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Heart & Hands

Peer Resources

PEERSPeers Envisioning and Engaging in Recovery Services

Peer Respite Directory: A peer respite is a voluntary, short-term, overnight program that provides community-based, non-clinical crisis support to help people find new understanding and ways to move forward. It operates 24 hours per day in a homelike environment. 

Sally's Place: Peer Respite Home in Alameda County

SHARE: Self-Help Agency 

Alternatives to Suicide: Alternatives to Suicide, facilitated by members of the Advocates Peer Specialist team, is a non-clinical, mutual support group– a community for those who have been, or are currently in deep distress.

Bay Area Hearing Voices: Bay Area Hearing Voices Network seeks to expand public awareness, provide community support, and refuge for those who hear voices, see visions and experience other forms of extraordinary perception.

Mental Health Association of San Francisco 

NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness Peer-to-Peer

Learn More About Peer Support​​

Housing Resources

Hotline: Bay Area Helpline

  • Call: ( 1-800-273-6222)

  • Text: or text your zip code to 898211

Alameda Social Services Emergency Housing

Alameda County Coordinated Entry Sources


Shelter Directory for the Unhoused People 

Rental Assistance Resources

Safer Ground Hotel Voucher Program  

EveryOne Home Covid-19 Resources

​Living Alone & Housing Resources for People With Autism

A Resource Guide for Displaced People Battling Substance Use Disorder

Additional Resources

Live Another Day: A carefully curated list of mental health and substance use resources for black, indigenous, and people of color.

Bay Are Legal Aid

Social Security Disability Guide


Mental Health Effects of Vision Issues and Resources 

A Guide to Substance Abuse & Anxiety Disorders

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