Family Emergency Shelter Coalition FESCO – The Family Shelter. Reaching out to serve homeless families with food, shelter, clothing, counseling in the Hayward, Castro Valley, San Lorenzo, and San Leandro area.

The following resources offer free or low-cost services in Alameda County: Social services, counseling, nursing homes, drug/alcohol abuse, employment, etc. Low-cost housing, community resources Recreational and youth activities

Helpful phone numbers:

YouthLink (510) 727-9559 or (877) 968-8411
24-hour hotline for at-risk youth and their parents

Child Care Information & Referral (510) 582-2182
Child care referrals, parenting classes, subsidy programs available
office hours: Mon., Wed., Thur: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.; Tue: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Fri: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Emergency Shelter Program, Inc. (888) 339-7233

Women, Infants and Children nutrition program (WIC) (510) 595-6410

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