Founded as San Francisco Presbyterian Orphanage & Farm by Mrs. P.D. Browne on 20 acres in San Anselmo. The Orphanage was home to just over 100 boys and girls between the ages of 3 and 16.
Kent Estate hosted the first Grape Festival, a beloved annual fundraiser that would continue for 105 years.
Captain Robert Dollar donated an additional 42.6 acres of pasture land.
Organization became informally known as “Sunny Hills.”
Residential cottages and administration buildings were constructed on the San Anselmo campus.
Name legally changed to Sunny Hills Children’s Services.
Merged with Children’s Garden of California and name changed to Sunny Hills Children’s Garden Family & Children’s Services.
Name legally changed to Sunny Hills Services.
The 105th and final Grape Festival held in San Rafael.
Established office in Sonoma County, expanding services including YouThrive.
Merged with Bay Area Youth Centers (BAYC) and expanded services into Alameda County; Our Space opened in Alameda.
Irene M. Hunt School (formerly Marin Academic Center) dedicated.
TAY Space opened in San Rafael.
Earned The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation.
Name changed to Side by Side. Today, Side by Side serves more than 2,500 children and their families through an array of programs across Marin, Alameda, Sonoma, and Napa counties.