Special thanks to former Ujima Board Member, Lorraine Schnurr, for her glowing testimonial!

A New Opportunity for Hope!

Thank you to all our amazing donors who helped us raise over $20,000 for #GivingTuesday and Ujima’s Month of Giving. To learn more about our 36 years of Hope as an Ujima community, watch our #WeareUjimaHope Video below. Special thanks to our clients, board, and staff who made this video possible. 

Watch to Learn More About Ujima’s Work and Journey

Tambra and Ashlie share their inspiring mother-daughter Ujima recovery story in honor of National Child Health Day on October 4, 2021. To learn more about The Children Recovery and Family Education programs at Ujima, including our KIDS group, click here.


Ujima Family Recovery Services is a non-profit agency dedicated to helping families recover from alcoholism, drug addiction and behavioral health problems. Since 1986, Ujima has made a significant contribution towards stopping substance abuse and empowering mothers and fathers to develop life skills to lead healthy, productive lives.

Our Mission

Ujima Family Recovery Services empowers families to maintain recovery, housing, and wellness.

“Ujima was my start and my home.  That’s where I began to believe in something better than where I was.  I wouldn’t be where I am now without Ujima believing in me first.”

  • Residential Programs
    Ujima’s Residential programs offer specialized evidence based services that are critical to the recovery of women in a homelike setting, offering a warm family, alcohol … Read more
  • Outpatient Programs
    Ujima’s Outpatient Treatment Programs, throughout Contra Costa County, promote recovery from drug and alcohol abuse for pregnant, postpartum and parenting women with children. We respond … Read more
  • Children’s Recovery Program
    The Children’s Recovery and Family Education Program has family counseling, support groups that offer entry points for family recovery services, and outreach to community, family … Read more
  • Ujima Miracles
    Success stories from our women . . .  This project is currently in progress.  Check back soon! If you are a Ujima alumni and you … Read more