Coming of Age Bay Area

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Coming of Age:
Bay Area

881 Turk Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(888) 308-1767
(415) 474-7787

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Welcome to Coming of Age: Bay Area!®

The Coming of Age initiative seeks to harness the talents, skills and energy of one of our most valuable resources: people age 50+. We do this in two ways: we help organizations strengthen their capabilities, and we help people 50+ explore passions, pursue lifelong learning, become community volunteers, and engage in meaningful service to the community.


►  Enroll in workshops to Explore Your Future

►  Subscribe to Inspiring Opportunities, our free newsletter

►  Participate in programs and training for organizations

►  Learn about exciting volunteer opportunities in the San Francisco and Alameda to put your unique talents to work for our community.



What's New

  • Enroll now for our September 2014 Explore Your Future workshop! (It'll be held 9/9, 9/16, 9/23 & 9/30 at the Mastick Senior Center in Alameda.) This original, thought-provoking, four-session workshop series, taught by an experienced facilitator, helps you envision your next phase of life. Click HERE to learn more and register for the upcoming East Bay EYF in our special Mastick Center location.  

  • Members of Coming of Age:Bay Area have access to special programs and discounts. Click to JOIN at no cost and take advantage of one-on-one matching to unique volunteer positions, discounted programs, and other special services.

  • Would you like to share your story with others in a confidential peer support group? If you are interested in learning more about best practices in caring for someone with dementia and sharing your story with other family caregivers, then consider attending a Dementia Caregivers Support Group on the last Friday of each month from 10:30-11:30 at the San Francisco Senior Center: Aquatic Park, Room 13, 890 Beach Street. Drop-ins are welcome. For more information, please contact Frances Prochilo at

  •  Are you as committed to making a difference as you are excited about socializing with a bunch of like-minded people? Coming of Age:Bay Area volunteer teams are a popular way of helping out & hanging out with new friends. We’ll bring you together to tutor kids, help seniors, work in the great outdoors or support a nonprofit that you’re passionate about followed by an enjoyable social outing. We’re introducing Coming Together in Service programs designed to bring teams together to help local nonprofits.  Join us for fun & friendship…you’ll be making a difference!

    If you’ve got a nonprofit that you’re passionate about & want to lead a team, go HERE and learn more!   

  • We work with corporations to explore volunteer opportunities and assist employees and former employees in discovering "next steps" after full-time work. Call (888) 308-1767 for more information.

  • Volunteers needed, age 50+! Visit our Clearinghouse of amazing Bay Area volunteer opportunities, updated weekly and viewable by location or type of position. You'll find a perfect fit for your skills, schedule and interests. Apply for positions right from the website!

Have questions about Coming of Age programs? Click HERE to email us.

Coming of Age: Bay Area is sponsored by Northern California Presbyterian Homes and Services (NCPHS), with additional funding provided by the Corporation for National and Community Service/RSVP grant, other community grants, and in partnership with KQED and the UCB Retirement Center.