All Local COVID-19 Resources

Dial: 2-1-1 for a comprehensive list of resources available in San Diego County and Imperial County.

Helping Seniors

Statewide hotline:  833-544-2374

San Diego and Imperial County hotline: 2-1-1 (includes information about food and prescription delivery)

Other food resources:   


Food and Nutrition

Imperial Valley Wellness Foundation in partnership with alliance healthcare: COVID 19 Response fund grant.

San Diego County schools:

Imperial County schools:

Catholic Charities/Imperial Valley and San Diego

Imperial County Area Agency on Aging

Spread the Love Charity/Imperial Valley


Small Business Resources

Local Resources:

San Diego and Imperial Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

  • Sign up for business counseling and workshops for free.  Business counseling and workshops/trainings are now online or via telephone.  SBDC consultants can assist with strategic planning, COVID 19 Resources, SBA Disaster Assistance Loans, Local, State and Federal Programs including PPP and EIDL, Resources, Accessing Capital, Marketing, Cash Flow Management and more:

City of San Diego Economic Relief Package, which includes:

San Diego Small Business Relief Fund

  • Tax Certificate Deferral Program
  • Commercial Utility Deferral
  • Extension of all business permits

More Info

Additional State Resources:

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development has created a COVID-19 specific website dedicated to information on these topics.

If you’re looking for additional resources to help with your employment search, California has partnered to create a new website to match existing job openings with applicants.

California Pollution Control Financing Authority (CPCFA)

Franchise Tax Board (FTB)

California: Employment Development Department


Employment and Workforce


Mortgage, Rent & Utilities

Tenants:  California issued a statewide moratorium on residential evictions for renters who cannot pay their rent because of COVID-19 related economic hardships. The moratorium went into effect on March 27 and is valid through May 31, 2020.​  Check your local government’s webpage for more information.

Rent and utility assistance:         

Mortgage:  Some banking institutions implemented a 90-day grace period.



The deadline to file state and federal taxes has been delayed until July 15th. However, those who qualify for CalEITC and/or the Young Child Tax Credit are encouraged to file now to ensure that stimulus checks are distributed quickly for individuals or families that have not filed in the last two years.


Health Insurance and Medical Expenses


Resources for Emotional Support and Well-Being

  • San Diego County Behavioral Health Access and Crisis Line: 1-888-724-7240
  • Mental health friendship lines: 800-971-0016 / 800-510-2020
  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255 or text 838255
  • Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-SAFE (7233) or text LOVEIS to 22522
  • California Youth Crisis Line: 800-843-5200 (call or text)
  • LGBTQ Youth Trevor Project Hotline: 866-488-7386 or text START to 678678
  • Substance Abuse Hotline: 800-662-HELP
  • Medi-Cal Mental Health Office: 888-452-8609


Other Helpful Resources


Volunteer opportunities



*Please contact the Office of Senator Ben Hueso at 619-409-7690 for more information or any additional questions you may have.  Stay healthy.