::||734 A Street, San Rafael, CA 94901|
|Phone::||(415) 457-2464; Fax: (415) 457-6457|
Students are needed as one on one companions, for group support, care-taking, presentations, translation, rides, tutoring, needle exchange and administrative help, such as reception, data base management, graphics, events and computer salvage and donation.
|Populations Served:||Marin residents living with AIDS.|
|Services Provided:||Assistance and referrals for AIDS patients, including companionship, computer assistance, transportation, meals, outreach, education and needle exchange.|
|Address::||1660 2nd Street, San Rafael CA 94901 (G and 2nd) Approximately 5 minutes from Dominican.|
|Volunteer Contact:||Andy Fyne, John Fenech|
|Phone::||(415) 457-2487 ext. 110, FAX: (415) 457-5687|
The County Community School/Phoenix Academy Programs provide specialized services in a supportive environment in which our students have the opportunity to develop their potential. Established in 1982, as part of the Marin County Office of Education Alternative Education Programs, the County Community School serves approximately 160 students with problems related to truancy, insubordination or law violation. The primary goal of the program is to help students establish appropriate school behavior and regular attendance, improve academic skills, make-up lost high school credit, and develop a positive self-image and appropriate social skills. We help you meet these goals and objectives in many ways.
|Populations Served:||High-Risk Youth from 12 - 18 years of age.|
|Services Provided:||Mentoring, advising, instructing, helping Marin County At-Risk Youth|
|Address:||160 B North San Pedro Road, San Rafael, CA 94903|
|Volunteer Contact:||Teresa Ashby|
Marin County School Volunteers' mission is to help children realize their potential in school with the assistance of community volunteer tutors. The program offers opportunities for students to receive the help they need to become academically successful, and community members the chance to engage in meaningful volunteer activities.
|Address::||1111 Las Gallinas Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94903|
|Volunteer Contact:||Jan Sugar|
Our mission is to create a system of health and health services and community resources and referrals that supports primary prevention and is integrated and accessible to the Campus and communities.
|Address::||3240 Kerner Blvd, San Rafael, CA 94901|
|Volunteer Contact:||Sparkie Spaeth & Cio Hernanadez|
|Phone:||(415) 473-4145 and (510) 734-7027 respectively|
|E-mail:||email@example.com & firstname.lastname@example.org|
MarinLink is a non-profit corporation which promotes and executes community connections and collaborative projects in the arts/education, environment, health, spiritual, and business communities with special emphasis on connecting Marin’s vast non profit resources with the private sector. Since its inception in 2005, MarinLink has developed a variety of programs engaging businesses, non profits and individuals in meaningful projects that address important and unmet community needs.
|Populations Served:||Individuals & Companies|
|Address::||2620 Northgate Mall, San Rafael, CA 94903|
|Volunteer Contact:||Mary O'Mara, Executive Director|
The Marin Museum of the American Indian is one of the little known treasures of Marin County. Situated on an actual site of a Miwok Village, the Museum is devoted to Native American culture and is the only one of its kind in the Bay Area. The Museum also serves as an educational center to over 6,000 elementary children each year. The Native American artifacts and reference materials are irreplaceable and provide a unique opportunity to learn about the local native life ways.
The Museum was founded in 1967 in response to the rapid development of Marin County. Construction activity in the county unearthed masses of archaeological objects related to the original inhabitants of the region, the Coast Miwok people.
The Museum offers programs for elementary schools that explore the history and culture of Native Americans of California and other regions of the country. Other educational programs presented by the Museum include, (Camp Coyote, a summer program for 6 to 12 year olds), a six part lecture series for adults, traditional story telling by Native elders, in-depth professionally produced exhibitions that explore traditional art forms and annual public events such as the Trade Feast.
|Address::||2200 Novato Blvd @ Miwok Park, Novato, CA 94948|
|Executive Director:||Colleen Hicks, Executive Director|
An interfaith-based organization who provides services and food to the poor. The Dining Room was created in 1981 as a free kitchen whose purpose is to serve the hungry with dignity and a welcoming demeanor. Each year their kitchen serves more than 80,000 hot meals, providing the only meal of the day for many of their diners. Many of their diners are working poor, living below the poverty line. Others are seniors and people with disabilities struggling to make ends meet.
|Populations Served:||Provide hot meals and other services to the poor of Marin County|
|Address:||820 B Street, San Rafael, CA 94901|
|Volunteer Contact:||Cris Jones, Director of Volunteers|
|Phone:||(415) 454-3303 ext 18|
|Address:||70 Skyview Terrace, Bldg. B, San Rafael, CA 94903|
|Volunteer Contact:||Michelle Burns
Founded in 1982, Spectrum’s mission is to strengthen, mobilize, and serve lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning people, and promote acceptance, understanding, and full inclusion in Marin County and the North Bay.
|Address::||1000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., No 10, San Anselmo, CA 94960|
|Volunteer Contact:||Cristin Brewer|
|Phone::||(415) 457-1115 ext 209|
Tax-Aid is a nonprofit organization founded in 1988 by a coalition of accountants and lawyers. Its mission is to provide free income tax preparation to low-income families throughout the Bay Area.
|Services Provided:||Free high-quality tax return preparation.|
|Address::||55 Second Street, Suite 1400, San Francisco, CA 94105|
|Volunteer Contact:||Minnie Sage, Program Manager|