STEAC helps residents overcome barriers to becoming employed.

STEAC Road to Independence Facts
(FY 2020-2021)

How do we help individuals overcome barriers to employment?

  • 160 bus passes were provided to individuals in need.
  • 108 families received assistance with legal documents.
  • 89 low income community college students received textbook grants.
  • 8 Individuals received work boots.
  • 8 medicine or eyeglasses purchased.
  • 4 individuals received interview and work clothes.
  • 3 individuals acquired certification for employment as a food handler or forklift operator.


Do programs like these make a difference?

79% of students receiving aid completed a degree
or certificate or were still enrolled.
61% of individuals receiving interview outfits found employment.

(Source: STEAC Program Evaluations 11/18)


What is the need?

  • 22% of American households making less than $30,000 fell behind on their bills in the last 12 months.
  • 25% of California's child poverty is generated by medical, child care, and other work related expenses.
Data credit: FDIC Survey of Banked and Underbanked and Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality.

How can you help?

  • Donate money to STEAC online or by sending a check in the mail. A $35 donation pays for a driver's license or a birth certificate.
  • Join over 570 volunteer donors who contribute food every two months through the STEAC Food Project.
  • Join our community partners like: Boy and Girl Scouts, Postal Workers, Davis Realtors, schools and religious organizations during their food drives, or sponsor a food drive.
  • Join our volunteers who staff and support the STEAC Food Pantry, food drives and our office work. Volunteer Application