Student Resource Guide
Bay Area Legal Aid's Re-Entry Project
Bay Area Legal Aid provides free legal advice and representation to low-income residents of Alameda County with an arrest or conviction history causing a barrier in their lives.
1735 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612
Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency
Provides interim housing, rental assistance, employment services, and peer support assistance for reentry and justice-involved individuals.
1918 University Ave, Suite 2A
Berkeley, CA 94704
Conscious Voices' Healing Circle
A support group for re-entering, formerly incarcerated women facilitated by African American, re-entry women.
2700 International Blvd., Suite 22
Oakland, CA 94601
Works with adults who have had previous criminal justice involvement to create new pathways for economic sustainability.
Provides traditionally undeserved communities the opportunity to restart their education, focusing on five key areas: Education, Employment, Recovery, Family, and Community. Re-entry teams support returning citizens by providing case management and helping with access to finishing their high school diploma and/or GED or enrolling into college, a vocational track.
320 13th Street Suite 306
Oakland CA 9461
Connecting formerly incarcerated individuals to health care, benefits and resources for re-entry.
9925 International Blvd. #5
Oakland, CA 94603
Re-Entry Treatment Team
Provides support for individuals with behavioral health issues and a criminal justice history.
Root & Rebound
Restores power and resources to the families and communities most harmed by mass incarceration through legal advocacy, public education, policy reform and litigation.
1730 Franklin Street, Suite 300
Oakland, CA 94612
Staying Free Groups
Post-incarceration groups hosted by Lifelong East Bay Community Recovery Project that connect people who have been incarcerated at the Santa Rita Jail to services designed to facilitate their transition back into society, provide support to families affected by incarceration, and motivate and support clients coping with any mental health or substance use challenges.