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

UndocuSpartan Student Resource Center

Helping Undocumented Students Thrive at SJSU
The UndocuSpartan Student Resource Center provides for undocumented students”and connects them with supporters throughout the SJSU community.
The UndocuSpartan Student Resource Center …

Addressing Learning Loss in Disadvantaged Kids

4/8/22 Students with disabilities, those learning English and students who live in rural communities learn at the same rate during the academic year – and often faster – than their …

Trauma-informed instruction for immigrant students

More and more educators across the country are learning about the impacts of trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on students. Researchers estimate that half of the U.S. student population …

Training for Mental Resilience and Well-Being for Nurses

Osmosis and #FirstRespondersFirst have collaboratively developed an interactive e-learning course on mental health training for first responders. Self paced and open ended, based on materials and subject matter experts provided …

Stanford Law School Immigrants’ Rights Clinic

Students in the Immigrants’ Rights Clinic have full responsibility for defending clients against deportation in San Francisco Immigration Court, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the federal courts of appeals. …

Quick Reference Cultural Guide

Note that a reference guide may be useful, but Afghans are diverse and the guide will not fit every client in every situation. Rather, approach each client as a learner …

A Mental Wellness Activity Book for ASIAN AMERICANS

The University of Connecticut’s Asian and Asian American Studies Institute has partnered with the #IAMNOTAVIRUS campaign and the Asian American Literary Review to provide students with this Mental Health Workbook. …

Signing Savvy Sign Language

A sign language dictionary containing several thousand high resolution videos of American Sign Language (ASL) signs, fingerspelled words, and other common signs used within the United States and Canada. Key …

Gavilan College Food Pantry

8/24/21 On campus food pantry and free drive through food distribution at Gavilan College Gilroy campus This is open to the community and folks are required to pre-register online. Also …

Home Alone: Prepare Kids for Emergencies

Many children don’t have adult supervision 100% of the time. Parents and caregivers have jobs, errands, and other responsibilities that require them to leave their kids home alone some of …

Foothill College

First-time, full-time students (12 units or more**) are eligible to have the cost of tuition and fees fully paid for their first two years at Foothill College, except for summer …

Deanza College

An undocumented student who has attended a California high school? You may qualify for exemption from out-of-state tuition rates under the California law known as AB 540.
Remember to …

9 Tips for Lightening the Load of Zoom Fatigue

During this past year of isolation, video-conferencing platforms have become a crucial way to stay employed and stay in touch, but they are increasingly leaving us overwhelmed and exhausted. Stanford …

National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)

One in five people have learning and attention issues, including specific learning disabilities like dyslexia and/or attention issues like ADHD. These individuals are just as capable as their peers, but …

PG&E Library of Wildfire safety webinars and events

PG&E hosts online webinars throughout each year for anyone who is interested in learning more about our Community Wildfire Safety Program. These virtual gatherings allow community members to learn more …

Equal Justice Works

Facilitating Fellowships for public interest lawyers and law students to serve at legal services organizations across the nation to increase equal access to justice for communities in need.
Educating …

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. …

Effects of Anti-Asian Racism During the Pandemic

CAN/DID: Standing Against Racism and Injustice is an ongoing multimedia series that builds on the knowledge and experience of De Anza College students, faculty and classified professionals
An exploration …

CENTER FOR ONLINE EDUCATION

We are an independent organization providing students the resources they need to succeed in an online college. Our expertise helps students find affordable, quality academic programs that prepare them for …

ACEs Aware in CA Training

The Becoming ACEs Aware in California Training is a free, two-hour training to learn about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), toxic stress, screening, risk assessment, and evidence-based care to effectively intervene …

Free COVID-19 Contact Tracing Course

2022 In this free, 7 hour virtual course, students will learn about the science of SARS-CoV-2 , including the infectious period, and why contact tracing can be effective. How contact …

Help COVID-19 contact tracers, not scammers

6/25/20 Some scammers are pretending to be contact tracers so they can profit off of the current confusion. They’re trying to steal your identity, your money – or both. Luckily, …

Scholarships for immigrants and refugees

In the USA, there are many scholarships especially for refugees and immigrants. On this USAHello page, you will find scholarships by state, by nationality, and by learning topic. You can …

Choices for Children

Need help paying for child care: California Alternative Payment Program (CAPP):
The family must be income eligible and children must be under 13 years of age or have exceptional …

Promoting a Safe and Secure Campus for All

Guidance and Model Policies to Assist California’s Colleges and Universities in Responding to Immigration Issues – This guide implements the Legislature’s decision to limit state and local participation in immigration …

How to Spot Student Loan Scams

6/17/20 Knowing the warning signs of a potentially harmful company can save consumers hundreds of dollars in unnecessary fees. Don’t be misled by an official-sounding name like “Student Advisory Board.” …

Tech Interactive at Home

Teachers and parents, we’ve pulled together a collection of lesson plans and activities that you can adapt for at-home learning. You’ll find a variety of materials for different grade levels, …

Union Plus Free College Benefit

Earn an Associate Degree ” completely online, for FREE! Even if you don’t qualify for student financial aid, the Union Plus Free College Benefit will be applied to your balance …

CA Dream Act Application Deadline Mar 2, 2022

2022-23 FAFSA AND CALIFORNIA DREAM ACT APPLICATION ARE NOW OPEN thru March 2,2022
Students who live in California and meet the eligibility requirements for a non-resident exemption, as

CA Public School Directory

Listing of public schools with multi-lingual programs from California Dept of Education. Key Words: DOE

SCC Office of Education Inclusion Support WarmLine

The Inclusion Support WarmLine (408) 453-6651, Offers FREE individualized supports for parents, teachers, and community members working with children who have disabilities and other needs. Offered in English, …

RAFT (Resource Area for Teachers)

Ideal for Home Schooling. RAFT’s new STEAM Learning Activity Sheets are free online tools that guide parents, guardians, and students through hands-on learning activities taking advantage of common household items …

American Sign Language (ASL) Video Series on COVID-19 Tips

American Sign Language playlist of 20 CDC educational videos on COVID-19 including: Prevention, Managing Anxiety, Social Distancing, Parents Supporting Children, Older Adults, Symptoms, Cleaning your home, and more Key Words: …

Student Loan Forbearance Extended thru 8/21/22

4/5/22 To provide relief to student loan borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency, federal student loan borrowers can be placed in an administrative forbearance, which allows students to temporarily stop …

COVIBOOK Multi-language Children’s Book

Manuela Molina created this short book to support and reassure children under the age of 7, regarding the COVID-19. This book is an invitation for families to discuss the full …

Apply Online for a California College Promise Grant

For eligible California residents, the California College Promise Grant (formerly known as the BOG Fee Waiver) permits enrollment fees to be waived. (Assistance for the purchase of books and supplies …

America Learns

A free educational site with Video lessons and 1000s of activities to practice English speaking, listening, vocabulary, pronunciation, reading, writing, grammar and a U.S. Citizenship course. Also available are Apple …

HSBC Family Literacy First

HSBC Family Literacy First is a free program created by ABC Life Literacy Canada and supported by HSBC Bank Canada, to bring parents and children together to practice family literacy. …

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.

LIST OF GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS with No Document Requirements

2021 Immigrant Rising’s List of Graduate Scholarships contains scholarships for graduate studies that don’t require proof of citizenship or legal permanent residency. This up-to-date list, organized by deadline date, contains …

Protecting Student Data in CA

8/2020 Update. This guide from Immigrants Rising, highlights important federal and state protections over student data, including the recent model policies that were released by the California Attorney General, and …

CHILD TRAUMA TOOLKIT FOR EDUCATORS

2008 Provides school administrators, teachers, staff, and concerned parents with basic information about working with traumatized children in the school system. From NCTSN (National Child Traumatic Stress Network) Key Words: …

Self Care for Educators

Highlights tips for educators on self-care. This tip sheet is a part of the Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators and includes information on working with traumatized children, and tips for …

CHILDREN CAN BE POISONED BY IMPORTED MAKEUP

7/19 We’ve seen an increase in lead poisoning among immigrant children in our region from use of lead containing imported makeup.
The Pediatric Environmental Health Services Unit at UC …

USA Learns English apps

With 4 levels of USA Learns English apps, you can use your phone, tablet or iPad to:
*Watch videos from our popular 1st English course!
*Practice listening to …

Active Minds – Student Mental Health Resources

The nation’s premier nonprofit organization supporting mental health awareness and education for students
We are dedicated to saving lives and to building stronger families and communities. Through education, research, …

Journal of Muslim Mental Health

The Journal of Muslim Mental Health is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed academic journal and publishes articles exploring social, cultural, medical, theological, historical, and psychological factors affecting the mental health of Muslims …

Goodarzi Scholarship Grant

Financial assistance designed to assist college students in California. This grant is awarded to female students of Iranian descent who”within the last seven years”have migrated to the US. The maximum …

SJSU UndocuSpartan Student Resource Center

The UndocuSpartan Student Resource Center (USRC) is invested in creating educational opportunities that will further the success of UndocuSpartans at San Jose State University. The USRC uses a cross-cultural and …

Study Guides and Strategies

The Study Guides and Strategies Website is intended for students, ages middle school through returning adult, as well as their parents, teachers and support professionals. Its resources are intended to …

Malikah

Malikah trains women in self defense, financial literacy, entrepreneurship, organizing, and healing. We’re all about building power and capacity for all women around the world. Malikah is a grassroots movement …

Capulli Tonalehqueh

Capulli Tonalehqueh is an Aztec dance and cultural diffusion group based in San Jose. Their name means “community of guardians who accompany the sun” in the Nahuatl language. Their mission …

College Scholarship Search Engine

Links to thousands of scholarships, grants and loans that can be filtered by: Gender, School level, Ethnicity, Award Amount, State or Deadline Key Words: Financial Aid, Education

TEACH Grants

A TEACH Grant can help you pay for college if you plan to become a teacher in a high-need field in a low-income area. You’ll be required to teach for …

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 …

Immigrant Child Health Toolkit

This toolkit was created to help pediatritions recognize and address unique stressors in immigrant children, and to provide information on laws as well as legal and other resources for each …

TRAC (Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse)

TRAC is a data gathering, data research and data distribution organization at Syracuse University. TRAC-Immigration, deals in-depth with how our nation’s immigration laws are enforced in administrative and criminal courts …

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, …