South Hayward Parish’s Mission is to engage people of faith in the endeavor and partnership of building and maintaining a just and nurturing community.  The Parish actively advocates for the rights and dignity of all people, regardless of sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, or geographic origin.

Our community ministry includes:
Emergency Food Programs that meet unmet local needs
Community Action Network (CAN) working to end homelessness in Hayward
Family Resource Collective providing access to healthcare, education, senior meals, information, and more
Public witness and education activities that promote social justice

Food Programs

Emergency Food Program – Our food pantry or food bank provides emergency food for individuals and families.

We provide short term assistance with a two day supply of food for families and individuals, distributed Monday – Friday 1:30-4:30PM!

Call (510) 785-FOOD(3663) for assistance.

Winter Warming Shelter

Our Winter shelter provides 18 people with a safe place to sleep nightly as well as dinner and breakfast.

Resources and Advocacy

  • Free Health Screens in collaboration with Initiative for Community Wellness
  • Mail Service
  • DMV forms
  • Referrals to other community services

Follow South Hayward Parish on Facebook to stay updated on our programs!

Get Involved!

Please support the Parish with
your presence, your prayers,
and your funds.

For more information please contact the SHP office at
(510) 785-3663
If you’d like to volunteer with any of the South Hayward Parish programs please contact the office or email to:
27287 Patrick Avenue
Hayward, CA 94544