BACR provides direct services to individuals and families needing support to overcome barriers to their healthy development.
BACR is one of the largest providers of after school programming in the Bay Area. Our programs offer structured academic support and enrichment activities throughout the school year. Programs are guided by Best Practices in academic support and youth development and are tailored to each school’s needs.
Alcohol & Drug
BACR delivers prevention and treatment services to youth and adults having a broad spectrum of needs, ranging from the need for basic information to treatment for chronic alcoholism and drug recovery.
Fiscal Intermediary Services
BACR offers an array of administrative services to assist other organizations with payroll, benefits administration, financial accounting, and reporting. We primarily support organizations whose purpose, values, and activities are aligned with our core values and mission. Our services are tailor-made to fit the needs of each project.
Our school- and community-based health centers serve as hubs of integrated, coordinated services and programs where youth and families can find support, resources, and community. These hubs include Healthy Start programs, high school health centers, community schools, and a First 5 Center.
BACR provides on-site professional counseling services in public elementary, middle, and high schools in Alameda County, West Contra Costa County, and Marin County schools. Presenting issues include family crises, behavior problems, peer relationships, depression, academic problems, alcohol and drug use, and fears about community violence.
Giving back is vital to healthy development. BACR’s national service program, one of the largest and most effective in California, enables AmeriCorps members to achieve personal benefits through engaging in community service. Communities benefit through the tutoring, mentoring, health education, and other services delivered by AmeriCorps members.
BACR provides tobacco cessation classes, referrals, and tobacco education services. Consultation, training, and ongoing technical assistance are available to behavioral health and medical staffs who would like to assist their clients/patients with quitting tobacco.
BACR youth leadership programs support young people to make positive decisions about their education, employment, and behavioral health. Program activities are youth-led, foster civic engagement, and provide opportunities for youth to learn to be productive, connect, and navigate.