Neighborhood Services logo 2019The Neighborhood Services Division coordinates and implements strategic outreach and community engagement efforts  to assist community members navigate City and community services systems by facilitating access to needed information and services. The goals are to build upon existing, and create new partnerships between City and individuals, neighborhood groups, community organizations, and other public agencies to bring together knowledge, skills, and resources to support and foster a resilient and engaged community.

See our Services section on the website for available services and a Service Directory within the City of Albany as well as regional programs that serve the local area.



Alameda County Coordinated Entry

If you are homeless or at-risk of being homeless in Alameda County, Coordinated Entry can help. Please click here for program information

The Renew Alameda County Program is Officially Here! 

Renew Alameda County (Renew AC) provides low-income homeowners in Alameda County with 1% interest rate loans of $15,0000 to $150,000 to complete home improvement projects ranging from correcting health and safety hazards to accessibility upgrades and structural rehabilitation--no monthly payments required.

Renew AC is operated by Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley and is funded by Alameda County taxpayers who approved the Measure A1 Housing Bond in November 2016.  To learn more or apply, visit or call Habitat for Humanity's Home Repair Hotline at (510) 803-3388. Please click here to see the Renew AC Flyer

Winter Shelter Resources 2019

The following link provides information for Winter Shelters (open every night during the winter months), in Alameda County.  This information has been updated as of 1/28/2019.

Please call 211 (Eden Information and Referral) for additional information about accessing shelters, transitional housing, and other emergency housing in Alameda County. Download the printable version of the Winter shelter listing by clicking here