Safe Refuge – Relief

2020-04-08 15:37:17

AreYouANonprofit: Yes

Legal-name: Safe Refuge

Previous-name: Prev. Name: Substance Abuse Foundation of Long Beach

Address: 1041 Redondo Avenue

City: Long Beach

State: CA

Zip: 90804

Tax-id: 33-0355130

Organizational-status: 501(c)(3) non-profit organization


Officer: Kathryn Romo

Annual: 7,296,659

ContactName: Cynthia Chavez

Title: Grant Writer/Contracts Administrator

Tel-952: 562-987-5722

SecondaryPhone: 909-945-7630


GrantPurpose: Funds request to support essential staff payroll and purchase protective supplies

TotalCost: 182190.25

Requestedamount: 20000

Periodoftime: immediately

Audienceserved: low-income and/or homeless adults with substance use disorders and/or mental health disorders

Demoofaudience: low income and/or homeless adults and families

Numberofserved: 1000+ annually

District: All districts, primarily 1, 6, 4, and 2 due to proximity of agency

Funding: Immediately

1. What disaster recovery service have already been provided?  Substance abuse treatment services is considered an essential healthcare entity. We have continued to provide residential and outpatient treatment, transitional and sober living housing, and case management to clients. We are also screening all prospective and current clients for covid-19 symptoms daily, isolating symptomatic persons, transporting clients needing medical care, ensuring safety and health of staff with protective measures and equipment, and providing telephone and telehealth behavioral health services. We serve over 300 persons daily.

2. What disaster recovery service will be provided by this grant? : The goal of this funding request is to support payroll needs of this hardworking, essential staff. In addition, we will use funds to purchase additional protective supplies, including masks, gloves, sanitizer, supplies to isolate symptomatic clients, and thermometers to monitor client and staff temperatures.

3. What individuals (and/or organizations) will you assist? : Safe Refuge staff and clients

4. What other disaster recovery funds have you received? What amount?: None

5. What other disaster recovery funds have you applied for?: United Way disaster funds, verizon employee support funds, kaiser foundation