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Nov 16, 2018

Winter Shelter is Now Open

The City of Oakland opened its winter shelter at the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, 675 23rdStreet, Oakland, CA 94612. The shelter operates 7-days a week until June 30, 2019. The shelter provides beds for up to 65 homeless Oakland and Emeryville adult men and women (no minors) through…
Nov 17, 2018

Winter Shelter is Now Open

The City of Oakland opened its winter shelter at the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, 675 23rdStreet, Oakland, CA 94612. The shelter operates 7-days a week until June 30, 2019. The shelter provides beds for up to 65 homeless Oakland and Emeryville adult men and women (no minors) through…
Nov 18, 2018

Winter Shelter is Now Open

The City of Oakland opened its winter shelter at the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, 675 23rdStreet, Oakland, CA 94612. The shelter operates 7-days a week until June 30, 2019. The shelter provides beds for up to 65 homeless Oakland and Emeryville adult men and women (no minors) through…

Meetings

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Dec 20, 2018

Head Start Advisory Board Monthly Meeting

The Head Start Advisory Panel was created to assist the Oakland City Council in its governance role for the Head Start program and is composed of at least six members appointed by the City Council’s Life Enrichment Committee. The Head Start Advisory Panel advises and provides recommendations to the City…
Jan 17, 2019

Head Start Advisory Board Monthly Meeting

The Head Start Advisory Panel was created to assist the Oakland City Council in its governance role for the Head Start program and is composed of at least six members appointed by the City Council’s Life Enrichment Committee. The Head Start Advisory Panel advises and provides recommendations to the City…
Feb 21, 2019

Head Start Advisory Board Monthly Meeting

The Head Start Advisory Panel was created to assist the Oakland City Council in its governance role for the Head Start program and is composed of at least six members appointed by the City Council’s Life Enrichment Committee. The Head Start Advisory Panel advises and provides recommendations to the City…
Nov 19, 2018

Oakland Hosts 27th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner & Coat Giveaway

Oakland –– The City of Oakland’s Human Services Department is preparing for the winter and holiday seasons with key events that serve the community – the 27th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner, and the 27th Annual Coat Giveaway.

Leadership

Portrait of Sara Bedford

Sara Bedford

Director, Department of Human Services

Sara Bedford provides Oakland’s most vulnerable residents with services from Head Start to senior centers to supportive housing for the homeless. She was formerly the Policy and Planning Manager for the Department of Human Services.

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150 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
4th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612

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