Helpful Resources

General Information

FAQ on Stimulus Checks, Unemployment, and the Coronavirus Bill

The $2 trillion relief bill will send money directly to Americans, greatly expand unemployment coverage and make several other changes.
https://www.nytimes.com/article/coronavirus-stimulus-package-questions-answers.html

24/7 Community Resource Line:

Dial 2-1-1 by phone or visit your county’s 211 website for free, local community resource referrals 24 hours/day.

State of California Coronavirus Resource Page

https://covid19.ca.gov/

 

Food Resources

Free breakfast and lunch for children under age 18:

Visit the website or contact your local school district for sites continuing to provide meals while school is out.

Find your local food pantry:

Services may be limited, but find local pantries here: www.feedingamerica.org/find-your-local-foodbank

CALFRESH Program – For state food assistance

Visit www.calfresh.gov or call (866)262-9881

 

Psychological Resources

National Alliance for Mental Illness Hotline:

Call (800) 950-NAMI for crisis support.

Or text their Crisis Text Line open 24/7 – text NAMI to 741741.

 

Senior Resources

Locate local services from the Department of Aging

https://aging.ca.gov/Find_Services_in_My_County/#tblServicesInMyCounty

Friendship phone line for seniors:

Institute on Aging’s 24-hour toll-free Friendship Line, call (800) 971-0016

 

Utility Resources

Utility Assistance

SoCal Edison:
https://www.sce.com/residential/assistance?from=/billhelp

San Diego Gas & Electric:
https://www.sdge.com/coronavirus

SoCalGas:
https://www.socalgas.com/save-money-and-energy/assistance-programs

 

Employment Resources 

California Labor & Workforce Development Agency:
https://www.labor.ca.gov/

California Employment Development Dept. Coronavirus Info:
https://www.edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019.htm

Unemployment Benefits:
https://www.careeronestop.org/LocalHelp/UnemploymentBenefits/find-unemployment-benefits.aspx

Coronavirus EDD information
https://www.edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019.htm

Apply for disability:
https://www.edd.ca.gov/Disability/How_to_File_a_DI_Claim_in_SDI_Online.htm

Apply for unemployment:
https://www.edd.ca.gov/Unemployment/Filing_a_Claim.htm

Unemployment Insurance – After You File:
https://www.edd.ca.gov/Unemployment/After_You_Filed.htm

EDD Training Benefits:
https://www.edd.ca.gov/Unemployment/California_Training_Benefits.htm

Job search tools:
https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/
https://www.indeed.com/
https://www.ziprecruiter.com/Search-Jobs-Near-Me

Hiring Companies:
Costco
Amazon
Walmart
Target

These companies are hiring thousands of new employees during the coronavirus pandemic
CNN Business

Walmart, Amazon, Domino’s hiring thousands amid coronavirus pandemic
Daily News

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