Jason Kaldis 1250 Addison St, Berkeley, CA94702 Jason Kaldis is a versatile architect who specializes in the remodeling and updating of older homes.…More He also offers design assistance on newer homes. The firm's consultants include structural engineers and energy compliance experts. It is located at the Strawberry Creek Design Center in Central Berkeley, right near the northwest corner of Strawberry Creek Park.
Ashby Village 2330 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 For many, aging can be a very scary prospect, especially if getting older means having to give up your independence and…More move out of your own home. Ashby Village provides a great solution. For a relatively low annual fee, East Bay residents over fifty can join this "village" that provides such benefits as transportation to medical appointments and grocery shopping, access to pre-screened vendors, help with projects and social events. Their website also provides links to other such villages across the country that are helping older people stay in their own homes as long as possible.
Half the Sky Foundation 715 Hearst Ave, Berkeley, CA94710 With less of a social safety net than we enjoy here in the U.S., Chinese orphans (of whom the overwhelming majority are…More girls) often have few resources with which to improve quality of life. Half the Sky Foundation seeks to fill in the gap by providing foster homes to special needs children, loving care to infants, preschools to young children and individualized learning plans to older kids.