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Harbor House Ministries, Inc., Oakland, California

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Address: 1811 11th Ave.
Oakland, California  94606  
United States
Fax: 510-536-7368
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 150
Number of People Being Served: 7000
EIN: 23-7133986
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Mission Statement


Harbor House believes that everyone deserves the opportunity to live well and thrive. Unfortunately, people in low-income communities face barriers to such opportunities. Harbor House emphasizes holistic ministry as the way to provide opportunities for people to fulfill their potential. We believe that every area of human need is important and requires an appropriate response for the well-being of the individual and the community. Harbor House is a Christian based nonprofit organization that believes in holistic ministry as lived and taught by Jesus Christ.

Description


In the past 38 years, Harbor House has served more than 100,000 people in spiritual, economic, and educational development. Over the years, programs developed from backyard tutoring to a formalized tutoring program; volunteer-led English classes for adults to a professional ESL program; emergency food and clothing distributed from boxes on shelves to a fully stocked kitchen and thrift store; out-of-neighborhood kids clubs to an in-house after-school program; teens hanging out to teens working as interns; people asking for work to Harbor House developed businesses and work opportunities; one-at-a-time spiritual mentoring to Bible Studies led by volunteers and chaplaincy work; playground games to organized sports for kids; and a published book, Our World: The Children of Oakland.

In the past 38 years, Harbor House has served more than 100,000 people in spiritual, economic, and educational development. Over the years, programs developed from backyard tutoring to a formalized tutoring program; volunteer-led English classes for adults to a professional ESL program; emergency food and clothing distributed from boxes on shelves to a fully stocked kitchen and thrift store; out-of-neighborhood kids clubs to an in-house after-school program; teens hanging out to teens working as interns; people asking for work to Harbor House developed businesses and work opportunities; one-at-a-time spiritual mentoring to Bible Studies led by volunteers and chaplaincy work; playground games to organized sports for kids; and a published book, Our World: The Children of Oakland.

Mission Statement: Harbor House believes that everyone deserves the opportunity to live well and thrive. Unfortunately, people in low-income communities face barriers to such opportunities. Harbor House emphasizes holistic ministry as the way to provide opportunities for people to fulfill their potential. We believe that every area of human need is important and requires an appropriate response for the well-being of the individual and the community. Harbor House is a Christian based nonprofit organization that believes in holistic ministry as lived and taught by Jesus Christ.

Local Affiliation



Program Type:


Youth Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


No