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Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Financial Assistance for the Undocumented
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, California is providing one-time state-funded disaster relief assistance to undocumented adults who are ineligible for other forms of assistance, including assistance under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and pandemic unemployment benefits, because of their immigration status. This state funding is expected to reach about 150,000 undocumented adults.
The California Department of Social Services has selected twelve immigrant-serving nonprofit organizations to help individuals apply for and receive this disaster relief assistance in their region. An undocumented adult who qualifies can receive $500 in direct assistance, with a maximum of $1000 in assistance per household. Read frequently asked questions.
Nonprofit organizations will be assisting individuals until June 30, 2020. Please call the nonprofit organization listed for your county below. We appreciate your patience as nonprofit organizations are responding to a high volume of phone calls.