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Silicon Valley Chapter

Human Services

Silicon Valley Chapter

American Red Cross

Provides emergency assistance, CPR classes and casework services.


Provides emergency services including food, clothing, communications assistance and shelter for victims of natural disasters and residential fires. Also provides educational classes regarding disaster preparedness. Provides classes in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid. Also provides classes in water safety, babysitting and classes for children and youth. Classes are available weekdays, evenings and weekends, and for businesses. Provides information on and referral to community resources. Offers emergency communication services to separated military families. Provides family tracing assistance to refugees. Provides free and confidential rides to teens each weekend of the school year for selected high schools. The purpose is to prevent teens from driving or riding with someone who is under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Another office is located at 400 Mitchell Lane, Palo Alto 94301. Formerly known as American Red Cross Palo Alto Chapter.


Public Transit:

VTA and CALTRAIN stop within 1 block.
2731 North 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95134 37.3904064 -121.9319781 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Accessibility Options:

  • Wheelchair



Vary according to service. Scholarships available. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.


Vary according to service

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Service Areas:

  • Santa Clara County