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

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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. While CSA normally emphasizes access to fresh fruits and vegetables for clients, in this unique situation, donations of packaged items only are requested (i.e., canned or boxed food) during this unique time.

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 - April 30th, 2020

We continue to monitor the situation and will respond accordingly. Please keep in mind that our services may change on a day to day basis, possibly by the hour. If there are any questions or concerns, please call our mainline at 650.968.0836 and leave a voicemail. Please follow our Facebook page for the latest information. Thank you.

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.
  • We are receiving a high volume of calls right now, so please leave a message and we will get back to you.

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

Call the Santa Clara County Emergency Hotline at (408) 278-6420 to see if you qualify for shelter-in-place resources. The County is receiving a high call volume so please be patient.

Food Pantry

  • Our school food pantries are currently closed.
  • Our onsite food pantry is open as follows:
    Tuesday: 2 PM – 4 PM
    Thursday: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
    Friday: 1:30 PM – 3:30 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

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

Senior Services

  • Case management is available over the phone.
  • Case managers are dropping off food at the homes of senior clients.

Immigration Support

  • Please contact Eonis at 650.669.9551 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

  • Social Services, Cal-Fresh, and Law Foundation of Silicon Valley are cancelled.

Dental Services

  • Our dental mobile is temporary cancelled.

Shower and Laundry Services

Tenant Housing Consults

  • Continue every 2nd Wednesday of every month
  • If you are a tenant and have a question about your housing please call Eonis at 650.669.9551 to schedule an appointment.

Making it Work Mondays - English

English VLOG #1 – 5/18/20

Making it Work Mondays - Español

Español VLOG #1 – 5/18/20

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.