Local Resources & Updates

Oakland Resources

Here are list of resources for Oakland resident's during the COVID-19 crisis:

  • Alameda County-wide eviction moratorium. Tenant cannot be evicted when unable to pay rent due to COVID related reasons for more information read this FAQ.
  • Grocery stores and pharmacies will remain open so there is no need to jam stores or hoard items.
  • Those engaged in or requiring essential services can continue their tasks while practicing good sanitation habits and social distancing.
  • Exercising out-of-doors at our local parks while practicing social distancing is good for the body and mind.  
  • If you are able to offer assistance, or need assistance, two of the organizations that may help now are Meals on Wheels and Alameda County Community Food Bank.
  • You can also get involved with Oakland At Risk Match, a new effort seeking to match those with needs with those who can help.
  • Here’s a link to existing services for businesses and workers including loans
  • Our Oakland schools are closed during this time and providing free ‘grab n go’ meals to the many students who rely on them at specific sites.
  • Alameda County Community Food Bank also provides free food assistance to families and individuals through its County-wide network of food pantries and soup kitchens.         

Reminders for those who live and/or work in Oakland: