Our Reach

Lincoln serves Alameda and Contra Costa counties, at four regional offices and more than 30 school and community sites in both counties and throughout the Greater San Francisco Bay Area. More than 18,497 children, youth and families are impacted each year through Lincoln’s comprehensive programs focused on education, family and well-being.

  • 99% of families in Lincoln’s Kinship program, which provides family and youth support and resources, remain stable and together.
  • 96% of Lincoln School Engagement Programs youth showed a reduction in truancy—a powerful outcome for the vulnerable population we serve. 
  • 93% of children and youth in Lincoln’s Therapeutic Behavioral Services program stayed in their home, transitioned smoothly to a lower level placement, or had less than one change of placement. 
  • 87% of youth in Lincoln’s Multidimensional Family Therapy program, struggling with both substance-use and mental-health challenges, reduced delinquency issues, a key success indicator; 82% reduced truancy issues; and 76% reduced substance-use issues.
  • 86% of special education students, in Lincoln’s EXCEL intervention program for more than one year, showed progress toward their IEP goals, gaining greater levels of access to learning.  
  • 85% of at-risk children and youth retained stable placements through Lincoln’s Intensive Home Based Services intervention program and were not diverted back to institutions.
  • 80% of Lincoln’s West Oakland Initiative scholars showed improved reading levels.   
  • 78% of probation youth transitioning back to their families through Lincoln’s Project Permanence had no new offenses or violations of probation within six months of completing the program.
  • 71% of high school teachers engaged in Lincoln’s HOPE Alameda program self-reported a reduction in disciplinary intervention with students.
  • Numbers impacted by Lincoln’s Family Resource Center rose by nearly 15% with 280 parents having strengthened capacity for supporting the healthy development and educational outcomes of their children.
  • Lincoln’s Early Childhood Mental Health program served 15% more children over our goal, with 405 children on a path toward kindergarten readiness. 
  • Participants in Lincoln’s Oakland Freedom Schools program on average gained a full year increase in instructional reading levels.  
  • Program completion goals for our CEO Youth life and entrepreneurial skills curriculum rose by nearly 25%, with 37 foster care and probation youth learning and on a path toward graduation.