Oakland Community Resource Directory

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Welcome to the Oakland Community Resource Directory (OCRD)!

The Oakland Community Resource Directory (OCRD) is a directory of community resources in Oakland, CA. The OCRD is intended to aid Oakland's students, families, and support people in identifying, accessing, and sharing resources in Oakland and the Bay Area.

The OCRD - which can be used electronically or converted into a printable guide - allows users to both find and share resources. This resource is built on a community participation map, meaning that anyone can suggest additions to this directory at any time. In other words, the directory is a work in progress that expands and improves with the changing needs of - and resources within - our community. In order for it to continue to grow, however, we need your input. Please share relevant Oakland community resources that you know of and help this directory expand. (See directions for adding resources below.)

How to Use the OCRD

The OCRD is organized into broad categories with smaller sub-categories. You can search the directory by location finding community resources on a map or you can search by keyword. You may also print Adobe PDF versions of either the entire directory or individual categories. As new resources are added to the electronic directory, the printable directory automatically updates to reflect these new resources. If you would like to add a new resource or edit an existing resource to the OCRD, please visit the add or edit resources page.

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The Back Story

The Oakland Unified School District's Transitional Students and Families Unit, Complementary Learning Department, the College and Career Readiness Office, and the Office of Alternative Education, along with the InterAgency Gang Prevention Collaborative, identified the need for this resource. It started with a discussion of how to join various departments' resource guides into one dynamic directory that could be housed in a single, on-line location and could expand as needed. In order to move this discussion forward, these departments created a task force and partnered with NiJeL, a community based mapping organization.


Funding for this project was made possible by the City of Oakland Measure Y, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, The U.S. Dept of Education Mental Health Integration Partnership Grant, The Refugee School Impact Grant, The Migrant Education Grant, McKinney-Vento funds, and Title 1 Neglect & Delinquent funds.

Contact Us

We welcome your questions, feedback, and suggestions! Please email us at: ousddirectory@gmail.com

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