Community Resources

Social Service Referrals

211 Logo

211: A 24/7 hotline that provides assistance in finding services to meet essential needs (such as food, shelter and medical treatment).
Phone: 211 or 800-273-6222
Text: 89821 (enter your zip code)

Santa Clara County Social Service Agency Logo

Social Services: Information and phone numbers to Social Service Departments in Santa Clara.

Aunt Bertha Website: This website helps individuals search by zip code for free or reduced cost services like medical care, food, job training, and more.

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Shelter Assistance

Family Supportive Housing: Provides temporary shelter for homeless families with children. Includes case management and support services.
692 North King Rd.
San Jose, CA 95133
Phone: 408-926-8885

LifeMoves Villa: Provides emergency housing with case management including: Employment assistance, mental health counseling, etc.
184 S. 11th Street
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: 408-271-0685

Santa Clara City Housing Resource Guide: A listing of affordable housing facilities & housing service programs.
Link: Housing Resource Guide

San Jose's Affordable Housing website: Provides information on affordable housing units in San Jose currently accepting applications. Includes an interactive map which locates affordable housing units.
Website: San Jose Affordable Housing

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Laundry and Shower Services

Dignity on Wheels: It is a mobile service. Each 4-hour operation session may provide up to 30 showers, and up to 14 single loads of laundry. Showers and laundry is on a first-come first service basis at each location.

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Mental Health

County of Santa Clara Behavioral Health: Provides a 24/7 centralized entry point for individuals seeking behavioral health services in Santa Clara County.
Phone: (800) 704-0900

Crisis Text Line: Text RENEW to 741741

Suicide and Crisis Hotline 24/7: Phone: (855) 278-4204

Care Solace: A service that helps refer individuals and families to community-based mental health providers. They help individuals with private and government health insurance.
Phone: (888) 515-0595

KidConnections Network of Care: Provides 24/7 mental health referrals for children ages 0-5 and their families.
Phone: (800) 704-0900

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Low-income Internet


FreedomPop Offers low cost phone and internet service.

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Financial Assistance

Sacred Heart
Phone: 408-780-9134

To qualify for assistance, you must meet ALL 3 criteria outlined below:
  1. You must be a resident of Santa Clara County.
  2. Your household income must be less than 80% of the average median income. Visit the website for income levels.
  3. You must have a documented loss of income related to COVID-19 impacts due to health, employment, or school/child care closures.

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Food Assistance

Second Harvest Food Bank: Call Second Harvest to enroll and to find out the closest food distribution center to you. Second Harvest does have a one-time home food delivery service for those who have COVID-19. Home delivery services MAY be available for someone who is homebound due to health.
Phone: 408-266-8866
Food Hotline: 800-984-3663 Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Email, or Text: GETFOOD to 408-455-5181.

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
Weekly and bi-weekly drive-through sites at churches for food. No registration needed beforehand. Registration will be done on site.
(408) 468-0100 Mon-Fri 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Visit website to find parish grocery drive-through sites:
Find other COVID-19 responses by Catholoic Charities.

Bay Area Community
Information on school meal sites in the Bay Area, updated every two weeks. Other resources are being added over time.

School of Arts & Culture - Mexican Heritage Plaza
Drive-thru food distribution: 10:00 a.m. - noon, 1st and 3rd Monday of the month.

Hot Meals: *All locations are offering To-Go boxes.

Agency Name Days of Week Meal Times Address Phone
Loaves & Fishes Location: Goodwill Silicon Valley Monday-Friday 3:30-4:30 p.m. 1080 N. 7th St.
San Jose, CA 95112
Loaves & Fishes Location: San Jose Vietnamese Church Monday-Friday 3:30-4:30 p.m. 1066 S. 2nd St.
San Jose, CA 95122
(408) 287-2286
Loaves & Fishes Location: Eastside Neighborhood Monday-Friday 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
*Seniors Only
(Ages 60+)
2150 Alum Rock Ave.
San Jose, CA 95116
Salvation Army-San Jose Monday-Saturday Lunch:
12:15-1:00 p.m.
5:15-6:00 p.m.
405-N. 4th St.
San Jose, CA 95112
Martha’s Kitchen Mondays and Fridays 8:30-9:30 a.m.
12:00-1:00 p.m.
311 Willow St.
San Jose, CA 95112

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Unemployment Information

California Development Department: A person is able to file a claim for unemployment, disability, or paid family leave benefits with the department.

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COVID-19 Resources

Santa Clara County COVID-19 Support Team
Phone: (408) 808-7770, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily
Website: SCC Public Health COVID-19 Resources
  1. Call the Santa Clara County COVID-19 Support Team Call Center to see if isolation and quarantine services are right for you. Interpretation services are available.
  2. View Flyer (English)
  3. If you test positive for COVID-19 or have been exposed to COVID-19, they can help you and your family stay safe.
  4. They can help with:
    • Emergency rental and/or financial assistance* *Must have household income of less than 80% Area Median Income (for example, a family of 4 with an annual income of $112,150 or lower)
    • A hotel/motel room with clean linens and laundry service
    • Grocery delivery
    • And other resources (also, cleaning supplies delivered to your door)
  5. FREE COVID-19 Testing Sites

San Jose Together Meals on Wheels
Phone: (408) 350-3211, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily

You can receive free meals if you:
  • Are a resident of San Jose
  • Are 18 years or older
  • Have a COVID-19 diagnosis or exposure OR another disability
  • Do not receive any other federal nutrition assistance program such as CalFresh, Meals on Wheels, Great Plates Delivered or Senior Center Meals

If you are 65 or older, your income cannot exceed $3,768 (single) or $3,997 (couple).

Apply by contacting a coordinator at (408) 350-3211 or email For additional resources, contact a resource specialist at (408) 350-3200, Option 1.

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Evergreen School District

  • 3188 Quimby Road
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  • San Jose, CA 95148
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  • Phone: 408-270-6800
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  • Fax: 408-274-3894
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