Eden’s just-in-time food pantry, Comida para Cherryland, operates on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, from 1:30–4:30 pm or until the food is gone. No necesita ID.
East Bay Housing Organizations (EBHO)
Housing policies are changing quickly to respond to the needed tenant protections and funding sources to keep people housed and provide housing resources for people currently living outside or in jails. Visit EBHO’s COVID-19 Housing Policy page for up-to-date information (scroll down the page to see Alameda County).
Family Values Work and National Employment Law Project
Flow chart about benefits available to workers during COVID-19 and under which circumstances.
The food pantry provides emergency food for individuals and families. Short-term food supplies available for individuals/families in need of assistance. Call the Food Distribution Coordinator at (510) 785-FOOD(3663) for assistance.
COVID-19 Emergency Response Fundraiser. Tipping Point is raising $30 million as quickly as possible to stabilize the non-profits working tirelessly to support low-income individuals and families hit hardest by this crisis.
Those unable to work due to caring for an ill or quarantined family member with COVID-19 you may qualify for Paid Family Leave (PFL).
US Citizenship and Immigration Services
US Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced the agency will NOT consider “testing, treatment, nor preventative care (including vaccines, if a vaccine becomes available) related to COVID-19” in a public charge determination “even if such treatment is provided or paid for by one or more public benefits.”
Office of Governor Gavin Newsom
Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order to allow eligibility re-determinations for 90 days for Californians who participate in Medi-Cal health coverage, CalFresh food assistance, CalWORKS, Cash Assistance for Immigrant, and In-Home Supportive Services.
Find updates from SSA related to CalFresh, CalWORKs, Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA), Medi-Cal, and/or General Assistance (GA)
The Social Services Agency in partnership with the Alameda County Emergency Operations Center, Alameda County Community Food Bank, and other community partners have worked together to assemble and organize countywide data on food distribution and emergency resources to connect residents with vital services. See the Emergency Food & Resource Map.
COVID-19 Eviction Moratorium. On March 31, 2020, the temporary moratorium was expanded to include all evictions throughout Alameda County. The moratorium includes tenants, homeowners, and those living in mobile home parks countywide. More information.
Operation Comfort for individuals and families experiencing homelessness. Hotel rooms provide a safe environment for isolation and recovery.
High-risk individuals: ACPHD, in alignment with the California Department of Public Health, recognizes people at higher risk include those over age 60, and those with underlying health conditions, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, heart disease, chronic lung diseases [including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary fibrosis, asbestosis, pneumonitis, and other lung conditions], or severely weakened immune systems.
California State/California Department of Public Health