About Alameda Point Collaborative
Formed in 1999, APC transformed vacant military housing on the former Alameda Naval Air Station into a supportive housing community. APC now operates 200 units of housing over 34 acres of land, and provides over 350 formerly homeless residents, including 200 children and youth, with the safety and stability of a place to call home. All residents have easy access to life and job skills training, substance abuse and mental health counseling provided by a team of highly skilled professionals.
Residents work with on-site case managers and counselors to break down barriers to stability. Adults in the community may participate in our workforce development program and take advantage of one of our on-the-job training opportunities through our environmentally sustainable social enterprise businesses, our retail plant nursery Ploughshares Nursery and our urban farm project Farm2Market, and other programs. We offer residents the opportunity to gain job skills while also learning about health, nutrition and horticulture.
APC places a special focus on the youth of its community. All of these young people have been impacted by the experience of homelessness and need a great deal of support to ensure that they can overcome its effects. As education is a key indicator of future success, APC helps its youngest residents build a solid foundation for life-long learning. Children & Youth Services provide safe spaces for academic tutoring and enrichment activities to support the development of the youngest members of the APC community.
We are innovative and tireless in finding ways to empower our residents to reach their fullest potential.