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Where to Find Assistance

These are stressful, rapidly changing times for all of us. People may need extra help with food, housing, utilities or other basic needs — and finding and accessing the right resources can be overwhelming. Below are some of our most comprehensive, frequently-updated community resources:

Did you know? During the COVID-19 crisis:

  • Some people can get a break on their car insurance while stay-at-home orders are in place.
  • Individuals who qualify may be able to delay their student loan payments.
  • There are organizations providing support for students who lack computer or internet access.
  • Help for small business owners and employees may be available.
  • Some grocery stores have special hours for seniors and at-risk populations.
  • There are expanded resources available for those experiencing food insecurity, including CalFresh and food bank locations.
  • Health care enrollment, including Medi-Cal and Covered California, have been extended until June 30, 2020. Some organizations are offering enrollment assistance over the phone!