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Our website has been updated with a revised look to demonstrate more clearly how Front Porch and Covia have come together as one organization, united as Front Porch Communities and Services.

While you’ll see changes to our name and our logo, you’ll find consistency in how we continue to provide the same care as a non-profit provider of aging services.

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Our Offices – By Appointment Only
Contra Costa County
2185 N. California Blvd. Suite 215, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
HomeMatchContraCosta@frontporch.net
925.956.7385
Tri-City/ Alameda (Fremont, Newark, Union City)
3300 Capitol Ave. Building B, Fremont, CA 94538
HomeMatchAlameda@frontporch.net
510.574.2173
Oakland
200 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94610 (Wednesdays 9am-1pm by Apt Only)
HomeMatchAlameda@frontporch.net
510.350.4367
Marin County
851 Irwin St. Suite 200G, San Rafael, CA
HomeMatchMarin@frontporch.net
415.456.9068
San Francisco City & County
881 Turk St, San Francisco, CA 94102
HomeMatchSF@frontporch.net
415.351.1000

Our Staff

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Merrie Keoduangkam
Program Manager, Home Match Fremont & Oakland

Merrie graduated from U.C. Davis in 2015, earning a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Since then, she has gathered experience in behavioral health assisting adults in re-entry as well as working with children with autism. With Home Match, Merrie is excited to support older adults with their housing needs and goals. In her free time, Merrie enjoys spending time with her pug, exploring new places and restaurants in the Bay Area, and cooking new recipes.

Contact: MKeoduangkham@FrontPorch.net

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Alfonso Gutierrez
Program Manager, San Francisco

Languages: English, Spanish

Alfonso Gutierrez is a current master’s student at California State University East Bay in Public Administration. Alfonso’s previous roles include working as a Case Manager with homeless or at risk people. On Alfonso’s down time, he enjoys jogging, reading, watching horror movies or anime, and spending as much time as possible with his two dogs.

Contact: AXGutierrez@FrontPorch.net

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Luke Barnesmoore
Program Director, Marin County

Languages: English

Luke completed his BA in International Relations at San Francisco State University and his MA in Human Geography at the University of British Columbia where he also taught as a Sessional Lecturer and advanced to candidacy in the Human Geography PhD program conducting research on the history of cities and critical pedagogy. Luke’s participatory research into health and wellbeing in urban communities led him to transition from his university career into non-profit community work with organizations in Vancouver, BC, and the San Francisco Bay Area. Luke brings a deep understanding of the history of cities and urban planning to bear in developing creative solutions for contemporary urban issues like housing shortages and environmental degradation. Outside of work Luke carries on his passion for philosophy and poetry in conversation with the liminal spaces between natural and urban landscapes.

Contact: LBarnesmoore@FrontPorch.net

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Lucie Ashley
Program Manager, Home Match Marin

Languages: English, German
Lucie received a BA in International Relations from San Francisco State University and a Master of International Forestry with a focus on community forest management from the University of British Columbia. She has 14 years of experience working for non-profits in diverse environments, and a passion for engaging with the public via varied mediums. Though Lucie’s studies and career have been diverse, they have all been grounded in service to and strengthening of communities. In her down time Lucie enjoys walking in the woods, spending quality time with friends, and exploring philosophy across disciplines.

Contact: LAshley@FrontPorch.net