COVID-19 Resources




May mayo Bilingual Family Resource Calendar Santa Cruz County
June junio Bilingual Family Resource Calendar Santa Cruz County

State Eviction Moratorium and Rental Assistance

  • State Eviction Moratorium is extended to June 30 2021 as long as you:
    • Turn in a Tenant Declaration Forms Here in English / Here in Spanish within 15 days of your Landlord providing it.
    • Pay 25% of rent owed Sept 2020 - June 2021 by June 30 2021
  • Apply for CA COVID-19 Rent & Utility Relief
    This is for rent owed to your landlord or utility companies due to COVID-19 impacts.
    • Visit the website Here in English / Here in Spanish for details and how to apply or text “RENT” to 211-211
    • For local help applying:
      • In South County Call:
        • Community Action Board 831-778-4535
        • Families in Transition 831-740-2947
      • In Mid and North County:
        • Community Bridges in Live Oak 831-476-7284
        • Community Bridges in Beach Flats 831-423-5747 ext 13
        • Community Bridges in San Lorenzo Valley 831-335-6600
    • For state help applying call 833-430-2122
CA Rent Relief Flyer English
CA Rent Relief Flyer Español
State Eviction Moratorium and Rental Assistance Info by CLRA- English
State Eviction Moratorium and Rental Assistance Info by CLRA- Spanish

Info About Financial Assistance and Other Essential Resources

Local Resource Centers:

Please connect with a local family resource to see what other financial, food, or rental assistance you may qualify for.

Other Resources:

Healthcare Assistance

Crisis and Mental Health Support

Meal Delivery for Older Adults

Unemployment Assistance

The California Department of Employment Development provides financial assistance to workers who have lost employment, experienced illness, or are caring for a sick family member.

  • There are multiple ways to file an Unemployment and Insurance Claim:
    • Online here
    • By phone: Representatives are available at the following toll-free numbers, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to noon Pacific time except on state holidays.
      English 1-800-300-5616, Spanish 1-800-326-8937
    • By Mail or by Fax: File your UI claim by accessing the paper Unemployment Insurance Application (under Fill-in Forms). For faster and secure processing, fax the completed application to the number listed on the form. If you mail your application, use the address on the form and allow additional time for processing.
    • How to Apply for UI Benefits Videos English | Spanish

Legal Assistance

Mutual Aid


  • In response to the PPP loan inequities, PP Loan Direct has created a way to offer an easier way to apply and connect to a SBA-approaved loan processor. PPP Loan Direct provides FAQs, access to support and a much simpler more efficient way to apply.

Reduce Spread of Covid-19

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