If you are in immediate danger or having a medical emergency, call 911.
For easy access to housing and critical health & human services information and referrals 24 hours a day, call 2-1-1 or visit Eden I & R.
Resources For Youth In Transition
Download B:E's resource guide to Alameda County services for transition aged youth. Find agencies and services to help you with housing, medical care, food assistance, legal issues, and more.
Alameda County Crisis Support Services
24-hour telephone support during times of crisis.
A Safe Place
24-hour domestic violence crisis line offering information and referrals to services and shelter.
Alameda County Child Abuse Hotline
County & State
Alameda County Social Services Agency
Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services
Mental health and substance abuse services for County residents.
Alameda County Board of Supervisors
Legislative body of Alameda County.
Alameda County Foster Youth Services
Providing educational support and advocacy for foster youth age 5-18
California Children & Family Services Division – Foster Care
Policy & Advocacy
Foster Youth Alliance
A coalition of organizations serving transitioning foster youth in Alameda County
John Burton Foundation
Grantmaking, public policy & advocacy, independent research, coalition building and community organizing on foster care issues.
Casey Family Programs
Casey Family Programs' mission is to provide and improve—and ultimately to prevent the need for—foster care.
(510) 444-4025 or (888) 645-0616
Honoring Emancipated Youth
Policy advocacy on issues affecting current and former foster youth.
For Foster Youth
Foster Care Help Line
Learn about your rights as a youth in the foster system, ask questions, get assistance.
Alameda County Independent Living Skills Program
Pre-emancipation life skills classes for foster and probation teens.
For Foster Parents & Prospective Foster Parents
Alameda County Foster Parent Association
A Pathway To Home - Alameda County Faith Initiative
A coalition of faith communities dedicated to finding loving homes for foster children.
East Bay Community Law Center
Free legal services in the areas of housing, welfare, HIV & health, homelessness, economic development, criminal record expungement.
Bay Area Legal Aid
Free legal services in the areas of housing, domestic violence, public benefits, and health for low-income individuals and families.
(510) 663-4755 or 1-800-551-5554
Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund
Legal assistance and policy advocacy for individuals with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities.
Court Appointed Special Advocates
Volunteers advocating for the interests of youth in the dependency system.
STARS Community Services
Behavioral health programs for children, adolescents, adults & families
Be A Mentor
Matching responsible and caring adults with youth to help them their full potential.
Fred Finch Youth Center
Residential, mental health, special education and community based services for severely emotionally disturbed youth, ages 4 through 24.
Community-based and family-focused treatment services for children and families.
CPR Classes in Oakland/Berkeley
American Heart Association CPR & First-aid renewal and certification training courses in Alameda County.