COVID-19 Relief

"We are experiencing an unprecedented situation. With the help of our caring community members, CSA will continue to be a safety net for those in need. I urge everyone to continue to reach out to CSA if you need help or are willing and able to contribute. Together, we can get through this."

Tom Myers, Executive Director

Donate to CSA

COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund Donations

In order for CSA to continue to provide essential services to our community, we are grateful for any support you can provide! To donate to our COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund, please use the button below. For volunteer opportunities, please see our volunteering page with the button below.

Food Pantry Donations

We are always grateful for food donations which help us feed a growing number of people looking to CSA for their nutritional needs.

Donations may be dropped off at our main lobby area, Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 12:00pm or 1:30pm to 4:00pm. For large donations, please call our offices at (650) 968-0836 to arrange for a drop-off time. All persons are asked to wear a proper facial covering or mask at the time of drop-off.

The most needed items are:

  • Pop-top cans of prepared soups or bone broth
  • Pop-top cans of prepared meals such as chili, Chef-Boy-ardee and Campbell’s
  • Pop-top cans of protein such as tuna, chicken and salmon
  • Low sodium/no salt canned vegetables and canned fruits in juice
  • Low sodium canned beans such as black beans, pinto beans and kidney beans
  • Low sodium/no salt canned tomato products (diced or sauce)
  • 16-ounce packages of whole grains pasta and rice
  • 14- to 18-ounce packages of whole grain cereals with low or no sugar

Current CSA Service Updates - July 22, 2021

We are continuing to monitor the situation on a daily basis. Please keep in mind that our services may change in response to County guidelines. If you have any questions or concerns, please call our main line at 650.968.0836 and leave a voicemail. Please follow our Facebook page for the latest information. If you or a loved one has tested positive for COVID-19 and are in need of food and rental assistance, please contact our COVID-19 Positive Relief Team Coordinator at [email protected]  Thank you.

Homeless Services Drop-In Hours

  • CSA case managers will now be providing drop-in hours every TUESDAY and THURSDAY during office hours.
  • During drop-in hours, you can:
    • ask your case manager a quick question
    • get a shelter or safe parking referral
    • obtain a hygiene kit
    • submit paperwork
  • If you need to speak with someone for longer than 15 minutes, please contact your case manager to schedule an appointment.

Unhoused Support Group is Back - Virtually for Now

If you are interested in attending the weekly unhoused support group, we are meeting every Wednesday, beginning at 4:00PM.

Please use this link to join us:

Please contact Catherine Duran if you have any questions or have difficulty accessing the meeting. You can reach her at (650) 429-8730 or [email protected]

If you need COVID-19 Rent Relief (for Renters and Landlords)

If you need to sign up for services or speak to a case manager

  • Our lobby is temporarily closed.
  • We are conducting appointments via phone; to schedule an appointment, please call (650) 968-0836.

If you are in need of rental or utility assistance

Call 650-968-0836 and leave a message or email [email protected]

Please download our Rent Assistance packet here

For more information about our rent assistance programs, visit this page by clicking here.

Information about the City of Mountain View's Moratorium for Eviction

The city of Mountain View has prepared presentations to help residents understand the moratorium on tenant evictions. Please click the links below for more information.

Eviction Relief (English)

Ayuda temporal para Prevenir Desalojos (Español)

If you are unhoused, experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or are at high-risk

Please call the HERE 4 YOU hotline run by the Bill Wilson Center. The hotline is open 7 days a week from 9am to 7pm and the number is (408) 385-2400.

Food Pantry

  • We currently have Mobile Pantries operating at Castro/Mistral Elementary Schools and Klein Park. Call 650-968-0836 for more information.
  • Our onsite food pantry is open as follows:
    Monday: 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM                                                                                                        Tuesday: 2 PM – 4 PM
    Thursday: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
    Friday: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Clients are required to wear a face covering or mask when picking up food
  • If unable to leave the house and food assistance is needed, please call Second Harvest of Silicon Valley at 1-800-984-3663 weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Click here for more information about our Food & Nutrition Center.

Senior Nutrition Program at the Senior Center

  • Walk-through Lunch Distribution for Seniors 60+ is available from 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM, Monday – Friday

Senior Services

  • Case management is now available over the phone and in person; please contact your case manager to schedule an appointment.

Immigration Support

  • Please contact Eonis at (650) 968-0836, extension 127, for an immigration referral.
  • If there are other urgent immigration needs, please call the Rapid Response Network at 408.290.1144 available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Public Benefits

  • To speak with a legal aide at CSA about public benefits, please contact Eonis at (650) 968-0836, extension 127. A representative is on site the last Monday of every month.

Shower and Laundry Services

Making it Work Mondays

Our video series, “Making it Work Mondays”, provides updates on our COVID response and other happenings around CSA.

See our “Make it Work Mondays” videos on our Facebook page, or in our archives here.

More COVID-19 Relief Resources

Rent Assistance

Please download and complete the CSA Rent Assistance Packet with the link below. (English and Spanish available)

Landlord Letter

The Mountain View City Council has published the following letters to give to landlords about the current situation.

For more information about safe parking in the city of Mountain View, please view the document below.