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Community Services Resource Directory

Community-Based Services in Oakland and the East Bay for Youth and Young Adults

This directory is designed to improve access to post-secondary education for adults who are out of school or enrolled in the community-based GED programs or alternative education schools in Alameda County. This directory is designed to provide information on a variety of support services that may be essential for systems-impacted, disengaged youth as they transition into a post-secondary pathway. Are you a part of an organization that provides the following services and populations? Become a member of our resource directory.

Major Services Areas
Housing
Food
Education
Employment
Health
Financial Literacy

Major Populations Served
Immigration
Disabled
Re-Entry
Veterans
Foster Youth
LGBTQ

Community Resources by Major Services Area

Service: Housing
Berkeley Youth Alternatives
(510) 845-9010
1255 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94702
kwilliams@byaonline.org
Bonita House
(510) 809-1780
6333 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94605
lorna@bonitahouse.org
First Place for Youth
(510) 272-0979
426 17th St., Suite 100
Oakland, CA 94612
estowers@firstplaceforyouth.org
Service: Food
Bonita House
(510) 809-1780
6333 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94605
lorna@bonitahouse.org
Youth Employment Partnership
(510) 533-3447
2300 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94601
info@yep.org
Service: Education
Berkeley Youth Alternatives
(510) 845-9010
1255 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94702
kwilliams@byaonline.org
Civicorps
(510) 992-7855
101 Myrtle Street
Oakland, CA 94607
joseph.billingsley@cvcorps.org
East Bay College Fund
(510) 836-8900
2030 Franklin Street
Oakland, CA 94612
sandra@eastbaycollegefund.org
First Place for Youth
(510) 272-0979, ext. 241
426 17th St., Suite 100
Oakland, CA 94612
Website
Five Key Schools and Program
(415) 734-3310
975 7th Street
Oakland, CA 94607
joannah@fivekeyscharter.org
Lao Family Community Development, Inc.
(510) 533-8850
1551 23rd Avenue
Oakland, CA 94606
krothberg@lfcd.org
Las Casas – English as a Second Language
(510) 842-3070
1530 34th Avenue
Oakland, CA 94601
lascasasoakland@gmail.com
Next Step Learning Center
(510) 251-1731
2222 Curtis Street
Oakland, CA 94607
lstringer@nextsteplc.org
Opportunity Junction
(925) 776-1133
3102 Delta Fair Blvd.
Antioch, CA 94509
whitney@opportunityjunction.org
SIATech at Treasure Island Job Corps
(415) 277-2400
351 Avenue H
San Francisco, CA 94130
alice.rice@siatech.org
Stride Center
(510) 234-1300
1212 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
karen@stridecenter.org
Summer Search
(510) 545-3280
360 22nd Street, Suite 305
Oakland, CA 94612
zlopez@summersearch.org
United Way of the Bay Area
(510) 924-3610
7200 Bancroft Avenue, Suite 124
Oakland, CA 94605
Website
The Unity Council
(510) 545-3280
360 22nd Street, Suite 305
Oakland, CA 94612
zlopez@summersearch.org
Youth Employment Partnership
(510) 533-3447
2300 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94601
info@yep.org
Service: Employment
Berkeley Youth Alternatives
(510) 845-9010
1255 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94702
kwilliams@byaonline.org
Building Skills Partnership
(510) 437-8116
3411 E. 12th Street, Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94601
christian@buildingskills.org
Center for Employment Opportunities
(510) 251-2240
464 7th Street
Oakland, CA 94607
dworthington@ceoworks.org
Civicorps
(510) 992-7855
101 Myrtle Street
Oakland, CA 94607
joseph.billingsley@cvcorps.org
College of Alameda One Stop Career Center
West Campus Drive, Portable P
555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 748-2208
Website
Five Key Schools and Program
(415) 734-3310
975 7th Street
Oakland, CA 94607
joannah@fivekeyscharter.org
Hack the Hood
(813) 760-1649
439 International Blvd
Oakland, CA 94606
olivia@hackthehood.org
Juma Adventures
(415) 371-0727
675 Hegenberger Road, Suite 255
Oakland, CA 94621
saraht@juma.org
Lao Family Community Development, Inc.
(510) 533-8850
1551 23rd Avenue
Oakland, CA 94606
krothberg@lfcd.org
Rising Sun Energy Center
(510) 665-1501
2998 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94702
hatton@risingsunenergy.org
Tech Exchange
(510) 345-1910
1228 36th Avenue
Oakland, CA 94601
info@techexchange.org
Website
SIATech at Treasure Island Job Corps
(415) 277-2400
351 Avenue H
San Francisco, CA 94130
alice.rice@siatech.org
Stride Center
(510) 234-1300
1212 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
karen@stridecenter.org
Summer Search
(510) 545-3280
360 22nd Street, Suite 305
Oakland, CA 94612
zlopez@summersearch.org
United Way of the Bay Area
(510) 924-3610
7200 Bancroft Avenue, Suite 124
Oakland, CA 94605
Website
The Unity Council
(510) 545-3280
360 22nd Street, Suite 305
Oakland, CA 94612
zlopez@summersearch.org
Vietnamese American Community Center of the East Bay
(510) 891-9999
655 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94606
info@vacceb.org
Youth Employment Partnership
(510) 533-3447
2300 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94601
info@yep.org
Service: Health
Bonita House
(510) 809-1780
6333 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94605
lorna@bonitahouse.org
Service: Financial Literacy
Beyond Emancipation
(510) 667-7694
675 Hegenberger, Suite 100
Oakland, CA 94621
sshumate@beyondemancipation.org
Bonita House
(510) 809-1780
6333 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94605
lorna@bonitahouse.org
Building Skills Partnership
(510) 437-8116
3411 E. 12th Street, Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94601
christian@buildingskills.org
Center for Employment Opportunities
(510) 251-2240
464 7th Street
Oakland, CA 94607
dworthington@ceoworks.org
Civicorps
(510) 992-7855
101 Myrtle Street
Oakland, CA 94607
joseph.billingsley@cvcorps.org
East Bay College Fund
(510) 836-8900
2030 Franklin Street
Oakland, CA 94612
sandra@eastbaycollegefund.org
First Place for Youth
(510) 272-0979, ext. 241
426 17th St., Suite 100
Oakland, CA 94612
Website
Stride Center
(510) 234-1300
1212 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
karen@stridecenter.org
United Way of the Bay Area
(510) 924-3610
7200 Bancroft Avenue, Suite 124
Oakland, CA 94605
Website
The Unity Council
(510) 545-3280
360 22nd Street, Suite 305
Oakland, CA 94612
zlopez@summersearch.org
Vietnamese American Community Center of the East Bay
(510) 891-9999
655 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94606
info@vacceb.org
Youth Employment Partnership
(510) 533-3447
2300 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94601
info@yep.org

Community Resources by Major Populations Served

Population: Immigration
Lao Family Community Development, Inc.
(510) 533-8850
1551 23rd Avenue
Oakland, CA 94606
krothberg@lfcd.org
Las Casas – English as a Second Language
(510) 842-3070
1530 34th Avenue
Oakland, CA 94601
lascasasoakland@gmail.com
United Way of the Bay Area
(510) 924-3610
7200 Bancroft Avenue, Suite 124
Oakland, CA 94605
Website
The Unity Council
(510) 545-3280
360 22nd Street, Suite 305
Oakland, CA 94612
zlopez@summersearch.org
Vietnamese American Community Center of the East Bay
(510) 891-9999
655 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94606
info@vacceb.org
Population: Disabled
Population: Re-Entry
Berkeley Youth Alternatives
(510) 845-9010
1255 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94702
kwilliams@byaonline.org
Beyond Emancipation
(510) 667-7694
675 Hegenberger, Suite 100
Oakland, CA 94621
sshumate@beyondemancipation.org
Five Keys Schools and Programs
(415) 734-3310
975 7th Street
Oakland, CA 94607
joannah@fivekeyscharter.org
Youth Employment Partnership
(510) 533-3447
2300 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94601
info@yep.org
Population: Veterans
College of Alameda Veterans Center
(510) 533-8850
G Building, Second Floor
555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway
Alameda, CA 94501
Website
Population: Foster Youth
Beyond Emancipation
(510) 667-7694
675 Hegenberger, Suite 100
Oakland, CA 94621
sshumate@beyondemancipation.org
First Place for Youth
(510) 272-0979, ext. 241
426 17th Street, Suite 100
Oakland, CA 94612
Website
Youth Employment Partnership
(510) 533-3447
2300 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94601
info@yep.org
Population: LGBTQ


Thanks to all Direct Connect Advisory members, including the many community-based organizations who contributed time and thought to this directory. Developed by Alison Feldman, Coordinator, Education Excellence, Urban Strategies Council.