Basic Needs – Food, Financial, Shelter, Medical & Others

To apply for Medi-Cal, food stamps, or cash aid, contact Alameda County Social Services at (510) 795-2428.

Homeless and Foster Youth Support - McKinney-Vento Act


FUSD Child Nutrition & Menus

Tri City food bank  510-793-4583

Food Pantries - Fremont – List of multiple locations  – List of multiple locations (scroll down)

Alameda County Food Bank – will provide resources by calling 510-635-3663

Links: English assistanceSpanish Assistance

Family Assistance

List of childcare resources

211 – Dial 211 or enter 211 in the web

East Bay Agency For Children (EBAC) Fremont Healthy Start - Information on housing, rental, food, clothing and public benefits.

Shelter & Housing

City of Fremont – Help with Housing

If you are unable to pay rent, contact the Housing Division by email or by calling 510-494-4500.


Available to help people who may be experiencing distress or heightened anxiety:

ACCESS - 24/7 Call: (800) 491-9099

Crisis Support Services of Alameda County
Text Line – text "safe" to 20121 between 4:00pm - 11:00pm * 7 days a week
Call – 1-800-309-2131

National & Crisis Lifeline
Call or text 988 or chat

Anxious about the Corona Virus
Text “HOME” to 741741

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Medical Assistance

Free Health Clinics – List of local clinics

Tri City Health Center – 510-770-8040
Full-spectrum Medical, Dental, Behavioral Health, and Vision care to children and adults * Free or low cost * Available in many languages.

Washington Hospital Urgent Care – 510-791-2273

Palo Alto Medical Foundation / Sutter Health Care – 510-498-2940

Mobile Crisis Unit – 1-844-627-4747

Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment Insurance and COVID-19

The EDD (Employment Development Department) - unemployment benefits are now available for people who cannot work OR must work reduced hours due to workplace reductions, school closure, and more.

The EDD (Employment Development Department) esta haciendo cambios a los beneficios permitidos en relación a cambios de empleo relacionados a COVID-19. Por ejemplo, beneficios de desempleo ahora están disponible para personas que no pueden trabajar o tienen horas reducidas debido a menos horas en su sitio de empleo, cierres escolares y más.

Relief Funds

Legal Aid at Work: Information about undocumented workers rights.

Restaurant Opportunities Centers United – Restaurant Workers Relief Fund: For restaurant workers in need of financial assistance.

One Fair Wage Emergency Fund: Cash assistance for restaurant workers, car service drivers, delivery workers, personal service workers and more who need the money.

USBG National Charity Foundation – Bartender Emergency Assistance Program: For bartenders, or the spouse or child of a bartender who have experienced an emergency hardship.

Another Round, Another Rally Emergency Assistance: For workers in the hospitality industry, dishwasher, bartender, server, busser, chef, cook, sommelier, manager, host, concierge, cleaning staff, or bar back may apply for funds.

Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation: For emergency assistance for those employed by restaurants or bars or are employed by a restaurant or bar supplier.