County health officials across the Bay Area have issued a shelter-in-place order that is in effect through the month of May. Please be sure to follow public health guidelines for community safety as guidance may change in the days and weeks ahead.

City and County Resources

 The following links will help you connect with the most current updates and resources for Oakland.


Summer Food Assistance for Oakland

The City of Oakland's (SFSP) is starting on May 1, 2020 to help get free meals to all kids 18 years of age and under, and all adults with disabilities enrolled in a school program. Click this link to for more information. Contact Carmela Chase at or 510-238-7992 for more information.


OFCY Memos and Instruction to Programs

OFCY is working to keep our current grantees informed regarding guidance issued from the City of Oakland and from OFCY. For further information on OFCY's grant policies, visit this page.


Resources for Non-Profits


Local Rapid Relief Funds

Some local foundations have established a COVID-19 Regional Response Fund. Please visit their websites for more information:


Resources for Youth Programs and Youth

Below are links to a few resources with a focus on transition age youth.

Youth Law Center (

  • COVID-19 emergency planning guide for advocates who work with Transition-Age Youth, particularly those who are on AB12, but it is relevant to all youth


John Burton Advocates for Youth (

  • list of youth-specific resources, including free cell phones and laptops for homeless, probation, and foster youth whose education is impacted by the school closures, and who need these resources to continue classes online


California Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance (

  • Resources for undocumented people