Resources – Homelessness

Housing CHOICES for Alameda County 2-1-1

2017-03-06T10:10:56+00:00 March 6th, 2017|

Housing CHOICES is a collaborative housing information and education effort focused on expanding housing choices for low-income Alameda County residents. The website  offers a searchable database with a range of different types of housing opportunities.  Questions or more information contact 2-1-1. Phone: (510) 537-2710

Homeless Refuge

2016-10-27T17:02:27+00:00 October 27th, 2016|

As of November 1, if the weather forecast is for greater than a 20% chance of rain or the temperature is 45 degrees or less, the Refuge will be open for homeless guests to spend the night (if there are enough volunteers to staff the site). You can help make sure the Refuge is open!

Family Emergency Shelter Coalition, FESCO

2016-08-01T10:41:29+00:00 August 1st, 2016|

Founded in 1986, Family Emergency Shelter Coalition, (FESCO) by a coalition of area churches and community members in Mid-Alameda County serves low/extremely low-income homeless families with food, emergency, transitional, and permanent housing and supportive services in furtherance  of its mission to move these families towards self-sufficiency and permanent housing. FESCO serves single mothers with children,

AHIP, AIDS Housing Information Project

2016-06-22T10:16:17+00:00 June 22nd, 2016|

AHIP is a program of Eden I & R ( 211) that serves the Alameda County community, and is funded by Alameda County HCD and the City of Oakland HOPWA Grant.  Eden I & R (Information & Referral) is a non-profit agency committed to linking Alameda County families with a range of community resources. AHIP

Homeless and Caring Court

2016-02-21T20:26:35+00:00 February 21st, 2016|

This free program allows clients who are motivated and actively working to end their homelessness to pursue dismissal of outstanding non-violent infractions and misdemeanor legal offenses without jail time or fines.  Clients who can prove both financial need and personal life progress, such as housing, income, job/search, substance abuse classes, parenting classes, volunteering, etc. are eligible

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,

East Oakland Community Project

2015-05-12T14:52:54+00:00 May 12th, 2015|

This multi-service organization offers emergency and transitional housing in Alameda County.  It operates Crossroads, (Emergency Housing)  , Transitional Family Housing (Matilda Cleveland and Families in Transition, FIT program)  and Our House , Young Adult Housing (for 18- 25 years old )   in Alameda County.    Apply through Alameda County Housing and Support Services (CHASS) at 24100

Alameda County Community Housing and Support Services

2015-05-12T14:12:18+00:00 May 12th, 2015|

Apply through Alameda County Community Housing and Support Services, (CHASS)  at the following locations: Alameda County Social Services, 24100 Amador Street,Hayward, (510) 670-6000      Eastmont Self-Sufficiency Center 6955 Foothill Blvd, Ste. 100, Oakland, (888) 999-4772 or (510) 383-5300 

Alameda County Health Care for Homeless Program

2015-05-12T13:20:06+00:00 May 12th, 2015|

Alameda County Health Care for the Homeless Program (ACHCHP) is a federally-funded 330(h) Health Care for the Homeless program that provides health care and case management services to homeless persons throughout Alameda County since 1988. ACHCHP provides case management,  referrals to  mobile medical clinics (Berkeley, Oakland) , visiting shelters, meal sites, transitional and recovery housing

Tri-Valley Haven (Homeless and Family Support Services)

2015-03-30T16:56:50+00:00 March 30th, 2015|

Sojourner House is a 16 bed homeless shelter in a confidential location serving women and families including men with children. Not faith based.  Services provided are case management, life skill classes,  counseling,  information and referrals.  Residents can stay in the program up to 6 months.  Visit our website at Contact:  email Ralph Johnson , Director of Homeless