Supportive Services in San Mateo County in Response to COVID-19

Updated: June 1, 2020

To search benefits available across California:

Public Benefits :

CalFresh Click here

Medi-Cal Health Insurance Click here 

Covered California Click here

Paid Leave/Unemployment Insurance Click here
How to file – Click here

Food Assistance Programs

P-EBT (Pandemic EBT)
To apply and for general information click here

San Mateo County Food Pantries

  1. Food PantriesClick here
  2. Second Harvest – Click here
  3. Second Harvest Prepared MealClick here

Call 1-800-984-3663 Text 1-408-455-5181


Financial Assistance Programs

Emergency Safety Net Assistance – Click here


Emergency ShelterClick here

Rental AssistanceClick here


  • For Employment Rights Q & A:

English : Click here

Spanish : Click here

  • For Workers’ Rights Clinics and Helplines – Click here
  • For Undocumented Workers’ Employment Rights

English: Click here

Spanish: Click here



  • Corona Virus Testing

At Express Care’s Hoover Pavilion in Palo Alto. Appointments for express care can be made by calling 650 736 5211. From 9 am to 6 pm, seven days a week

  • Suicide Prevention / Crisis Intervention

Helpline: 1-800-985-5990 or text talk with us to 66746.

Text: 741741

  • Substance Use Disorder: Ph: 650 573 3950


Asisstance for Immigrant Families:



  • Curbside Tax Document Drop Off
    Saturday June 13 at 9:30 – 11:30 AM
    725 Price St. Daly City, CA 94014
    Visit or call 415 229 9240 for others dates and locations. Fill out their questionnaire: Click here
  • Menlo Park internet service Click here