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The Oakland Human Services Department exists to make our city a place that works for all. We offer free programs and provide public resources to community organizations that make sure all of our residents can access what they need to be safe, healthy and realize their full potential.

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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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Map image for Human Services, located at 150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, CA 94612
150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
4th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612

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