It's Been a Banner Year
We produced this video "Innovative Service, Dedicated to Excellence" to celebrate our recent accomplishments.
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Citizens Academy Accepting Applications
Applications are being accepted for the Alameda County Citizens Academy. Through six Wednesday night sessions this fall, participants will get a close look at vital services provided by the County and learn ways they can have a voice in important civic matters. Learn more...
Veterans Art Project
On July 11, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors celebrated the County-sponsored Veterans Art Program, an innovative project providing local veterans with opportunities to express themselves through art. More than 250 local veterans participated in the past year. Press release
Final Budget for FY 2017-18 Approved
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has approved a $3.17 billion County Budget for FY 2017-18 that closes a $108.5 million funding gap without significant reductions in programming or staff. Press release
Social Services Agency to Host Free Lunch Program
The Alameda County Social Services Agency is participating in the California Department of Education's Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), offering free lunches this summer to youth as part of its menu of services. SFSP aims to alleviate the nutrition gap during the summer months for children living in areas where at least 50 percent of students are eligible for free or reduced-price school meals. Free lunches will be offered June 22 through August 10 at locations in Oakland and Hayward. Learn more...
Alameda County Awarded $6 million Grant to Enhance Services for Adults Transitioning from Criminal Justice System
Alameda County’s Health Care Services Agency will receive a $6 million State grant to fund mental health, housing and substance abuse services for a select group of adults returning to the community from jail and prison. In a statewide competition for funds made available through State Proposition 47, Alameda County finished second out of 58 counties. Passed in 2014, Prop. 47 reclassified some low-level crimes from felonies to misdemeanors, mandating that resulting State savings be directed to help individuals transition out of the criminal justice system. Learn more...