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Embracing a Community of Care

Our mission is to prevent and resolve homelessness and improve the health, dignity and well-being of people living in poverty in Marin County by providing high-quality, culturally sensitive, easily accessible medical care and social services.

Ritter Center Serves Our Neighbors in Need


individuals, seniors, veterans and families are helped by Ritter Center each year.


percent of people we serve are not homeless, but need help to stay housed.


worth of nutritious food is distributed by our Food Pantry to people in need each year.

Our Story

At Ritter Center we believe housing is a right, healthcare is a right, and food security is a right.

We provide medical, behavioral health, housing and food services to Marin County residents experiencing economic insecurity and homelessness. With over 40 years of experience, we have built industry-leading knowledge and collaborative partnerships with county agencies, health partners, and like-minded organizations to help people overcome barriers to aid and create complete support solutions that sustainably improve people’s lives.

Founded by Visionaries

Ritter Center began when a small number of Marin residents came together when they realized that many people in our community were not getting their basic needs met. 

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Vision, Missions & Values

Ritter Center works hard to provide the best care and services possible to those in need in Marin County with the goal to end the debilitating cycle of poverty and homelessness.

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Meet Our Team

Our highly-trained team brings a diversity of experience and life skills to every role at Ritter Center from clinical care to case management. We embrace our unique backgrounds and share a passion for helping our most vulnerable neighbors live happier, healthier lives.

Financial Statements

We take our fiscal responsibility to heart and do the most we can to end homelessness with every dollar we receive.


Join Our Team

Become a member of the “good works” community and see if there’s a position that’s right for you at Ritter Center. We offer competitive benefits, flexibility, a matching 401k, and generous paid leave and vacations.