work2future client services are available by phone, email or video call. current clients, please contact your career coach for more information. new to work2future? get started by booking a call.
free, confidential, personalized connection to local community services, such as food, shelter, counseling, quality childcare, senior services, and more. Available 24/7 in multiple languages by dialing 2-1-1 or 800-273-6222. Immigrant friendly
financial assistance for food purchases. apply online or by phone at 800.984.3663.
immigrant-friendly. immigrants can receive CalFresh if at least one member of the household has legal residency.
Free Meals for Children under 18
locations and details for Santa Clara, San Mateo, and San Benito Counties. updated regularly Second Harvest Food Bank. immigrant-friendly
Meal programs for seniors age 60+
• City of San Jose Boxed Lunch Program
• Map of Santa Clara County Senior Nutrition Meal Sites.
• Meals on Wheels [HealthTrust]
• Meals on Wheels [Sourcewise]
• Senior Nutrition Program [India Community Center]
• Senior Nutrition Program [Yu-Ai Kai]
Sacred Heart Community Services
zip code specific immigrant-friendly
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley
TEXT “GETFOOD” to 1-408-455-5181
or CALL 1-800-984-3663 immigrant-friendly
if you’re unable to work because you are caring for an ill or quarantined family member with COVID-19 (certified by a medical professional), you can file a Paid Family Leave (PFL) claim. PFL provides up to six weeks of benefit payments at approximately 60-70 percent of wages.
if your child’s school is closed, and you have to miss work to be there for them, you may be eligible for Unemployment Insurance benefits. EDD representatives will decide if you are eligible.
if your employer has reduced your hours or shut down operations due to COVID-19, you can file an Unemployment Insurance (UI) claim.
if you’re unable to work due to having or being exposed to COVID-19 (certified by a medical professional), you can file a Disability Insurance (DI) claim which will provide short-term benefit payments at about 60-70% of wages.
if you were exposed to COVID-19 while on the job and in the course of your regular duties, you may qualify for worker's compensation
if you are experiencing a slowdown in your business as a result of the coronavirus, you can apply for the UI Work Sharing Program. this program allows employers to seek an alternative to layoffs — retaining their trained employees by reducing their hours and wages that can be partially offset with UI benefits.
if you are planning a closure or layoffs as a result of the coronavirus, you can get help through the Rapid Response program. Rapid Response teams will meet with you to discuss your needs, help avert potential layoffs, and provide immediate on-site services to assist workers facing job losses.
the Small Business Administration has announced it will provide Disaster Assistance Loans to businesses and not-for-profit organizations affected by COVID-19. the City of San Jose will be assisting small businesses in learning more about and applying for the loans.
Opportunity Fund is committed to supporting existing and new small business customers who are financially struggling amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.
operating grants for nonprofit organizations that have experienced unexpected costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic from Silicon Valley Community Foundation.
representatives are available at the following toll-free numbers, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to noon pacific time except on state holidays:
file your Unemployment Insurance claim by completing the paper Unemployment Insurance Application. 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.
San José Job Center
Kirk Community Center
1601 Foxworthy Ave, San José
North San José Job Center
1901 Zanker Road, San José
Gilroy Job Center
South County Social Services
379 Tomkins Court, Gilroy
Your local America’s Job Centers are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, except when closed for holiday observance.