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

Marriage Getaway - Zephyr Point, NV
  • May 25 - May 28, 2018

Relax. Restore. Recommit. At the 7th annual Joni and Friends Sacramento Marriage Getaway on the beautiful shores of Lake Tahoe. Whether your marriage is affected by the disability of a spouse or child, we welcome you to join us for encouragement, teaching, worship, fun, and fellowship. The Getaway includes three nights lodging over the Memorial Day weekend (late afternoon Friday until noon on Monday).

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Family Retreat - Mission Springs I, CA
  • June 11 - June 15, 2018

For more information call 925-361-8672.

This Family Retreat is nestled in the beautiful coastal mountains near Santa Cruz, California.

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Family Retreat - Mission Springs II, CA
  • July 9 - July 13, 2018

For more information call 925-361-8672.

This Family Retreat is nestled in the beautiful coastal mountains near Santa Cruz, California. Organized by the Joni and Friends/Bay Area team, families affected by disability are warmly welcomed to this charming conference center where the Missions Springs staff has worked hard to make the campus as accessible as possible

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Downloadable Documents

Respite Care FAQ's

Learn about the frequently asked questions for Respite Care events.

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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.

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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.

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