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We believe that everyone deserves a safe place to call home. That's why all of
Building Futures' programs and services prioritize linking our clients with housing.


Building Futures exists to help Alameda County individuals and families rebuild their lives after homelessness and domestic violence. As a “Housing First” agency, our top priority is connecting our clients with housing. Our shelters provide warm, safe environments with support services designed to help clients address obstacles to their being housed. To enquire about shelter bed availability, please
call 1-866-292-9688 (24 hours).

San Leandro Shelter

The San Leandro Shelter (30 beds, San Leandro) Homeless women and children receive shelter, meals, laundry facilities, and transportation. Support services include case management, life skills groups, linkage to mental and physical health resources, and dedicated children’s programming. We work closely the San Leandro Unified School District to ensure that children are enrolled in school and receive advocacy as needed.  

Bessie Coleman Court (52 apartment units, Alameda Point) Permanent, supportive housing for formerly homeless victims of domestic violence who have a disability.

Bessie Coleman Court

The San Leandro Warming Shelter provides San Leandro residents living on the street with resources including overnight shelter and two meals during cold or rainy weather.

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