These are just a few of the nearly 900 community resources we have in our extensive and comprehensive database to which we can refer callers and clients. We have resources for childcare, housing, food, justice and legal services, crisis support and more. Call our 24-Hour Parent Support Hotline at 800-829-3777 to access these resources.
Click HERE for LGBTQIA-specific resource links in the SF Bay Area which include drop-in services, playgroups, youth groups, summer camps, parent and caregiver resources and groups, and crisis numbers. Many of the organizations not only serve youth, but all ages and provide a plethora of services.
Winter Shelter and Warming Stations in Alameda County
CLICK HERE for a listing for winter shelters (open every night during the winter months) and warming stations (shelters open only in rainy or cold weather) in Alameda County.
Print the list and share with those who need it.
For additional information about accessing shelters, transitional housing, and other emergency housing in Alameda County, call 211 (Eden Information and Referral).
4Cs – Community Child Care Council of Alameda County
(510) 383-3582 – Oakland
(510) 582-2182 – Hayward
(510) 713-2557 – Fremont
ACCESS – Alameda County Behavioral Health Plans/Alameda Alliance
(510) 747-4567 – Alameda Alliance
Alameda County Community Food Bank
Alameda County Family Justice Center
(510) 267-8800 – Assist with Domestic Violence, legal and counseling
Bananas – Child care services
(510) 658-0381 – Oakland
(510) 658-7353 – General
(510) 658-0381 – Childcare
Child Care Links – child care services
(510) 568-0306 – Oakland
(925) 417-8733 – Pleasanton
Crisis Support Services of Alameda County
(800) 309-2131 or (800) 784-2433 – Oakland
(800) 273-8255 – Crisis Line
(800) 309-2131 or (510) 420-2460 – Teen For Life line
EDEN I & R
(888) 886-9660 or (510) 727-9560
Family Resource Navigators
The Family Resource Navigators (formerly the Family Resource Network) support and encourage the positive development of families of children 0-5 with medical, developmental or social-emotional concerns as well as individuals 0-21 with special health care needs.
Family Support Services of the Bay Area Respite Program
(510) 834-4766 – direct line for East Bay Respite/Child Care Program
FERC – Family Education and Resource Center
Services for families with members with mental illness.
Toll Free (888) 896-3372 – Warm line
(510) 746-1700 – Local line
Help Me Grow
Developmental screening of children ages 0-5.
(888) 510-1211- Linkage Line & Developmental Screening
LawHelpCA – California’s official and free legal resource.
Regional Center of the East Bay
(510) 618-6100 – Services for families/children with disabilities
Start Your Recovery – Support for overcoming substance abuse.
Oakland LGBTQ Community Center
(510) 882-2286- Local services and programs for all ages.
(510) 703-4924 – Support, playgroups and camps in the SF Bay Area.
Pacific Center for Human Growth
(510) 548-8283 – in Berkeley, the oldest LGBTQ center in the SF Bay Area.
(510) 788-4412 – San Leandro
Rainbow Community Center
(925) 692-0090 – Contra Costa County
The Trevor Project
1 (866) 488-7386 – National Hotline for Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ Youth
Text hotline for LGBTQ Youth – text “Trevor” to 202-304-1200.