Bay Area Area Ministry

Joni and Friends maintains offices across the U.S., including our local office in Castro Valley, CA, serving the Bay Area, Idaho and Montana. The Bay Area office is working together with local churches and organizations, forming outreach programs throughout the community and ministering hope and the message of Christ to those who face the daily challenges of life with a disability. We’re committed to reaching individuals and families affected by disability in our community with the love of Christ.

Upcoming Events

Gathering the Tools - Castro Valley, CA
  • October 14, 2017

Gathering the Tools 2017 will offer three workshops that focus on the growing need for our churches to make intentional plans to welcome our teen and adult friends affected by disability. Attendees will be trained and participate in the areas of Disability Awareness, Disability Etiquette, and Creative Thinking.

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Downloadable Documents

Respite Care FAQ's

Learn about the frequently asked questions for Respite Care events.

Respite Handbook

Practical outreach to families affected by disabilities. Contact the Bay Area office if you would like the Respite Manual Appendixes in an adaptable Word format.

Christian Fund for the Disabled

The CFD is a matching grant program of Joni and Friends that demonstrates Christ's love by meeting practical needs of people affected by disability.