Awards & Recognition


The Alameda County Mental Health Advisory Board recognized our supported employment services as the year’s Promising Innovative Program. (May 2017)


The California Senate and California State Legislative Assembly issued resolutions commending Fred Finch Youth Center for our long history and continued support of California’s vulnerable communities. (September 22, 2016)

Our Supportive Housing for Transition Age Youth program received national recognition when Dartmouth’s Supported Employment Center awarded STAY with its 2017 Transformation Award. (June 2016)


The California Legislative Assembly issued a resolution commending our Rising Oaks transitional housing program. (May 2013)


The Alameda County Board of Supervisors issued a formal commendation to FFYC for our work in the community and in celebration of our Rising Oaks transitional housing program. (March 2012)

The Ed Block Courage Foundation named Fred Finch as the Oakland Raiders’ Courage House. This national foundation is dedicated to providing care, support and treatment to abused children and families in crisis in NFL cities across the country.