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Berkeley Information Network (BIN)

The Berkeley Information Network is a database of community resources: local organizations, agencies, services, non profits, clubs, in and around Berkeley. It also includes information on museums, disabled services, low-cost legal aid, recycling, schools, emergency dental referrals, parks, summer camps, senior resources, job lines, consumer groups and more. FAQ!


Berkeley Emergency Storm Shelter (BESS)

City of Berkeley Emergency Storm Shelter at 1925 9th Street @ University for people who are living on the streets in Berkeley. Opens nightly at 7 PM through April 15, 2018. Can accommodate up to 75 adults (18+ years old) on a first-come, first-served basis. (Full Record)


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Berkeley (Calif). Public Library. AARP Tax-Aide Preparation Assistance

Free tax help provided by AARP volunteers at the SOUTH BRANCH, and WEST BRANCH. Select "Full Record" link below for more appointment information or call : 510-981- 6270 (West); 510-981-6260 (South). (Full Record)

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East Bay Sanctuary Covenant

Immigration legal services including asylum, DACA, residency, and naturlization. Referrals to legal services, health resources, jobs, housing, and food. Offers sanctuary, solidarity, support, community organizing assistance, advocacy, and legal services (Full Record)


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Centro Legal de La Raza

Provides legal services for low-income Spanish-speaking people. Focus is on immigration, housing (tenant's rights), education,and workers advocacy. Referrals for all other legal problems. (Full Record)