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  • Upcoming Housing Opportunity – MacArthur Commons 11.15.18

    MacArthur Commons Waiting List Opens November 15, 2018 – December 14, 2018 359 39th Street, Oakland, next to MacArthur BART Station Studio, 1 and 2 Bedroom Apartments (Minimum income must be 2 times the amount of rent) Maximum income 80% AMI Applications will be available at MacArthur Commons Leasing Office Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm Applications must …
  • Phone System Upgrade

    Eden I&R/2-1-1 Alameda County is upgrading to a new cloud-based phone system that will complement our cloud-based database. The move from our current phone system to the new system will take place on Tuesday, August 14 between 8 am and 9 am . Every effort has been made to avoid extensive downtime or unplanned outages, but we wanted to share …
  • 2-1-1 Day February 11 2018

    Did you know that nearly 94% of the U.S. population has access to 2-1-1 services? 2-1-1 Day highlights the important benefits and the aggregate impact of 2-1-1. 2-1-1 Alameda County is the easy way to access information about financial, emotional, social and basic needs support at any time. Struggling to make ends meet? Confused about government benefits? Caring for an …
  • Free Tax Preparation

    Tax season is here! Call 2-1-1 for information on free tax preparation assistance and the California Earned Income Tax Credit. Trained volunteers at VITA sites offer free tax filing assistance through April 15 (dates and times vary by site). VITA volunteers help taxpayers prepare basic tax return forms. VITA sites are held at libraries, churches, senior centers and other community …
  • Great ShakeOut 2017

    Eden I&R / 2-1-1 Alameda County participated today in the Great #ShakeOut.  Learn about disaster preparedness and response on our Disaster Resources page.
  • Response to North Bay Wildfires, Additional Information

    North Bay Fire (Napa, Solano, Marin, Lake, Mendocino, and Sonoma County) – October 9, 2017 1. Road Closure (All Counties)- Map from CalTRANS  http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/ 2. School Closures-  Napa County- Per Napa Valley Unified, all NVUSD schools will be closed today, Monday October 9th. Sonoma County- Check for updated school closures here Sonoma Closures. 3. Evacuation Centers for people, Animal shelter info below (All Counties)-  …