Serving America’s Most Diverse City!

Our residents help make Oakland a Model City. The City of Oakland is here to serve you with a variety of programs ranging from after-school programs for youth to hot meals for seniors, and from job training to emergency preparedness.

To help you learn more, we have compiled a roster of helpful links.

 

    
 

Accessibilty Services

Accommodations for City Council Meetings

ADA Programs

Language Access Assistance

Mayor's Commission on Persons with Disabilities

Oakland Paratransit for the Elderly and Disabled (OPED)

 

Arts & Culture

Art Galleries

Art Murmur

Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts

MeetDowntownOAK.com 

OaklandArts.org

Oakland Grown

Oakland Museum of California

Paramount Theatre of the Arts

Public Art in Oakland

Studio One Art Center

The Great Wall of Oakland

Woodminster Summer Musicals

510Arts.com

 

Attractions

African American Museum & Library at Oakland

Boat Rentals on Lake Merritt

Camron Stanford House

Chabot Space & Science Center

Children’s Fairyland

City Parks, Recreation Centers, Public Pools & Golf Courses

Dunsmuir-Hellman Historic Estate

East Bay Regional Parks

Fox Oakland Theater 

Jack London Square

Jack London Aquatic Center

Morcom Rose Garden

Oakland Museum of California

Oakland Zoo

Paramount Theatre of the Arts

Pardee Home Museum

Peralta Hacienda Historic Park

The Gardens at Lake Merritt

USS Potomac

Walking Tours

 

Children & Youth

Head Start

Early Head Start

Oakland Fund for Children & Youth

Safe Walk to School

Summer Food Service Program

 

Dining & Entertainment 

Broadway Shuttle

Fox Oakland Theater 

MeetDowntownOAK.com

OaklandGrown

Paramount Theatre of the Arts

Visit Oakland's Dining Page

 

Education

Head Start

Early Head Start

Oakland Public Library

Oakland Unified School District

Safe Walk to School

California College of Arts

Holy Names University

Laney College

Merritt College

Mills College

Patten University

Samuel Merritt College

 

Events & Festivals

Online Events Calendar

City Events

Coliseum & Arena Concerts & Events

 

Families

Homeless

Hunger

Oakland Public Library

 

 

 

Jobs/Employment/Volunteer Opportunities

Jobs with the City of Oakland 

Local Employment Program

Private Industry Council

Workforce Investment Board

 

Housing

Finding Affordable Housing

First-time Homebuyers Assistance

Oakland Association of Realtors

Oakland Housing Authority

Oakland Rent Adjustment Program

Repair & Rehabilitation Funds 

Seismic Safety & Soft Story Buildings

 

Oakland’s History

Oakland History Room 



Planning & Development

Building Permits

Green Building

Zoning Code

Zoning Updates 

 

Public Safety

Citizens’ Police Review Board

Emergency Alert Sirens

Emergency Preparedness

Fire Department

Measure Y

Oakland Animal Services

Police Department 

 

Neighborhood Services

Emergency Preparedness

Finding City Services in your Neighborhood

Graffiti Abatement

Infrastructure Maintenance

Neighborhood Services

Neighborhood Watch 

 

Seniors

ASSETS Training Program

Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP)/Linkages

Oakland Paratransit for the Elderly and Disabled (OPED)

Oakland Public Library

Senior Centers

Senior Companions & Foster Grandparents (SCP & FGP)

 

Shopping

OaklandGrown

ShopOakland.com 

Visit Oakland's Shopping Page

 

Sports

City Parks, Recreation Centers, Public Pools & Golf Courses

Davie Tennis Stadium

Golden State Warriors

Oakland Athletics

Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

Oakland Ice Center

Oakland Outlaw Derby Girls

Oakland Raiders

Oracle Arena


Transportation

 AC Transit

 Amtrak

BART

Broadway Shuttle

Oakland-Alameda Ferry

Oakland International Airport

Online Transit Planning


Utilities

Cable Television

Electricity and Gas

Recycling & Garbage

Water