Odiyan Center 2425 Hillside Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 For people interested in living in the authentic Buddhist tradition, Odiyan offers three or six month residency programs…More in a smoke-free, drug-free, vegetarian community. At the center, residents develop awareness and appreciation through rigorous daily work preserving symbols of enlightenment such as temples and sacred art.
City of Berkeley Customer Service 1947 Center St, Berkeley, CA94704 Have a question about the City of Berkeley? Want to obtain a business license? Need to pay a parking ticket or bill?…More Residents can visit the Customer Service Center or dial 510-981-CITY. Many residential Berkeley phone lines allow residents to simply dial 3-1-1 to reach the customer service call center. Inquiries can also be e-mailed to <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>.
Via Center 2126 6th St, Berkeley, CA94710 The Via Center provides moderately to severely developmentally disabled adults educational and therapeutic programs…More designed to maximize their chances of success in the outside world. It focuses mostly on vocational and life skills, including social skills. The Center also operates an adult residence in El Cerrito where residents practice self-management and attend programs. See their website to learn how you can help or to find out how they can help you or someone you love.
Berkeley Food and Housing Project Multi-Services Center 2362 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA94704 For homeless and low-income residents of North Alameda County, this multi-services center provides case and money…More management services, a centralized shelter reservation system and phone and mail services for homeless residents. It also provides meals some weekday afternoons. Contact the center for more details or to make a donation.
Started initially in 1969 as a project of the Berkeley Friends Church, the Berkeley Food Pantry has been helping…More Berkeley and Albany residents in need of emergency food supplies ever since.</p>
<p>Still located inside the church building, the non-profit organization hands out food to locals three afternoons a week, giving both USDA government issued groceries, as well as fresh, perishable items purchased by the organization or received as donations.</p>
<p>Intended as an emergency source for individuals or families in crisis, the food pantry allows only one visit per month per family, but can refer residents to other sources of aid.</p>
<p>Locals who wish to receive groceries from the Berkeley Food Pantry must bring a photo ID which proves they reside in either Berkeley or Albany. </p>
<p>The pantry is mainly volunteer-operated, and interested volunteers can either visit in person or go to its Web site for more details on getting involved. </p>
City of Berkeley Energy Office 1013 Pardee St, Berkeley, CA94710 The City of Berkeley Energy Office’s weatherization program provides free services to low-income residents and…More seniors to make their homes more energy-efficient. Services include installing weather stripping, water saving devices, water heater blankets and energy-efficient bulbs, as well as replacing major appliances such as refrigerators, stoves and furnaces that are no longer safe. The Energy Office also conducts air-flow tests and provides carbon monoxide monitors. Residents must submit proof of income to qualify.
Lorin Station Plaza 3253 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA94703 Lorin Station Plaza is an affordable housing apartment complex with 14 units. Families must income qualify and household…More qualify to reside here. There's free parking on site and a small play area for kids. The complex is near the Ashby BART station.
Rosewood Manor Apartments 1615 Russell St, Berkeley, CA94703 Owned by the South Berkeley Neighborhood Development Corporation, the Rosewood Manor Apartments offer…More government-subsidized housing to low-income residents who qualify. The complex is located near to San Pablo Park, as well as the Ashby BART station. Rental is by application.
Thousand Oaks Art Gallery 886 Colusa Ave, Berkeley, CA94707 Thousand Oaks Art Gallery features the work of local artists for residents throughout the San Francisco Bay area.…More Various pieces displayed include photography, metal and wood sculptures, jewelry and paintings. Various events are held at the gallery as well.
YMCA Teen Center 2111 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA94704 This new teen center resides in an 8,000 square-foot, LEED-certified building on Martin Luther King Jr. Way. The YMCA…More provides academic assistance, career planning and leadership development as well as a safe community for Berkeley youth.