Food and Aid Resources

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Get Family Support and Connect to Services through the Union City Family Center

The Union City Family Center (UCFC) is serving parents and students in need who are impacted by the pandemic. Families in need of shelter and/or resources should contact Lourdes Villegas at 510-476-2755 or by email at UCFC is also providing the following services:  

  • Weekly grocery distribution 
  • Dry pantry available in case there is an emergency need for food
  • Hygiene and household supplies available 
  • Monthly diaper distribution program 

To sign up for any of these programs or to get immediate assistance, contact UCFC by email at or by phone at 510-476-2770.


Legal Aid

The Consumer Justice Clinic is currently open and conducting virtual appointments. Call for information and appointments:

510-548-4040 ext. 388

Issues that they can help with:

  • Debt collection issues
  • Wage garnishment & bank levies
  • Student loans
  • Scams & fraud
  • Credit report errors
  • Identity theft
  • Auto and payday loans
  • Car repossession
  • Tows
  • Medical debt
  • Immigration lawyer fraud

Who they can help:

Low-income residents of Alameda County

How they can help:

  • Clinic consultations with law students, supervised by attorneys
  • Referrals
  • Limited and self-help assistance

Other Resource Guides

  • Comprehensive resource guide from Alameda County Public Health.
  • Alameda County Public Health has a number of resource and pocket guides for special populations and services. These guides are intended to offer quick referrals to local resources.