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Youth Resources

Crisis and Suicide Hotline

Assistance with any type of crisis

1-800-309-2131 | www.crisishotline.org

 

 

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Assistance with any type of domestic violence

1-800-799-7233 | https://www.thehotline.org/

 

 

National Sexual Assault Hotline

For victims of any type of sexual assault.

1-800-656-4673 | https://www.rainn.org/

 

 

Alameda County Social Services

General Information 1-888-999-4772

https://www.alamedacountysocialservices.org/index.page

 

 

Birth Certificates/ California Identification Card, Driver’s License Alameda County Clerk-Recorder’s Office

1106 Madision Street, Oakland

(510)272-6362 or email CROCustomerService@acgov.org

https://www.acgov.org/auditor/clerk/

 

 

California Department of Motor Vehicles

1- 800-777-0133 |www.dmv.ca.gov

 

 

Dental

Denti-Cal for Medi-Cal Members

Dental Services are currently provided as one of the many benefits under the Medi-Cal program

1-800-952-5253, 1-800-322-6384| www.denti-cal.ca.gov

 

 

Provide free parenting information, workshops and referrals to family child care, child care centers, preschools, babysitters, in-home caregivers, nannies and playgroups

(510) 658-7353 | https://bananasbunch.org/

 

Children's Hospital Youth Uprising Health Center

Mental health and medical services

510-428-3000 | www.childrenshospitaloakland.org

 

 

Casa del Sol

Mental health services; domestic violence support; parent education/support groups

510-535-4170  | https://laclinica.org/

 

Online Resource Guides

 

 

Check out the Resource pages of the Alameda County Foster Youth Alliance website for a thorough listing of Bay Area resources, many specifically for transitioning foster youth. www.fosteryouthhelp.ca.gov

 

The website of the California Office of Foster Care Ombudsperson contains valuable information about the rights of youth in foster care. The Office of the Ombudsperson serves as an independent forum for investigating and resolving complaints made by or on behalf of youth in foster care and provides youth with information regarding the rights. To contact the Alameda County Ombudsperson's Office, call (510) 268-2365.

 

 

Education LinksILSP Book Money

Assistance with books and supplies for Alameda County foster and former foster youth enrolled in accredited colleges or vocational schools. To be eligible, you must be taking at least 6 units and maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average. If you maintain a 3.0 you can receive even more money! California Chafee Grant Program

 

Grants for current and former foster youth attending college, career or technical school who meet the eligibility requirements. FAFSA

 

Free Application for Federal Student Aid California Student Aid Commission

 

Financial aid information for California residents

1-888-224-7268 Cal Grants

 

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Emergency Housing:

 

If you are in need of immediate emergency shelter and housing assistance, please contact: Eden Information & Referral at 510-537-2552 or the Bay Area Helpline at 1-800-273-6222.Emergency Housing If you are in need of immediate emergency shelter and housing assistance, please contact: Eden Information & Referral at 510-537-2552 or the Bay Area Helpline at 1-800-273-6222.

 

 

Robinson Room and Board:

 

Single family home, that provides shared housing, for single male adults, 21 and up, who are homeless, or at-risk of becoming homeless. (510) 568-7953

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