SCC Division of Equity and Social Justice (DESJ)

The DESJ departments provide numerous resources to the community. The Santa Clara County provides fiscal resources to numerous community organizations or agencies within the county to help best serve the …

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

Silicon Valley De-Bug

A story-telling, community organizing, and advocacy organization based in San José, California.

SCC Quick Guide to Services 2019

Santa Clara County provides essential services that people need on a daily basis to work and live in Silicon Valley – whether residents need a marriage license, access to children’s …

SCC Division of Equity and Social Justice (DESJ)

DESJ departments provide numerous resources to the community. The County of Santa Clara provides fiscal resources to numerous community organizations or agencies within the county to help best serve the …

2022 Silicon Valley Index

The Silicon Valley Index has been telling the Silicon Valley story since 1995. Released early every year, the Index is a comprehensive report based on indicators that measure the strength …

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 …

SCC Cultural Communities Wellness Program (CCWP)

A Family Outreach and Engagement Program (formerly known as ECCAC or Ethnic and Cultural Communities Advisory Committee) providing linguistic and culturally competent outreach, education, advocacy and peer support to ethnic …

Welcoming San Jose 2021 – 24 Plan

With recent changes in the national landscape that
allow for greater forward movement for immigrant
communities, building an inclusive and cohesive
San José is work that requires …

2021 SILICON VALLEY INDEX

Joint Venture Silicon Valley has been telling the Silicon Valley story for the past two decades. Updated annually, it is a comprehensive report of indicators that measure the strength of …

DCARA ASL Interpreting

DCARA Interpreting is a deaf managed non profit providing interpreting services which allows for on site and video communication between hearing people and deaf people in Bay Area, California. request@dcara.org …

Assurance Wireless Free Phone & Service

Assurance Wireless Unlimited combines our Lifeline service with the temporary Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) to give eligible customers Unlimited Data & Texts & Minutes, plus 10GB Hotspot Data.
Lifeline …

SJPL Family Learning Centers

Family Learning Centers (FLCs) offer free learning opportunities, resources and services for adults and families. The Centers are designed to support:
English Language Learners (ELL)
Immigrants
Adults …

SJ Language Access Policy

11/10/16 The purpose of this policy is to ensure that San Jose City employees make reasonable efforts to minimize
barriers to accessing City programs or services for customers with …

Silicon Valley, a Global Pandemic,and a Better Normal

6/21 The COVID-19 crisis has caused major disruption across Silicon Valley and exacerbated long-standing structural inequities, demanding a strong response. Silicon Valley has never been satisfied with the status quo, …

Non-profit Racial Equity Pledge

The disparate health and economic impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on Silicon Valley communities of color are a profound illustration of the devastating cost of systemic racism
130 nonprofit leaders, …

San Jose – Digital Inclusion Partnership

2/21 The CA Emerging Technology (CETF) has been funded to work with communities throughout San José to close the digital divide through expanding device access, digital adoption and literacy skills. …

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 …

Know Your Voting Rights Videosfor Immigrants

10/20 The SCC Office of Immigrant Relations collaborated with Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus and the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters to develop Q&A style videos …

Avenidas Chinese Community Center

Zoom Workshops on various topics or skills. All Virtual Avenidas Chinese Community Center (ACCC) activities will be presented bilingually in Mandarin and English. Welcome to ages of 50 and above …

CA Safe at Home Voting Registration

Safe at Home Voting Registration offers victims of domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault, human trafficking & elder and dependent abuse, as well as reproductive health care workers, a substitute mailing …

COVID-19 Guidelines for the General Public

As of April 6, 2022, close contacts in most settings who have been exposed to someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 who are asymptomatic are no longer required to quarantine, …

Silicon Valley Indicators

Data about Silicon Valley’s economy and community health. The website is an extensive and always fresh collection of charts and data on Silicon Valley’s economic and community health trends. Continuously …

Community Health Partnership (CHP) Member Organizations

CHPSCC health centers and clinics are one of the few sources of accessible, affordable, and culturally competent health care services for low-income and medically underserved populations, independent of Immigration status. …

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 …

AACI Asian Women’s Home (Domestic Violence Shelter)

AACI’s Asian Women’s Home serves survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking. Asian Women’s Home serves everyone regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, immigration status, socioeconomic background, or sexual orientation. All …

SCC Homelessness Prevention System

The HPS program provides temporary financial assistance (e.g. rent, deposit, or utilities payment) to low-income families or individuals who are struggling to maintain their housing. HPS is available to low-income …

SCC Public Health Dept COVID-19 Data Dashboard

We are committed to providing accurate, reliable reports to the public. Additional data will be added over time. The information presented here is updated daily and is dependent on reporting …

Knowing Your Rights Builds Power

The Santa Clara County Office of Immigrant Relations (OIR) cares deeply about all residents, no matter their immigration status.
SCC funds and provides services to all residents regardless of …

US Immigration History Booklet

In 2019, the Santa Clara County Office of Immigrant Relations (OIR) worked with the CA History Center & Foundation to create a timeline of immigration history in the US.

CADRE (Collaborating Agencies’ Disaster Relief Effort)

CADRE coordinates organizational preparedness planning in non-disaster times and activates to respond and provide essential services during and after a disaster.
CADRE works with Santa Clara County’s emergency management …

Sewa Bay Area

Sewa Bay Area is one of the most active Sewa chapters of the international NGO. Activities include Case Management, Serve community projects partnered with local nonprofits, the Lead high school …

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 …

VTA Transit App

The Valley Transit Authority is proud to officially endorse Transit as the best transit app for trip planning and real-time information. With Transit, you can easily plan your trip with …

SCC Network of Care for Behavioral Health

This Web Data Base is a resource for Santa Clara County individuals, families and agencies concerned with behavioral health. It provides information about behavioral health services, laws, and related news, …

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

Santa Clara City Library

On line ESL resources , books and multi-language periodicals available.
3 Branches, Free Library Cards for Santa Clara County Residents (any immigration status). Multi-language books, periodicals, videos, ESL Conversation Clubs, Citizenship Resources, …

SCC Mental Health Guide for Immigrants

A brochure from the Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Dept. The immigrant community is facing a lot of stress that intensifies mental health challenges. Santa Clara County has a variety …

San Jose Office of Immigrant Affairs

The City of San José’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (SJ OIA) was established in 2015 for the purpose of facilitating and accelerating immigrant integration through civic, economic, linguistic, and social …

San Jose Interactive Language Map

2018 Interactive Map of Language Spoken at Home by Census Tract in San José, CA. Multi-language: Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Tagalog, Serbian Croation, Persian (Farsi) and Hindii. Layered showing locations of …

SCC Public Health Department (PHD)

Services including Immunizations, Health Info, including: Referrals to Resources for Pregnancy Care and Parenting, Adult Immunization and Travel Clinic, Birth and Death Registration, Public Health Pharmacies, STD/HIV Testing & Support, …

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 …

SCC Rapid Response Network Hotline (RRN)

The Santa Clara County RRN is a 24/7 hotline that community members can call to report ICE operations and receive help in real life time! When you call the RRN …

YWCA Silicon Valley

Services:providing safe and secure housing, crisis hotlines, counseling, court assistance, and other community and safety programs t Domestic Violence, sexual assault & human trafficking: VAWA, U &T visa. providing services …

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 …

SCCVOTE Mobile App

Easy-to-use election tools for Santa Clara County voters. Find your polling place, see what contests are on your ballot, and read about the candidates and measures to help you make …

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 …

Santa Maria Urban Ministry (SMUM)

SMUM provides the local community with a safe, welcoming place to seek basic services that meet short-term needs, and educational and targeted services to support permanent transformation. Bi-lingual Spanish programs …

SCC Registrar of Voters

Register to vote, check your voting registration, learn about eligibility, find your polling place and election results. Key Word: Santa Clara County, Election, Multi-lingual:
| Chinese |
Spanish |

Mexican Consulate in San Jose

The Mexican Consulate provides services, resources and protection for Mexican Citizens. The San Jose Consulate covers the counties of Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Monterey, and San Benito. Services might include: …

PACT-San Jose

PACT’s mission is to empower everyday people to create a more healthy and just society by winning victories for the community – not by speaking for them, but by teaching …

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 …

Knowledge of Immigrant Nationalities (KIN)

From July 1999 to June 2001 Santa Clara County conducted the most extensive assessment of the human needs of immigrants of any County in the US, Over 500 individuals: researchers, …

Center for Employment Training (CET)

CET has open enrollment and you can start anytime, even now. One of the most successful vocational training programs in the nation, Center for Employment Training has always been a place …

SCC OIR (Office of Immigrant Relations)

The OIR and the Division of Equity & Social Justice (DESJ) continue to help SCC immigrants and refugees access services and resources, obtain the necessary education and training, qualify for …

Mountain View Library

The Digital Library is available 24/7.
Free Library Cards for Santa Clara County Residents, Multi-language books, periodicals, videos, ESL Conversation Club, Citizenship Resources, Literacy, Immigration Legal Asst.

Palo Alto Library

3 Branches, Free Library Cards for Santa Clara County Residents, Multi-language books, periodicals, videos, ESL Conversation Clubs, Citizenship Resources, Literacy, Immigration Legal Asst.

Los Gatos Library

Online services such as e-books through Cloud Library and e-magazines through Flipster are available. If you need a Library account to access these services, please email us at library@losgatosca.gov and …

Sunnyvale Library

Enjoy eBooks and eAudiobooks, streaming movies, music, and more – the Library’s digital collections are available 24/7 from our Downloads and Streaming and Online Databases webpages.
Ask us – …

SCC Social Services Agency (SSA)

The Santa Clara County SSA offers Aging & Adult Services, Family & Children’s Services, access to health insurance coverage via Medi-Cal, Calfresh, General Assistance, Healthy Families and Healthy Kids. 24-Hr …

Self Help for the Elderly

We have set up additional phone lines to provide information and help with sign up for Congregate or home-delivered meals, COVID-19 vaccinations, and other referrals. The hours are Monday – …

Somos Mayfair

Providing direct services to the community and organizing residents to take collective action. Program areas: Engaging the community in dialogue: Using popular theater, supporting families to meet basic needs: Promotores …

South Bay Islamic Association

In addition to prayers, SBIA provides Islamic School programs, Homeless Feeding, Islamic Funeral services, Family Night, and more. Key Words:

Yu-Ai Kai

A Japanese American Community Senior Service, located in Japantown San Jose, is committed to serving seniors with an array of activities and programs. We offer a well-balanced senior day care …

Muslim Community Association (MCA)

In addition to being open for prayers five times a day, MCA provides several social services, Career Services, Legal Clinics, Medical Clinics, Weekend Islamic School programs, Dawah, Family counseling, Youth …

Oshman Family Jewish Community Center

The Oshman Family JCC aspires to be a Jewish neighborhood where all are welcome. The JCC establishes common ground, uniting diverse Jewish institutions, groups and individuals. Family Play Center, gym, …

Portuguese Community Center (POSSO)

POSSO maintains an extensive data-base on a variety of services and resources for Information and Referral. Staff and volunteers assist people with application for unemployment benefits, order of medications or …

Sacred Heart Community Services

COVID-19 SHCS offers a broad range of social programs including assistance with food, clothing, housing, utilities, employment search, financial coaching, tax preparation, counseling and advocacy. Immigrant friendly. .Multi-language: Spanish Key …

Santa Clara County Libraries (SCCL)

11/1/21 All of our libraries are open and we are once again expanding hours at most locations starting Monday, November 1 to browse the full collection, use public computers and …

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County

Food, Health Care, Mental Health, House Sharing, Foster Care, Rental Assistance
Citizenship services provided in English, Spanish and Vietnamese, including assessment of eligibility, application assistance, interview preparation, ESL and …

Eritrean Community in Santa Clara County (ECSCC)

COVID-19 Update: Receiving requests with needs from the Eritrean community. Contact:girmay@eritreancommunity.org
We offer assistance and referral services for food, language interpretation, immigration, tax preparation, and help completing any applications …

Grail Family Services

GFS fosters learning and the empowerment of vulnerable East San Jose families with young children through programs that educate, develop leadership skills, and build a sense of community. Multi-language: Spanish

211 Bay Area Directory

211 is a free, non-emergency, confidential, 3 digit phone number and online database service that provides 24/7 access to critical health and human services. Text Coronavirus to 211211 for information …