California state law requires all drivers to protect young children with car seats and booster seats.  Child Care Links offers a limited number of car seats, and booster seats to qualifying families, at no cost.  Free car seats are also available to low income families, families experiencing challenging situations, or are in need. FREE Car Seat Installation Instruction is also offered by Certified Car Seat Safety Technicians.  Call to schedule a FREE appointment.

Where: 6601 Owens Drive Suite 100 Pleasanton, CA 94588

Contact: Call 925.417.8733

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This is a Biblical, balanced program designed to provide a recovery process to overcome hurts, hang-ups, and habits. Learn more at www.celebraterecovery.com

When: Begins Tuesday nights at 6:30 PM

 Where: Valley Christian Center, 7500 Inspiration Dr., Dublin

Contact: Pastor  Jimi Merrell or  call (925) 560-6228.

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Beginning January 1st, 2017 the Child Care Links Diaper Pantry will open.  The generous support of the Tri-Valley Community during the week-long challenge in October 2016 allowed for the collection of 55,000 disposable diapers.

In December 2016 Child Care Links has distributed a month's supply of diapers (160 diapers) to 38 low-income families, providing diapers to 57 children.

Beginning January 1, 2017 the hours of operation for the Child Care Links Diaper Pantry:

Dates open:

Thursday: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM and The 2nd Saturday of each month: 9:00 AM - 12:oo PM

A parent/legal guardian must be present in order to pick up diapers.

Where: 6601 Owens Drive, Ste 100, Pleasanton

Contact:  (925) 249-3920

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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

Website: www.ClutterLessEastBay.org

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No matter how much we want to believe that the heart of co-dependency and recovery lies in the other person, the truth is that it lies in ourselves, in the way we allow other people's behaviors to affect us.  Replacing our self-worth in Christ with outside or external sources is not what God intended for you.  This group will provide tools to regain control of your life through Christ centered Bible teaching. Cost $20.00 includes workbook.  Additional materials will be available for purchase.  No registration required.  Childcare available -  contact Julia Yeremian

When: Mondays and Thursdays at 7:00 PM or  9:30 AM  Women only Thursdays

Where: Cornerstone Fellowship, 348 N. Canyons  Prkwy.,Livermore, Room C201

Contact:  Linda, for more info

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The Community Association for Preschool Education (CAPE. Inc.) is a non-profit California corporation that provides early childhood and family support services to low-income families in Eastern Alameda County since 1966.  CAPE Inc. is a delegate agency of Child, Family and Community Services, Inc. (Southern Alameda County Head Start).

Funding is from Head Start- Early Head Start basic grants and CA. State Funded Preschool contracts with additional support from specialized programs and community grants.

To locate a CAPE site: (925) 443-3434 ext 112

CAPE Inc.: 3095 Independence Drive., Bldg B. Suite A, Livermore

Website: www.capeheadstart.org

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CBS is a non-denominational, in-depth Bible study for women. The 2016-2017  study will be "Red Sea to the Jordan River".  For more information, visit the CBS website at www.communitybiblestudy.org

When: Thursdays mornings beginning on September 8, 2016 -  9:30 AM  - 11:30 AM

Where: Valley Bible Church, 7106 Johnson Drive , Pleasanton

Contact:  Sherri , CBS Class Coordinator

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Sutter Health and the Palo Alto Medical Foundation offer information and support for those who wish to make informed decisions regarding their health and wellness. The center is open to all members of the community.

When:  Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Where:  4050 Dublin Boulevard, Dublin

For more information, call (925) 875-6150 or visit www. pamf.org/healtheducation.

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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

Website: www.crilhayward.org

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Crisis Support Services of Alameda County offers support groups and one on one counseling for older adults in North Oakland.   Pre-registration is required and the group size is limited to 8 participants.  Services are provided by counselors in training supervised by licensed therapists. There is a sliding scale fee based on income; no one is turned away for inability to pay.

Information call: 1-800-260-0094

24 Hour Crisis Line: 1-800-309-2131

Crisis Support Services of Alameda County: www.crisissupport.org

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