MCKINNEY-VENTO RESOURCES 

SERVICES

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2-1-1 is a free phone number and online database that connects Californians quickly and effectively to existing health and human service programs, joblessness support, and disaster response information in their communities. It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and in 150 different languages.

Teenagers

Housing Assistance

The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act requires each county to have a Continuum of Care Contact.

  1. Outreach, intake and assessment

  2. Emergency shelter

  3. Transitional housing with supportive services

  4. Permanent & permanent supportive housing with services if needed

Free Phones

If a family participates in a government assistance program or is eligible for Free/Reduced lunch they could be eligible for a free Safelink Wireless phone and free monthly minutes. 

 

This program is limited to one phone per household, no credit report is necessary, no contracts are required and there will never be an invoice or bill. 

 

Check the eligibility requirements on-line at www.safelinkca.com or call 1-800-723-3546.

Smart Phone Screen

Internet Assistance

Internet Essentials provides internet for as low as 9.95 a month for families who qualify for free/reduced Lunches.

Family Benefits

Health care based on your household income, you may qualify for up-front tax credits when you enroll in health insurance in California through the Covered California Health Exchange.

Food/ Clothing

No Kid Hungry  provides information for nearby locations serving free meals for children.