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Community Assistance Resources

Community Assistance Resources




Disability Services


Community Resources for Independent Living (CRIL)

Assistance for disabled, including peer counseling, independent living skills, attendant referral and advocacy.
439 A Street
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 881-5743
info@cril-online.org
www.cril-online.org

Deaf Counseling Advocacy and Referral Agency (DCARA)

Services for the hearing-impaired, including counseling, transitional housing, referrals to interpreting services, legal services, classes, workshops and support groups.
1550 San Leandro Blvd.
San Leandro, CA 94577
(510) 483-0720
dcara.hq@dcara.org
www.dcara.org

Stepping Stones Growth Center

Socialization and independent living skills for developmentally disabled children and adolescents. Vocational training and employment services for developmentally disabled.
311 Macarthur Blvd.
San Leandro, CA 94577
(510) 568-3331
www.steppingstonesgrowth.org

Paratransit Services

The City of San Leandro and East Bay Paratransit provide paratransit services to seniors and people with disabilities.
Paratransit Services Links:
San Leandro Paratransit Service (Flex Shuttle)
Access Alameda (Accessible Transit Services in Alameda County) - www.accessalameda.com
East Bay Paratransit - www.actransit.org/rider-info
Network of Care - www.localcommunities.org/lc/alamedacountyparatransit
Alameda County Transportation Improvement Authority (ACTIA) - www.actia2022.com


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Domestic Violence


Building Futures with Women and Children

Shelter for women and children. Safe house for battered women and their children.
Supportive services designed to foster self-sufficiency.
Toll-free Crisis Line: (866) 292-9688 (A-Way-Out)
crisisline@bfwc.org
www.bfwc.org

Davis Street Family Resource Center - Community Counseling

Counseling for individuals, couples and families. Programs include domestic violence counseling program, youth program and parent education program.
3081 Teagarden Street
San Leandro, CA 94577
(510) 346-4620, ext. 160
sfugimoto@davisstreet.org
www.davisstreet.org

Family Violence Law Center

Comprehensive legal assistance and support services for victims of domestic and acquaintance violence.
(510) 208-0220
(510) 208-0255 Crisis Line (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm)
info@fvlc.org
www.fvlc.org

International Institute of the East Bay

Information, legal assistance, counseling, education and domestic violence legal services for immigrants and refugees.
449 15th Street, Suite 201
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 451-2846
hcastillo@iieb.org
www.iieb.org

Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments (SAVE)

Shelter, crisis counseling, support, legal help and hotline for domestic violence victims and their families.
Business Office: (510) 574-2250
Shelter/Referral Hotline: (510) 794-6055
WINGS Transitional Housing Program: (510) 732-9761
info@save-dv.org
www.save-dv.org


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Employment Services


Davis Street Family Resource Center

Emergency food, clothing, crisis counseling. Child care programs for low-income families. Free medical clinic. Pre-employment, job placement and supportive services. Some CalWORKs services.
3081 Teagarden Street
San Leandro, CA 94577
(510) 346-4620
www.davisstreet.org

Eastbay Works One-Stop Career Center

Connecting People with Opportunities for Employment
1-866-EBWORKS
www.eastbayworks.com


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Food Distribution Programs


Alameda County Food Bank

Distributes food to nonprofit agencies & provides free food to low-income Alameda County Residents
Hunger Hotline 1 (800) 870-FOOD (3663)
www.accfb.org

Davis Street Family Resource Center

Food distribution
3081 Teagarden Street
San Leandro, CA 94577
(510) 347-4620
www.davisstreet.org

Interfaith Homelessness Network - April Showers

Free showers, lunch, toiletries and laundry vouchers for men, women and children on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month, 11am-2pm.
San Leandro Boys & Girls Club
401 Marina Blvd.
San Leandro, CA 94577

SOS/Meals on Wheels

Home-delivered hot meals for home-bound seniors.
1435 Grove Way
Hayward, CA 94546
(510) 582-1263


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General and Emergency Support Services


Davis Street Family Resource Center

Emergency food, clothing and crisis counseling. Child care programs for low-income families. Free medical clinic. Pre-employment, job placement and supportive services. Some CalWORKs services.
3081 Teagarden Street
San Leandro, CA 94577
(510) 346-4620
www.davisstreet.org

Interfaith Homelessness Network -April

Showers Free showers, lunch, toiletries and laundry vouchers for men, women and children on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month, 11am-2pm.
San Leandro Boys & Girls Club
401 Marina Blvd.
San Leandro, CA 94577


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Housing Services


ECHO Housing - Eden Council for Hope and Opportunity, Inc.

Information and assistance with housing discrimination, tenant/landlord rights, shared housing, rent/deposit assistance and home equity counseling.
770 A Street
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 581-9380
www.echofairhousing.org

City of San Leandro - Housing Programs

  • Affordable and Senior Housing Projects
  • First-Time Homebuyer Assistance
  • Home Repair Grants/Housing Rehabilitation Loans
  • Fair Housing, Tenant/Landlord Issues, Rent Review Program

City of San Leandro Housing Division
(510) 577-6004

Eden I & R - 2-1-1

Dial 2-1-1 for comprehensive social service and housing resource information, 24 hrs/day, Monday-Friday, multiple languages, TTY.
www.edenir.org


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Information and Referral


Alameda County Social Services Agency

Adult & Aging Services, Children & Family Services, Workforce and Benefit Administration
CalWORKs
Food Stamps
General Assistance
(510) 670-6000

Eden I & R - 2-1-1

Dial 2-1-1 for comprehensive social service and housing resource information, 24 hrs/day, Monday-Friday, multiple languages, TTY.
www.edenir.org

United Way Help Line (SF, Napa, Solano, Marin & San Mateo Counties)

General homeless assistance.
1 (800) 273-6222 Help Line


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Legal Services


CALICO Center

Forensic interviews of children where there is suspected sexual or physical abuse, neglect or witness to violence. Provides therapy referrals and family follow-up and support.
524 Estudillo Avenue
San Leandro, CA 94577
(510) 895-0702
calicocenter@yahoo.com
www.calicocenter.org

ECHO Housing - Eden Council for Hope and Opportunity, Inc.

Information and assistance with housing discrimination, tenant/landlord rights, shared housing, rent/deposit assistance, and home equity counseling.
770 A Street
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 581-9380
www.echofairhousing.org

Family Violence Law Center

Comprehensive legal assistance and support services for victims of domestic and acquaintance violence.
(510) 208-0220
(510) 208-0255 Crisis Line (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm)
info@fvlc.org
www.fvlc.org

International Institute of the Bay Area

Immigration and citizenship legal services, immigrant crime and domestic violence victim services, presentations and staff training. 
405 14th St. Suite 500
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 451-2846
szavala@iibayarea.org
www.iibayarea.org

 

Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments (SAVE)

Shelter, crisis counseling, support, legal help and hotline for domestic violence victims and their families.
Business Office: (510) 574-2250
Shelter/Referral Hotline: (510) 794-6055
WINGS Transitional Housing Program: (510) 732-9761
info@save-dv.org
www.save-dv.org


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Literacy Services


San Leandro Public Library Foundation - Project Literacy

Free tutoring and support for adults (16 and older) who want to improve basic reading and writing skills. Monthly storytime for families and free children's book distribution.
San Leandro Main Library
300 Estudillo Avenue
San Leandro, CA 94577
510-577-3945


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Mental Health Services


Davis Street Family Resource Center - Community Counseling

Counseling for individuals, couples and families. Domestic Violence project. Youth Program. Parent education program.
3081 Teagarden Street
San Leandro, CA 94577
(510) 346-4620, ext 160
sfugimoto@davisstreet.org
www.davisstreet.org

Family Service of San Leandro

Mental health services for low-income families
2208 San Leandro Blvd.
San Leandro, CA 94577
(510) 483-6715
info@fscc.org
www.fscc.org

Girls Incorporated of Alameda County - Pathways Counseling Center

Short- and long-term mental health services for children, adolescents, adults and families, including victims of sexual abuse.
13666 E 14th Street
San Leandro, CA 94578
(510) 357-5515
info@girlsinc-alameda.org
www.girlsinc-alameda.org


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Paratransit Services


Paratransit Services

The City of San Leandro and East Bay Paratransit provide paratransit services to seniors and people with disabilities.
Paratransit Service Links:
San Leandro Paratransit Service (Flex Shuttle)
Access Alameda (Accessible Transit Services in Alameda County) - www.accessalameda.com
East Bay Paratransit - http://www.actransit.org/rider-info/rider-guides/paratransit/
Network of Care - www.localcommunities.org/lc/alamedacountyparatransit
Alameda County Transportation Improvement Authority (ACTIA) - www.actia2022.com


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Senior Services


Administration on Aging

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides resources for elders and their families such as prescription drug, health care, rent, utility and medicare benefits.
www.aoa.gov

Adult Day Care.org

Nationwide directory of Adult Day Care facilities.
www.adultdaycare.org

Alzheimer's Services of the East Bay

Adult day health care services to persons with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias and respite to caregivers. Support groups, case management and counseling to caregivers
561 A Street
Hayward, CA 94704
(510) 888-1411
info@aseb.org
www.aseb.org

Assisted Living Facilities

Nationwide directory of assisted living facilities
www.seniorlivingmap.org
San Leandro Only:
http://www.seniorlivingmap.org/CA/San%20Leandro/ 

City of San Leandro Senior Services

The City of San Leandro Senior Services offers a wide range of activities, classes, services and resources for adults 50 years plus.  See the Senior Services page for more resources and information about programs.

http://www.sanleandro.org/depts/rec/seniors/default.asp

Long Term Care Information

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website provides resources to help plan for long-term care needs.
www.longtermcare.gov 

National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center

Ombudsmans advocate for long-term care patient rights, quality care and work to resolve resident complaints.
www.ltcombudsman.org 

Skilled Nursing Facilities.org

Nationwide directory of nursing homes, including Medicare, ratings, inspection information and complaints.
www.skillednursingfacilities.org

SOS/Meals on Wheels

Home-delivered meals to homebound, frail senior citizens, ages 60 and over. Phone to request Meals on Wheels service.
1435 Grove Way
Hayward, CA 94546
(510) 582-1263
www.sosmealsonwheels.org

Spectrum Community Service, Inc.

Comprehensive services for low and fixed income persons and seniors, including vocational training, social services and utility assistance.
1435 Grove Way
Hayward, CA 94546
(510) 881-0300
spectrum@spectrumcs.org
www.spectrumcs.org


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Shelters


Building Futures with Women and Children

Shelter for women and children. Safe house for battered women and their children. Supportive services designed to foster self-sufficiency.
Toll-free Crisis Line: (866) 292-9688 (A-Way-Out)
crisisline@bfwc.org
www.bfwc.org

Eden I & R - 2-1-1

Dial 2-1-1 for comprehensive social service and housing resource information, 24 hrs/day, Monday-Friday, multiple languages, TTY.
www.edenir.org

Emergency Shelter Program

Short-term shelter, food and counseling for women and their minor children who are homeless for any reason including battering and/or financial crisis.
Emergency Shelter Hotline Hours 24 hours daily: (510) 786-1246
info@espca.org
www.espca.org

Family Emergency Shelter Coalition (FESCO)

Serve homeless families with shelter, food, clothing, counseling and links to community resources.
(510)-581-3223
fesco@fescofamilyshelter.org
www.fescofamilyshelter.org


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Youth Programs & Child Care


Boys & Girls Club of San Leandro

Educational, vocational and recreational programs for boys and girls ages 7-18, including supervised sports, arts and crafts, gymnastics, field trips, homework assistance, tutoring and computer training.
401 Marina Blvd.
San Leandro, CA 94577
(510) 483-5581
www.bgcsl.org

Davis Street Family Resource Center

Emergency food, clothing, crisis counseling. Child care programs for low-income families. Free medical clinic. Pre-employment, job placement and supportive services. Some CalWORKs services.
3081 Teagarden Street
San Leandro, CA 94577
(510) 346-4620
www.davisstreet.org

Girl's Incorporated of Alameda County

Enrichment programs for girls and their families, including technology and fitness centers, leadership program, HEART peer education program and mental health services.
13666 E 14th Street
San Leandro, CA 94578
(510) 357-5515
info@girlsinc-alameda.org
www.girlsinc-alameda.org

Kids Club - City of San Leandro

Before- and after-school programs designed to serve late Kindergarten through 5th grade students at several school sites.
City of San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Department office locations:
835 East 14th St. and 15301 Wicks Blvd.
(510) 577-3462
www.sanleandro.org/depts/rec/programs/kidsclub.asp

Lincoln Child Center

Residential treatment, day treatment and a non-public school for emotionally disturbed children and their families. Kinship Support Services Program offers support group for those raising a relative's child.
22245 Main Street, Suite 102
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 583-8026
info@lincolncc.org
kinshipservices@lincolncc.org
www.lincolncc.org

San Leandro Cares!


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