Albany, CA
Financial Assistance

Everyone needs a little help sometimes. Whether you need some free food, diapers for your baby, a quick cash loan, assistance with your rent and utilities, some fresh clothing or a homeless shelter, you'll find the resources in and near Albany, CA here to help you now.

Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 268 food pantries in the Albany, CA area.

Utility & Rental Assistance

When you need money to pay your rent, utility bills or get through a difficult time, there are 119 utility payment and rental assistance programs in the Albany, CA area.

Homeless Shelters

Temporary free housing for people in need. There are 127 homeless shelters in the Albany, California area.


Programs for free and reduced cost clothes and household goods. There are 132 programs in the Albany area that offer clothing and other necessities.

Child Care

Free diapers, clothing and free or reduced cost daycare services for children of families in need. There are 86 child care programs in Albany, California.

Payday Loans

Payday Loans are quick easy loans for people in financial distress. There are 8 cash loan programs available to residents in the Albany, California area.

Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
-- Vaclav Havel

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Richmond, CA: 7 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

Hello, I am a 100% disabled veteran and this month I lost the envelope with my rent money in it. I pay in cash because my income is so low I am afraid my rent check will bounce. Because of my fixed ...

San Francisco, CA: 9 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

I am in need of help. i have been going from job to job living day to day doing eveything i can to feed 3 year old son. i do get government assistance but as it looks its not enough, there are days wh...

Oakland, CA: 13 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

Hi my name is Raeanna and I'm 29 years old. I am fighting to get to my children back from cps and I am homeless and looking for work and so I can get stable on my feet and get my children back. I am r...

Vallejo, CA: 15 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

well not sure where to start im only 21 my husband too and we have two babies one is 21 months the other is 3 im disabled with fibromyalgia, he lost his job job months back after the company lost the ...

Hayward, CA: 20 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

I am asking for help with 400.00 to move to the mountains where my family live. I am disabled and on a very low income....

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