Basic Needs

The Backpack and Shoe
Giveaway Program
needs your help

We need your donations more than ever. You can drop off school supplies and new shoes at our Teagarden Street campus during regular business hours.

Is your family interested in receiving a backpack filled with goodies?

Sign up in person at the Basic Needs office (back of the building) Tuesday – Friday, 10 am – 2 pm. July 5th through July 21st (or until capacity is reached). Hurry! The earlier you sign up, the better!


emile awwad basic needs manager


Basic Needs Manager


kristal gonzalez basic needs assistant manager


Basic Needs Assistant Manager

Davis Street, a tradition of caring.

For more than 50 years, Davis Street has provided safety net, basic needs services —free of charge—to families and individuals in San Leandro and the Eden area.
Food Pantry

Nourishing food for low-income households.

Free Clothing

Gently used clothing and small household items.

Garage Sale Fridays

New household items, sold at discount prices.

Emergency Transportation Assistance

Helping individuals living in Alameda County who need a ride.

Housing Information Assistance

Where to find emergency and low-income housing in Alameda County.

Emergency Utilities Assistance

Helping residents of San Leandro with a utility shutoff notice.

Social Services Application Assistance

Help with filling out social services forms.

Event Gallery

We hold some very special events throughout the year.


Find out about our comprehensive family services.

Need more information? We’re here for you!

Call Us At

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By supporting Davis Street, you help make it possible for us to serve thousands of families in need.
By volunteering at Davis Street, you will enrich your life, while strengthening the fabric of our community.
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