Learning & Career



Alameda County Social Services Agency
The County of Alameda Social Services Agency (SSA) provides basic safety net services to at risk children, families, and adults. SSA provides services through its administration and operating departments - Adult and Aging Services, Children and Family Services, and Workforce and Benefits Administration. SSA administers Public Safety Net Benefit Programs to include CalWORKS, CalFRESH, MediCal, Refugee Cash Assistance, General Assistance, domestic violence resources, employment and job training supportive services/referrals, and emergency shelter service. Seat of the County Refugee Coordinator.
1951 Coffee Company
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1951 Coffee Company is a non-profit coffee organization that supports refugees & asylum seekers by providing job training to new arrival refugees and asylees as baristas in the coffee industry.
Service Area
East Bay
4Cs of Alameda County
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4Cs of Alameda County offers an extensive database of state-licensed child care providers, payment assistance programs,  and family supports with a helpful staff of specialists who speak multiple languages. We also support local child care providers with free and low cost training, business counseling, professional development, and supports in order to improve the quality of child care services within Alameda County.
Service Area
Alameda County
Afghan Coalition
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Afghan Coalition is an Ethnic Community-Based Organization led by Afghans that provides a variety of different services to the community.
African Advocacy Network
The African Advocacy Network (AAN) is a San Francisco-based nonprofit founded in 2009 to serve the growing Diaspora of African and Afro-Caribbean immigrants. AAN provides immigration legal services, case management, and social integration services based on a unique Cultural Brokering model.
Alameda County Office of Education (ACOE)
Alameda County Office of Education (ACOE) supports students through their mission to provide, promote, and support leadership and service for the success of every child, in every school, every day! ACOE has oversight responsibilities for district budgets and educational plans, and serve as a district providing school programs for the County’s most vulnerable students. As an education leadership agency, ACOE also provides training and support services for educators and works to advocate for great public schools for successful students in thriving communities.
Alameda County Workforce Development Board (ACWDB)
The Alameda County Workforce Development Board (ACWDB) is a 27-member employer-led body responsible for overseeing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I program, outside the city of Oakland. WIOA services are available to meet the training and employment needs of local area job seekers, including youth and young adults. Business services are also available to help employers meet their goals around talent recruitment and business training needs. Our goal is to facilitate the connection of job seekers to quality jobs while remaining responsive and supportive to local area businesses.
Asian Pacific Islander Community Collaborative (APICC)
The Asian Pacific Islander Community Collaborative (APICC) is a collection of over 30 Asian and Asian Pacific Islander (API) community-based organizations that provide services to the 5th Supervisorial District; it was established in December 2002 by Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson. APICC advocates for and promotes linguistically and culturally accessible County services for Asian and Asian Pacific Islander Americans. Our focus is on language access, employment, and social services issues, and we will work with community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, and businesses that serve API communities.
At Home Humanitarian
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At Home Humanitarian is a grassroots effort focused on socially integrating refugees, asylees, and immigrants while building tolerance and understanding throughout their new communities. Our core work focuses on mentor matching, community acculturation events, and providing extracurricular opportunities. Mentorships, outings, and scholarships.
Bananas Child Care and Resources
Banana's programs and services include assisting families find and pay for quality child care, parenting workshops, playgroups and professional development for all types of early care and education providers. Our support allows working families to thrive and be confident their children are in quality and nurturing learning environments.
Bay Area Community Services
Bay Area Community Services (BACS) runs several Housing Resource Centers, Housing Liaison, Housing Education and Counseling. In Contra Costa County, BACS runs Don Brown Housing First in Antioch, which provides rapid re-housing for Contra Costa homeless who need support for mental health issues.
Bay Area Immigrant and Refugee Services
Bay Area Immigrant and Refugee Services (BAIRS) provides comprehensive services that assist all Immigrants and all refugees in gaining self-sufficiency, no matter where in the US.
Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS)
Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS) aims to strengthen the capacity of refugee-serving and mainstream organizations across the U.S. to empower and ensure the successful development of refugee children, youth, and their families.
Building Skills Partnership
Building Skills Partnership (BSP) improves the lives of property service workers in low-wage industries and their families. Property service workers are janitors, security officers, maintenance and custodial workers, stadium, arena and airport workers, and other workers who provide important services to the buildings of California. BSP programs serve 5,500 participants annually through direct services and training, and 20,000 individuals through hybrid outreach engagements & online services. Programs focus on workforce development, immigrant inclusion, and community advancement. The organization offers career and education programs that enable workers’ personal and professional success.
Californians Together
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Californians Together works for an educational system that is funded and structured so every child will have full access to a high quality 21st century education and will graduate from our public schools fully prepared for success in college and career and full civic participation.
Center for Empowering Refugees & Immigrants (CERI)
Center for Empowering Refugees & Immigrants (CERI) serves refugees and immigrants affected by war, torture, genocide or other extreme traumas so as to improve their emotional, physical, social and economic wellbeing.
Centro Legal de la Raza
Centro Legal de la Raza is a legal services agency protecting and advancing the rights of low-income, immigrant, Black, and Latinx communities through bilingual legal representation, education, and advocacy. By combining quality legal services with know-your-rights education and youth development
County of Santa Clara Social Services Agency
The County of Santa Clara Social Service Agency (SSA) provides basic safety net services to at risk children, families and adults. SSA puts together and provides services through its four major branches. They include the Agency Office, Department of Aging and Adult Services, Department of Employment and Benefit Services, and the Department of Family and Children's Services.
Service Area
Santa Clara County
​​Diversity in Health Training Institute (DHTI)
​​Diversity in Health Training Institute (DHTI)  is a non-profit organization that connects immigrants to healthcare career pathways through coaching and training.
Service Area
Bay Area
Dublin Unified School District (DUSD)
Dublin Unified School District (DUSD) is committed to providing a learning environment in which students become proficient in English while also accessing the core curriculum through the use of instructional strategies and materials that make content comprehensible.
Service Area
Alameda County
East Bay Asian Youth Center (EBAYC)
EBAYC builds strategic partnerships with schools, city and county governments, and community organizations, and establishes trusting relationships with families to provide seamless services to support youth. Our diverse menu of services include youth violence prevention, expanded learning, and civic and community engagement.
Service Area
Bay Area
East Bay Sanctuary Covenant
East Bay Sanctuary Covenant provides legal, social, and advocacy programs that address the many challenges that immigrants face. Together, we help to create a pathway to citizenship and more compassionate immigration policies.
Service Area
East Bay
First 5 Alameda County
First 5 Alameda County helps young children grow up healthy and ready to learn during the most important time in their development.
Service Area
Alameda County
Fremont Unified School District (FUSD)
Fremont Unified School District (FUSD) resources.
Service Area
Fremont
Global Communication Education & Arts
GCEA's mission is to advocate, educate empower, and train African immigrants & African American communities in the Bay Area.
Service Area
Bay Area
Harbor House Ministries
Harbor House Ministries provides ESL, food, clothing and housing assistance, youth programs and services, education, employment and job training, and childcare programs.
Service Area
East Bay
Hayward Unified School District (HUSD)
Hayward Unified School District's Multilingual Learner Department provides on-going support to our district's programs designed for students whose primary language is not English.
Service Area
Hayward
Hire a New Afghan Arrival (The 5ive Pillars)
The 5ive Pillars Employers’ Program.
Service Area
Bay Area
Hiring Humanitarian Parolees: What Service Providers and Employers Need to Know (Switchboard Webinar)
A Switchboard webinar about Afghan humanitarian parolees’ work authorization and documentation, including how to support service providers and employers interested in hiring parolees.
Hively
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Hively helps parents find and pay for quality child care, provides parent education and support to ensure that children get the best start possible, guidance and training for people interested in building sustainable, high quality child care businesses, and helps adults and children through challenging life situations. 
Service Area
Alameda County
Housing Solutions (Bay Area Community Services)
A program of Bay Area Community Services, Housing First agency believes that finding housing is the first priority to improving quality of life. Once people have their basic necessities (food & shelter) taken care of, then we can address behavioral & physical health issues, substance use, employment, and more. Every individual BACS serves will receive whatever they need to become stable and have reliable housing.
Service Area
Bay Area
How to Get Medical and Education Services When You Don’t Speak English
What families who speak a language other than English need to know about their rights when accessing health care and special education services, and tips on how to advocate for themselves.
Service Area
Statewide
Humanmade
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Humanmade is a nonprofit open-access makerspace, with a mission to empower individuals in our community to become the next generation of inventors, designers, and makers by providing access to the best training, tools, and facilities through workforce development and youth STEAM training programs.
Service Area
Bay Area
Iman TV
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Beginning/Literacy and Intermediate English lessons for Afghan community members.
Service Area
National
International Rescue Committee – Oakland
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Oakland's programs are designed to ensure that you, as a refugee, thrive in America--whether ensuring your children are enrolled in school, you as an adult is become self-reliant through employment or starting businesses, or families are receiving acute medical care you need to recover from trauma or illness. If you are in need, the IRC will help you to rebuild your life and regain control of your future in your new home community.
Service Area
East Bay
International Rescue Committee – San Jose
The International Rescue Committee provides opportunities for refugees, asylees, victims of human trafficking, survivors of torture, and other immigrants to thrive in America.
Service Area
Santa Clara County
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