About Hayward Community Action Network

In Alameda County, 6,215 people are homeless on any given night.

70% of Hayward’s homeless population have lived in the city for 20 or more years. 43% are lifelong residents of Hayward.

HAYWARD CAN STRATEGIC PLAN

  • Identify opportunities to share resources, avoiding waste, spreading resources further, and supporting all food programs.
  • Ensure that feeding programs continue functioning in compliance with City, environmental, and community standards.
  • Develop a training system and resource bank for feeding program volunteers and participants.
  • Track outcomes for existing programs, gathering statistics for current and future grants.
  • Open and maintain Homelessness Low Income Service Center. Please see our strategic plan on the Resources page for more details.

WHAT CAN HAYWARD CAN DO FOR YOU?

  • Assist your business or congregation to implement Hayward and HARD’s non-smoking ordinance.
  • Facilitate improvements to the downtown community.
  • Coordinate donations and volunteerism, better utilizing resources and enabling faith communities, students, and local residents to help their neighbors.

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Hayward CAN is made possible through the generosity of the City of Hayward, the San Francisco Foundation, Alameda County Health Care Services Agency Public Health Department Tobacco Master Settlement Funds, Interfaith Prevention Project, All Saints Catholic Church, First United Methodist Church, Universal Life Church, Westminster Hills Presbyterian Church, and the member congregations of South Hayward Parish.