This closet will provide free clothing to families in need and encourages families to donate clothing they no longer need. Families receiving clothing do not need to have a student in the Pleasanton School District. The Hanger will be staffed by Pleasanton USD special education students who will learn critical job-training skills a part of the curriculum. Families who would like to donate items can drop them off at the donation room or at the district’s special education office at 4661 Bernal Avenue, Pleasanton.

 Where: Room 703B at Village High, 4645 Bernal Avenue, Pleasanton

Contact:  Marla Silversmith at (925) 426-4293.

Posted: 02/05/2016

A special 12 week program for parents of children in adolescence or with a strong temper.   To enroll, call Horizons Family Counseling.  A group for teens, "Keepin' it Real" will also be offered.  Scholarships available and space is limited.  With this program you will learn to:

Motivate and encourage your children to achieve academic success.

Prevent or ameliorate the problems of drugs, alcohol or gangs,

Form support groups

Improve communication in the family

When: October 25, 2016,  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Where:  Livermore Adult Education, 1401 Almond Avenue,  Livermore

Contact:  To enroll, call Horizons Family Counseling (925) 371-4747

Posted: 01/25/2016

Missing Man ministry is incorporated as a 501 (c) (3) organization helping widows and fatherless children in need.  The mission of this non-profit is to alleviate the suffering of women and children facing the loss of a husband and father.  We are men, women and children in your community dedicated to helping families who have lost a man, either suddenly or through a prolonged illness.  We are neighbors and friends, organized as a non-profit, so that we're ready to help when needed.  We respond to needs as we're made aware and as we're able.  We're at our best when the need is greatest, providing counseling and many types of support and assistance.  We help life go on for those in grief, in sensitive, caring and non-intrusive ways.  We also help connect you to other organizations in your community focused on longer term solutions.

Missing Man Dinner Banquet: October 9, 2016, 5:30 PM -7:30 PM, in Livermore.   This is a fundraiser.

Phone: (925) 399-5463


Email: Missing Man Ministry

Posted: 01/15/2016

You can meet someone’s need by donating a bicycle you or a family member no longer uses to the Del Valle High School Bicycle Repair Class! Students earn credit while repairing and tuning up the donated bicycles.  Then the bikes are available for donation to those in need in the Tri-Valley.

Contact: email Paul Gresecchi  at Del Valle High or call (925) 216-5203.

Posted: 09/02/2015

Medical Care for Children, Teens & Adults.  Women's health, prenatal care, immunizations, TB tests and pregnancy testing.  Behavioral Health including counseling, integrated behavioral health, Teen & Adult Substance Abuse Recovery Programs, DUI classes, drug testing for businesses and individuals. WIC Program a supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children. Axis Community Health is a non-profit community health center that provides quality, affordable, accessible and compassionate services that promote community well-being, serving the Tri-Valley since 1972.

Locations: Medical Clinics

Appointments and Information (925) 462-1755

4361 Railroad Avenue, Pleasanton

3311 Pacific Avenue, Livermore,  (Multi-Service Center)

Behavioral Health

Appointment and Information (925) 462-1755

6666 Owens Drive, Pleasanton

446 Lindbergh Avenue, Livermore

WIC Program- Appointments (925) 462-2365

1991-H Santa Rita Road, Pleasanton

Posted: 05/26/2015

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

Posted: 05/11/2015

Come join us for our monthly free parenting education series, facilitated by a Parenting Skills Coach.  Every 2nd Tuesday, gather with other parents for an opportunity to discuss the ups and downs of parenting, and gain support and tools.  Childcare is available with advanced registration.  Participants are asked to RSVP.  Call to reserve a spot.  Check with Y for upcoming topics.

Siblings & Friends: Helping Kids Navigate Important Relationships- June 14, 2016

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

Where:  Tri-Valley YMCA, 6693 Sierra Lane, Suite F,  Dublin, CA 94568

 Contact: email Susan Mancino or call 925-354-1392




Posted: 01/12/2015

Community Youth Courts, a diversion program to middle and high school teens who are first time offenders of misdemeanor or lesser crimes are entirely voluntary and address the early stages of juvenile delinquency by bringing teenage offenders before a jury of their peers.  Youth volunteer positions are: court clerk, advocate, jury member, and Spanish-English translator. (This is a great way to fulfill school Community Service requirements!)  Adult positions include: advocate mentor, court attendant, jury mentor, Spanish-English translator, and case manager. For more information visit  

Contact: Tonya Clenney at (925) 337-7175


Posted: 01/05/2015

There is an urgent need for teen and adult volunteers at the food pantry to help with bagging food and working at the counter as well as the thrift store where opportunities include sorting and stocking donations, helping customers and working at the cash register!  (Hours are flexible).  Mandarin speaking volunteer also needed.

When:  Food Pantry hours: Monday - Thursday, 9:30 am-noon & Thursday, 5 - 7 pm

Thrift Store hours: Monday - Saturday, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where: 418 Junction Ave, Livermore (food pantry) & 116 N L St., Livermore (thrift store)

Contact:  email Lynne or call  (925) 449-5845 for additional information

Posted: 01/05/2015

Are you a foster parent or someone who is considering becoming a foster parent? Alameda County Foster Care Services host a monthly support group for foster parents (regardless of county). Come learn from others and receive updates about available services.

 When:  Every 4th Tuesday of the month  7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Where:   Cornerstone Fellowship, 348 North Canyons Parkway, Livermore, Rooms C209 or C211

Contact:   email Nancy DeMatallana or call  (925)447-3465 ext 5448


Posted: 11/13/2014