Our Leadership

Department Head Photo

Sara Bedford
Director, Department of Human Services

Sara Bedford provides Oakland’s most vulnerable residents with services from Head Start to senior centers to supportive housing for the homeless. She was formerly the Policy and Planning Manager for the Department of Human Services.

Contact Us


150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
4th Floor
Oakland, CA  94612



Phone Numbers

Phone (510) 238-3121
TDD (510) 238-3254