News & Events
March, 2014
Available Positions

Clinicians F/T (2)

Clinicians P/T (2)

Counselor F/T (2)


An essential part of Our Common Ground's continued growth is the financial support given to us by individuals, corporations and foundations. The generous donations of our friends have allowed us to continue to provide support to adults struggling with addiction and allow us to dedicate vital resources to the substance abuse and mental health treatment process. Your generosity allows us to provide these individuals the help they desperately need to conquer their addiction and move forward with a productive life free from their addictions and the cycle of abuse. OCG is a non profit, 501(c)3 organization.

Our Common Ground also appreciates 'In Memory' or 'In Honor' donations and would be happy to accommodate donor patrons in this regard. Please let our office know by filling out the
'In Honor or Memory' form.

For additional info please contact us at:

The Craig W. and Erik R. Johnson Memorial Fund

Erik Roger Johnson with his father, Craig Winfield Johnson

Erik, the youngest of Craig’s three sons, was a 2000 graduate of OCG. After personally experiencing the power of the OCG program, both Johnson men considered OCG to be a unique and valuable community resource. Erik tragically passed away in 2003 . He was 23 years old. Craig remained a strong supporter of Our Common Ground following Erik’s death, crediting OCG for empowering Erik to accomplish personal goals, help others and experience some of the most rewarding opportunities and outcomes of his short life.

Craig passed away unexpectedly at the age of 62 on October 3, 2009. In 2010, OCG honored Craig posthumously with the Joseph H. Hennen Award in recognition of his unwavering support of OCG’s mission in helping adolescents and adults struggling with substance abuse and other mental health issues overcome their problems and create meaningful lives. more…


The Dorothy Fitzgerald Scolarship was established in 2002 to assist successful Our Common Ground adolescent clients transition to Aftercare by providing them with financial assistance to further their education.

Dorothy A. Lepri, born in 1956, suffered a difficult childhood and lived an addictive lifestyle for many years. Diagnosed with HIV and, later, Hepatitis C, Dorothy sought help from OCG and chose to live her final years with purpose and determination. Her inspirational talks to the youth of the Bay Area has made a positive impact on their lives. On September 2, 2001, Dorothy succumbed to her illnesses and passed away. The scholarship was established a year later to honor her wish to help troubled adolescents.

Contributions to the scholarship are welcomed. To make donations to the Dorothy Fitzgerald Scholarship fund, please contact:

Dr. Lanae Jaimez
631 Woodside Road
Redwood City, CA 94061
650-367-9030 Ext. 14


Janina Hardoy, at 24 years of age, was murdered February, 2005. She was a poet, artist, musician, friend, lover and a sister. To her friends and family, she was always giving and looking to help others, even if it put her at risk or made her own needs secondary.

Al Hardoy, Janina's father, established the Janina Hardoy Memorial Fund to assist other suffering women gain access and begin participating in the healing process through OCG's womens trauma services. All proceeds will be utilized to support and enhance these special services.

Donations to the fund are encouraged. To make a donation and to get additional information, please contact:

Dr. Lanae Jaimez
631 Woodside Road
Redwood City, CA 94061
650-367-9030 Ext. 14

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