Who We Serve
Ritter Center serves families and individuals in Marin County who are low-income. Despite their best efforts, many individuals and families struggle from paycheck to paycheck. They are food-insecure, unable to afford basic health care, and lack reliable transportation. Any unforeseen expense becomes a serious financial obstacle that threatens their ability to pay rent or buy food for their families.
Some of our clients have disabling conditions that make it impossible for them to work. Others are elderly, on a fixed income, or struggle with substance use issues. From supportive housing and groceries, to health care and counseling services, Ritter Center provides the essential services they need to fill in the gaps. 35% of clients that Ritter Center services have experienced homelessness. 65% of clients that we serve are housed and receive supportive services including healthcare, benefits assistance, and behavioral health support.