Resources – Food

Good Thyme Cafe – Livermore Senior Lunch Program


Lunch is provided by Open Heart Kitchen.  Suggested donation for the lunch is $3.00 for adults 60+ or you can purchase a Punch Card which includes 10 pre-paid meals for $30.00.  (Under age 60, cost is $5.00)  Reservations are strongly encouraged to be made 24 hours in advance but are not required.  Take out is available.

Sage Cafe at the Pleasanton Senior Center


Sage Cafe is a partnership between the City of Pleasanton and Open Heart Kitchen which provides meals.  Suggested donation is $3.00 or you can purchase a Punch Card which includes 10 pre-paid meals for $30.00.  Reservations are recommended but not required.  Take out is available.  See menu at:  Click on Sage Cafe Lunch Menu. Note:

Shamrock Cafe at the Dublin Senior Center


Enjoy a hot, nutritious lunch at the Dublin Senior Center, provided by Open Heart Kitchen, in cooperation with the Area Agency on Aging of Alameda County, and the City of Dublin. Why not try this convenient alternative to cooking? Soup and 1% milk are included with every meal $3 suggested donation Punch Cards: 10 meals

Discovery Community Breakfasts – Sundays


This meal is provided to local homeless and low income individuals and families Offering a Sunday morning community breakfast, everyone is welcome When:          Sundays from 9:30 - 10:30. Where:        5862 Las Positas, Livermore Contact:      (925) 449-5256 Website:

HOPE Project – Homeless Services & Mobile Health Clinic


Homeless individuals can receive services through the HOPE,  (Homeless Outreach for People Empowerment) Project.  The Hope Program is limited to serving the chronically homeless.  The HUD definition of chronically homeless is: Permanently disabled, having a condition impairing their ability to function Homeless at least a year or more Sleeping outside or in a car -

CalFresh Program (Federal Food Stamp Program in California):


Assists low income individuals and families  to purchase food at retail stores and farmer markets.  In Alameda County,  the Social Services Agency works closely with Alameda County Community Food Bank, (800) 870- 3663 to assist applicants and  have offices located through out the community. When:   Office Hours of Operation:  8:30 AM to 12 noon and

Alameda County Community Food Bank ER Food Helpline:


Connects people in need with a bag of groceries or a hot meal. Works closely with Alameda County, Social Services Agency federal food stamp program, CalFresh. Provides screening and assists applicants in applying for CalFresh (federal food stamp program in California). Can assist callers in a wide array of languages. Note: Best time to call

WIC: (Women, Infants, Children) Supplemental Nutritional Program:


The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk. Fill out the on-line pre-screening