Alameda County Social Services for Public Assistance

Find Alameda County California social services and programs related to public assistance. Public assistance is provided by Food Stamp Offices, Medicaid Offices, Social Security Offices, WIC Offices, and Housing Authorities.


A Food Stamp Office is a government office at the local level that provides nutritional assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP benefits are available to income-eligible households in order to reduce food insecurity and poverty by supplementing the food purchasing power of the household. A Food Stamp Office can assist eligible families in enrolling for SNAP benefits and receiving nutritional assistance benefits. These food assistance benefits include a monthly stipend to purchase household food items or plants and seeds to grow food.

Hayward Eden Area Multi Service Center Food Stamp Office 24100 Amador Street Hayward CA 94544 510-670-6000

North County Multi Service Center Food Stamp Office 2000 San Pablo Avenue Oakland CA 94612 510-891-0700

Oakland Eastmont Self Sufficiency Center Food Stamp Office 6955 Foothill Boulevard Oakland CA 94605 510-383-5300


A Housing Authority is a government office at the state, county, or local level that provides housing assistance and support to income-eligible people. Housing Authorities offer a range of services, including rental assistance, access to long-term low-income rental housing, and housing support. Housing Authorities often provide additional support services to tenants, including education and job training, access to healthcare services, and other social services.

Alameda County Housing Authority 22941 Atherton Street Hayward CA 94541 510-538-8876

Alameda Housing Authority 701 Atlantic Avenue Alameda CA 94501 510-747-4300

Berkeley Housing Authority 1936 University Avenue Berkeley CA 94704 510-981-5470

Dublin Housing Authority 6700 Dougherty Road Dublin CA 94568 925-828-3132

Livermore Housing Authority 3203 Leahy Way Livermore CA 94550 925-447-3600

Oakland Housing Authority 1327 65th Avenue Oakland CA 94621 510-874-3180


A Social Security Office is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration, which provides financial support to elderly people, surviving family members, and people with disabilities. Social Security Offices provide services including stipends to retired workers as well as low-income individuals and people with disabilities. Social Security Offices provide assistance in enrolling for Social Security benefits, receiving Social Security benefits, and planning for retirement needs.

Berkeley Social Security Office 2045 Allston Way Berkeley CA 94704