Permanent and supportive housing in the City of Alameda.
Shelters for single men, women, and women with children.
Shelter and housing assistance for victims of domestic violence.
Housing services for people with disabilities.
Offers housing assistance for seniors and people with disabilities.
Referrals to homeless and housing services.
Emergency transitional housing for individuals and families.
Housing subsidies for families in Alameda County.
Resources and guidance for mortgage forbearance/relief programs available to homeowners.
Hope Solutions (formerly Contra Costa Interfaith Housing)
Permanent supportive housing.
A database to search for affordable housing.
Assistance for people with developmental disabilities and special needs.
Provides housing support for formerly incarcerated people.
Provides emergency housing for veterans, mobile outreach, and permanent supportive housing.
Provides emergency housing for LGBTQ+ youth (ages 12-24) in Concord.
Provides emergency overnight shelter for adults
Emergency transport, food, and shelter for women and children facing domestic violence.
Emergency housing, rapid re-housing, and health clinic.
Behavioral health and housing services for teens, adults, older adults, or post-incarcerated and their families.
Homeless prevention, rental assistance, rapid re-housing in Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano Counties.
Support for those with mental health and substance use disorders.
Provides resources for the homeless, poor, and disabled after discharge from hospital or prison.
A database of charities in the State of California that can provide help with paying bills, rent, deposit or mortgage payments, transportation, medical care, and other expenses.
Assistance with back rent, security deposits, utilities, and one-time financial assistance.
Clinic, clothing, food, and homelessness resources in San Leandro.
For women, children, and people exiting Santa Rita Jail with mental health, drug, and alcohol challenges.
Assistance with move-in costs, back rent, housing assistance, homebuyer education, plus tenant/landlord relations info.
Services addressing the needs of youth exiting foster care.
Housing referrals, showers, food, laundry, and mail service for veterans and individuals.
Provides resources for childcare and housing support.
Provides residential housing, employment, education and mentor-ship services to adult males on probation.
Provides legal support, guidance on public benefits, employment support, re-entry support, and financial education.
SAVE (Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments)
Offers housing and legal support for youth and victims of domestic violence.
Offers housing and one-time move-in support for families, veterans, and individuals in Contra Costa County.
Spectrum Community Services – Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
Provides energy bill assistance, nutrition, and fall prevention education for seniors and low-income people.
Resources for people harmed by violence
Offers housing and health support services for seniors in Oakland.
Mental Health Resources
Find a Therapist connects you with licensed mental health professionals including psychologists, clinical social workers, marriage, and family therapists, and professional counselors.
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Enter your location by zip code and click enter. You will then be taken to a page with all the available counselors in your area; including online counselors.
Simply enter “Therapist near me” in the search bar to
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If you or anyone you know are currently in a crisis or may be in danger, please use the
following resources to get immediate help.
In the event of an emergency, please dial
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Family Violence Helpline
National Hopeline Network
Planned Parenthood Hotline
American Association of Poison Control Centers
Alcoholism & Drug Dependency Hope Line
National Crisis Line, Anorexia and Bulimia
TREVOR Crisis Hotline
AIDS Crisis Line
Organizations that provide legal and financial guidance related to homeownership, foreclosure, eviction, tenancy, and residential discrimination:
Offers guidance for first-time homebuyers, foreclosure intervention, and default counseling.
Offers tenant’s rights clinics, advice on unlawful detainers, plus legal referrals
Provides car loans and grants for working people, first-time homebuyer support, down payment assistance, plus guidance on foreclosure and loan modification.
Eviction Defense Center (Alameda County)
Provides legal services to residents on a broad range of housing matters including substandard housing conditions, subsidized housing, rent increases, fair housing matters, and eviction defense.
Assists in foreclosure prevention, financial counseling, and victims of mortgage scams.
Offers guidance foreclosure prevention, housing discrimination.
Offers foreclosure assistance.
Offers foreclosure, reverse-mortgage, and pre-purchase counseling.
Oakland-funded housing programs including homebuying and rehab assistance
Offers assistance on budgeting, debt reduction, credit report clearance, small business support.
Foreclosure prevention, homeownership counseling, tenant/landlord rights
rental and low-income homebuyer assistance in Pittsburg
Provides housing solutions and community mediation.
Focused under the umbrella of tenants’ protection advocates
Other community-based organizations that provide support for other legal and financial issues:
Provide access to the civil justice system through legal assistance.
Centro de Servicios (Tri-Valley area)
Assists in linking individuals and families with the services they need to live a happier, healthier, and more productive life.
Centro Legal de la Raza (Alameda County)
Assists in the areas of immigrant, tenant, and workers’ rights.
Provides legal assistance with a focus on social justice for low-income citizens.
Family Violence Law Center (FVLC)
Provides survivor-centered legal and crisis intervention services, offer prevention education for youth and other community members.
Provides resources for those seeking paternity rights.
A website full of resources for financial and other supportive service.