The City of Oakland Human Services Department announced the beginning of the Summer Food Service Program to provide free breakfast and lunch during the school break.
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Families offered shelter, services, support, and meals
Resources and updates from Oakland's Human Services Department, June 2020.
Programs & Services
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.