Delta Sierra Adult Education Alliance
COVID-19 Support Resources FAQ's
Your local adult school is here to support you during this time. To discuss your specific situation and get connected to resources, sign up for text alerts! Text COVID19 to 211211 (and respond with your zip code) to receive COVID updates
I’ve heard getting public services will hurt my immigration status. What am I eligible for and where can I get more information?
- There is lots of misinformation - Undocumented students are eligible for many services that will not hurt your status
- California has a financial support program for undocumented
- There are health care options for undocumented if you get sick
- Undocumented students can get legal assistance, financial help, medical care and other services
- Contact the following people to learn what benefits you can receive
- Catholic Charities/Delta College Dreamer Center Mike Lopez firstname.lastname@example.org
- Adult School counselors and transition specialists
Where can I find updated translated Covid-19 information?
The organization Legal Aid has developed comprehensive FAQ documents covering the basics of COVID and undocumented workers rights. Undocumented immigrants are eligible for Disability Insurance and Paid Family Leave Leave programs.
Where can I get food assistance?
- Lodi Community Center, 415 S Sacramento St. Daily pickup at 1. Photo ID and Address info required (209-331-7516)
- Manteca Second Harvest Food Bank, 704 Industrial Park Drive. Open M-F, 9am-2pm. No info required
- Stockton Food Bank, 7 W. Scotts Avenue. Open M-F, 9am-12pm. Photo ID and Address info required
- Tracy Interfaith, 311 West Grant Line Rd. Open M-Th, 10am-2pm. Photo ID and Tracy Address info. 2-Week supply
- Visit Community Connections SJC online and do a “food” search
Where can I get Financial Help?
- Talk with your Adult School to discuss the many available programs to meet your individual circumstances.
- Please contact the San Joaquin County WorkNet to discuss your situation or call 209-468-3500
- If you have lost your job or your employer has reduced your hours, file for Unemployment Insurance (UI).
- If you are unable to work due to having or being exposed to COVID-19, file for Disability Insurance (DI).
- If you are unable to work because you are caring for an ill or quarantined famember, file for Paid Family Leave (PFL)
What can I do to get a laptop or internet access to support work or school from home activities?
- Discuss your technology needs with your local adult school
- Comcast and AT&T are both offering Free/Low Cost Internet Service
Who can I contact for mental health or self care support?
- Call your regular doctor, or San Joaquin County Behavioral Health: 209-468-9370
- For immediate help, call the Crisis Line: 209-468-8686 or National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
- Refer to the California Surgeon General's Playbook for Stress Relief During COVID-19
What if I become a victim of domestic violence during COVID-19?
- In an emergency call 911
- National Domestic Violence Hotline 1(800) 799-7233; Text LOVEIS to 22522
- Women's Center Youth and Family Services 209-465-4878