Crisis Support & COVID-19 Resources

Our County, our state, our nation, and the entire planet faces an unprecedented challenge from the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of us have had our personal and professional lives upended by changing public health conditions, changing workplace environments, and more. But one thing has not changed—OCEA's commitment to you and your co-workers.

We have compiled this resource document to help you navigate services available in your community and our state. While we hope this information proves helpful, please know we have not reviewed all the resources listed for accuracy. This list is provided as a service to OCEA members and OCEA makes no representations or assurances of any kind in conjunction with the information or the listed resources.

We wish you and your family the very best during these challenging times. As always, we are here for you and available for any questions you may have. The best way to reach us at present is by email at


Statewide Resources | Federal Resources | Orange County Resources | Los Angeles County Resources | Riverside County Resources | San Bernardino County Resources | San Diego County Resources | Miscellaneous Resources | Resources for Business Owners | Housing Resources


Statewide Resources

California's COVID Response
Financial help, rent/mortgage moratoriums, mental health resources, etc.


One-Stop Resource
For those impacted by job loss


Filing for unemployment


Video on filing for unemployment


Attorney General Xavier Becerra
Price Gouging Information


Federal Resources

CARES Act information
Federal resources and benefits info


More info on the CARES Act


Orange County Resources

Orange County resources
Job loss, food assistance, taxes, rent, childcare, etc.


Community Action Partnership of Orange County
Food, utility assistance, etc.


United Way OC
Listing of numerous resources


2-1-1 Resources
Financial assistance, food, employment, mental health, substance abuse, etc.


Los Angeles County Resources

Los Angeles County resources
Food, senior assistance, housing, assistance for tenants, etc.


Food resources


2-1-1 Resources
Domestic violence services, housing, help for seniors, mental health, etc.


Riverside County Resources

Riverside County resources
Job loss, food assistance, mental health, housing, seniors, etc.


Riverside County resources
Job loss, food, utilities, mental health, etc.


County Department of Public Social Services
Financial assistance, food, employment, etc.


2-1-1 Resources
Helpline and referral for numerous services


San Bernardino County Resources

San Bernardino County Resources
Food, housing, jobs, legal services, mental health, etc.


Resources and assistance
Assistance programs and referrals to numerous services


Community Action Partnership
Food bank listings and other services


2-1-1 Resources
Food, housing, seniors, mental health, utilities, etc.


San Diego County Resources

Food assistance


Resources for older adults


Mental Health Resources


2-1-1 Resources
Food, utility, housing, financial resources, etc.


Miscellaneous Resources

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-7233


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-8255


Free legal aid and attorney referrals


Catholic Charities
Food assistance, counseling, crisis hotline, utility assistance, etc.


Southern California Edison —
So Cal Gas —
Spectrum/Charter Communications —
Verizon —
T-Mobile —
AT&T —


Pharmacies & Home Delivery Services
Walgreens —


Resources for Business Owners

Help for small businesses


Foreclosure Prevention Counseling

Affordable Housing Clearinghouse
U.S. Department of HUD Certified Counseling Agency
(949) 859-9255


HUD certified counseling agencies providing rental counseling

Orange County Community Housing Coporation
(714) 558-8161


Orange County Fair Housing Council, Inc.
(714) 569-0823


USA Homeownership Foundation DBA Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals
(951) 268-1518