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Rental Assistance

Housing is Key is helping renters and landlords with 100% of unpaid rent and utilities.

This help is available to anyone regardless of immigration status.

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Resources & Announcements

COVID-19 Resources by Topic


EDD Disaster Related Services 

COVID-19 Information and Resources for Impacted Workers – Work Force Alliance North Bay

Job Seeker Resources – Alameda County Workforce Development 

Guía para la sustitución de ingresos y programas de licencia con protección de trabajo para los trabajadores de California – CRLA

A Guide to COVID-19 Replacement Income and Job-Protected Leave Programs for California Workers – CRLA

Employment FAQs- Open Door Legal

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance – NLSLA

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (Spanish) – NLSLA 

Employee Rights During COVID-19 – NOLO

Solicitando Beneficios De Desempleo Como Propietario Único, Propietario De Negocio, Professional Independente, Trabajador Casual,O Contratista Independiente

Unemployment Benefits COVID-19 (video) – LA Law Library

Employment Information and FAQ regarding COVID-19 (Spanish) – California Department of Fair Employment and Housing

Employment Information and FAQs regarding COVID-19-  California Department of Fair Employment and Housing

Governor Newsom Announces Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Workers who Contract COVID-19 During Stay at Home Order

COVID-19 Resources for Employees

The Worker’s Guide: Your Rights During Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Employee Benefits (Video) – California Lawyers Association

Legal Aid at Work – Coronavirus Preguntas Frecuentes (Spanish)

Legal Aid at Work – Coronavirus FAQs

Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Resources for Employers and Workers

EDD – Coronavirus (COVID-19) factsheet 

EDD – Coronavirus (COVID-19) factsheet (Spanish)

Free Legal Help for First Responders for wills and powers of attorney

Missing your stimulus payment? Check its status here!

Recent Blog Post

FEMA Assistance

The Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) is giving families that lost a loved one to COVID-19 up to $7,000 to cover funeral expenses. This benefit can be backdated to January 2020.

This help is available to anyone regardless of immigration status.

To get help you need the following documents:

  • Expense documentation (receipts)
  • Death certificate
  • Personal information documents.
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Vaccination Information

Avoiding COVID-19 Vaccination Scams

  • You are asked to pay to get the vaccine – It is free
  • Advertisements for vaccines through social media platforms, email, telephone calls, online, or from unsolicited/unknown sources.
  • People offering to sell or ship doses of the vaccine for payment.

Do not give any money or personal information to any unknown/unverified sources.

If you concerned that you are part of a COVID-19 vaccination scam visit California Free Legal Answers to consult with an attorney

The best way to register for a vaccination in your County is to visit 

The MyTurn website will tell if you are currently eligible to receive the vaccination and if eligible, will help you schedule an appointment.

Find Out When It's Your Turn

Not sure where to find vaccination sites near you? Vaccine Finder list other vaccination providers that may not be listed on the MyTurn website.

Find Vaccines Near you

To learn more about vaccinations and eligibility visit : 

Links to non-legal resources for this disaster

Helpful Phone numbers:

Red Cross hotline:  1 800 RED CROSS ( 1-800-733-2767)

United Way: Call 2-1-1 and speak with a live, highly trained service professional in your area from any cell phone or landline. All calls are private and confidential.

L.A. County Disaster Help Center: Resources for Business Owners and Workers at (833) 238-4450. LA County Disaster Help Center Online

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