The National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) is a national, anti-trafficking hotline and resource center serving victims and survivors of human trafficking and the anti-trafficking community in the United States.  The toll-free hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Call to get help, report a tip of suspected trafficking, or request information and training.

Telephone: 1-888-373-7888



New Hope Ministries offers lay counseling services  (premarital, recovery and support groups) based on biblical precepts and principles.  Lay counseling, encouragement and prayer is provided to individuals and couples.  New Hope also offers a network of referrals and outside resources for individuals, couples, families and children to local licensed, Christian counselors and MFT Interns.

Where: Cornerstone Fellowship, 348 N. Canyons Pkwy, Livermore

Contact: Tracey, for more info



Our spring respite for special needs children has an Olympic theme. Kids will be participating in some fun games in the gathering place, earning a medal and getting their pictures taken on the medal stand with the American flag.  Come be a part of the games, sporting jerseys and teams from all over the world or your patriotic red, white and blues.  We can only take as many kids as we have volunteers so sign up early and invite a friend.  Training begins for EVERYONE at 1:00 pm so you will know where and how to help your child participate in the games. You can register on-line at

When: Saturday, April 1, 1:00-5:00 pm

Where: 4455 Del Valle Pkwy, Pleasanton

Contact: Kris Volkir, Disability Ministry Director,  or call 925.846.6622


Parents Working Together:  Topic rotates month to month. Free child care available but must RSVP at (925) 354-1392 or e-mail Susan Mancino

When:  2nd Tuesday of month, 6:30-8:00 PM

Where: Tri-Valley YMCA, 6603 Sierra Lane, Suite F, Dublin

Foster Parent Support Group:

When: 4th Tuesday each month

Where: Cornerstone Fellowship, 348 N. Canyons Parkway, Livermore, (925) 447-3465.

The Parent Project: provided by the Pleasanton Unified School District.
Learn never to argue with your child again! Prevent or intervene in alcohol or drug use!  Improve school attendance and performance! Find resources to help your family! $24 material fee per family donation requested. Scholarships available. Join the group at any time!

When: Wednesdays, January 27 - April 13, 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Where: 4665 Bernal Avenue, Bernal Room

Contact: Register by email with Kirsten Dwyer  or call (925) 426-4325

The Parent Project in Spanish: provided by Horizons Family Counseling.

When: Tuesdays, 6:00 - 9:00 PM, March 1 - May 24

Where: East Avenue Middle School, Multi-Purpose Room, 3951 East Avenue

Contact: Horizons Family Counseling to register at (925) 371-4747


Enjoy a hot meal offered by Open Heart Kitchen

When:             Monday evenings 4:00pm-6:00pm

Where:           6533  Sierra Lane

Contact:          925-580-6793



The Pleasanton Community Counseling Center, (PCCC) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) counseling center.  PCCC's stated mission is to provide compassionate, affordable counseling for individuals, couples, families and children in a safe and supportive environment.   Counseling appointments vary according to therapist availability.  The Counseling Center is staffed by interns, supervised by seasoned clinicians.  Fees are based on a sliding scale, based on income.  Call to make an appointment.

To ask about services: (925) 600-9762

Where: 4444 Black Avenue, Pleasanton



The Pocket Guides were developed by the cities of Livermore and Pleasanton and updated by the city of Dublin as a handy resource to connect residents to Human Services, not only in the Tri-Valley, but in Alameda County as well. This Pocket Guide is given to Police Officers who may encounter residents during the course of their activities; school counselors,service providers and available at public counters in the three cities.

Human Services Pocket Guide




Meet new friends and be served by friendly volunteers at the Dublin Senior Center where meals are provided by Open Heart Kitchen. Reservations are encouraged but are not required except for special luncheons.  There is a suggested donation of $3.00 per meal or you can purchase a Punch Card which includes 10 pre-paid meals for $30.00.  Take out is available.  See menu at:

When: Monday - Friday, 11:30 - 12:30; after 12:15, the Lunch is boxed as a "take out"

Where: Dublin Senior Center, 7600 Amador Valley Blvd.

Contact: Call Dublin Senior Center for more information @ 556-4511 or call Clare Gomes of Open Heart Kitchen at (925) 580-6793


Spectrum Community Services Inc., administers federally-funded programs to help low-income household pay their energy bills (HEAP, Home Energy Assistance Program) and provide energy-savings measures (Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program) to people who meet the eligibility requirements.  See website for application packet and/or application pick up locations in Dublin, Pleasanton, Livermore.

HEAP :  (510) 881-0300 ext 216, 214 or 225 - Eligibility based on household's total monthly income, which can not exceed HEAP income guidelines.  Funds are for household with low income and high energy costs, prioritizing households with elderly, disabled persons and/or children under six years old.

Weatherization: (510) 881-0300 ext. 272 - As federally funded program, Spectrum can give energy savings measure to people who meet eligibility requirements.  Priorities are placed on households with seniors (60+), disabled, and children under 6.

Website:  for more information and current gross income guidelines

Spectrum Community Services Inc. HEAP & Weatherization, P.O.Box 4317, Hayward, CA   94540


St. Vincent de Paul  offers support to families, in need, in our parish boundaries.  Please call and leave a message stating your need.  Upon receiving your call, a team of two will make an appointment to meet with you in order to determine how they can help.

Where:           Offered through St. Raymond Catholic Church, Dublin

Contact:          Dick Kunz @ 925-574-7456 (recording for help-line)