SANTA CLARA COUNTY RESOURCES

Below please find a list of resources that may be helpful. Please note that links and other information are included when available. Please be sure to check with the organization directly for any updates o support.

 

211

211 is a free telephone number providing access to local community services. 2 1 1 is available in multiple languages, allowing those in need to access information and obtain referrals to physical and mental health resources; housing, utility, food, and employment assistance; and suicide and crisis interventions. 2 1 1 also provides disaster preparedness, response, and recovery during declared emergencies. 

 

COVID-19

COVID-19 Assistance Navigation

Providing safety net services like unemployment, food, housing, and others by helping you understand what is available and guiding you through the application process. Support is available in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Tagalog.

Email: scc-can-info@wpusa.org

Call: (408) 809-2124

 

Carbon Health (COVID-19 testing) free COVID-19 by appointment various locations throughout the Bay Area. 

Santa Clara County Public Health various locations call (408) 490-0992 or 211 www.sccgov.org/sites/ph 

 

FAMILY RESOURCES

First Five Santa Clara County helps young children grow up healthy and ready to learn during the most important time in their development. They offer various services to prepare children for school. Cultural Access services are available (translators) 408-260-3700. Visit www.first5kids.org 

Sourcewise Community Resource – Solutions for the aging population they provide. Caregiver referrals, Care management, Meals on Wheels etc. 408-350-3200 or visit www.mysourcewise.com. 

Santa Clara Office of Education – Providing information to help connect families to childcare.

Call: 669-212-5437 or email childcarescc@sccoe.org 

 

FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS 

Salvation Army Silicon Valley Providing emergency assistance programs and services for Alameda County Residents. Some of the assistance includes free food from a pantry, rental assistance, clothing, family stores, and funds for paying utility or heating bills, and free prescription vouchers. 

Call (408) 282-1165

 

FOOD RESOURCES 

Inn Vision Georgia Travis Center – product market & other perishables 

297 Commercial Street, San Jose, CA 95112 

Call: (408) 453-3124 

 

The Health Trust Food Basket – Food bank, meals, vegetables, baby food, and nutritional items are all offered to those who need help. 

1043 Garland Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126 

Call: (408) 961-9850 

 

FINANCIAL RESOURCES

Self Help Credit Union – Providing basic, affordable banking services, fair and affordable loans www.self-helpcu.org 

Call: (877) 369-2828 

Mortgage Credit Certificate 

The MCC Program provides various assistance to eligible first-time home buyers.

 Call: (408) 278-6400

Sacred Heart Community Service Public Benefits Screening & Financial Coaching Asset Building for Independence program to help people increase income, decrease debt, establish credit, and develop assets. They also help people determine if they are eligible for public benefits call (408) 278-2172. 

 

HOMELESS RESOURCES 

Santa Clara County’s Homeless Helpline for all people currently homeless or who are at risk of becoming homeless and need housing, services, or other resources. Call (408) 510-7600. 

Adobe Services

With a mission is to end homelessness by assisting low-income, un-housed people, including those with special needs, to secure stable, supportive housing and to be advocates for the removal of the causes of homelessness. 

Call: (510) 657-7409

West Valley Community Services (WVCS) -WVCS provides helpful information and referrals to clients in collaboration with other human services agencies in the community. WVCS services include food, housing, support & mobile/RV sites. 

Call: (408) 255-8033 

 

HOUSING RESOURCES 

Sacred Heart Community Service 

Providing housing and financial assistance 

Call: (408) 278-2160 

Sacred Heart Homelessness Prevention System Referral 

Offering a referral for those experiencing homelessness.

Call: (408) 926-8885. 

Email housinginfo@sacredheartcs.org. 

 

LEGAL SERVICES 

Bay Area Legal Aid – Provides low-income clients with free civil legal assistance, including legal advice and counsel, effective referrals, and legal representation. 

Call: (800) 551-5551