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:
www.alamedaco.info Social services, counseling, nursing homes, drug/alcohol abuse, employment, etc.
www.edenir.org Low-cost housing, community resources
www.haywardrec.org 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
Other ways to help in the world:
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