Human Services

For Human Services needs such as food, housing, employment, counseling and more, dial 211 on your phone or visit


Frequently Requested Community Numbers


Abode Services 657-7409
    Provides transitional shelter for homeless individuals and families.

 Centerville Free Dining Room 793-9063
    Provides free hot meals to adults and children.

 Child Care Links 791-9256
    Coordinates Child Care options and assists families with payment

Community Childcare Coordinating Council 790-0655

    Childcare resource and referral help

East Bay Paratransit 1-(800)-555-8085
    Transportation for people unable to use public transportation due to disability or disabling condition

Echo Housing 581-9380
    Promotes equal access in housing and provides support services

Eldercare Senior Help Line 574-2041
    Multi-lingual help line for seniors, their families, and the community

Fremont Family Resource Center 574-2000
    Multi-lingual, multi-agency center serving the needs of the tri-city area

Kidango 897-6900
Provides a variety of services to families, including child care

Life Eldercare 574-2090
Direct services to frail homebound seniors

Minor Home Repairs 670-5398
    Offers free home repairs to owner-occupied residents who meet income guidelines.

Newark Health Center 505-1600
Part of Alameda County ambulatory health services. All services by appointment.

Newark Paratransit 574-2053
Provides door to door shared ride service for 65+ or disabled residents

Newark Senior Center 578-4840
Offers activities and programs for older adults.

Salvation Army 793-6319
Christian-based human services assistance

Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments 574-2250
    Provides alternatives to domestic violence through support services 

Second Chance 792-4357
Short-term shelter for homeless individuals and families, support services, substance abuse help.

South County Homeless Project 732-5956
    Emergency shelter and support services for mentally disabled homeless.

Subsidized Taxi Service 578-4844
Transportation for registered Newark Paratransit riders.

Sunrise Village 252-0910
Emergency and transitional shelter for individuals and families

Viola Blythe Community Services 794-3437
Provides emergency food and clothing to anyone in need.