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Disaster Relief Assistance to Immigrants via Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County

Updated: May 20, 2020

Key Facts:

 Program period: Monday, May 18 to June 30, 2020

 Days of operation: Monday through Saturday

 Hours of Hotline: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

What is the DRAI program?  The State of California will provide one-time disaster relief assistance to adult undocumented immigrant adults over the age of 18 who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 This program is funded by the State of California.

 The program is for adults who are ineligible for other forms of federal unemployment or pandemic related assistance, such as the CARES act or unemployment benefits.

What do I need to do to apply?

 The first step is to CALL 415-324-1011

 You must provide a photo ID with a Santa Clara County address.

How much is the assistance?

 An undocumented adult who qualifies will receive $500 of direct cash assistance (maximum of $1000 per household). A household is defined as individuals who live, purchase, and prepare meals together.

 Assistance will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Disaster relief application services and assistance are not guaranteed. Catholic Charities is part of a network of trusted nonprofit organizations throughout California who are providing COVID-19 disaster relief assistance to undocumented immigrants through the DRAI program.

Our Bay Area partners include:

 Catholic Charities East Bay supports Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Call Toll Free: 866-490-3899 or visit:

 Catholic Charities San Francisco supports San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin Counties Call Toll Free: 866-490-3899 or visit:

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