2-1-1 Can Help

Sacramento County’s help line, 2-1-1, is ready to work with you and connect you to resources during this difficult time. Please call 2-1-1, press 2 for “COVID-19 Assistance” and an associate will walk you through solutions that fit your unique circumstance.


You may apply for medical, food, and cash assistance online. You will be contacted to schedule a Telephone Appointment. Sacramento County resident's may apply for General Assistance (GA), at (916) 874-3100.

Employer & Employee

The City of Sacramento Employer & Employee Resources page provides links to helpful local, state and federal resources.


IRS Economic Impact Payments is offering tax help for taxpayers, businesses, tax-exempt organizations and others – including health plans – affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).

BankOn Sacramento

If you don’t have a bank or credit union account set up to receive your COVID-19 economic impact payment, like the federal stimulus check, BankOn Sacramento can help you find a safe, affordable bank account, with no overdraft or hidden fees.

COVID-19 Financial Resources

If you have been financially affected by COVID-19, you may be eligible for Unemployment insurance, Paid family leave, Disability Insurance, Relief from financial institutions, Statewide moratorium on evictions, and Student loan relief. Please visit the California Student Aid Commission page for additional information.

Cfpb Homeowners and Renters Assistance Portal

A trio of government agencies launched a new housing assistance portal to provide homeowners and renters with the most accurate and update information related to the COVID-19 emergency.

Mortgage Relief

Learn about your mortgage relief options and which ones you may qualify for.

Help for Immigrants

On April 15, Governor Newsom announced one-time disaster relief assistance for undocumented Californians impacted by COVID-19. Eligible Californians may receive one-time COVID-19 disaster relief assistance at a value of $500. A limit of two adults per household can receive this assistance (maximum assistance of $1,000 per household). Please see DISASTER RELIEF ASSISTANCE FOR IMMIGRANTS programs.

The Guide for Immigrant Californians includes: 

  • Stay home order considerations,
  • Ways to protect yourself and others,
  • Immigration help,
  • Public charge information for accessing public benefits,
  • Testing and treatment,
  • Information on jobs, wages, and benefits, 
  • Small business support,
  • Housing, food and bills,
  • Community safety,
  • Protection against scams and bad information. Learn more in the Guide for Immigrant Californians. [PDF] Immigrant guide in: Spanish, Chinese traditional, Chinese simplified, Korean, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

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