Raphael House

  • “I feel like Raphael House is my family too.”
    –Aiden, age 8

  • “When I think of Raphael House, I think of Love. Open hearts and open arms.”
    –Regina, age 29

  • “I felt that you pushed
    me, but not in a careless
    way. You pushed me to
    become financially and
    independently stable.”
    –Joseph, age 35

OUR PHILOSOPHY

At Raphael House, we see homelessness as a temporary state that doesn’t define a person. We understand that homelessness can result from unexpected circumstances, whether economic, health-related, or because of a breakdown in family structure. We provide families an opportunity to take ownership of their futures and improve the quality of their lives through a nurturing and supportive process that emphasizes the importance of strong families and personal dignity.

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RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM

85%

of families leaving our shelter achieve stable housing

60

families served each year

BRIDGE PROGRAM

90%

maintain long term housing and financial stability

300

families served each year

CHILDREN’S PROGRAM & ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT

90%

of participating kids showed improved academic performance

625

children served each year

THANK YOU.

We thank our donors and volunteers for their generous support.

Partnering with the Community is Crucial to the Success of Our Families

There’s a word you hear a lot in the rooms and hallways of Raphael House: it’s partner. For some of us the word means a spouse or loved one. We might think of a best friend as our “partner in crime.” Maybe your daughter just made partner at the firm. Whatever imagery it conjures up, for us at Raphael House it’s more than a noun or a greeting. It’s a philosophy. Partnership is one of ... READ MORE

GALA 2014 Raises Record Funds for Raphael House Families

Thanks to the support of attendees, donors, sponsors, staff, volunteers, speakers, and many more we successfully raised approximately $452,000 at our One Home, Many Hearts Gala on Friday, May 2nd! These funds directly support our crucial programs for homeless and low-income families in the Bay Area. This goes on record as our most successful Gala to date! Thank you! Here are the photos, and b ... READ MORE