Local Community Resources

Because it takes a village to raise our children, we rely on a number of partners throughout our community. It is important to us that the families and students we serve have awareness of all of the resources at their disposal to to meet their needs.

Have we missed your company or agency? Please reach out and let us know of any other services or organizations that can support our youth.

24 Hour Crisis Hotlines

211 connects bay area residents with health and human service programs in their local community.
Dial 211 to get connected to a specialist for personalized assistance.
211 Bay Area

Child Care and Parenting

Childcare Links provides resources that strengthen and support children & their families
(925) 417-8733

Dental Care

Chabot College provides FREE dental hygiene services for current Chabot College students & veterans.

(510) 723-6900

Domestic & Sexual Violence

A Safe Place. Ending Domestic Violence One Day at a Time
Office: (510) 536-7233
24/7 Emergency Line: (510) 536-7233

Educational Resources

California Conservation Corps is the oldest and largest conservation corps in the nation.
(800) 952-5627

Emergency Shelters

FESCO is working to end family homelessness.
(510) 581-3223

Employment & Job Training

Bayfair Mall
15555 E.14th Street, San Leandro
(510) 481-0272

Faith-Based Services

Bethel Baptist Church
4216 Dyer Street
Union City
Pastor: George Gaskins

Fatherhood & Men's Support

DNA Diagnostic Center provides fast, accurate and affordable paternity testing - guaranteed.
(800) 362-2368

Food Assistance

The Alameda County Food Bank distributes millions of healthy meals every year, and are on the forefront of new approaches to ending hunger and poverty.
7900 Edgewater Drive
(800) 870-3663


AIDS Project of the East Bay (APEB) is a community based organization, dedicated to preventing the spread of HIV and supporting individuals infected with the virus through programs targeted at some of the most vulnerable and marginalized individuals.

(510) 663-7979

Housing & Rental Assistance

HACA operates a number of housing programs administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that provide low-cost rental housing or rental assistance for low-income families, the elderly, people with disabilities, and others, in much of Alameda County.
(510) 538-8876

Identifying Documets

Bay Area Legal Aid’s mission is to provide meaningful access to the civil justice system through quality legal assistance regardless of a client’s location, language or disability.
(800) 551-5554

Medical Care

Founded in 1997, California Health Advocates is the leading Medicare advocacy and education non-profit in California. California Health Advocates administers HICAP (the Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program) program that can help you understand your specific rights and health care options. HICAP also offers free educational presentations to groups of Medicare beneficiaries, their families and/or providers on a variety of Medicare and other health insurance related topics.

Contact Us

Phone: 916-231-5110
Email: news@cahealthadvocates.org
Blog: cahealthadvocates.org

Mental Health Support

ACCESS-Alameda County Mental Health Services provides mental health and substance use services.
(800) 491-9099


Village-Connect To build the capacity of people to become more self-aware and self-directed resulting in sustainable positive transformation.

1572 150th Avenue
San Leandro, CA 94578
(510) 564-4240


1866 B Street
(800) 967-7526

Public Benefits

(510) 263-2420
(888) 999-4772

Substance Abuse Support

ALANON and ALATEEN offers help and hope for anyone who has ever been affected by someone else's drinking
(650) 794-9654

Utilities/Bill Payment Assistance

The California LifeLine Program (California LifeLine) is a state program that provides discounted home phone and cell phone services to eligible households.
(800) 310-2355