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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!


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Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS)

Assists people who are facing deep poverty and multiple special needs, working one-on-one with each family and each individual to help them achieve stable income, permanent affordable housing, and lasting wellness. (Full Record)

See all Social Services -- Homeless Services


Berkeley Drop-in Center

A multi-purpose community center run by and for past and present mental health clients and persons undergoing significant emotional distress. The Center is a safe, informal place for people to socialize, share peer and group support, take part in recreational activities, and get help in obtaining basic survival and other life needs. (Full Record)

See all Social Services -- Homeless Services


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Fred Finch Youth Center. Turning Point

Provides innovative, effective services supporting children, youth, young adults, and families to heal from trauma and lead healthier, productive lives. Helps to overcome multiple challenges, including homelessness, economic disadvantage, mental health and cognitive disabilities. (Full Record)

See all Mental Health -- Organizations