There are many agencies and organizations offering a wide variety of assistance to Santa Clara County residents. Those listed below either provide information or referrals to get you the help you need, or are agencies that offer a wide variety of services. If you are in a position to do so, there is also information on how you can help them help others.
This free helpline connects those in need with a trained specialist to get matched with the right services. Available 24/7 in multiple languages.
Dial 2-1-1 or 800-273-6222, or text your zip code to 898211, or search online.
Offers information on a variety of community resources for everything from transportation to food assistance to showers.
Provides a searchable geographic directory to find a wide variety of support services in Santa Clara County.
Find how to get help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more with information on charities, churches, government assistance programs, and other nonprofits.
A guide to the social services that are provided by the Santa Clara County Social Service Agency.
The agencies below assist many of our neighbors throughout the Bay Area and rely on charitable contributions in order to provide these services. If you do not currently require their assistance and are in a position to help out, these links also provide information on donating and volunteering.
Offers a wide variety of services for children, adolescents and adults. Programs include service to foster families, the LGBTQ community, and trafficked minors. You can also find information on ways to give.
Provides vital social services for all ages with food and emergency financial assistance, a senior lunch and nutrition program, services to the homeless and a community resources navigator program. Ways to help.