A new nonprofit created to aid and empower members of the San Diego Jewish community to help themselves by providing interest free loans in accordance with core Jewish values of dignity, respect, compassion, and confidentiality. They provide zero-interest loans at no cost to Jewish individuals or individuals that work in a Jewish communal organization in San Diego county to support those who are facing serious financial challenges or realizing life dreams. The loan programs range from loans for life cycle events, to personal needs loans, to small business loans. To learn about HFLSD loan programs, click here. For more information about the organization contact email@example.com or call (858) 345-8018.
The County of San Diego’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) helps eligible households in qualifying areas who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program provides payment assistance for renters behind on rent and utilities.
Hosted and administered by San Diego Foundation and County Board of Supervisors, seeded with money from SDGE and others.
Helps with bills, rent and food. Call 1-866-211-9966, provide zip code and you will be given a list of local agencies to provide assistance.
San Diegans helping those in our community who are most vulnerable to Covid-19
Resources for workers and businesses
Excellent overview and links for unemployment and benefits for those quarantined or sick
Resources for working parents
The Governor has waived the one-week unpaid waiting period so you can collect disability or unemployment for the first week you are out of work. If you are eligible, the EDD processes and issues payments with a few weeks of receiving a claim. You may be eligible if you are quarantined or sick or have lost work due to the health crisis
Information on benefits for workers impacted by COVID-19
Lots of information on various topics:
Information on food bank locations and diaper distribution sites. Diaper banks and Food sites open during school closures. Other food resources available.
Governor Newsom ordered the postponement of eviction or foreclosures through 3/31/20. The order does not relieve a tenant from the obligation to pay rent or restrict the landlord’s ability to recover rent that is due. The order also requests banks and other financial institutions to halt foreclosures and related evictions during this time period.
The Governor’s Executive Order asks the California Public Utilities Commission to monitor measures undertaken by public and private utility providers to implement customer service protections for critical utilities, including electric, gas, water, internet, landline telephone, and cell phone service on a weekly basis.
Free internet access for students: 1-844-488-8398
40+ weekly online meetings at SMART Recovery Online (SROL), with additional support available through 24/7 discussion boards. SROL is free to join; but registration is required to participate. Learn more:
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES:
WAYS TO HELP:
The next time you are ordering from Amazon, you can make an easy choice to click on this link (JFS San Diego COVID 19 Amazon Wishlist) and have groceries delivered to the JFS food pantry (called the Corner Market). The pantry is getting very low on food, and there are a lot of people in need now. If many of us even have one or two items delivered, it could make a difference to a hungry person or family.
DOMESTIC VIOLENT RESOURCES: