"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
Read more
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 September 30, 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 will need to show proof of vaccination to enter facilities. See specifics in attached policy.

  • Sunday Dinners are re-opening as “Sunday Picnic” outdoors. Email volunteers@stmaryscenter.org for more info.
  • Community Center will re-open in October on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday starting at 11am. Ask about membership and how to register. Call (510) 923-9600 x 297.
  • Transitional Housing is operating under shelter-in-place orders. Case managers are seeing clients by telehealth appointment.
  • Friendly Manor is open as transitional housing but the Drop-In Center is closed.
  • Emergency Winter Services will be provided through a Mobile Unit, serving unhoused Seniors in local encampments.
  • Preschool is open for full day childcare. Call (510) 595-4030 to enroll your three or four year old child.
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. We can’t wait to be together again!
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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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Text SAFETYWALK to 484848 to join our weekly Wednesday 4pm Community Safety Walk! Our banners mean what they say: Keep Our Seniors Safe. No More Violence. Peace in Our Streets. Let's Protect Each Other Together. See you next week? #FeetOnTheStreets ... See MoreSee Less

Text SAFETYWALK to 484848 to join our weekly Wednesday 4pm Community Safety Walk! Our banners mean what they say:  Keep Our Seniors Safe. No More Violence. Peace in Our Streets. Lets Protect Each Other Together. See you next week? #FeetOnTheStreets
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