Parent & Community Resources

Below you will find useful information for you and your child. Included in the links below are:
  • Children books on common elementary age issues
  • Contact information for local agencies that offer counseling services for children and families
  • Parenting tips and tricks for cultivating social and emotional intelligence
  • Books for parents on a variety of topics.

Community Resources in the Tri-Valley

Below is a list of community resources within the Tri-Valley area.  Additional resources are also available upon request in the counseling office.  Parents and students are always welcome to come to our counseling department and meet with one of counselors for additional information and guidance.  We are here to help you and your family through life’s challenging times.

To go directly to the resource’s website, click on any blue link. 

General Assistance  •  Alcohol/Substance Abuse Services  • Childcare  •  Crisis Services  • Consumer Credit Counseling  • Employment Law  •  Food and Clothing  •  Housing  •   Information & Referral Services  •  Legal Aid  •  Medical  •  Mental Health Services  •  Persons with Disabilities  • Shelters (Emergency)



Horizons Family Counseling- The Parent Project  925-371-4747

ACCESS- (MediCal referrals Alameda County)  800-491-9099

Anthropos Counseling Center  925-449-7925

Axis Community Health  925-447-1881

Kaiser Permanente  925-847-5051

Pleasanton Community Center Counseling Center  925-600-9762

R-Quest (Pleasanton)  925-426-0501

Tri Valley Haven  925-449-5845

Valley Children & Adult Mental Health (Alameda County)  925-462-3010

Counseling- Faith Based

Agape Christian Counseling  925-371-1991

Community Christian Counseling  925-846-7768


Conflict Resolution/Anger Management

Anger Management Solutions  925-373-1035

 Children’s Services

C.A.P.E. Head Start- Preschool Program  925-443-3434

Child Care Links- Child care referrals  925-417-8733

Children’s Emergency Council  925-828-5363

Children’s Protective Services  510-259-1800

Every Child Counts  925-449-7889

Kidango  510-744-9280

L.A.R.P.D.- Tot Drop  925-284-3999

L.A.R.P.D.- ESS Kids Zone  925-373-5780

Trustline Registry-Background checks of child care providers  800-822-8490

Y.M.C.A.- Tri-Valley (Childcare)  925-475-6100

Crime Victims

Victim Witness for Alameda County- (Assistance for victims of crime)  925-862-2525



Kid’s Turn (Support & information groups)  415-437-0700

Domestic Violence

Tri Valley Haven  Crisis line: 925-449-5842

counseling line: 925-449-5845

Axis Community Health- 52 week Batterer Program  925-201-6240

Bay Area Gensis Company-I Wish It Would Stop (IWIWS)- Teen Dating Violence Program

Livermore Police Department  925-371-4900

Family Violence Law Center  crisis: 510-208-0255    business: 510-208-0220


Eating Disorders

Overeaters Anonymous Saint Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church  925-447-1676

R-Quest  925-426-0501


Employment/Job Training

Dubtownteens Local Jobs

Junior Leader Program  925-833-6600

Ptown411 Local Youth Friendly Job Listings  925-371-5002

Welfare to Work (Alamdea County)  510-596-0448

Tri-Valley 1 Stop Career Center  925-485-5262

Tri-Valley Connections: Internship Program  925-485-5267

Tri-Valley Regional Occupation Program  925-445-4800

Vallecitos Center for Empolyment Training, Inc  510-537-8400 x236

Financial Assistance

Alameda County Social Services  925-455-0747

Consumer Credit Counseling of East Bay  510-729-6966

Utilities Payment Assistance Services  510-881-0305

Reach (Utilities)  800-743-5000

Food & Emergency Shelter

Emergency Shelter Program  510-581-5626

Shepherd’s Gate  925-443-4283

Tri-Valley Haven  925-449-1664

Childrens Emergency Council  925-828-5363

Interfaith Sharing  925-447-3289

Open Heart Kitchen  925-580-1616

S.A.V.E. (Shelter Against Violent Environments)  510-794-6055

Society of St. Vincent DePaul  925-455-1104

Sojourner House  925-449-1664

Tri Valley Church of Christ  925-447-4333

WIC Program-Axis Communtiy Health  925-462-2365


Hope Hospice Grief Support for Teens & Adults  925-829-8770


City of Livermore  925-960-4000

City of Pleasanton  925-454-8028

ECHO Housing (Section 8)  925-449-7340

Linkages/Allied Housing Program  510-979-2003

Tri-Valley Housing Opportunities Center 925-373-3930

Legal Assistance

Alameda Co. Dept of Child Support Services  510-259-2278

Alameda County Family Justice Center  510-267-8800

Bay Area Legal Aid  510-663-4755   510-250-5270

East Bay Community Law Center  510-548-4040

Family Court Facilitator  510-208-4969

Family Law Facilitator  510-208-4969

Family Violence Law Center  510-540-5354   510-208-0220

Law Center for Families  510-451-9261 x200

Legal Aid Society of Alameda County  510-538-6507

Southern Alameda County DV Law Project  510-733-2071

Volunteer Legal Services  510-893-7160     510-893-1031


Mediation/Conflict Resolution

Community Center for Dispute Settlement  925-373-1035 Medical

Axis Community Health  925-462-1755

C.A.P.E.  925-443-9380

Healthy Kids Medical

Kaiser Permanente  925-847-5051

Planned Parenthood  925-838-2108

Valley Crisis Pregnancy Center  925-828-4458

Valley Care Health Center  925-847-3000



Big Brothers Big Sisters of the East Bay  510-729-5050

St Matthews Baptist Church- Mentoring Program  925-449-3824


Parent Project

Dublin Police Department  925-833-6680

Horizons Family Counseling  925-371-4747

Pleasanton Police Department  925-426-4280

Parent Training & Support Groups

Children & Adults w Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHAAD)  925-484-2173

Depression and BiPolar Support Alliance (DBSA)  925-560-0842

Family Paths  1-800-829-3777

NAMI Tri-Valley Family Support Group  925-980-5331

Overeaters Anonymous  925-447-1676

PFLAG- Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays  925-838-8632


Tri-Valley Survivors of Suicide  925-872-5634

Treatment & Research Advancements/National Association for Personality Disorder (TARA)


Women Speak  925-449-5845

Parks & Recreation

Dublin Parks and Community Services  925-833-6600

Emerald Glen Skate Park  925-556-4500

Livermore Area Recreation Parks District (LARPD) 925-373-5700

Livermore Unit of the National Association of Rocketry (LUNAR)925-443-8705

Pleasanton Parks and Community Services925-931-5340

Tri-Valley YMCA925-475-6100


Poison Control

Poison Control (Emergency)      800-222-1222

Alameda County Vector Control510-567-8280

Alameda County Lead Poisoning510-567-8280

California Poison Control System  (San Fracisco)415-502-860



Private Companies- Education Assistance

Bodin Associates- Educational Alternatives925-283-9100

CAPE Inc.925-443-3434 ext 108


Spanish Speaking Resources

La Clinica de La Raza 510-535-4170

La Familia 510-887-0661

Casa Del Sol – SP Mental health-Oakland 510-535-6200

Tiburcio Vasquez Clinic

Located in Hayward, Union City, Fremont  510-471-5907

Ayuda para Nuestra Communidad Latina Anciana 510-537-2111

Latino Community Foundation


Substance Abuse

Alanon/Alateen 925-277-7661

Axis Community Health- Teen Drug & Alcohol Recovery Program (DARP) 925-447-1881

Nicotine/Tobacco 800-343-0975

Thunder Road 510-653-5040

The Camp Recovery Center

Scott’s Valley 877-557-6237

Suicide Prevention & Teens Coping with Grief

24 Hr Crisis Line800-309-2131

Anthropos Counseling (Livermore)925-449-7925

Axis Community Health (Pleasanton)925-462-5544

Hope Hospice (Dublin) Grief groups @ no cost925-829-8770

Horizons Family Counseling (Livermore)925-371-4747

Tri-Valley Survivors of Suicide(Pleasanton/Livermore)925-829-4236


Tough Love/Scared Straight Programs

“Straight Life Program” – Deuel Vocational Institution (DVI) (209) 835-4141

Tough Love (650)780-9587

“P.O.P. – Prison Outreach Program” – California State Prison, Solano (707) 451-0182 – ext. 5558



AC Transit 510-447-0192

BART 925-676-2278

Dial A Ride- Livermore 925-455-7510

Livermore/Amador Valley/Transit Authority 925-455-7555

WHEELS 925-455-7500


Youth Programs/ Resources

Above the Influence

Dreamcatchers Empowerment707-226-6245

Crestwood Behavioral Health 916-471-2244

Crestwood Pleasant Hill925-938-8050

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