"I know we can see an end to homelessness in a caring community like ours with real intention to solve the problem. If we can invent the technology we have today, then we certainly have the creativity it takes to end homelessness in Marin County."

-Mary Kay Sweeney, executive director

Leadership and Partnerships

Leadership Staff
Executive Director     Mary Kay Sweeney
Deputy Director     Bob Puett
Clinical Director     Kerby Ann Gleeson
Development Director     Leslie Lauren

Board Members
Father Phil Rountree, Jr. - President
Sister Carla Kovack - Vice President
Howard Richcreek - Treasurer
Alan Fitterman - Secretary
Barry Crotty
Bill A. Brinkman
John Hullverson
David B. Smith
Dianne Snedaker
Elvira Echevarria
Alastair Shore


Homeward Bound collaborates with many organizations throughout the North Bay and California to provide comprehensive programs to help homeless people regain stable housing. Below are links to some of the organizations that support our endeavors.

Bank of Marin

Buckelew Programs

Circle Bank of Novato

City of Novato

City of San Rafael

Community Action Marin

Community Institute for Psychotherapy

Community Mental Health

County of Marin



Frank Howard Allen Realtors

Head Start

Helen Vine Detox Center

Marin Community Foundation

Marin Country Day School

Marin Continuum of Housing and Services

Marin Employment Connection

Marin Housing Authority

Marin Independent Journal

Marin Interfaith Council

San Francisco Foundation

SBC Communications

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Wells Fargo Bank