Our Mission is to build welcoming communities and caring relationships that empower people and restore hope.
Conard House will have it's next Public Board Meeting on June 25, 2020.
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The Board of Directors of Conard House is thrilled to announce that Anne Quaintance will become CEO/Executive Director effective July 1. She succeeds Richard Heasley, who is retiring after 25 years. The Board is grateful to Richard for his exemplary career at Conard and wishes him the best in his next adventure.
Anne comes to Conard House after a decade with Meals on Wheels SF where she’s held executive-level operations and program roles, most recently as Chief Government Affairs Officer. Previously she was senior analyst with the City and County of SF Human Services Agency, and earlier with the SF-Marin Food Bank for nearly 10 years. Anne is founder and chair of the SF Board of Supervisors Food Security Task Force and co-chair of the Mayor’s Long Term Care Council. “In addition to her excellent background and experience, Anne’s energy and enthusiasm for advocating for the people Conard serves makes her the right candidate to lead the next chapter,” said Board Chair, Rohan Bafna. Ashley McCumber, Meals on Wheels SF CEO, said “Anne is such a big part of MOWSF and has been a huge part of our growth and ability to deliver in the past decade+. But at the end of the day, it would be selfish of us to hold such a strong leader back and you should feel really blessed to have convinced her to join your mission.”
Quaintance, a fourth-generation San Franciscan, will become Conard House’s sixth executive director, and said “I’m honored to follow in Richard's legacy and bring my voice and experience to further the mission of Conard House at such a critical time. I look forward to becoming an integral part of the Conard community and being a leader and partner that exemplifies our vision and values to all.”
“It is my great pleasure to welcome Anne Quaintance as my successor and this organization’s sixth Executive Director. Anne will be a strong advocate for the people we serve, a chief of staff worthy of your trust and an undaunted leader who knows this City well. I look forward to working with her on the executive transition over the summer.,” said Richard Heasley.
For 60 years Conard House has been serving vulnerable adults in San Francisco and each year provides more than 1500 adults transformative, community-based resources including housing, counseling, job and money management assistance.
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Each year, Conard House serves more than 1,500 adults through its welcoming, caring and empowering communities.
We provide transformative, community-based resources to vulnerable adults in San Francisco.
Such resources - housing, counseling, jobs and money management - help residents and clients find healthy pathways to recovery and self-manage complex adverse conditions.
We fulfill Our Mission by:
We house 700 adults year round.
The average length of stay in long-term housing at Conard House is 10 years.
During that time residents are able to stabilize their mental health, adapt to community living, learn and use job skills, return to school. Our long-term housing prevents re-hospitalization, incarceration and recurring homelessness.
We manage annual public income benefits of $11 million for 1,100 people, including 300 residents. The impact is that their rent is always current, there is money for food and clothing, and for personal use.
Each year more than 36% of our residents benefit from our specialty mental health services. The impact is a reduction of symptoms and functional impairments. This improves daily functioning and life skills for community living.
25% of our residents benefit from reintroduction to meaningful work and paid jobs. In many cases, these are real jobs where people are able to earn more disposable income to help positively restructure their way of life
The demand for more of the transformative resources we offer has never been greater. Our long-term planning now extends into 2022 and beyond.
The City of San Francisco has pre-qualified Conard House to expand our housing program to serve more homeless adults.
The City of San Francisco has also asked us to expand our small scattered-site apartment co-op program.
Clinical services and money management services will come with these expansions. Both are necessary in order to make capacity-building sustainable.
We are working on a capital plan to finance the conversion of a four-story Single Room Occupancy building into a five-story studio apartments for current residents aging in place.
Volunteers have a big impact in the work that we do.
Our Program Directors can tell you more about volunteer opportunities at their respective sites.
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Join our team of professionals who are passionate about creating a better community for all. We are currently seeking talented and motivated individuals to join us in this critical work.