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Bay Area Community Services
BACS provides behavioral health, housing, and aging services
Bay Area Legal Aid
Provides meaningful access to the civil justice system through quality legal assistance regardless of a client’s location, language or disability.
Meals, shelter, clothing, life transformation programs
Downtown Streets Team
Ending homelessness through the dignity of work.
(Oakland operations include clearing litter from Lake area)
East Oakland Collective
Oakland Community Group. Sponsors Feed The Hood program.
Ella Baker Center
The Ella Baker Center organizes with Black, Brown, and low-income people to shift resources away from prisons and punishment and towards opportunities that make our communities safe, healthy, and strong
Housing and services system partnering with families and advocates.
Coordinated Entry Flyer info
Haircuts With Heart
Offers free haircuts to the homeless and the underserved community
Homeless Action Center
provides no-cost legal representation that makes it possible for
people to access social safety net programs
Homeless Shelter Directory
Local Homeless Shelters and Services
Keep Oakland Housed
Provides residents with legal, financial and support services
Order of Malta Clinic
Free primary care services for the uninsured and those in need.
21st / Harrison St. Mon. & Wed., 8:30-12; 1:00- 4:00; Friday, 8:30-noon
Provides culturally responsive, comprehensive healthcare services;
Sponsors Oakland STOMP: Street Team Outreach Medical Program
Health Center serving adults with disabling conditions and histories of homelessness
St. Mary's Center
Offers counseling, shelter, nutrition, advocacy and social support
for at-risk seniors
St Vincent de Paul
Person-to-person assistance, lunches, shelter, showers...
West Oakland Punks With Lunch
Harm reduction outreach organization providing food and other necessities to people experiencing homelessness
Lava Mae Oakland
Bringing mobile hygiene/showers to the houseless. lavamae x provides free weekly shower service and hygiene essentials. They are first come, first served and time/ schedule is subject to change, please check website for updates. Showers are 15 minutes, single stall, cleaned after every use, open to everyone.
Service Temporarily Suspended due to COVID-19
--- Alameda County Resources ---
AC Health Care for the Homeless
Network of health centers and community based organizations for people experiencing homelessness in Alameda County
Alameda County Air Quality Emergency Resources
Alameda County Winter Shelter and Warming Station Resources
Alameda County Cooling Centers
Alameda County Community Food Bank
Food Helpline 1-800-870-3663 or 1-510-635-3663
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday