Meeting the Human Service Needs of San Leandro Residents
Through the Human Services Commission and the Community Assistance Grant Program, the City of San Leandro seeks to support San Leandro residents who are in need by providing social service resource information and by supporting community-based nonprofit organizations whose services and programs meet San Leandro's social service needs. The City supports organizations that offer prevention education, crisis intervention, and basic needs services. Agencies funded through the Community Assistance Grant Program provide affordable services based upon the need of individuals and families living in San Leandro.
Human Services Information - Alameda County
For comprehensive social service resource information for Alameda County, contact Eden Information & Referral, Resource Finder. Dial 2-1-1 for free information about housing, health, and social services throughout Alameda County.
- Affordable housing
- After-school programs
- Emergency shelters
- Hot meals and food programs
- Public assistance programs
- Rental and utility assistance
- Services for battered women
- Tenants' rights assistance
- Social Service Information (SSI)
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San Leandro Human Services Commission
The Human Services Commission (HSC) identifies social service needs in the San Leandro community, recommends to the City Council possible ways to meet those needs, evaluates and encourages the provision of social services in the City, and reviews requests for City financial support to social service agencies. The HSC has nine members who serve four-year terms. The commission meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7 pm in the Sister Cities Gallery Room at City Hall. The public is welcome to attend.
For further information on the City's Community Assistance Program, contact Jeanette Dong at 510-577-3466 or Elsa Castillo at 510-577-3469 in the Recreation and Human Services Department.