Community Support Services

COVID 19 Services

COVID 19 Testing Sites in Monterey County

Alternate Care and Housing Sites in Monterey County

California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program

Food Services

Food Bank for Monterey County Distribution Site Interactive Map

Social Services

211 of Monterey County announced their Rent & Utility Assistance Program for Residents of Monterey County.

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:

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

YWCA Domestic Violence Crisis Webpage

Health Services

MC Behavioral Health Forward Together Initiative: Weekly group sessions on stress, parenting, meditation and more!

Every Woman Counts: Low cost Health clinic

Managing adult stress: SAMHSA helpline 1-800-985-5900

Resource App: (this app provides mindfulness and meditation content in many different languages)

National Association of School Psychologists

National Child Stress and Traumatic Stress Network

American Psychology Association

Community Human Services (CHS): Provides Substance abuse, mental health & Homelessness services


Affordable Housing through Housing Authority of Monterey County

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

Shelter Update – English Flyer Spanish Flyer

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 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.