Outside Resources for Families
Alameda County Food Banks http://foodnow.net/
1-800-870-FOOD (3663) or 1-510-635-3663
Legal Advice Line: 800-551-5554
Free/low cost Mental Health:
COVID mental health/Stress Support
Mental Health Association of Alameda County
Family Paths, Inc. (formerly Parental Stress Service)
24-hour parent support hotline-- 800.829.3777
Domestic Violence Resource Guide for Alameda County
Crisis Support Services of Alameda County
Alameda County Behavioral Health
Oakland LGBTQ Community Center at www.oaklandlgbtqcenter.org
The Trevor Project https://www.thetrevorproject.org/
Born This Way Foundation https://bornthisway.foundation/
Free or Low Cost English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
Master List for classes in the East Bay:
Public Policy Information:
Public Policy Institute of California
Health Coverage and Care for Undocumented Immigrants:
Free Tutoring with a Library Card
Technical Support for Urban Montessori Devices and Accounts:
Low-Cost Internet and Free & Discounted Devices at Oakland Tech Exchange:
Children with Incarcerated Parents:
Rideshare Apps for Transporting Kids:
Carseats: Forward-facing carseats and boosters are provided at no extra charge when requested for the ride. Kango guarantees correct installation of seats.
Pricing model: Monthly subscription ($9, first month free) plus per ride charge, minimum $16. Babysitting $15-$20/hr after or before ride.
Discount: Use code 510FAM20 to save $20 on Kango
Requirements: Riders must be at least 6 years old
Carseats: Children can bring their own boosters or HopSkipDrive will provide them for any riders under age 8.
Pricing model: You'll need to use the ride estimate calculator to estimate the fare. Rides for a single-family start at $18. Carpools start at $7 per family.
Requirements: Riders must be ages 5-15
Carseats: Parents can specify if they want a booster seat assigned to their child for all rides. Zum does not currently provide car seats for younger children.
Pricing model: Rides start at $16 and additional care can be added on at the rate of $6 per quarter hour. Carpools start at $8 per child.