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A Safe Place provides the only crisis shelter in Oakland for victims of domestic violence and intimate partner abuse. That's one shelter serving a population of over 400,000 people. Funding from these amazing people make it possible for us to do our work. Why not join them? Our director, Carolyn Russell would love to hear from you.


Alameda County


Alameda County is home to over 1.5 million people living in 14 incorporated cities as well as in six unincorporated communities and rural areas throughout the 813 square miles of the County. The incorporated cities are Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Dublin, Emeryville, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Newark, Oakland, Piedmont, Pleasanton, San Leandro, and Union City. The unincorporated communities are Ashland, Castro Valley, Cherryland, Fairview, San Lorenzo, and Sunol.


Office of Emergency Services, California

The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services exists to enhance safety and preparedness in California through strong leadership, collaboration, and meaningful partnerships. Our mission is founded in public service. Our goal is to protect lives and property by effectively preparing for, preventing, responding to, and recovering from all threats, crimes, hazards, and emergencies.


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