The City of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Police Department  in partnership with the Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) has opened a  new pharmaceutical disposal site at the Pleasanton Police Department,  4833 Bernal Avenue, Pleasanton.  The pharmaceutical collection bin is located in the Police Department lobby and is accessible to the public 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.

All pharmaceutical prescription medications as well as over-the-counter medications may be place in the bin.  Please follow these simple guidelines when using the pharmaceutical disposal site:

While at home, pour unwanted pills ( NO SHARPS,  NO AEROSOLS) into a plastic bag and seal the bag.

Bring bag down to the police department and drop them in the collection bin. (Keep the original bottles and containers with you in your vehicle.)

When you return home, remove or black-out the labels containing personal identifying information and recycle those containers that are appropriate to recycle.

When dealing with liquid medications, keep all liquids in their original bottle.  After removing or blacking-out personal identifying information, place bottles directly into the bin.



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 students must take a reading and listening placement test to register for an ESL class.  The placement test takes approximately 1 hours and is offered at various locations in Pleasanton.  Contact PACE office for details.

All ESL and High School Equivalency preparation classes are free and child care is available for many classes.  Please visit the website.

  Register and advance your skills.

Click here for more information:

Contact: email PACE or call (925) 463-0616

Adult Education: Pleasanton Unified School District, Pleasanton


The Tri-Valley Haven provides a mobile food pantry to seniors in Pleasanton.  Recipients must be pre-registered to receive a bag of groceries.  Proof of residency must also be provided. The bag consists of canned and bagged staples.

When: Deliveries are made on the 1st Wednesday of the month

Where: Kottinger Place/Kottinger Gardens from 9:30 to 10:00 am

Ridgeview Commons from 10:15-10:45 am

Contact:  925-449-1664 for more information


Join an established group that visits to shine Christ’s love into the heart of seniors at this local skilled nursing center .  A musician is urgently needed to provide guitar, keyboard or piano music. Other individuals who enjoy seniors and have a voice to sing praises to our Lord are invited.

When: 2nd and 4th  Monday of each month 3:30 P.M.

Where: 300 Neal St., Pleasanton

Contact: Betty Gail Hunt at (925) 846-9274.


This center provides activities and services that meet the diverse needs of mature adults in the community and seeks to assist them in maintaining healthy and independent lives through programs that enrich the body, mind and spirit. Volunteer positions include greeters, computer tutors, receptionist, program aides, data entry clerk, and boutique clerk.

The site is open Monday -Friday and volunteer shift is 10:30 -1:30.    Volunteers 18 years and older can sign up for this site online through the online volunteer system.

Where: 5353 Sunol Boulevard, Pleasanton, CA 94566 (925) 931-5365

Visit our website at:

Contact:  Raymond Figueroa, Recreation Coordinator or (925) 931-5366


The Pleasanton Senior Center has several volunteer opportunities available.  Positions  include working as an on-call receptionists , front desk greeters, InDesign graphic artist who can assist with formatting and entering information for Senior Center's EDGE newsletter  (2-3 days a month), Program Aide ( assists with games like cards, Bingo, Arts and Crafts, etc.), and Computer Tutors.

Sage Cafe (located at Pleasanton Senior Center) is currently seeking volunteers or groups  to assist with light waiter/waitress and busing duties.  Shifts available Monday - Friday, from 10:30AM - 1:30 PM.  Other tasks include: setting up the check-in table area, logging in each diner as they arrive, collecting lunch fees, and distributing meal tickets.

Where: Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd., Pleasanton

Contact:  Call Raymond at (925) 931 5366 for more information about these and other opportunities


Quilts for veterans is giving love, one quilt at a time. The group makes quilts together and even offers a free session of instruction and materials. For more info, go to

When: Mondays, 10:30 Am - 3:30 Pm

Where: Veterans Memorial Building, Livermore

Contact: email bschwegerle or call (510) 793-7583,


Axis Community Health is the nonprofit health center in the Tri-Valley for low-income and uninsured residents. Volunteers are needed to assist patients to enroll in our new Patient Portal. Volunteers will fill shifts at one of the three medical locations in Pleasanton - 5925 W Las Positas Blvd #100 and   Livermore -3311 Pacific Ave and 4361 Railroad Ave.

Contact:  email Audra McDonald or call  (925) 201-6009


Be a temporary safe haven for children of parents in crisis!  SFFC is a partnership between Olive Crest, a faith-based child welfare agency and local churches providing a way other than the foster care system for families to have time to heal and reunite in a more stable and healthy home. Safe families are needed in the Tri-Valley area!

Visit our website at:

Contact:  email Dave Bowers or call 925-200-8817

CityServe Coordinator: Gloria Gregory or (925) 998-3785




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:

Note: Pleasanton Senior Center Holidays & Closures: New Year's Day- Friday, January 1, 2016, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,  Monday, January 18th, 2016 and Presidents  Day- Monday, February 15th, 2016.  Usually closed for maintenance 1 week in January.

When: Monday through Friday, 11:45 AM -1:00 PM

Where: Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd.

Contact: Senior Center at 931-5365 for reservations or more information or call Clare Gomes of Open Heart Kitchen at (925) 580-6793