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Ashby Village continues to monitor COVID-19 - Read our current Policies and Procedures HERE

We are delighted to welcome 

Bab Freiberg as the new Executive Director of Ashby Village!



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“It’s beautiful being part of a community in which giving and receiving go round and round!Bob D.
“I am a "dreamer". The details of the dream have changed over the years as my life situation has changed. Ashby Village is a community where a big part of this dream is embodied. - Bill F.
The quality of volunteer services in just my first week amazed me.  I knew Berkeley was special, but this topped my expectations. - Brenda W.
Ashby Village opens up all kinds of possibilities to seniors who want to remain in their own homes. I am very glad to have met so many wonderful people! - Mairin Malarka-Meyer
As a volunteer for Ashby Village, I have met the most amazing people with such interesting and diverse backgrounds – so very rewarding!” - Melissa B.

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Welcome to Ashby Village!
Ashby Village is an innovative, nonprofit organization that connects older East Bay residents with each other and to resources and opportunities for social engagement to remain active and live independently in the places they call home.

Ashby Village provides our members practical services provided by hundreds of trained and vetted volunteers and social and cultural programs and activities that are essential for healthier aging in the diverse, multi-generational neighborhoods we all cherish.

Our members are 50 years of age or older who reside in Berkeley, Albany, El Cerrito, Kensington, Emeryville, Richmond, and parts of Oakland.
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Ashby Village interest groups spring up when members or volunteers express an interest and then put one together. 
There may be an interest group just waiting for you. If not, you might organize one.

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Need driving to doctor's appointment? Small repair? Help with your computer?Support after hospitalization? Or just an opportunity to engage in conversation over a potluck? Ashby Village can offer this and much more! 
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Learn about Ashby Village day-to-day life, programs and events; read about our stories of giving, receiving and connecting.