Resources – Children/Families

Free Government Phones (formerly Obama Phone)


Q Link Wireless will provide free cell phones and free monthly service through a special government program called Lifeline (also nicknamed Obama Phone).  You may qualify if you already receive government benefit programs like: Food Stamps (SNAP) Medicaid Federal Housing / Section 8 Assistance Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Veteran's Pension and Survivors Pension Program You

Divorce Care Class Crosswinds -Tuesdays – Sept 12-Dec 12 – 6:30 pm


Divorce Care Tuesdays, 6:30pm, September 12 - December 12 You don't have to go through it alone. Most people will tell you that separation and divorce are the most painful and stressful experiences they've ever faced. It's a confusing time when you feel isolated and have lots of questions about issues you've never faced before.

Shepherd’s Gate Women’s Shelter


Shepherd’s Gate isn’t a shelter: it’s a safe haven. Our 2 campuses, located in Livermore and Brentwood, provide long-term, comprehensive care to some of California’s most vulnerable people: women and children experiencing homelessness due to poverty, addiction, domestic violence, and other threats. Volunteer Opportunities Facilities- Gardening, Handyman help, Organizing donations Marketing- Graphic design, Photography, Videography,

Divorce Care – VCC


Valley Christian Center offers a divorce care class to all those struggling with divorce issues.  Last class will be 8/31/17.  New fall classes will begin in October. To register or find more information, contact Tawni Garcia at

Alameda County Foster Parent Association


The Alameda County Foster Parent Association is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to empowering, supporting, educating and advocating for Licensed Foster Parents, Relative and Non-relative caregivers and adoptive families throughout Alameda County.  Our mission is to help ensure consistent, safe, quality care for children in need of out-of-home placement. Alameda County Foster Parent Association 1271

Birthright Pregnancy Center of Livermore


Welcome to Birthright of Livermore Do you think you might be pregnant?  Come in and find out for sure. We offer free pregnancy testing and confidential support. We provide information about all your options. Speak with a trained volunteer who will listen and help you find solutions for your unique situation. We provide personal care

12 Step Meetings


CrossWinds Church hosts Christ-centered 12 Step Meetings with separate meetings for: General Introduction to the 12 Steps, Substance Abuse, and Co-Dependency. The traditional practices of the 12 Step Program will be stressed. When: Dates and times to be determined. Contact:  Brie Lorey or call (925) 560-3800 for more information

Child Care Links- Car Seat/Booster Seat Program


Contact Child Care Links to learn 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

Pleasanton Adult & Career Education (PACE)


PACE oversees a range of adult learning opportunities, including English as a Second Language, high school equivalency, computer classes and other parenting/community education classes.   All new and returning student must register prior to signing up for classes.  Information collected by PACE is used for state funding and accountability purposes and is kept confidential. All

Parenting Class – Loving Solutions – 9/7 to 11/14


Loving Solutions is a parent-training program designed specifically for parents raising difficult younger children, ages 5-10 years.  This course is 11 weeks and is taught by a trained facilitator.  Also known as “Parent Project®, Jr.,” this program utilizes the same principles found successful in Parent Project® Sr., adapted to the needs of younger children.  For