(en español a continuación) Food Share, which oversees food pantries and drive-through food distribution across Ventura County, has a new app for finding where food is available. Visit Google Play or the App Store and download the app for Food Share of Ventura County. Then use the new Find Food Now! map to find food […]
Money Management International presents a series of free, on demand financial webinars: When the Income Decreases but the Bills Don’t; Managing Finances During a Pandemic If you find yourself cut off from income, even if only temporarily, it can have a massive impact on your finances. It’s a difficult experience, but there are steps you […]
Fire season is here. Register with VC Alert for local emergency notifications via text, email, voice call, TTY device, or instant messaging at readyventuracounty.org/vc-alert. Taking the 5 minutes to register could save your life. For questions, contact the VC Alert Hotline at 805-648-9283 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
County of Ventura Health Care Agency has resumed Homeless One Stop events, providing health care and more for homeless individuals countywide. Services include: Behavioral Health assistance and STAR assessment by appointment Food Stamp application assistance General Relief application assistance Free TB testing Medical clinic Medication assistance Risk assessments Veteran assistance Free HIV testing by appointment […]
Utilities Assistance from Southern CA Edison and SoCal Gas! Continue reading… Southern CA Edison Response to COVID-19 Emergency Southern California Edison announced that it is suspending service disconnections for nonpayment and waiving late fees, effective immediately, for residential and business customers impacted by the COVID-19 emergency. For more information, visit: sce.com/billhelp. SoCal Gas Suspending Service […]
Farmworker Household Assistance Program This program is intended to provide financial assistance to help stabilize housing for low-income farmworkers who live in Ventura County and are at greatest risk of homelessness. The program provides a grant amount of $1,500 per eligible household. For eligibility criteria, how to apply, and answers to frequently asked questions, visit […]
The following list includes helpful resources that can be accessed from home, including links to basic needs services, how to cope with anxiety, ways you can help, and educational and other activities while staying home through the coronavirus health emergency: EMPLOYMENT DISRUPTION / FINANCIAL SUPPORT UTILITIES SENIORS FOOD & BASIC NEEDS EDUCATION VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES HEALTH […]
School Meal Service During Coronavirus Closures – Free Meals will continue to be widely available throughout Ventura County for students age 18 years or younger during current school closures. For locations and pickup times, visit vcoe.org/meals frequently, as the schedules and pickup locations may be subject to change.
Comcast to Offer Free Internet to Low-Income Families Low-income families in the Comcast service area can sign up for 60 days of complimentary Internet Essentials service, which is normally available to all qualified low-income households for $9.95/month. To sign up, applicants can simply visit www.internetessentials.com or call 1-855-846-8376 (English) and 1-855-765-6995 (Spanish). Free Low-income […]
Special Shopping Hours for Seniors Albertsons: 7-9 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays Costco: 8-9 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays Gelson’s: 7-8 a.m., 7 days a week Lassen’s: 7-8 a.m., 7 days a week Ralphs: 7-8 a.m., 7 days a week Smart & Final: 7:30-8 a.m., 7 days a week Stater Brothers: 7:45-8 a.m., 7 days a week […]