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.

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


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:

CALFRESH Program – For state food assistance

Visit The CalFresh website 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

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:

San Diego Gas & Electric:



Employment Resources 

California Labor & Workforce Development Agency:

California Employment Development Dept. Coronavirus Info:

Unemployment Benefits:

Coronavirus EDD information

Apply for disability:

Apply for unemployment:

Unemployment Insurance – After You File:

EDD Training Benefits:

Job search tools:

Hiring Companies:
Travel Centers
Dollar General

American Job Center Finder

USAJOBS – Federal Government jobs

Arrow Staffing

One-Stop Resource for the People of California Impacted by Job Loss During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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24-Hour Hotlines

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

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