The Alameda Police Department is often the first point of contact for a variety of concerns and in that role, we strive to help people connect to the appropriate community resources. There are many resources available in the city and county of Alameda; hopefully, those included on this site will offer you a good starting point.
The Alameda Police Department provides several resources, assistance programs, and commonly used Social Service programs for a variety of topics including – child custody, civil matters, court information, domestic violence, emergency preparedness, food, homelessness, housing, legal assistance, medical services, mental health, restraining orders, substance abuse, senior citizen resources, and veterans.
Community Resources(PDF, 78KB) Social Services Resources(PDF, 195KB)
Domestic Violence Resources
The police and the legal system are becoming more and more active in their efforts to stop domestic violence. It is illegal to physically abuse someone, even if that person is your partner or a family member. Information and resources for victims, survivors, and offenders are available through the Alameda Police Department. Additional resources and victim's rights are available through Marsy's Law in 20 languages.
Domestic Violence Resources (PDF, 277KB) Marsy's Law Resource Card
Mental Health Resources
The Alameda Police Department provides a number of mental health care resources in an effort to connect community members, their families, and/or caregivers to available services in Alameda County.
Mental Health Resources(PDF, 344KB)
Hate Crimes Resources
In an effort to support victims, the Attorney General's victim services is available to provide support and information to victims and their families.
Hate Crimes: Victims' Services