Crosswinds Church will be hosting 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:  Jim Matthews at (925) 560-3889 for more information


This program is presented by The Finding Wellness Team at Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley, SSPTV.    This 7-week series of free nutrition and medication management classes will cover the following topics: Fall Prevention, Using Drugs Wisely, Understanding Prescription & OTC Drug Labels, Benefits of Maintaining Healthy Hydration, Stress Management, Pain Management and Emotional Wellbeing.

Class size is limited to 30 participants, call to reserve a spot.

When: Mondays, (check with SSPTV for 2016 dates) at   10:00 -11:30 AM

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

Contact: (925) 931-5393


Senior information and assistance is provide for East County (Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanto, Sunol) by Alameda Social Services, Alameda County Area on Aging.

6955 Foothill Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Oakland, CA  94605

Call:  1 (800) 510-2020 or (510) 577-3530

Visit website:


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 both homeowners and tenants on-line.  Occupants must be low-income to be eligible for grant and loan program.  See income chart and program restrictions.  The Alameda County Community Development Agency's Healthy Homes Department Housing Rehabilitation Program includes: Minor Home Repair Grants (including mobile homes), Accessibility Improvement Grants, Paint Grants, and Housing Rehabilitation Loans.

Contact: (510) 567-8280  Monday-Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Location:  2000 Embarcadero, Suite 300, Oakland


Alameda Health System (Highland General Hospital, Fairmont Hospital, San Leandro Hospital, Alameda Hospital, John George Psychiatric Hospital, Ambulatory Wellness Center) Senior Day Treatment Services provide specialized mental health services for Seniors.   They provide day treatment services for seniors who are struggling with mental illness and adjustment issues associated with later life in a supportive milieu that focuses on building skills.   OPS offers psychiatric intake assessment, daily group therapy, regular visits with a psychiatrist, weekly visits with a therapist, mediation evaluation, as needed nursing follow up on medical issues, lunch and transportation.  For more information or to schedule an appointment see below.

Contact: (510) 895-4359

Outpatient Psychiatric Services: 15400 Foothill Blvd, Bldg. C 3, San Leandro


The following Nonprofit and Public Agencies  serve Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton and Sunol.

Alameda County Health Cares ACCESS (referrals to substance abuse services in Alameda County):  1 (800) 491-9099

Alcoholics Anonymous Central Office, Oakland:  (510) 839-8900

Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley : (925)  931-5379


Following Nonprofit and Public agencies serve Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton and Sunol.

Alzheimer's Association Helpline: 1 (800) 272-3900

Alzheimer Support Group: (925)931-5379

Family Caregiver Alliance: 1 (800) 445-8106

Senior Support Program of Tri-Valley: (925) 931-5379

U.C. Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center, Martinez: (925) 372-2485


Caring for a loved one is challenging physically and emotionally.  Join this support group to explore resources and generate problem solving ideas. Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley is an independent, non-profit agency serving seniors over 60 in the cities of Dublin, Livermore and Pleasanton since 1981.

When: Second Monday of every month, 1-3 PM

Where:  Pleasanton Senior Center, Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley 5353 Sunol Blvd., Pleasanton

Contact: email Caregiver Program or call  (925) 931-5389


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 maintain decluttering momentum and talk about why we clutter and learn from others how they overcame the same challenges.

Pleasanton Meetings: Every Monday (no meetings on US Post Office holidays), 7:00 PM- 8:30 PM

Where:  The Parkview, 100 Valley Avenue, (2nd Floor Activity Room: use Valley Avenue Main Entrance) Pleasanton 

Information: email or call a Volunteer (925) 289-5356



Community Resources for Independent Living, (CRIL)  is a peer-based organization that advocates and provides resources for people with disabilities to improve lives and make communities fully accessible.  Services include (see website for list of complete programs):

Information and Referral ( I & R):  CRIL is not only a centralized resource for disability-related questions, it is a link to many resources in Alameda County.

Housing Assistance:  CRIL assists in how to look for housing, keeps a current list of available rentals and hosts weekly Housing Information Workshops in Hayward and monthly workshops in its branch office locations. CRIL does not own housing or run its own residential facility.

Personal Assistant Referral: Part of the internet Alameda County QuickMatch.  CRIL assists consumers with lists of private pay personal assistants.

Peer Support: Peer Support Groups are offered at three office locations.

Assistive Technology (AT) Referrral and Loan:  CRIL's AT Coordinator will assist with identifying most current devices, tools, equipment, and resources.  CRIL is a member of the AT Network and one of 12 Device Lending Library sites in California.

Independent Living Skills (ILS) Training: Skills include managing money, navigating transportation systems, and effective communication. CRIL conducts quarterly Disaster Preparedness Workshops for People with Disabilities.

Main Office, 439 "A" Street, Hayward, M-F, 9AM-12:30 PM / 1:30 -5PM

Tri-Valley Office  : 3311 Pacific Avenue, Livermore, drop in  T & TH 9-Noon/ 2-5 PM: by appointment M, W & F

Tri-Cities Office: 39155 Liberty Street, Fremont, drop in T & TH - 10-4:30 PM / by appointment M, W & F

Phone: (510) 881-5743 - TTY (510)881-0218, Hayward / Tri-Cities (510) 794-5735

Tri-Valley- (925) 371-1531 /  TTY (925) 371-1532