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Oakland, California 94621
(510) 496-5200
Fax: (510) 496-5250


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Great Websites for Current and Former Foster Youth

The internet is a great thing. Below are some websites that we think might be helpful to you.

Need health insurance? You get it till age 26 if you were in foster care on your 18th birthday! Even if you’re currently 21-26 years old. Visit for more info or click here.

Need mental health services? Try Alameda County Behavioral Health Care System’s: Transition Age Youth Program 2000 Embarcadero Cove, Suite 200 Oakland, CA 94608 (510) 567-8100 or get an ACCESS referral for office based mental health services at (800) 491-9099. Visit the ACBHCS site for more info.

Need case management? Contact Beyond Emancipation to sign up for a case manager who can help with education, employment, and housing. Click here for their resource guide. (510) 667-7694. Need to know everything about college in CA? Visit for more info.

Need safety from domestic violence?
Alameda County Family Justice Center
One-stop center with multiple agencies serving victims of domestic violence & sexual exploitation.
470 27th Street, Oakland
(510) 267-8800
Mobile Response Team: 510-757-5123

MISSSEY – Motivating, Inspiring, Supporting & Serving Sexually Exploited Youth
(510) 267-8840
(510) 290-6450 (24 hours) Bay Area Women Against Rape (BAWAR)
Free counseling to survivors of sexual assault and accompaniment to police, court & hospitals.
Rape Crisis Hotline: (510) 845-7273 (24 hours)

A Safe Place
Shelter, counseling, assistance with housing & employment.
(510) 536-7233

Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments (SAVE)
Shelter, transitional housing, legal aid, outreach/prevention & counseling.
Fremont: (510) 574-2250
24 Hour Crisis Line (510) 794-6055

Shepherd’s Gate
Shelter & transitional housing in Livermore.
(925) 443-4283

WOMAN, Inc. (Women Organized to Make Abuse Nonexistent)
Support groups, therapy, and community education for battered women in the SF Bay Area, Spanish speaking services.
333 Valencia St., San Francisco
415-864-4722 (available 24 hrs/day)

La Casa De Las Madres
Drop-in center, emergency shelter, English/Spanish services.
1633 Mission St., Suite 225, San Francisco
(877) 503-1850 (24 hour crisis line for adults)
(877) 923-0700 (24 hour crisis line for teenagers)

Need to check your credit? Check out Annual Credit Report. This is the website that offers a free credit check.

Need legal representation beyond what EBCLO does?
Bay Area Legal Aid - Legal Advice Line
(800) 551-5554, Open 9:00am to 5:00pm

Alameda County
1735 Telegraph Ave., Oakland
(510) 250-5270

Contra Costa County
1025 MacDonald Avenue, Richmond
(510) 233-9954, (925) 219-3325

Marin County
30 North San Pedro Rd., San Rafael
(415) 479-8224

San Francisco County
1035 Market St., 6th Floor, San Francisco
(415) 354-6360

East Bay Community Law Center
2921 Adeline St., Berkeley
(510) 548-4040

Alameda County Bar Association
Get a lawyer referral! $35 for a 30 minute consult with a lawyer.
70 Washington St., Ste. 200, Oakland
(510) 302-2222