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

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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.

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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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

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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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