The main work of the Homeless Action Center is to provide high-quality, free public benefits advocacy to homeless and disabled residents of Alameda County. We do this in a number of ways, via the programs listed below.

  • Benefits Advocacy

    HAC's attorneys and advocates provide legal benefits advocacy (including SSI, SSDI, and CAPI) for low-income residents of Alameda County.

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  • Outreach Program

    The Outreach Team meets people living in vehicles, tents, encampments, and on the street to provide in-person assistance in the field.

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  • Drop-In Services

    We offer drop-in services each week, from Monday through Thursday, 1:00 – 5:00pm, at both our South Berkeley and West Oakland offices.

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  • Almost Home Program

    Almost Home provides seven clients with temporary, supported, transitional housing while they work on finding a permanent placement.

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