Shelter-in-Place Resources for Families

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We would like to help our families and community during the Coronavirus pandemic  Below are some resources that may be helpful for parents and students during this time, including information on:
  • Employment opportunities
  • CUHSD School Lunch Program for 2021-22
  • Second Harvest and food pantries
  • Job loss and rental nonpayment assistance
  • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program at Sacred Heart Community Service
  • Immigrant and undocumented family resources
  • Mental Health and other community resources provided by CUHSD
Please contact us if you need support or have any questions, at We're here for you.
The following companies that have been hiring. Visit each company's employment opportunities website to review the most current available jobs and information on how to apply, or visit a location near you.

Company Website/Info
Amazon or Text AMAZON to 77088
Grocery Outlet
Hospitals (various) Hiring nurses on-the-spot (based on location and availability)
Lunardi's Market
Nob Hill
Rite Aid
Trader Joe's
Whole Foods Market
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Several companies are hiring right now for jobs that can start ASAP. Read more in the article at:
Breakfast and lunch at school offer a wide variety of convenient, economic, and healthy food options. The CUHSD chef plans and prepares menus with over 15 menu selections per day. When your student joins us for breakfast and lunch you can rest assured that they are eating nutritious meals.
Please review the important information below about the CUHSD food program:
  • The USDA has extended meals at no cost to all CUHSD students
  • Meal applications will not be collected for the school year of 21/22.
  • A student ID card is required to receive a meal.
  • Meals, food and beverages sold or served at school meet the state and federal requirements, which are based on the USDA dietary guidelines. For updated dietary guidelines as posted by the USDA, please visit:
  • For questions, contact the Food Services Department at (408) 558-3038.
*The above information is provided by and posted with permission from Campbell Union High School District (
1) Second Harvest of Silicon Valley - 750 Curtner Ave, San Jose, 95125 408-266-8866
2) Food Pantry Locator -
3) Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) Benefits for Students on Free/Reduced Lunch Program

Due to coronavirus (COVID 19), children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals at school will get extra food benefits. These food benefits are called Pandemic EBT or P-EBT benefits. P-EBT benefits help families in California buy food when school is closed. Please note this is subject to change and updates may be posted at:

4) Sacred Heart, Meals on Wheels, CalFresh & Other Food Resources
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  • Sacred Heart Community Services - provides prepackaged food boxes
  • Second Harvest of Silicon Valley - provides health food items
  • Meals on Wheels - provides delivery of meals to seniors aged 60+
  • CalFresh - provides financial assistance for food purchases
  • Santa Clara County Office of Education - provides free meals to anyone 18 and under (children do not need to be present)
  • Feel free to download the above flyers at the bottom of this webpage in English, Spanish, Mandarin and Tagalog.
1) Unemployment Assistance & Job Search
NBC Bay Area offers a helpful article and video describing how to file for unemployment benefits for those laid off or furloughed because of the COVID-19 Coronavirus, and includes a website to register for job searches. 
2)  COVID-19 Eviction Moratorium in San Jose
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If you are a tenant, the COVID-19 Eviction Moratorium ordinance provides you with temporary protection from evictions for non-payment of rent if you can demonstrate your income has been substantially reduced due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
3)  Sacred Heart Community Service
The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a federally funded program that offers income-eligible residents of Santa Clara County a credit payment of $269-$413 to help pay their energy bills.  HEAP assists low-income households with paying home energy bills once a year, including those whose energy costs are included in their rent.  To learn more and apply, please visit:
sacred heart low income home energy savings program
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*The above information is provided by Sacred Heart Community Services. Should you need further assistance, please contact Sacred Heart, at;
1) Legal Aid at Work
Legal Aid help for Undocumented Workers in California
2) Immigrants Rising - Transforming Lives Through Education
Tangible Support for Undocumented Communities During COVID-19
Recursos en español sobre COVID-19
1) Google Translate
Download the Google Chrome Extension allowing you to translate websites, at:
2) Free WiFi with Xfinity
Xfinity is creating free hotspots in different neighborhoods for students to use free wifi during this time. All students have to do is find the hotspot, click on the available Xfinity network and click "Accept & Continue".  Find free wifi at:
3) Inclusion Support WarmLine Services by the Santa Clara County Office of Education
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The Inclusion Support WarmLine offers FREE support, information and referrals for children of all ages with disabilities and other needs in the community. Information is available in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin, and Korean. Support will be provided by answering questions, addressing concerns and providing social stories to support children’s understanding of ‘social distancing’, etc.  To learn more, please visit Families can call the WarmLine at 408-453-6651 or email them at
4) Mental Health Support Resources on Del Mar Website
Many resources are always available to students and parents on our website at:
Resources specifically dedicated to addressing mental health support during the Coronavirus pandemic, are included in our Guidance department, at:
5) Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE)
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PIQE is a national organization with evidence-based programs that engage, empower and transform parents to actively engage in their children’s education and strengthen parent-school collaboration. PIQE provides empowering information, skills development and support systems for low-income families, communities of color, English Language Learner and immigrant families. (Source:
Online resources are available at, to help families during this difficult time (many in multiple languages) including information on:
  • COVID-19
  • Internet service support
  • Support for Immigrants
  • Free online education resources for families
6) Community Resources provided by the County of Santa Clara. Community Resources for Youth, Families and Individuals Impacted by COVID-19.  Many services available to all community members regardless of insurance status, ability to pay or immigration status.