City of Oakland Neighborhood Councils (formerly known as Neighborhood Crime Prevention Councils)
This neighborhood-level program brings community members together by beat to work in partnership with the Oakland Police Department to solve problems that lead to crime. Neighborhood Councils emphasize leadership development, skill building and strengthening relationships among residents. There are 53 Neighborhood Councils in the City. Use this map to find your Neighborhood Council.
City of Oakland Neighborhood Services
Safety tips, crime prevention and other resources.
Oakland Police Department Command Areas and Community Resource Officer Directory
Find Legal Assistance
Bay Area Legal Aid
Housing Preservation and other services
Legal Advice Line: (800) 551-5554
1735 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612
East Bay Community Law Center
Housing, Immigration and other services
2921 Adeline Street, Berkeley, CA 94608
Centro Legal de la Raza
Immigration, tenant rights, worker rights and other services
3400 East 12th Street, Oakland, CA 94601
Eviction Defense Center
1611 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612
Housing & Economic Rights Advocates
Free legal services
P.O. Box 29435, Oakland, CA 94604-0091
Family Violence Law Center
Restraining orders, emergency shelter and other services
470 27th Street, Oakland, CA 94612
Alameda County Bar Association Volunteer Legal Services Corp.
Free legal aid
(510) 302-2222 ext. 4
Alameda County Superior Court Self-Help Center
Free or low-cost legal assistance
Hayward Hall of Justice, Dept. 501, 24405 Amador Street, Hayward, CA 94544
When you report crimes, nuisances or other problems, the NLC can use those reports to file cases and hold the responsible parties accountable. If you see a crime in progress or someone is in danger, call 911 immediately.
You should keep the report number or reference number for all reports and the contact information for any agency representative that you corresponded with about your problem.
Oakland Police Prostitution Hotline: (510) 238-2373
Oakland Police Illegal Drug Hotline: (510) 238-3784
Oakland Police Non-Emergency Line: (510) 777-3333
Report Illegal Dumping to the Public Works Agency