Safety & Legal



Alameda County Behavioral Health
Mental health and substance abuse services for the people of Alameda County.
Acute & Crisis Services – Alameda County Behavioral Health
Alameda County Behavioral Health (ACBH) operates a variety of crisis services and Mobile Crisis Teams to respond to individuals in the community experiencing an acute behavioral health crisis. In addition to crisis services (ACBH) operates an Acute Care Management Team to assist in arranging care transitions between levels of care within the behavioral health care system.
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.
Afghanistan Family Reunification – United States Department of State
This page describes different immigration options for reuniting with your family. Options are based on your citizenship, your immigration status, and how you entered the United States.
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 Family Justice Center
Alameda County Family Justice Center consists of over 30 onsite and over 50 offsite agencies and programs that provide services to support individuals and families who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault and exploitation, child abuse, elder and dependent adult abuse, and stalking. Our mission is to ensure the safety, healing, and self-empowerment of victims.
AllyNetwork – Diversity in Health Training Institute
AllyNetwork is a web-based app that provides a listing of bilingual/bicultural mental health and wellness professionals and resources for trauma-informed support and resources, with the goal to increase access to and use of mental health and wellness services for immigrants, refugees, and asylees, and immigrant youth, through a web-based app that provides a listing of bilingual/bicultural mental health and wellness professionals and resources for trauma-informed support and resources.
American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter
American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter provides resources for emergencies including disasters to include emergency messaging, and re-connecting families separated by armed conflicts and other international crises.
Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus (Advancing Justice-ALC)
Founded in 1972, Advancing Justice-ALC is the nation’s first legal and civil rights organization serving the low-income Asian and Pacific Islander American communities. In California, with a special focus on the Bay Area, we bring together legal services, community empowerment, and policy advocacy to fight for immigrant justice, economic security, and a stronger democracy. As a founding member of the Asian Americans Advancing Justice affiliation, we also advance national policies and legal strategies on community-based solutions to racist hate and violence, the freedom to vote, and race-conscious college admission, and much more.
Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (API Legal Outreach)
Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (API Legal Outreach) is a non-profit promoting the development, empowerment, and self-reliance of the community through providing culturally competent legal, social, and educational services. API Legal Outreach's mission is to provide culturally competent and linguistically appropriate legal representation, social services, and advocacy for the most marginalized segments of the community including low-income women, seniors, recent immigrants, and youth.
Asian Women’s Shelter
Asian Women’s Shelter works to eliminate domestic violence in communities by promoting the social, economic, and political self-determination of women and all survivors of violence and oppression. They have a 24-hour crisis hotline: 1-877-751-0880
Banteay Srei
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Banteay Srei is a youth development, asset building organization that is non-judgmental of young Southeast Asian women who are at risk of being or engaged in the underground sex trade. We seek to provide the resources that support their healthy development through self empowerment and self determination.
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.
Bay Area Legal Aid
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Bay Area Legal Aid provides low-income clients with free civil legal assistance, including legal advice and counsel, effective referrals, and legal representation to help clients protect their families, their health, and their livelihoods.
California Collaborative for Immigrant Justice
CCIJ moves beyond traditional legal services and supports innovative approaches for the liberation and empowerment of detained immigrants and their communities. We utilize coordination, advocacy, and legal services to fight for the liberation of immigrants in detention in California.
California Partnership to End Domestic Violence – Bay Area Resources
The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence (the Partnership) is California’s recognized domestic violence coalition, representing over 1,000 advocates, organizations and allied groups throughout the state. This map is a useful tool for finding domestic violence organizations in your community who are Members of the Partnership. Listings contain hotline numbers and websites (where available).
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Statewide
Catholic Charities of the East Bay (CCEB)
Catholic Charities East Bay helps vulnerable communities within Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, providing housing assistance, general legal services, social services, social support and mental health services, financial assistance and resources, financial literacy, emergency shelter services.
Catholic Charities of Yolo-Solano, Inc.
Catholic Charities of Yolo-Solano advances Christ's mission by collaborating with diverse communities, providing services to the poor and vulnerable including food access and nutrition, immigration services, and disaster services, promoting human dignity and advancing for social justice.
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
Chinese for Affirmative Action
Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA) advocates for systemic change that protects immigrant rights, promotes language diversity, and remedies racial and social injustice.
Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights – Los Angeles (CHIRLA)
CHIRLA advocates for immigrant rights, organizes, educates and defends immigrants and refugees in the streets, in the courts, and in the halls of power.
Contra Costa Family Justice Center
Contra Costa Family Justice Center seeks to create a community that is there to support the healing process for those who are affected by any form of family violence and human trafficking. We strive to integrate capable partners with common goals to create a comprehensive service network to alleviate or prevent future instances of family violence.
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Contra Costa County
Contra Costa Immigrant Rights Alliance (CCIRA)
CCIRA is a coalition of community, faith, advocacy and immigrant-led organizations that provides a platform to support actions by multiple players across Contra Costa County. CCIRA works to collectively move campaigns forward by drawing on the experience and best practices of organizations doing local and regional work to engage the broader community in supporting immigrants.
Service Area
Contra Costa County
Crisis Support Services of Alameda County
Crisis Support Services of Alameda County provides support for people who may be feeling suicidal or in mental health distress. You can call them 24 hours/day on their suicide hotline at 1-800-309-2131.
DeafHope
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DeafHope focuses on ending domestic and sexual violence in Deaf communities. We welcome refugees who are Deaf that are resettling in the Bay Area.
Service Area
Bay Area
DreamCatcher Youth Services
DreamCatcher Youth Services is a non-profit youth shelter that provides Emergency Sanctuary for youth ages 13-18 who are experiencing homelessness or human trafficking and supports for youth ages 18 to 24 who are experiencing homelessness.
Service Area
Statewide
East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC)
EBCLC’s Immigration Program provides a full-range of free legal services to low-income immigrants on a wide range of immigration issues with a focus on the most vulnerable populations—people with disabilities and chronic illness, members of the LGBTQ community, youth, and existing EBCLC clients struggling with other legal issues.
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
Filipino Advocates for Justice
Filipino Advocates for Justice (FAJ, formerly known as FAA, Filipinos for Affirmative Action) has been an advocate for immigrant and civil rights by providing direct services, developing leaders, and organizing and advocating on issues important to the Filipino community as a historically underserved ethnic minority. We serve at-risk middle and high school-age youth, low-wage workers vulnerable to exploitation, and the newly arrived immigrants and undocumented, by helping them navigate the challenges of life in the US.
Service Area
East Bay
FindHello
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FindHello is a free app for refugees, asylum seekers, and immigrants. The application helps community members find services in their local communities, anywhere in the USA. The following can be searched: immigration help, English classes, and access to healthcare. We hope FindHello helps you find the things you need.
Service Area
National
FormsPal
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FormsPal provides free high-quality legal templates and information online.
Service Area
National
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
Homeless Action Center
Homeless Action Center provides high-quality public benefits advocacy for free to unhoused and disabled residents of Alameda County.
Service Area
Alameda County
Immigration Institute of the Bay Area
The Immigration Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA) provides high-quality, affordable immigration legal services, education, and civic engagement opportunities.
Service Area
Bay Area
ImmigrationLawHelp
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ImmigrationLawHelp.org is a searchable online directory of over 1,000 free or low-cost nonprofit immigration legal services providers in all 50 states. Only nonprofits that are BIA recognized or have attorneys on staff are included in the directory.
Service Area
National
InfoNet – American Immigration Lawyers Association
A searchable database of documents on the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) website.
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
Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay
Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay (JFCS East Bay) is a community-based, direct social and human services organization that serves and supports Alameda and Contra Costa County residents of all ages, races, and religions.
Service Area
East Bay
Jubilee Immigration Advocates
Jubilee Immigration Advocates is a nonprofit that provides free and low bono immigration services, including legal representation on a wide range of immigration matters.
Service Area
Bay Area
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