Bay Area Rescue Mission, Bridge of Hope Project

Bridge of Hope

Project Contact

Roberta Feliciano, Planner II 
(510) 620-6662

Project Description

Bay Area Rescue Mission (BARM) proposes to develop a new two-story 9,553 square-foot (SF) residential building that would serve as a shelter to house homeless women and children. The project would be developed on a 9,000 SF rectangular-shaped site encompassing two parcels in the City of Richmond. The proposed new building would provide 26 bedrooms with a total of 114 beds for women and children. The project requires approval of a Design Review Permit and Conditional Use Permit. The project site is not listed as a hazardous waste site pursuant to Government Code Section 65962.5.

Project Location

The proposed shelter would be located at 257 3rd Street, Richmond, CA 94801.

Project and Related Documents

Draft Initial Study Mitigated Negative Declaration Available
A Draft Initial Study Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS MND) has been completed, which assesses the potential environmental impacts associated with the Project. The IS MND is available for review for review and comment.

Review and Comment Period:

Comments on the MND must be send in writing and received by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, 2019, at the following mailing or email address:

Roberta Feliciano
City of Richmond Planning Division
450 Civic Center Plaza
P.O. Box 4046
Richmond, CA 94804

Report Availability: 

A copy of the MND is available at this site. Copies are also available for review at the following locations: Richmond Public Library - Main Branch 325 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, CA 94804 and City of Richmond, Planning and Building Services Department, City Hall, 450 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, CA, 94804.

The City of Richmond intends to adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) for the following described project in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) of 1970, as amended, and the City of Richmond’s Guidelines and Procedures for Implementation of CEQA.

Notice of Intent
Bay Area Rescue Mission Bridge of Hope Project Draft Initial Study MND