Resources – Bay Area

Spectrum Community Services, HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) & Weatherization

2016-07-20T11:16:41+00:00 July 20th, 2016|

Spectrum Community Services Inc., administers federally-funded programs to help low-income household pay their energy bills (HEAP, Home Energy Assistance Program) and provide energy-savings measures (Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program) to people who meet the eligibility requirements.  See website for application packet and/or application pick up locations in Dublin, Pleasanton, Livermore. HEAP :  (510) 881-0300 ext 216,

Army Emergency Relief, AER

2016-06-06T12:19:50+00:00 June 6th, 2016|

AER is a private nonprofit organization incorporated in 1942 by the Secretary of War and the Army Chief of Staff.  AER's mission is to provide emergency financial assistance to Soldiers and their Families. More Information: Contact local AER offices: (925) 875-4636 (Camp Parks Reserve Forces)

ClutterLess, (CL) Support Group- Pleasanton

2016-01-26T09:06:00+00:00 January 26th, 2016|

ClutterLess, (CL) is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, peer based, SELF- HELP SUPPORT GROUP for people who want to change their cluttering behavior on a deeper level than learning how to organize.   Support meetings are free, however a voluntary donation of $3 to $ 5 is appreciated.   By attending regular support meetings, we

Alameda County and Community Development, (HCD) – Housing / Rapid Re-Housing Program

2016-01-25T14:48:02+00:00 January 25th, 2016|

Rapid Re-Housing provides move-in assistance, short-term assistance subsidies, and connection to support services to quickly transition homeless households to a permanent housing solution.  Southern Alameda County Housing/Job Linkage Program is a 7-agency collaborative program, led by Alameda County Housing and Community Development,  (HCD) provides transitional housing subsidies on permanent housing units, job preparation and placement,

Car Safety- Car Seats or Booster seats Program

2016-01-15T16:46:17+00:00 January 15th, 2016|

Child Care Links can provide information about how you can receive a free car seat, or booster seat to replace your outgrown, damaged or recalled seat.  Free car seats are also available to low income families, families experiencing challenging situations or are in need.  Child Care Links is a non-profit, tax-exempt agency. Contact: Child Care

Community Education Series- Pleasanton Public Library

2016-01-15T10:29:07+00:00 January 15th, 2016|

The City of Pleasanton Community Education Series offers a host of workshops.  Workshop are held at the Pleasanton Public Library. Meet the Health Expert series begins in February 2017 with John Muir Health.  For more information contact (925) 931-3400 ext 4 or  see  website: Where:  400 Old Bernal Avenue, Pleasanton  Free registration online: or

Week long Family Retreat- Joni and Friends Bay Area

2016-01-05T10:31:40+00:00 January 5th, 2016|

Joni and Friends Bay Area offers  two,  week-long,  2017 Family Retreats for families impacted by disability at Mission Springs in Scotts Valley.  These retreats nurture every family member, with programs set up to encourage parents, marriages, siblings and the family member who has a disability.  For more information and registration links see below. When:  See

Alameda County- Community Development Agency- Housing Rehabilitation Services

2015-12-29T11:44:42+00:00 December 29th, 2015|

The Alameda County Healthy Homes Department Housing Rehabilitation Program serves selected cities (Albany, Dublin, Emeryville, Newark, Piedmont)and the Urban County (unincorporated counties including San Lorenzo, Ashland, Castro Valley, Cherryland, Foothill Knolls, Fairview and Sunol).   Housing rehabilitation grant and loan services are available to qualified individuals.    Eligibility, application guidelines and applications  are available for

National Human Trafficking Resource Center

2015-12-28T14:02:42+00:00 December 28th, 2015|

The National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) is a national, anti-trafficking hotline and resource center serving victims and survivors of human trafficking and the anti-trafficking community in the United States.  The toll-free hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Call to get help, report a tip of suspected trafficking, or request

Big Heart Wellness Center

2015-12-08T13:50:22+00:00 December 8th, 2015|

Big Heart Wellness Center is a network of support services that helps community members improve the wellness in their lives.  Grounded in the Interfaith Food Pantry and organically-grown Big Heart Garden, the Center offers nutritional education, legal assistance, mental health referrals and cooking classes. Funded in part by a grant from Episcopal Charities Action Network,