VENUTRA COUNTY COVID-19 RESOURCES

It’s been a challenging couple of weeks, and we understand how difficult this time may be for everyone, no matter your situation. For this reason, our staff at Habitat for Humanity Ventura County put together a resource list for some of your potential needs. This page will be updated on an ongoing basis so please share it with all who may find it helpful. If you have any suggestions or resources that should be added email: mary@habitatventura.org

GENERAL RESOURCES

The White House announced that the federal filing deadline for taxes has been postponed to July 15th.

The federal government has suspended interest payments on student loans.

For information on the number of local COVID-19 cases, visit VC Emergency

Here’s more information about California’s response and recommendations for COVID-19.

For more information and other resources check out Ventura County 211 Guided Search, by clicking here.

Government Resources: COVID-19 White House Task force, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA),

FOOD RESOURCES

As Ventura County’s regional food bank, Food Share provides food for over 75,000 hungry friends and neighbors monthly. Up-to-date information on temporary pantry closures, pop-up distribution sites and emergency volunteer opportunities.
Food Share keeps an updated list of Ventura County food panties.
Downloadable PDF of Ventura County CSAs

HOUSING RESOURCES

Ventura County publishes a downloadable PDF file of local resources for the homeless.
Ventura County publishes a list of local resources for the homeowners and renter.

EMOTIONAL AND MENTAL HEALTH

Ongoing, no-cost online help and support line to connect with others and learn healthy habits to maintain emotional well-being through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Free online self-serve curated content, hand-picked to support mental and emotional wellness through this difficult time.
Call (800) 985-5990 to reach a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to the Coronavirus pandemic or any other natural or human-caused disaster.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

A variety of support services and information for individuals and employers affected by COVID-19 in California. Includes how to apply for unemployment insurance, self-employment benefits and more.
Funding for individuals and families living in Ventura County affected by the pandemic.
Information about resources and assistance available for workers, families, and employers affected by the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Includes a handy chart showing the benefits workers impacted by COVID-19 may receive.
A joint effort of immigrant-serving organizations in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties to provide relief to local immigrant families.

SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE

Their new COVID-19 Business Resource List is now available for employees and employers that have been impacted by COVID-19 and includes state and local assistance, business finance, the terrific, downloadable COVID-19 Business Resource Guide and the opportunity to make an appointment with a Client Service Specialist.
Provides small business guidance and loan resources as well as disaster assistance to California small businesses economically impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Provides a number of programs and other resources to assist small businesses impacted by COVID-19 including Quick Response Loans.

MORALE BOOSTING RESOURCES

No gym? No problem. Here is a list of live-streaming workouts to get you sweating.

HBO is offering over 500 hours of premium content for free! Click here for more information.

Get your culture on and visit museums across the world here.

Enjoy live concerts from the comfort of your home. See who’s playing here and here.

With so much time spent inside, it’s a perfect time to make sure your home is in tip-top shape. Learn more about how to maintain your home and how spring cleaning is actually good for you.

Dust off those cobwebs on your guitar and finally learn some of your favorite tunes with three months of complimentary lessons from Fender.