Employment, Legal & Other Resources

motivational interviewing trainer and healthy communications consultant
integrative psychiatry and addiction medicine private practice

  • highland health advocates, emergency room main lobby & in K6 lobby: 1-5 pm Thurs & 8:30 am-5 pm Fridays--employment, legal, public benefit, food, housing referrals.
  • a-z resources list, alameda county public health, loaded with resources
  • one degree, new metasite for psychosocial resources
  • generic medication programs, no insurance needed for these rock-bottom low prices. offered through riteaid, cvs, walmart, target and others with minimal costs (exs. riteaid: free to sign-up, target $4 for 30 day supply)
  • covered california, the affordable care act coverage in calif, also see "Covered Calif Fact Sheet" included below
  • east bay community law center general legal, workers rights, tenants rights, debt collection, criminal records assistance
  • homeless action center,  free legal assistance with a range of public benefits programs
  • alameda social services, info on food assistance, general assistance, employment training, etc, pdf download for patients
  • refugee employment services, catholic charities, bring together employers and Limited English Speaking CalWorks, GA and refugee participants
  • legal immigration help, catholic charities, low fee legal help 
  • housing rights counseling, catholic charities, free, spanish and english
  • family violence law center, 24 hr crisis line (800) 947-8301
  • goodwill industries, east bay chapter helps disadvantaged people develop job skills
  • employment resources, alameda county behavioral healthcare services website
  • berkeley drop-in centermulti-purpose community center for past and present mental health clients and persons undergoing significant emotional distress, includes peer counseling, substance abuse counseling, job counseling and practical support
Sharone Abramowitz MD,
Aug 1, 2013, 5:09 PM