COVID-19 Resources



March marzo Bilingual Family Resource Calendar Santa Cruz County
February febrero 2021 Bilingual Family Resource Calendar Santa Cruz County
Income Guidelines for Programs Covering Basic Needs by Community Bridges

Financial and Rental Assistance

Mixed Immigration status families and those with Individual Tax Identification Numbers (ITIN) may now be eligible for federal and state relief. If you have questions about eligibility or need tax assistance support please contact Project SCOUT. 831-724-2606

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:

State Eviction Moratorium and Rental Assistance Info by CLRA- English
State Eviction Moratorium and Rental Assistance Info by CLRA- Spanish

Housing Assistance

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


  • COVID-19 Health Equity Pilot Project Grants
    CA Dept of Public Health Office of Health Equity has grants for 16-30 community-based organizations led by and serving communities facing inequities in COVID-19 infection and impacts. Learn more here. Apply by March 2nd 2021.
  • 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.

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