|Background Information: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants:
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, California is providing one-time state-funded disaster relief assistance to undocumented adults who are ineligible for other forms of assistance, including assistance under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and pandemic unemployment benefits, because of their immigration status. This state funding is expected to reach about 150,000 undocumented adults.
Individuals are eligible for a one time grant of $500; A maximum of two adults per household can qualify for this assistance for a total of $1,000 in assistance per household. A household is defined as individuals who live and purchase and prepare meals together. Personal information is not shared with any government agency.
Funds will be available on a first come, first served basis as of Monday, May 18. Families in need of support should contact them at as soon as possible. Funds will go quickly.
Who is eligible? Individuals must be:
1) Undocumented adults (over the age of 18);
2) Not eligible for federal COVID-19 related assistance, like the CARES Act tax stimulus payments or pandemic unemployment benefits; and,
3) Have experienced a hardship as a result of COVID-19.
Detailed information can be found at: