Local Resources During COVID-19

We're building a list of resources Oaklanders can turn to for help during the COVID-19 crisis.

While our branches and many public services are closed, there are still local agencies, organizations, and businesses that want to help during uncertain times. This guide will be updated continuously.

Know of a local business, group, or organization providing goods or services to the community? Please list them in the comments below!

For a more comprehense Bay Area -wide list, visit PLAN's Bay Area Resource List

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City, County, & CA State Resources

Health Services



Legal Services

Keeping Connected

For Caregivers

  • Covid Tips for Parents
  • Family Paths
  • California Parent and Youth Helpline - Call or Text: 1-855-427-2736 (English, Spanish, & other languages)
    The California Department of Social Services with Parents Anonymous launched the California Parent and Youth Helpline to provide support and resource referrals to parent and youth during the COVID-19 pandemic. The helpline is available 7-days a week, from 8AM - 8PM. 
  • Afghan Coalition - (510) 745-1680
    Services including mental health and domestic violence support to (refugee families, women, & youth) 
  • Family Education and Resource Center (FERC) - (888) 896-3372
    Advocacy program that providers information, resources, education, and support to families/caregivers with mental health challenges

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