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East Oakland Switchboard

Address:
1909 73rd Ave
Oakland, CA 94621

Map & Directions

(1 Mile Away)

Telephone:
(510) 569-6369

Services:
Provides Food To Those Who Qualify. Referral Required From Social Services Agency. For Those On Social Security In Selected Zip Code Zones, Food Is Available The Last Week Of Each Month (see Eligibility Requirements). For Those Receiving Public Aid, Food Is Available Twice A Month.  Provides Clothing To Men, Women And Children Anytime During Business Hours.  Offers Information And Referral. Also Accepts Donations Of Clean And Usable Clothing, Disposable Diapers And Nonperishable Foods. Donations Must Be Brought To The Program. No Furniture Is Accepted As There Is Limited Space For Storage Of Donated Items.

Eligibility:
Open To All For Clothing. For Food: Social Security Recipients With Referral In Zip Codes 94603, 94604, 94605, 94613, 94619, 94621, 94627; Other Public Aid Recipients And Those With Aid Pending.

Documents To Bring:
Call for information. Must have referral from Social Services Agency or Social Security Administration to receive food.


Telegraph Community Center

Address:
5316 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94609

Map & Directions

(1 Mile Away)

Telephone:
(510) 658-4457

Website:
http://www.telegraphcenter.com/

Services:
Offers Emergency Food, As Well As Clothing And Personal Care Items. Provides Food Packages Containing Three Days Of Food. Operates Food Pantry, Requiring Referral From The Alameda County Department Of Social Services Or Based On Income Screening. accepts Donations Of Personal Care Items Such As Soap, Deodorant And Toothpaste, Nonperishable Food, Produce, Books, Formula, Diapers, Clothing. Items Must Be Clean And Serviceable. Agency Prefers Donations To Be Dropped Off. Volunteers Urgently Needed.

Eligibility:
Emergency Or Low-income.

Documents To Bring:
Apply in person.


It's not enough that I should succeed -- others should fail.

-- David Merrick

St. Vincent De Paul Community Center - Oakland

Address:
2272 San Pablo Ave
Oakland, CA 94612

Map & Directions

(1 Mile Away)

Telephone:
(510) 638-7600

Website:
http://www.svdp-alameda.org

Services:
The Visitation Center (around The Corner From The Dining Room) Is A Daytime Drop-in Center For Homeless And Low-income Women With Children. Provides A Variety Of Services: Laundry And Shower Facility, Women's And Children's Clothing Offered Depending On Availability And Donations, Infant Formula And Diapers (0 To 23 Months Only), Personal Care Services; Phone And Voicemail Service; Transportation Vouchers; Health Seminars; Housing Referrals; Domestic Violence Referrals; Referral To Community Center Services, Including Classes And Job Training. Services Are Limited To Families Only On Saturdays. The Childrens Clothing Closet Offers Free Shoes And Socks And Other Clothing When Available, Open Tuesday, Saturday From 9:30-11:30am The Adult Registering The Children Must Be Either Custodial Parent Of The Minor Child And Or Have Court Documentation Stating That He Or She Is The Custodial / Foster Parent.  Offers Diapers For All Registered Children Under The Age Of Two Years. To Register Must Fill Out An Intake Form & Provide A Ca Id Along With Birth Certificates For All Dependent Children That Plan On Receiving Services.  Free Foot Clinic And Podiatrist Clinic Offered once A Month for Men And Women, In Collaboration With Order Of Maeta. Includes Checking Foot Problems And Trimming Toenails. Coat Distribution Will Be At 2260 And 2280 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland. Please Call To Confirm At 510-638-7600 And For Women's Coats.

Hours:
Monday-friday, 9-3

Eligibility:
Homeless And Low-income Women And Children.

Documents To Bring:
Walk-in.


Alameda County Adult & Aging

Address:
6955 Foothill Blvd #300
Oakland, CA 94605

Map & Directions

(1 Mile Away)

Telephone:
(510) 577-1900

Website:
http://www.alamedasocialservices.org

Services:
Provides Protection For, And Manages The Assets Of Those Who Are Who Legally Declared Unable To Manage Their Own Personal And Financial Affairs Due To Being Gravely Disabled (mentally Or Physically). Lps Conservatorship Involves Appointment Of A Conservator To Manage The Personal And Financial Affairs Of An Adult Who Is Gravely Disabled Due To A Mental Disorder. For Lps Intake, Call 510-577-1928. Probate Conservatorship Involves Appointment Of A Conservator To Manage The Personal And/or Financial Affairs Of An Adult Who Is Incapable Of Doing So Due To Poor Health, Dementia Or Other Disabling Conditions. In Order To Qualify For A Probate Conservator Under The Public Guardian's Office, There Must Be Assets Other Than Monthly Income That Could Not Otherwise Be Managed By A Non-court Appointed Representative Payee. For Probate Conservatorship Intake, Call 510-577-3585. Requires Statement Signed By A Physician Confirming Qualifying Disability.

Hours:
Monday-friday, 8:30-5; Language Line Service

Eligibility:
Those Unable To Provide For Their Basic Needs (food, Clothing, Shelter) And/or Manage Their Own Financial Resources (including Ability To Resist Fraud Or Undue Influence) Due To Mental Disability, Poor Health, Dementia Or Other Disabling Condition. Requires Statement Signed By A Physician Confirming Qualifying Disability.

Documents To Bring:
By phone for application to be mailed. Referral may be made by hospital administrator, social worker, or any knowledgeable relative or friend who can provide the facts which may warrant a conservatorship. Hospital referral necessary from treating psychiatrist for conservator under the LPS/Probate Conservatorship Laws.


Children's Home Society of California

Address:
7200 Bancroft Ave #123
Oakland, CA 94605

Map & Directions

(1 Mile Away)

Telephone:
(510) 267-1860

Website:
https://www.chs-ca.org/contact-us

Services:
The Children's Home Society Of Ca, Oakland Family Resource Center (frc) At Eastmont Mall Will Be Providing Donated Free Baby Clothes (newborns-12 Months), In Partnership With The Organization Loved Twice. Boxes Contain 30-50 Pieces Of Baby Clothes And Items That Are Ideal For Pregnant Women And New Mothers. 

Eligibility:
Adults Teens Families Females Males

Documents To Bring:
Schedule an appointment.


Cityteam

Address:
722 Washington St
Oakland, CA 94607

Map & Directions

(1 Mile Away)

Telephone:
(510) 452-3758

Website:
http://www.cityteam.org/oakland/

Services:
Meals: Provides Hot Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner To Men, Women And Children. Provides Breakfast At 7am, 7 Days A Week. Lunch At Noon 7 Days A Week/ Provides Hot Dinner Followed By Optional Church Service At 6:30pm, 7 Days A Week.clothing: Clothing is Distributed By Appointment Only. Distributes Winter Coats To Men, Women, And Children As A Participating Agency In The One Warm Coat Program.

Hours:
Monday-friday, 9-5; Saturday, 8-12

Eligibility:
Low-income, Homeless Individuals And Families.

Documents To Bring:
Walk-in.


How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win.

-- G.k Chesterton

Courageous Women Association Inc

Address:
1714 Franklin St
Oakland, CA 94607

Map & Directions

(1 Mile Away)

Telephone:
(510) 273-2412

Website:
http://www.courageouswomen.org

Services:
Glad Tidings Church In Hayward, Host an Annual Free Shopping & Pampering Program Event, Held every 3rd And 4th Saturday In October, At 27689 Tyrell Avenue, Hayward. The Event Is Open Only To Women And Their Children, In Domestic Violence And Homeless Shelters, Rehab And Transitional Housing Facilities, Impoverished, And Suffering Adversities That Inhibit Them From Life's Necessities. Private Bus Transportation Will Be Provided To Alameda & Contra Costa Counties. They Want To Shower You With An Abundance Of Blessings Through Donations Of: New & Used Clothing & Shoes For Women, Children, And Men, Toiletries, Bedding And Household Items. You Must Register In Advance For This Event. For More Information, Call 510-273-2412 Or Email: Events@courageouswomen.org. Courageous Women Will Supply 2 Extra Large Shopping Bags To Each Person, And 1 Shopping Bag For The Kids, So Please Let The Attendees Know That: Shopping Casts, Bags, Or Big Purses Of Any Kind Will Not Be Allowed On The Premises. Glad Tidings Church Will Provide Shuttle Service From South Hayward Bart Station, Every Half Hour During The Event From 11 To 6.

Eligibility:
Women And Their Children, In Domestic Violence And Homeless Shelters, Rehab And Transitional Housing Facilities, Impoverished, And Suffering Adversities That Inhibit Them From Life's Necessities.

Documents To Bring:
Register online at www.courageouswomen.org or register at the event. For more information call 510-273-2412 or email: events@courageouswomen.org.


Washoe Tribe of Nv & Ca

Address:
2030 Franklin St # 400
Oakland, CA 94612

Map & Directions

(1 Mile Away)

Telephone:
(510) 873-8223

Website:
http://www.washoetanf.info

Services:
Provides A Combination Of Direct Cash Assistance And Supportive Services To Help Eligible Families With Native American Children Achieve Self-sufficiency. Includes Temporary Cash Assistance For Food, Shelter, Utilities, Clothing, Child Care, Training And Education Activities, Transportation, Tuition Assistance, Domestic Violence Services, Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Parenting And Life Skills Courses, Premarital And Marriage Counseling. Cultural Appreciation Is Built Into The Delivery Model. Tribal Families Are More Comfortable With Tribally Based Programs That Address Their Needs.

Eligibility:
Members Of Federally Recognized Tribes And Their Descendants As Well As Descendants Of Individuals Identified On The California Judgement Rolls. Adults Teens Families Females Males

Documents To Bring:
Inquire by phone or face to face interview. Appointment necessary.


Harbor House Ministries

Address:
3103
Oakland, CA 94606

Map & Directions

(1 Mile Away)

Telephone:
(510) 534-0165

Website:
http://www.hhministries.org

Services:
Full Service Community Outreach Including Emergency Food And Clothing Distribution, After School Youth Program. Youth Leadership And Job Training, And Esl Classes. Located In The San Antonio District Of Oakland.


Eastbay CRECE

Address:
4848 International Blvd # 701
Oakland, CA 94601

Map & Directions

(1 Mile Away)

Telephone:
(510) 533-8140

Website:
http://creceeastbay.wordpress.com/

Services:
Implements Various Programs To Improve The Quality Of Life For Latin American Refugees And Immigrants In The East Bay. Operated Primarily By Latin American Volunteers. The Youth Group Activities Include A Free Soccer Program For Youth, Age 8-18. Also Holds Social Events And Educational Activities Throughout The Year To Promote And Maintain Central American Culture. May Offer Clothing Or Household Items According To Availability. Donations Of Clothing, Personal Items And Household Items Are Accepted. Those Wishing To Donate Items Should Call The Office To Arrange Drop-off. Clothes Should Be Clean And In Good Condition. Other Items Should Also Be Clean And In Good Condition.

Hours:
Monday-friday, 9:30-11:30; 1-2:30; 6:30-8, Except Wednesday; 24-hour Voicemail

Eligibility:
Latin American With Limited Economic Resources.

Documents To Bring:
Apply by phone for appointment.