"In a moment of fear and uncertainty, you provided food, housing, social services, and education,
to our most at risk, and should be celebrated and appreciated."
-State Senator Nancy Skinner
Community Outreach
and Services
Sharing a meal, our stories and hope for the future Read more
Preschool Preparing 3 and 4 year olds for success
in kindergarten and joy of lifelong learning
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Senior Homeless Services Supporting unhoused Seniors on the path to permanent housing Read more Read more Transitional
Housing
Helping Seniors take the next step toward a permanent home
Read more The power of technology meets the power of Seniors to connect, share and advocate WeConnect

COVID-19 UPDATE November 15, 2021

In compliance with Alameda County Health Officer Orders, St. Mary’s Center is operating under strict protocols to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Guests, participants, volunteers and staff must show proof of vaccination to enter facilities. See specifics in attached policy.

  • Sunday Dinners, 925 Brockhurst St. – Doors open 11am. Meal at 12:30.  Email volunteers@stmaryscenter.org for more info.
  • Community Center – Doors open 11am. Ask about membership and how to register. Call (510) 923-9600 x 200.
  • Transitional Housing is operating under shelter-in-place orders. Call (510) 923-9600 x 297.
  • Friendly Manor – Monday and Wednesday Day Services for showers and laundry. Call (510) 451-8923.
  • Emergency Winter Services will be provided through case management and housing navigation. Call (510) 923-9600 x 297.
  • Preschool is open for full day childcare. Call (510) 595-4030 to enroll your three or four year old child.
  • Other questions? Call (510) 923-9600 x 222.
The pandemic hits us hard because everything St. Mary’s Center does is based on bringing people together. Please get your shots, wear your mask, wash your hands, and observe safe distances and practices.
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2019-2020

St. Mary's Center Is Making a Difference

17845
Meals
were served to seniors and 12,000 to preschoolers
418
Months
of transitional housing were provided at three locations
154
Program Intakes
were conducted by Friendly Manor for unhoused women
18
Seniors
completed WeConnect training to reduce social isolation through technology

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St. Mary's Center

Annual Homeless Memorial remembers, honors, celebrates unhoused neighbors we have lost in past year. Many thanks to Alameda County Health Care for the Homeless, Street Sheet, Uche Uwahemu from Assemblymember Buffy Wicks' office, our members and staff for joining together in person and online. ... See MoreSee Less

Annual Homeless Memorial remembers, honors, celebrates unhoused neighbors we have lost in past year. Many thanks to Alameda County Health Care for the Homeless, Street Sheet, Uche Uwahemu from Assemblymember Buffy Wicks office, our members and staff for joining together in person and online.

Giving Tuesday - November 30, 2021

This #GivingTuesday help us make the holiday season a little brighter for someone in need. Celebrate the world’s biggest day of giving by supporting our efforts to provide care to homeless and housing insecure seniors. Your generosity will help us improve the quality of life of our members through counseling, shelter, nutrition, advocacy and social support.

To help raise awareness of charitable causes and encourage donors’ generosity, Facebook will be matching $8 million USD in donations made on Facebook during Giving Tuesday. Matching begins on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 8am EST and will end once the $8 million match runs out.

Please visit the link below to donate.

stmaryscenter.org/donate/
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Giving Tuesday - November 30, 2021

This #GivingTuesday help us make the holiday season a little brighter for someone in need. Celebrate the world’s biggest day of giving by supporting our efforts to provide care to homeless and housing insecure seniors. Your generosity will help us improve the quality of life of our members through counseling, shelter, nutrition, advocacy and social support. 
 
To help raise awareness of charitable causes and encourage donors’ generosity, Facebook will be matching $8 million USD in donations made on Facebook during Giving Tuesday. Matching begins on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 8am EST and will end once the $8 million match runs out.
 
Please visit the link below to donate. 
 
https://stmaryscenter.org/donate/
1 week ago
St. Mary's Center

At St. Mary's Center we are thankful to be opening our Community Center doors after 615 days of shelter in place. On November 18th, we celebrated Thanksgiving by hosting a grand re-opening with a delicious holiday feast for our seniors. Attendees included St. Mary's seniors, staff, board members, community leaders, and a team of local celebrity waiters. Thank you to everyone who helped make this possible! ... See MoreSee Less

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St. Mary's Center

Fill out the form to adopt a senior here: secure.everyaction.com/fC_AywBoaUWkZ3LVgfYASQ2 ... See MoreSee Less

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St. Mary's Center

Hello and welcome St. Mary's Center! Thank you for being a community of hope, justice, and healing that serves at-risk seniors and preschoolers in the heart of Oakland. ... See MoreSee Less

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