Free Legal Services
Free legal services to communities in the aftermath of natural disasters offered by DLAC, a coalition of organizations and law firms in northern California.
COVID-19: The Law and Your Legal Rights During the Coronavirus Outbreak
Nolo answers critical questions about your rights to paid sick leave, medical leave, unemployment insurance, workers' compensation, or disability benefits.
Federal Tax Information
Coronavirus tax relief and economic impact payments and links to federal income tax forms.
State Tax Information
California state tax forms, instructions and publications.
City of Alameda Rent Program
Emergency Rule on Evictions and Foreclosures
Summary of California Court Ruling on Evictions and Foreclosures
Alameda Housing Resource Center, Building Futures
24-hour, toll-free crisis line: 1-866-A-WAY-OUT
Alameda Family Services
(Women and Children Only)
Open: 24 Hours, Registration Required
Alameda Food Bank
All distributions have moved to 650 West Ranger Ave. (bus line 96)
Monday, Wednesday, Friday Noon-5:00pm
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday CLOSED
Dine and Connect Free Community Dinners, City of Alameda
Immanuel Lutheran Church
Address: 1420 Lafayette St. Alameda, CA
Last Monday of the Month, 5pm
City of Alameda Resources for Businesses and Workers Impacted by COVID-19
Information about a variety of state, local and federal programs that may help businesses and employees with the potential economic impacts of COVID-19.
EDD - Employment Development Department
How to file a claim
Start here to file a claim for unemployment insurance, disability or paid family leave.
The Governor’s Executive Order
Waiver of the one-week unpaid waiting period for Unemployment Insurance
One-stop resource for the people of California impacted by job loss during the COVID-19 Pandemic
AMP - Alameda Municipal Power
Financial assistance may be available due to hardships caused by COVID-19
PG&E Care Program
If you have recently lost your job, even if you are receiving unemployment benefits, you may qualify for a reduced energy rate through CARE or FERA programs.
PG&E REACH Program
REACH is a one-time energy-assistance program sponsored by PG&E and administered through the Salvation Army