Community Resources and Social Services
Note: Many services have suspended in-person services and drop-in hours during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with the organization for current offerings.
General Resource Information
Eden Information & Referral - 211
Links families and individuals to the full range of community resources available to them; provides comprehensive information on health, housing and human services in Alameda County.
Phone: Dial 211
Alameda City Attorney's Office
The Prosecution & Affirmative Litigation Unit provides housing education and mediation services for landlords and tenants.
Alameda Family Services - Family Support Center
Supports individuals and families by connecting them with resources in the community and bringing resources to a central location for the community to access.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday & Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday
Location: 1903 Third St., Alameda, CA
Alameda Food Bank
Provides nutritious food to low-income residents of Alameda.
Alameda Homeless Hotline
Information, resources, shelter locations, and available housing applications for anyone currently homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (evenings and weekends dial 2-1-1 for immediate assistance)
Building Futures With Women and Children
Nonprofit organization with services and resources to address homelessness and family violence.
Family Violence Law Center
Serves family violence victims and their children through Alameda County. This service will work on a sliding scale and will not turn people away because of a lack of funds.
Legal Services for Children
Provides free representation to children and youth who require legal assistance.
Mastick Senior Center
Provides a variety of programs and services in the areas of health, education, and recreation to meet the needs of adults age 50 and older.
Provides a continuum of service from comprehensive street outreach and shelter to permanent supportive housing for individuals experiencing homelessness with a special focus on veterans.
SEEDS Community Resolution Center
Mediates disputes between community members, including landlord-tenant issues, with volunteer mediators trained in communication and conflict resolution.