COVID 19 Services
Central Coast Energy Services: Emergency Assistance for PG&E Bills
Monterey County Child Care website provides options for those seeking affordable childcare.
Employment Development Department (EDD)is available to public via phone: (831) 796-3600 and online at: https://www.edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019/faqs.htm
Southern California American Indian Resource Center (SCAIR): Provide career, educational, cultural, mental health and supportive services to Native Americans/ Alaska Natives/ Hawaiian Natives and their families, throughout CA
MC Behavioral Health Forward Together Initiative: Weekly group sessions on stress, parenting, meditation and more!
Managing adult stress: SAMHSA helpline 1-800-985-5900
Resource App: www.headspace.com/covid-19 (this app provides mindfulness and meditation content in many different languages)
National Association of School Psychologists www.nasponline.org
National Child Stress and Traumatic Stress Network www.nctsn.org
American Psychology Association www.apa.org
Community Human Services (CHS): Provides Substance abuse, mental health & Homelessness services
Echo Housing – Fair Housing Services, Rent Review & Eviction Services as well as Tenant/Landlord Services
Casa de Noche Buena through CHS– Shelter for Homeless Women & Families w/ Children
Technology & Internet
Loaves Fishes and Computers: Non-profit organization in Salinas provides eligible applicants with low cost computers and other technology services. Contact them via phone (831) 393-9260 or visit their website
See if you qualify for low-cost Internet in your area by clicking HERE
The City of Gonzales distributed internet hot spots to residents. To contact the city, visit https://gonzalesca.gov/ or call (831) 675-5000.
Hartnell College has established its own free campus hot-spots at the Main Campus and King City Campus. Access internet near the parking lot by the pool at Main Campus and in front of the King City Campus.
Monterey County Free Libraries have shared that their Wi-Fi zones will stay on. Depending on the Library, wi-fi may be accessible from the parking lot.
Monterey County Office of Education WiFi Bus Schedule
Another alternative could be the Hot Spot features in certain smart-phones. Depending on carrier service this may be an option. Additional monthly fees may apply. Contact your carrier for more information.