COVID-19 Community Resources

General Information
General Information
City Services
City Services
Housing & Rent Assistance
Housing & Rent Assistance
Food Assistance
Food Assistance
Health Resources
Health Resources
Mental Health Resources
Mental Health Resources

Business Resources
Business Resources

Senior Resources
Senior Resources

Resources for Kids
Resources for Families

Employment Resources
Employment Resources

Unhoused Resources
Unhoused Resources

Volunteer and Donate
Volunteer and Donate


General Information
The Briefing
City of Mountain View Newsletter
County of Santa Clara
Hotline for general information and resources.
Provided by the United Way.
  • Call 2-1-1 (Available 24/7 in 10 languages)
  • Text 2-1-1 (24/7 in English and Spanish)
  • Visit 211.org
Map of Mountain View Crisis Resources
  • Locations of safe lots, hygiene stations, restrooms, and resources for individuals who are unstably housed.
County of Santa Clara
Public Health Order

County of Santa Clara
Public Health
Covid-19 Data Dashboard

  • Updated daily, the dashboard provides detailed information about cases and deaths from COVID-19 in Santa Clara County.
County of Santa Clara
Covid-19 Assistance Navigation Hotline
  • Call: 408-809-2124
  • Assistance in applying for unemployment insurance, disability, paid family leave, and other safety net programs. Available in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce
Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants (DRAI)
Financial Assistance Resources for Immigrants
  • SOLO Solidarity Fund
    • Financial assistance for undocumented immigrants who are in Santa Clara County affected by COVID-19 who are in challenging immigration processes.
    •  Call: 408-770-6202, eligible applicants may receive $500.
  • COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund (Mission Asset Fund)
    • Financial support to immigrant families who have been left out of the federal government’s relief efforts.
Silicon Valley Clean Energy
  • Customer Relief & Community Resilience Programs
  • Direct financial support for lower-income customers, resiliency improvements at community and emergency facilities, and supplemental training programs for electrical, plumbing and mechanical workers impacted by shelter-in-place orders.
KQED Article
List of Emergency Funds for Freelancers and Artists
  • Updated resources for mutual aid funds that distribute emergency grants to Bay Area artists, creative professionals and freelancers facing financial hardships
Recology Mountain View
Contact for: Garbage collection, recycling
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City Services

City of Mountain View
General Information

Community Development
Contact for: Housing, building inspection
Community Services
Contact for: Parks & trails, Senior Center, Shoreline Park

Finance & Administrative Services
Contact for: Utilities, business licenses

Information Technology
Contact for: City internet connectivity
Library
Contact for: Purchase suggestions & questions
Public Works
Contact for: City properties, constructions, traffic, water & sewage
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Housing & Rent Assistance
Mountain View Rental Housing Helpline
City of Mountain View
Small Landlord Relief Program
  • Starting May 1, 2020, eligible landlords of Mountain View rental properties can apply for a loan of up to $10,000, with 0% interest, no fees or collateral, and up to a 1-year term.
  • Email Patricia Black to apply. Loans will be provided to approved applicants until funding is exhausted.
  • Visit this page for eligibility requirements.
City of Mountain View Rent Relief
Community Services Agency
County of Santa Clara Rent Relief
Sacred Heart Community Service
Tenants' Rights and Fair Housing
Project Sentinel
County of Santa Clara
Homeless Referral
Joint Operations Center
  • Call: 408-278-6420
County of Santa Clara
Homeless Prevention System
MOVE Mountain View
Fannie Mae
Mortgage Relief for Homeowners
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Food Assistance
Community Services Agency
204 Stierlin Rd., Mountain View
  • Call: 650-968-0836
  • Onsite food pantry is open:
    Tuesday: 2 PM - 4 PM
    Thursday: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Friday: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Curbside Lunch Distribution for Seniors 60+ is available at the Mountain View Senior Center (266 Escuela Ave.) from 11:30 AM -12:15 PM Monday - Friday
Second Harvest of
Silicon Valley

Food Delivery
Hope's Corner
748 Mercy St., Mountain View
  • Call: 650-254-1450
  • Serving a free to-go breakfast and bag lunch
  • Wednesday, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, including drive-thru and walk-up
    Saturday, 8 - 10 AM
School Food Distribution
(Students under 18)
  • Location: Castro/Mistral School, 505 Escuela Ave.
  • Monday - Friday,  11:30 AM - 1 PM
  • Breakfast and lunch, packed together
City of Mountain View
State of California
Pandemic EBT Food Benefits

  • Call: 877-328-9677
  • Apply for Pandemic EBT Food Benefits
  • Due to school closures, children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals can get up to $365 in food benefits in addition to their pick up meals from school.  
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Health Resources
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Santa Clara County
Public Health

Santa Clara County
Public Health
FREE COVID-19 Testing Sites

  • Visit sccFreeTest.org
  • Find a hospital, clinic, or community testing site closest to you and make an appointment.
  • Testing is:
    • 100% covered by health insurance
    • Safe and confidential
    • Free
  • Testing does not:
    • Affect immigration status
    • Require a doctor's note
    • Require insurance
  • All frontline workers who regularly interact with members of the public are highly encouraged to get tested once a month, including grocery, restaurant, healthcare, construction, transit, public safety, and other employees.
  • All residents with symptoms, and anyone without symptoms who has been exposed to someone who was confirmed to have COVID-19, should also be tested.
Project Baseline
Covid-19 Testing
  • A collaboration between Verily’s Project Baseline and the State of California to expand access to COVID-19 screening and testing.
Primary Care Access Program
Community Health Partnership
City of Mountain View
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Mental Health Resources
National Alliance
on Mental Illness

Santa Clara County

Friendship Line California
  • Call: 1-888-670-1360
  • Toll-free and available to provide emotional support to older Californians facing loneliness, isolation and anxiety.

County of Santa Clara
Mobile Crisis Response Team

  • Call: 1-800-704-0900, Select option #2
  • Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM; during off hours, use same phone number
  • Teams respond to individuals in crisis that exhibit mental health symptoms, may be suicidal or at-risk and need an evaluation for psychiatric hospitalization. 
County of Santa Clara
Suicide and Crisis Hotline 24/7
Bill Wilson Center
Contact Cares 24/7 Hotline
  • Call: 408-850-6125
  • Provides supportive listening, counseling, crisis intervention, and referrals to callers.
Community Health
Awareness Council

Uplift Family Services
Children and Youth-Uplift Family Services Mobile Crisis Response

  • Call: 408-379-9085 or toll-free 1-877-41-CRISIS, available 24/7
  • Services are available to Santa Clara County youth who are under the age of 18 and are unable to care for themselves due to a severe mental illness or who are in immediate danger of either harming themselves or others.
Kara Grief Counseling
  • Call: 650-321-5272
  • Provides comprehensive grief support, crisis intervention and education to individuals and communities facing the difficult realities of grief and loss.
Bill Wilson Center
Centre for Living with Dying

  • Call: 408-243-0222
GriefShare
  • Call: 1-800-395-5755
  • Email GriefShare
  • Seminars and support groups for grief recovery
Hospice of the Valley 
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Business Resources
Small Business
Resiliency Program
  • Due to demand, the City is no longer accepting applications for the program. Please contact the City of Mountain View Small Business Assistance if you have any questions.
  • Starting May 1, 2020, eligible small businesses within the City limits of Mountain View can apply for a loan of up to $10,000, with 0% interest, no fees or collateral, and up to a 3-year term.
  • Loans will be provided to approved applicants until funding is exhausted.
Small Landlord Relief Program
  • Starting May 1, 2020, eligible landlords of Mountain View rental properties can apply for a loan of up to $10,000, with 0% interest, no fees or collateral, and up to a 1-year term.
  • Email Patricia Black to apply. Loans will be provided to approved applicants until funding is exhausted.
  • Visit this page for eligibility requirements.
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce
City of Mountain View
Small Business Assistance
  • Email Small Business Assistance
  • Business owners who want to apply for funds can email to get on an interest list. Interest list members will be notified when the application process is opened and what they will need to apply.
U.S. Small Business Administration
State of California
Small Business
Finance Center
Facebook
Small Business Grants
  • Cash grants and ad credits available to small businesses with 2 to 50 employees that have been in business for over a year, have experienced challenges from COVID-19, and located near a Facebook location.
Intuit/Quickbooks
Small Business Help
  • Connects small businesses to relief programs, facilitates applications for Paycheck Protection Program loans through the Small Business Administration, and helps support GoFundMe campaigns for small businesses.
County of Santa Clara
Office of the District Attorney

Report Non-essential Businesses
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Senior Resources
Mountain View Senior Center
266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View
Community Services Agency
204 Stierlin Rd., Mountain View
  • Call: 650-968-0836, extension 131
  • Senior case management helps to facilitate integration of social and medical needs and assists with housing and food insecurity.
Second Harvest of
Silicon Valley

Food Delivery

Friendship Line California 
  • Call: 1-888-670-1360
  • Toll-free and available to provide emotional support to older Californians facing loneliness, isolation and anxiety.
Senior Adult Legal Assistance
  • Call: 650-969-8656
  • SALA provides free legal services and community education to Santa Clara County residents who are age 60 or older

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Resources For Families
School Food Distribution
(Students under 18)
  • Location: Castro/Mistral School, 505 Escuela Ave.
  • Monday - Friday,  11:30 AM - 1 PM
  • Breakfast and lunch, packed together
Learning at Home
Fun Home Activities
First 5
Santa Clara County
Shelter-in-Place Kits (SHIP Kits)
  • Provides medical, nutritional, and emotional support for Santa Clara County residents negatively impacted by COVID-19.
  • Targeted to families-in-need with children ages 6 to 12 and hourly-wage earners.
NPR Parenting Podcast
Childcare Resources
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Employment Resources
State of California
Employee Development Department
  • To file by phone, call between 8 AM - 12 NOON:
  • English: 1-800-300-5616
  • Spanish: 1-800-326-8937
  • Cantonese: 1-800-547-3506
  • Mandarin: 1-866-303-0706
  • Vietnamese: 1-800-547-2058
  • TTY: 1-800-815-9387
  • File an Unemployment Insurance Claim
State of California
Labor & Workforce Development Agency
OnwardCA
  • Email OnwardCA
  • Resources for the people of California impacted by job loss during the COVID-19 Pandemic, including skills training and job search assistance.
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Unhoused Resources

Map of Mountain View Crisis Resources

  • Locations of safe lots, hygiene stations, restrooms, and resources for individuals who are unstably housed.
City of Mountain View

Hope's Corner
748 Mercy St., Mountain View

County of Santa Clara
Homeless Prevention System

MOVE Mountain View

County of Santa Clara
Homeless Referral
Joint Operations Center
  • Call: 408-278-6420

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Volunteer & Donate
#Together MV
  • Donate for rent relief and small business assistance through the City of Mountain View.
Community Services Agency
204 Stierlin Rd., Mountain View
  • Call: 650-968-0836
  • To volunteer, call: 650-964-4630
  • All contributions received will go directly to providing assistance for rent, utilities and other emergency needs.
Hope's Corner
Santa Clara County Helping Hands
Destination: Home
Donation Portal
  • Donate to the COVID-19 Financial Assistance Relief Fund to provide emergency financial assistance to support low-income families and individuals who are facing economic hardship as a result of the pandemic.
GoFundMe Small Business
Relief Fundraisers
  • Support local, small businesses by contributing to GoFundMe fundraisers.
#CaliforniansForAll
Volunteer Portal & Resources
  • Find volunteer opportunities to safely help your neighbors, communities and all of California.
Los Altos Community Foundation
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Covid-19 Regional Response Fund
SVCREATES
Arts Relief and Recovery Fund


  • Call: 408-998-2787
  • Support local artists and arts organizations impacted by COVID-19 by contributing to emergency relief grants.
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