Since 1993, Operation Dignity has worked to house and serve the most vulnerable people experiencing homelessness in Alameda County, including veterans and people living in encampments.

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Our Programs

Since our founding, we’ve expanded from serving veterans to conducting street outreach to helping families stay housed.


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Veteran Shelter & Housing

At Operation Dignity, we don’t leave our veterans on the battlefield. We help them get to a stable, permanent home.

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Mobile Street Outreach

Our outreach team provides people in encampments with basic needs and connects them to housing services.

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Permanent Supportive Housing

We partner with affordable housing developers to help formerly homeless adults and children keep their housing and thrive.

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Making An Impact, Making a difference


basic needs items distributed each year by our street outreach team


Veterans off the streets each year in Alameda County


serving homeless residents of Oakland


of veterans in our
transitional housing
exit to permanent housing, ending their homelessness.

The @haywardchamber and @americanlegionpost68_hayward came together to raise $10,000 for us and we couldn't be more thrilled! Their support will help us continue to serve the unhoused veterans in our communities.

We're happy to announce that Grifols Diagnostic - Emeryville has graciously awarded Operation Dignity a grant for $10,000. We can't thank them enough for their generous support!

OD staffer Summer Sawyer with hygiene kits from Karen Lee and her team at Cisco. We appreciate the support! 😁 #givingtuesday