Healthy conditions are not distributed equally across our communities. Poverty, racism, and policies and laws that don’t support all families create barriers to wellness for many Bay Area families.
EBAC’s transformational programs help children, youth, and families recover from trauma; build upon existing resilience to protect against long-term harm from past or future exposure to adversity; and when possible, prevent exposure to adverse childhood experiences.
Guided by a trauma-informed approach, EBAC’s eight distinct, direct service programs include two counseling programs; intervention services for pre-schoolers; five Family Resource Centers; a health and wellness center, and grief support, afterschool, and youth empowerment programs.
EBAC also works towards achieving its mission by working locally and nationally to transform systems through its nationally recognized, groundbreaking, Trauma Transformed initiative which provides training, leadership coaching, and policy and practice change consultation, and convenes system and community leaders from government systems and community-based organizations.
Reducing the incidence and impact of trauma
Adverse childhood experiences and social inequities can inhibit, impede and preclude the well-being of children. EBAC interrupts the cycle that perpetuates trauma.