Provides information and referral related to counseling, child care, medical and dental care, legal services, substance abuse treatment and other social services for women, children and families. Also provides advocacy around issues affecting low-income women, children, and families.
Offers Tenderloin Scholarship Fund for youth who live in or have lived in the Tenderloin District and are involved in its community life to pursue post-high school educational pathways.
Additionally provides free clothing for women and children, including professional clothing for women who have job interviews. Accepts drop-off donations of clothing for women and children, and accepts shoes, socks, undergarments, jewelry, make-up, bedding, towels, and small household items.
Agency: BAY AREA WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S CENTER (BAWCC)
Languages Available: Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, English
Payment Description: No fee
Intake and Eligibility: Must be low income women, children and families.
Scholarship Fund: Individual (age 16-25), Tenderloin resident (or former resident who is still involved with the community), who is pursuing post-secondary educational goals.