Free At Last

Free at Last treatment programs reverse the self-destructive process, and clients gradually regain self-respect and awaken to possibilities they didn't conceive of before. It takes discipline, self-reflection, counseling, group discussion and mutual support, but clients turn around to help others. Their programs serve over 4,200 people each year, predominantly African Americans, Latinos, and Pacific Islanders living in East Palo Alto, Belle Haven, North Fair Oaks, and Redwood City.

Program Population: 

Women who have been previously incarcerated in prison or jail, women with children, women with substance abuse issues.

Program Capacity: 

14 in residential housing including children, 10 women in transitional housing, and 8-10 in outpatient treatment at any given time.

Program Funding Source: 

County contracts, individual donors transitional housing residents self pay, outpatient participants are paid for under county contracts.

Start Date Year: 
1796 Bay Road
East Palo Alto
Agency Name: 
Free At Last