Dial 211 for Essential Community Services

In many states, dialing “211” provides individuals and families in need with a shortcut through what can be a bewildering maze of health and human service agency phone numbers. By …

Tenant Power Tool Kit

We are in this together. This is how it works:
You answer some questions about your eviction and debt situation. We help you fight your eviction and your rent …

DISABILITY INFORMATION AND ACCESS LINE (DIAL)

7/1/22 COVID-19 vaccination support for people with disabilities. DIAL was created through a partnership between the Administration for Community Living (ACL) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) …

SCC Community Resource Guide 2022

Social Services Directory of Santa Clara County Resources, including: Domestic Violence, Education, Emergency Services, Employment, Food, Housing, Health, Transportation and Other

SCC MEDASSIST PROGRAM

6/1/22 Application opens for 22/23 fiscal year, as long as funds last. Qualified MedAssist patients will receive financial assistance in the form of a grant designed to off-set high out-of-pocket …

2022 Federal Poverty Level (FPL) Chart

Program Eligibility by Federal Poverty Level for 2022
Your financial help and whether you qualify for various Covered California or Medi-Cal programs depends on your income, based on the …

FHFA Mortgage Translations Clearinghouse

An easy-to-use collection of translated documents and tools to assist lenders, servicers, housing counselors, and others in helping mortgage borrowers who have limited English proficiency? (LEP). Created by FHFA, Fannie …

RAINN: Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the …

Bill Wilson Here4You Shelter Call Center

Here4You is designed to centralize referrals to temporary housing programs for people needing shelter. It can help:
** Match people to emergency shelters, including transportation
** Provide assistance …

Keep Your Benefits (2/24/22 Public Charge Update)

2/24/22 Update – * NEW PROPOSED PUBLIC CHARGE RULE: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS/Immigration) has proposed a new rule.* The rule clarifies that immigrants will not be penalized for …

711 Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS)

Free TTY-based Telecommunications Relay Services permit persons with a hearing or speech disability to use the telephone system via a text telephone (TTY) or other device to call persons with …

Guide to Promoting Immigrant Health

Undocumented Californians have the legal right to use public services.
A collection of multi-language public messages on resource eligibility for undocumented immigrants, powerpoints and downloadable materials for service providers …

Veggielution Community Farm

Veggielution Community Farm was created in 2008 to help people make healthy food choices and provide opportunities for connecting with the natural world. We are fostering a sustainable food system …

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC)

SCVMC Hospital and Clinics will provide high quality, compassionate, and accessible healthcare for all persons in Santa Clara County regardless of their social-economic status and ability to pay. Physical and …

Heart of the Valley Services for Seniors

We can offer friendly phone calls to keep connected, no contact gardening and Household Hazardous Waste Pickup for seniors over 65 years old who live in: Santa Clara, Cupertino, Sunnyvale, …

New Hope Chinese Cancer Foundation

Free assistance for Chinese cancer patients in Santa Clara County. New Hope Milpitas office will be open on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday morning from 10-12 pm. Please call ahead before …

2022 Obamacare Subsidy Chart and Calculator

Charts and calculations to get 2022 Obamacare subsidies. Projected 2022 income must be less than the 2021 federal poverty level (FPL) according to family size. .These discounts on your monthly …

Season of Sharing forms and guidelines – Revised

11/21 Assistance from the Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund is available to low-to-moderate income families with dependent children, senior citizens (55+), disabled individuals, veterans, victims of domestic violence, pregnant women …

Animals – Red Rover Animal Resources

RedRover helps animals rescued from disasters or neglect, domestic violence survivors seeking safety with their pets, and animals with life-threatening illnesses. We use innovative solutions to prevent cruelty. Links to …

Charities & Nonprofits that Help with Funeral Costs

A list of charities, non-profits, governments and societies that can be of assistance with planning and paying for funeral expenses for various specific populations, such as children, veterans, crime victims, …

Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI)

CAPI is a 100% state-funded program designed to provide monthly cash benefits to aged, blind, and disabled non-citizens who are ineligible for Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment (SSI/SSP) solely due …

MAF COVID-19 Resource Finder

MAF’s Resources Finder is a free and anonymous online tool that quickly connects you to local, state, and national resources you need. Sponsored by Mission Asset Fund Key Words: immigrants,

St. Joseph’s Family Center in Gilroy

CARES Act Funding – Apply by 9/30/20. The City of Gilroy, in partnership with St. Joseph’s Family Center, is providing Community Development Block Grant CARES Act funding (CDBG-CV) towards a …

Disability Rights Videos

Rooted in Rights – Videos on accessibility, alt text, and AFN Tools and resources. Redefining narratives around disability, mental health and chronic illness. As part of Disability Rights Washington, our …

Discount Clipper START Card

Save on San Francisco Bay Area transit. with a pilot program to provide single-ride discounts to eligible riders. Participants can receive: a 50% discount on Caltrain, Muni, and Golden Gate …

Animals – Pets In Need (PIN)

Low income seniors (60+) residing San Mateo or Santa Clara counties who own pets that require medical care are welcome to apply for financial assistance for medical services and prescriptions. …

Cityteam

For those living below the poverty line in Santa Clara County:
Community Services providing them food boxes, backpacks, school supplies, diapers, hygiene items, clothing, household items, and …

Midtown Family Services

Family crisis response services is a vital part for families to become stably housed and economically self-sufficient. we provides a comprehensive range of support services designed specifically for those in …

Union Plus Benefits

Union Privilege is a nonprofit organization founded by the AFL-CIO in 1986 to provide benefit programs exclusively to union members (current and retired) and their families.
We pass along …

Avenidas Senior Center in Palo Alto

Volunteer drivers to and from medical appointments, pick up groceries and prescriptions, and other services as needed.
8/28/21 Grand re-opening of classes, resources and social programs, including Health & Wellness, …

Disaster Legal Services (DLS)

DLS provides confidential free legal assistance to low-income survivors who were directly affected by the Presidentially declared major disaster, meet the definition of low-income, and do not have the means …

Bay Area Funeral Consumers Association (BA-FCA)

The Bay Area Funeral Consumers Association*(BA-FCA) is the local affiliate of the national nonprofit Funeral Consumers Alliance dedicated to protecting the right to choose meaningful, dignified, affordable death care.

SCC Emergency Assistance Network (EAN)

The Emergency Assistance Network (EAN) agencies in Santa Clara County provide a variety of services to prevent homelessness, utility disconnections, and hunger. The goal is to stabilize individuals and families …

Bill Wilson Center (Center for Living with Dying)

COVID-19 Update: Bill Wilson Center offers a variety of services for children, adolescents, families and adults, including health care, counseling, addiction recovery, housing, LGBTQ and Foster Youth programs, Drop In …

CA Immigrant Resilience Fund

The California Immigrant Resilience Fund was launched to help our immigrant friends, neighbors, and coworkers whose immigration status puts them in danger of hunger, homelessness, and extreme economic hardship. Funds …

SV Strong

Links to Santa Clara County COVID-19 resources and programs including:
How to Volunteer , Rent & Mortgage, Virtual Income Tax Support, Low Cost Internet, Childcare, Immigrants, Unemployment Insurance, Seniors, Stimulus Payments, Mental …

VTA ACCESS paratransit service

VTA ACCESS paratransit service is provided to eligible individuals with disabilities who cannot use conventional accessible bus and light rail transit service due to their physical, visual or cognitive disabilities. …

Operation Access (OA)

With support from the community, we bring together medical professionals and hospitals to provide donated outpatient surgical and specialty care for the uninsured and underserved. OA enables Bay Area health …

Housing Industry Foundation Emergency Assistance

12/27//20 HIF Update:
Community members threatened by homelessness and interested in applying for an emergency grant, will be required to demonstrate need and ability to utilize our emergency housing …

Friends of Hue Foundation

FHF provides emergency assistance, disaster relief and disaster preparedness education in the Bay Area. We have a trained Bi-lingual Vietnamese speaking emergency response team to help with natural disaster. Volunteers …

Indian Health Center

2/13/21 COVID-19 Update: In-office visits are being kept to a minimum but most services can now be accessed via telehealth (you could have a Medical, Dental or Counseling appointment by …

MediCal Expansion Covers Young Adults

1/1/2020 Beginning January 1, 2020, a new law in California will give full scope Medi-Cal to young adults under the age of 26 and immigration status does not matter. All …

Pro Bono Legal Project

COVID-19 Update:
If you have a legal problem in a civil matter in Santa Clara County and you live in this County of Santa Clara, but cannot afford a …

Sunnyvale Community Services

Services including food and one time financial assistance includes help with rent, rental deposits, utility bills, medically-related bills, bus passes, gas vouchers and pass-through direct assistance. Also enrollment assistance in …

Mountain View Senior Resource Guide

2021 Update – The Age Friendly City Task Force has worked to provide a brief description and contact information on resources available to seniors living in Mt. View. Key Words: …

Sourcewise (formerly Council on Aging)

While our Information & Referral resources are specialized to help older adults and older persons with disabilities, we strive to support any individual (18 or older) who requires assistance finding …

ConXión to Community

COVID-19 Update: ConXión’s Day Worker Center is serving as a ‘drop-in center’ for homeless. Due to social distancing and attendance, the stay is time limited. Open 7-days a week, 7 …

Catholic Charities Free Food Distribution

FREE Weekly and Bi- Weekly Drive Thru sites at Churches for food. No registration needed beforehand – Registration will be done on site.
Dates range Tuesday through Saturday

SCC Better Health Pharmacy – Free Prescriptions

Walk-in patients can deliver prescriptions during open hours. Doctors can fax prescription to (408) 294-6305 or send electronically and medication will be mailed after confirmation of address.
No controlled …

Community Services Agency (CSA)

CSA offers food and financial assistance for rent, PG&E bills, and vouchers for basic necessities such as work clothing and transportation. Limited dental, vision and prescription assistance for uninsured children.. …

Apoyo Legal Migrante Asociado (ALMA)

Providing legal advice, education, and services to immigrants and the legal community. Specializing in serving low-income immigrants and charging below market rate fees. Family-based immigration advice and practice. Assistance to …

Senior Adults Legal Assistance (SALA)

SALA is a non-profit elder law office whose mission is to support older persons in their efforts to live safely, independently, non-institutionalized, and with dignity. Services: public benefits, long term …

Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto (CLSEPA)

Specializing in immigration, housing, workers’ rights, records clearance, and consumer protection. Offices in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, San Francisco and Burlingame. Multi-;anguage: Spanish Key Words: SCC OIR Legal Provider …

LawHelpCA

Comprehensive database of CA non-profit service providers with legal assistance in the areas of: Housing, Immigration, Disaster Relief & Recovery, Seniors, Abuse Protecton, Consumer Issues, Disability, Work, Public Benefits and …

Project Sentinel – Housing Advocacy

Project Sentinel’s primary function is to assist individuals with housing problems such as discrimination, mortgage foreclosure & delinquency, rental issues including repairs, deposits, privacy, dispute resolution, home buyer education, post …

Law Foundation of Silicon Valley

COVID-19 Update:
The Law Foundation is a non-profit agency that provides free legal services to Silicon Valley individuals in need. Our services are available through: Mental Health Advocacy Project: …

Justia Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

The Justia Lawyer Directory is a listing of lawyers, legal aid organizations, and pro bono legal service organizations. Our services include a 24-hour toll-free crisis line, an emergency shelter, counseling, …

Billy DeFrank LGBTQ Community Center

Our mission is to provide a broad array of opportunities and programs, and a spirit of community that celebrates the many facets of our constituency. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender …

2021 SCC Social Services Resource Guide

COVID-19 Update: SSA Service Centers are temporarily closed. We are still available to help you meet many of your essential service needs without interruption by phone and online.
5/21 …

Health 4 All Kids

Beginning January 1, 2020, young adults up to age 26, no matter their immigration status, will be eligible for Medi-Cal Unlike restricted-scope Medi-Cal, children with full-scope Medi-Cal are able to …

West Valley Community Services (WVCS)

COVID-19 Update:
WVCS is providing food and emergency financial assistance. For information for questions about emergency financial assistance. referrals, and services recert@wvcommunityservices.org or call 408-366-6092. for those living in …

Mayview Community Health Center

COVID-19 Update:
MayView Community Health Center is temporarily consolidating clinic operations due to Coronavirus. Until further notice, we will continue to see patients for limited services.
Do NOT …

Amigos de Guadalupe

Casework, financial assistance, food, safe parking at multiple locations, DACA Renewal. Rental Assistance and Homelessness Prevention System (HPS).
Amigos addresses inequities through community organizing and advocacy, direct social service. …

Step Forward Foundation

Services: Low cost immigration representation to families and victims of violence. Our services include legal counseling on eligibility for immigration benefits, as well as full scope representation for social justice …

2nd Harvest of Silicon Valley

3/20 COVID-19 Update:
Call (800) 984-3663, Text: GETFOOD to (408)455-5181, Email: getfood@shfb.org, or visit the SHFB website to find closest food box pickup during shut down period. All ages …

Gardner Health Services

COVID-19 Update: Gardner Health Services continues offering free vaccinations and COVID-19 tests to the East San Jose community. For more information or to schedule an appointment call them at (408) …

Mission Asset Fund Lending Circles (MAF)

MAF is a San Francisco based nonprofit that provides zero-interest social loans and financial education to help hardworking families build their credit and realize their financial goals with Lending Circles …

Safelink Free Phone Program

SafeLink Free Phone program for low income customers. Eligibility guidelines vary by state. Most qualify if they participate in a public assistance program such as CalFresh, MediCal, SSI, CalWorks, LIHEAP, …

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

The IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs offer free basic tax return preparation to qualified individuals.
VITA sites offer free tax …

CA Lifeline Program – Telephone Discounts

There are two main Universal LifeLine Telephone Service discounts in CA: the CA LifeLine Program (CA LifeLine) and the federal Lifeline program (Federal Lifeline). CA households qualify by receiving certain …

CA Low Cost Auto Insurance Program

CA Law requires that all drivers of vehicles within the State maintain evidence of financial responsibility. California’s Low Cost Automobile Program (CLCA) exists to provide income eligible persons with liability …