Contact Us

Main Shelter

1590 Fortmann Way
Alameda, CA 94501


2228 South Shore Center
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 975-0137

The Thrifty Kitty

Thrift Store Benefiting FAAS
1509 Webster St.
Alameda, CA 94501


Front Desk 510-337-8565
General information,
Fax Number 510-337-9935


Executive Director John L. Lipp,, 510-337-8560
Operations Director Steve Ferguson,, 510-337-8573
Medical Director Dr. Marie-Anne Woolley,
Marketing and Communications Manager Carla Thornton,, 510-337-8572
Adoptions and Foster Services Manager Nanou Ballou,, 510-337-8575
Community Services Manager Rita Ortiz,, 510-337-8565
Volunteer Engagement and Outreach Manager 
Shannon Shelby,, 510-337-8569 
Animal Control, City of Alameda,
Officer Alaina Onesko,, 510-337-8562. Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and after hours: 510-337-8340


NOTE: Both shelter locations
are currently closed to the public
due to COVID-19 precautions.
Please adopt by appointment.

The Thrifty Kitty is open Tues-Sat

Main Shelter, 1590 Fortmann Way
Adoption Center:
Wednesday 11-7 
Thursday–Sunday 11-5
Closed Mondays & Tuesdays 
All Other Services:
Open every day.
Wednesday 11-7
Thursday-Tuesday 11-5
FAAS South Shore Adoption Center (Mall)
Wednesday-Sunday 11-5
The Thrifty Kitty
Tuesday-Saturday Noon-4

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