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Supporting Your Loved One in Taking More Control of Their Own Life With (more) Independent Living Arrangements

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Developing one's independent living skills offers so much to our loved ones - from improved self-sufficiency to improved self esteem and connection to the community in which we live. There are resources to assist with this - when your loved one is ready.  You do not have to do this alone.


Here is North Alameda County's Contact List for Centers for Independent Living.

*Community Resources for Independent Living operates in South Alameda County in Hayward, Tri-Cities, and Tri-Valley areas.  Services Include: housing assistance, personal assistance referral, benefits advocacy, and independent living skills training and other supports.

The California Department of Rehabilitation assists individuals who have disabilities with Independent living - including employment. Disabilities may be physical or mental.  Services include vocational training, transportation, education, referrals for services and counseling among others.

Main Office:

California Department of Rehabilitation
(916) 324-1313 (VOICE)

(916) 558-5807 (TTY)

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 944222

Sacramento, CA 94244-2220

Physical Address:
721 Capitol Mall

Sacramento, CA 95814

contact: externalaffairs@dor.ca.gov

Website: http://www.rehab.cahwnet.gov/

Office locations in Alameda County


(Greater East Bay District affiliate)
(510) 883-6000 (VOICE)
(510) 540-3680 (TTY)
1936 University Ave., Suite 150

Berkeley, CA 94704-1024


(Greater East Bay District affiliate)
(510) 794-2458 (VOICE)
(510) 797-2493 (TTY)
(510) 794-2541 (TTY)
39155 Liberty St., Suite F630

Fremont, CA 94538-1513


(Greater East Bay District affiliate)
(510) 622-2764 (VOICE)
(510) 622-2796 (TTY)
1515 Clay Street, Suite 119
Oakland, CA 94612-1413


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