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The Business Assistance Center is here to serve you!  We welcome you to visit us in person, or make a request for assistance online via our request form. 

Oakland Business Assistance Center
270 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
510.238.7952

Hours
Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Request Help from the BAC

 

Driving Directions

From San Jose (I-880):
Take I-880 N
Take I-980 E towards CA-24/WALNUT CREEK. 
Merge onto I-980 E. 
Take the 11TH STREET exit towards 14th Street. 
Merge onto CASTRO ST. 
Turn RIGHT onto 14TH ST. 
Turn LEFT onto CLAY ST. 
Turn RIGHT onto CLAY ST. 
Building is located on your left side, between 14th & 16th ST.

From Sacramento (I-80):
Take I-880 S towards Oakland/San Francisco;
Take the I-580 E exit on the left towards HAYWARD/STOCKTON. 
Merge onto I-980 W towards DOWNTOWN OAKLAND. 
Take the 18TH STREET exit towards 14TH STREET. 
Stay straight to go onto BRUSH ST. 
Turn LEFT onto 17TH ST. 
Turn RIGHT onto CLAY ST. 
Building is located on your left side, between 14th & 16th ST.

From San Francisco (Bay Bridge):
Cross the BAY BRIDGE/OAKLAND. 
Merge onto I-80 E. 
Merge onto I-580 E towards OAKLAND/HAYWARD/STOCKTON. 
Merge onto I-980 W toward DOWNTOWN OAKLAND. 
Take the 18TH STREET exit towards 14TH STREET. 
Stay straight to go onto BRUSH ST. 
Turn LEFT onto 17TH ST. 
Turn RIGHT onto CLAY ST. 
Building is located on your left side, between 14th & 16th ST.

From Stockton/Pleasanton (I-580):
Merge onto I-580 W towards OAKLAND. 
Take I-238 N towards I-880. 
Merge onto I-880 N via the exit on the left towards OAKLAND. 
Take I-980 E towards CA-24/WALNUT CREEK. 
Merge onto I-980 E. 
Take the 11TH STREET exit towards 14th STREET. 
Merge onto CASTRO ST. 
Turn RIGHT onto 14TH STREET. 
Turn LEFT onto CLAY ST. 
Building is located on your right side, between 14th & 16th ST.

From Concord/Pittsburg and points beyond (CA-242 North):
Merge onto CA-242 S toward OAKLAND. 
Merge onto I-680 S toward OAKLAND/SAN JOSE. 
Merge onto CA-24 W toward OAKLAND/LAFAYETTE. 
CA-24 W becomes I-980 W. 
Take the 18TH STREET exit toward 14TH STREET. 
Stay straight to go onto BRUSH ST. 
Turn LEFT onto 17TH SREET. 
Turn RIGHT onto CLAY ST. 
Building is located on your left side, between 14th & 16th ST.

From Walnut Creek (CA-24 West):
Merge onto CA-24 W toward OAKLAND. 
Continue on CA-24 West Ramp
Merge on CA-24 West
CA-24 W becomes I-980 W.  Continue on I-980 West
Take the 18TH STREET exit toward 14TH STREET. 
Stay straight to go onto BRUSH ST. 
Turn LEFT onto 17TH ST. 
Turn RIGHT onto CLAY ST. 
Building is located on your left side, between 14th & 16th ST.
 

 
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