Collaboratively creating a just & compassionate community
The Wellness Campus strengthens the model of care for individuals who are living and dying on our streets
APC, LifeLong and Project Champions have achieved the following:
City of Alameda residents decisively rejected a 2019 ballot initiative aimed at stopping the project. Residents engaged in dialogue around racial justice, homelessness, and the repair of historical harm. This victory is a powerful community statement. City of Alameda residents demonstrated the power of a community taking a stand to address homelessness county-wide.
Individuals who have experienced homelessness, community leaders, neighbors, and content experts have been extensively engaged in project planning, fundraising and architectural design
$15M in funding from State of CA Department of Health Care services
With Senator Skinner’s leadership, the Wellness Campus was awarded $15 million in the 2021-22 State Budget. This funding affirms the alignment between the state’s priorities and the project mission to promote stable housing, health equity, and dignified aging among vulnerable populations.
Essential State Funding
The California Department of Social Services awarded significant Capital funding for the Wellness Campus through the C
ommunity Care Expansion (CCE) program. This CCE grant enabled APC to cross the finish line for the
capital campaign and begin construction for the Medical Respite Center as well as provide funding for the permanent supportive housing community.