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FORD STREET PROJECT
139 Ford Street, Ukiah, CA 95482
Phone: 707.462.1934 
Fax: 707.468.9860

TIMELINE

ABOUT THE FORD STREET PROJECT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Addiction and personal hardship can be overcome with commitment and support.

 

 

Ford Street Project is dedicated to assisting the addicted and homeless of Mendocino County to attain sobriety and improve self-sufficiency.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEET THE LAST MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH AT 12:00PM IN THE 139 FORD STREET PROJECT; OFFICE: MEETING ROOM, UKIAH CA 95482

VISION:

MISSION:

EARL CHAVEZ
PRESIDENT
JERRY CARDOZA
VICE-PRESIDENT
LESLIE KIRPATRICK
SECRETARY
TRENT TAYLOR
TREASURER
PHYLLIS WEBB
MEMBER
COLLEEN GORMAN
MEMBER
SARAH DUKETT
MEMBER

OUR FOUNDERS

RONALD ARKIN
TOM MONPERE
MARK ROHLOFF

1974- Started as Mendocino Alcohol Project

1975 to Present – Providing Alcohol and Other Drugs Residential Treatment

1982 to Present– Non-Profit Status under the IRS Code 501c 3

1987– Adopted the name Ford Street Project

1987 to Present– Providing Emergency Housing (Brief Pause 2015)

1987 to Present– Providing Transitional Housing

1990 to 1999– Provided Child Care Services (To begin again 2017)

1995 to 2016– Provided a DUI Program

1996 to Present– Providing Permanent Housing

1996 to 2010– Provided a Mental Health Program

1996– Purchased Garden Court with HOME Grant

1997 to Present– Providing Alcohol and Other Drugs Outpatient Treatment

1997 to 2001– Provided AIDS Outreach

1997 to 2016– Provided a Homeless Services Program

1998 to 2006– Provided the Coast Community Center

1999 to 2015– Provided a Winter Shelter (04 Combined Winter/Emergency Shelter)

2000– Purchased 139 Ford Street Land and Buildings (Previously Leased)

2001– Purchased Land at 200 Ford Street

2001– Gifted Driveway of 201 Brush Street

2002– Built Dorms at 200 Ford Street

2004– Purchased 139 Administration Building

2004– Purchased 133 and 135 Ford Street

2006– Built TOTIL, 200 Ford Street Kitchen and Apartment Style Housing

2011– Ford Street Project and the Ukiah Community Center Combined Efforts

2011 to 2016– Provided Homeless Services at the Ukiah Community Center (est. 1971)

2011 to Present– Proving a Community Food Bank (est. 1986)

2014– Purchased 888 North State Street

2015 to Present– Proving a Sober Living Environment

Painting created by local portrait artist Lonnie Lopez “Ron Arkin, Tom Monpere and Mark Rohloff”

We would like to take this opportunity to recognize and thank the members of our Board of Directors for their continued dedication and commitment to supporting, offering guidance and as a whole working to better the Ford Street Project and the services we provide to our community. 

Our Board of Directors is a group of (unpaid) volunteers whom serve as a governing body to the Ford Street Project. They focus on our organization’s mission, strategies and goals as well as contribute their time, passion and experience to collectively direct the company's affairs.  

 

  • Phyllis Webb has served as a member of our board since 1992/1993 and currently serves as our Board President.

  • Earl Chavez has served as a member of our board since 2016 and currently serves as our Board Vice-President.

  • Trent Taylor has served as a member of our board since 2010 (serving on the board of the Ukiah Community Center since 2004) and currently serves as our Board Treasure.

  • Leslie Kirkpatrick has served as a member of our board since 2016 and currently serves as our Board Secretary.

  • Jerry Cardoza has served as a member of our board since 2004/2005.

  • Colleen Gorman has served as a member of our board since 2006/2007

Collectively they have dedicated more than 55 year to bettering the Ford Street Project and the services we provide to our community.  We are so blessed to have them on our team and look forward to our many more years to come!

OUR HISTORY

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