COVID-19 Resources

Family Paths is offering a free, anonymous Parenting Stress Helpline that provides resources and support during this stressful time. Please do not hesitate to reach out to them at 1-800-829-3777 for support.

One Simple Wish: This organization is offering to help current and previous foster kids get free laptops to support their distance learning. They request an email be sent to

Dynamic Resource Guide: This guide includes everything from food pantries, free computer and internet services, financial assistance, healthcare options and other resources within your County.

510.families: There is lots of great information on this website about how to talk to kids about the virus and online free events for kids and families.

Twiniversity: This website has an extensive round up of free online educational programs.

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Deal with the Coronavirus Disease 2019: This resource helps parents and caregivers think about how an infectious disease outbreak can affect the family and offers ways to cope.

Rental Assistance

Keep Oakland Housed is focusing on short-term assistance due to Covid-19

Lease holders: Call Catholic Charities on Mondays between 9-5 at 510-768-3100 or 510-860- 4985 (VM/Overflow) to get screened for eligibility and schedule a phone appointment for that week. Catholic Charities is also taking calls Tuesdays from 9-11 for non-Oakland residents to be screened for Season of Sharing funds.

If You Do Not Have a Lease and are At-Risk of Becoming Homeless: Call BACS at 510- 899-9289 (main), or 510-759-4877 (cell/text/overflow). If you do not have a phone and need help, go to 629 Oakland Avenue, Oakland (Bus 11 stops right outside). BACS Hours are Monday-Friday from 9-5.

BACS Spanish-speaking housing coordinator Grace Larra 510-759-4868

Legal Aid

Centro Legal de la Raza has been a huge resource for COVID-19 legal questions.

Oakland Moratorium FAQ


Hayward Eviction Moratorium FAQ

Alameda County Project Comfort Hotel Screening and Referral Form

Training for Alameda County Isolation Housing Screening and Referral Providers

Relief Fund for Undocumented Families

Undocumented Workers’ Employment Rights (Includes info about SDI)

Relief Funds for Undocumented Workers in California

Oakland Undocumented Relief Fund

East Oakland DREAMer emergency fund: Up to $250. Applicants must be migrant youth 15-30 years old or migrant guardian of youth aged 0-20.

Oakland REACH is offering financial assistance to families in need with kids enrolled in OUSD. Apply online.

Scholly is providing $200 in cash assistance to students, parents of students and graduates to buy groceries, health supplies, and other necessities.

Childcare Referrals for Essential Workers


Other Resources for Immigrants

Immigrants Rising

Informed Immigrant

Covid Resources – Migrant Focus


SALUD AMERICA!  Coronavirus and Latino Health Equity

Resources for Kids / Recursos para Niños

Read Conmigo: Read Conmigo es in programa gratuito de lectura bilingüe que alienta a los padres a leerles a sus hijos inglés y español. El programa proporciona libros infantiles y recursos de aprendizaje gratis para niños en edad preescolar hasta 5to grado. Read Conmigo is a free bilingual reading program that encourages parents to read English and Spanish to their children. The program provides free children’s books and learning resources for preschoolers through 5th grade.

Museos en línea / Parque zoológico en vivo

Monterey Bay Aquarium: Sumérgete en el Acuario de la Bahía de Monterey con cámaras en vivo en pingüinos, nutrias marinas, medusas y más. Plunge into the Monterey Bay Aquarium with live cams on penguins, sea otters, jellyfish, and more.

Zoológico de San Diego

Exploratorium: Alimenta tu curiosidad a través de videos en el Exploratorium. Stoke your curiosity through videos at the Exploratorium.

Conservatory of Flowers: Oler digitalmente las flores en el Conservatorio de Flores. Digitally smell the flowers at Conservatory of Flowers.

CDC Info

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