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.
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
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 The CalFresh website or call (866)262-9881
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.
Locate local services from the Department of Aging
Friendship phone line for seniors:
Institute on Aging’s 24-hour toll-free Friendship Line, call (800) 971-0016
San Diego Gas & Electric:
California Labor & Workforce Development Agency:
California Employment Development Dept. Coronavirus Info:
Coronavirus EDD information
Apply for disability:
Apply for unemployment:
Unemployment Insurance – After You File:
EDD Training Benefits:
American Job Center Finder
USAJOBS – Federal Government jobs
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24-Hour Hotline for Emotional Support: 1-855-845-7415
Child Abuse Hotline: LA 1-800-540-4000 OC 1-800-207-4464 SB 1-800-827-8724
60+ Friendship Line: 1-800-971-0016
Suicide Prevention: 1-800-273-8255
Elder Abuse Hotline: 1-833-401-0832
How You Can Help
Donate today to Hope through Housing’s emergency fund. Help provide food and other essential needs to those most vulnerable in our communities.
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