Housing & Shelter Resources


Know of someone in need of emergency shelter or additional housing assistance?  A myriad of circumstances can spiral someone into a housing crisis so check out organizations and resources available to them below.  

Housing Assistance/Services:
Abode Services (510) 657-7409

CityServe of the TriValley
(925) 222-CARE/2273

ECHO Housing
770 A Street, Hayward
(510) 581-9380

Alameda County Community Development Agency
Grants for emergency housing repairs: (510) 670-5404
Housing Rehabilitation: (510) 670-5399

Eden Housing, Inc.
22645 Grand Street, Hayward
(510) 582-1460
Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm

Alameda County Housing Authority
22941 Atherton Street, Hayward
(510) 538-8876

Safe Families for Children
For parents dealing with homelessness, no job, jail time, drug addiction, sickness, hospital stays or other crisis.
(800) 550-2445

Building Futures with Women and Children
For women with or without children, and who are in crisis, in need of shelter, resources, encouragement, or in need of someone to listen and to help find a way to cope.
866-A-WAY-OUT (292-9688)

For a complete list, check out the Homeless Shelter Directory

Men and/or Women
Salvation Army, Oakland (510) 437-9437
Second Chance, Newark (510) 792-4357
BOSS Multi Service Center, Berkeley (510) 843-3700
Tri City Homeless Coalition, Fremont (510) 638-9280

Men Only
Human Outreach Agency, Hayward (510) 582-1172
Bay Area Rescue Mission, Richmond (510) 215-4868
CityTeam, Oakland (510) 452-3758

Women Only
Building Futures with Women and Children, San Leandro
(866) 292-9688
Ruby’s Place, Inc., Hayward (888) 339-7233 (SAFE)
Berkeley Food and Housing Project, Berkeley (510) 843-3420
A Safe Place Inc., Oakland (510) 536-7233
Aasra, Fremont (800) 313-2772
SAVE, Fremont (510) 794-6055

FESCO, Hayward (510) 581-3223
BOSS Multi Service Center, Berkeley (510) 843-3700
Salvation Army, Oakland (510) 437-9437

Youth (13-24)
Covenant House, Oakland (510) 379-1010