The Tustin Community Foundation understands that the COVID-19 emergency is having a significant effect on our community. Following is information from the city, state and other agencies regarding programs and services to help. More information will be added as needed.
This is a countywide resource that offers a one-stop shop for all of the different assistance programs available. It also has a nurse line from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. you can call if you’re worried you have COVID-19. Visit their website for more information.
Labor & Workforce Development Agency chart of benefits available for workers affected by COVID-19
Unemployment Insurance Worksharing Program
Disabled or Paid Family Leave Benefits
Unemployment Insurance Benefits
The Council on Aging – Southern California provides unbiased information, programs, and services to seniors and disabled adults annually across Orange County. Please contact them for assistance HERE.
Attn: Anyone in Tustin over 62 – Meals on Wheels OC is providing 7 lunches to take home every Thursday at the Tustin Area Senior Center that can be cooked in the oven or microwaved. Please bring your ID. Click HERE to see if you qualify for home delivered meals.
Self Sufficiency Services
The Orange County Health and Human Services Agency provides social welfare services to citizens in need. These services include, but are not limited to: cash, food assistance, employment services and medical needs. There are a variety of programs available for persons both with and without minor children. To apply visit the county website.
Tustin Unified will provide Grab-and-Go lunch (for the current day) and breakfast (for the following day) at no cost to all children 18 years and under. Children must be present to receive the food between the hours of 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays at the following locations:
Robert Heideman Elementary School, 15571 Williams Street
A.G. Currie Middle School, 1401 Sycamore Avenue
Tustin High School, 1171 El Camino Real
Service will be set up as a drive-thru style for pick up; however, walk-ups will be accepted. For more information, call the TUSD Nutrition Services Department at (714) 730-7301, ext. 396.
The State of California Franchise Tax Board has extended the tax filling and payment deadline to July 15, 2020, for all California taxpayers.
Small business loans for disaster assistance
Federal, state and local list of resources
U.S. Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program
Orange County Workforce Partnership
IRS taxpayer relief information
Library returns and resources
Orange County Public Libraries are asking those who have checked out books and other materials to hold onto those items for now. Due to the COVID-19 public health order, all book library returns have been closed/ No card? No problem! Visit ocpl.org/elib/ecard for a digitable card that gives you access to a wide varitey of downloadable media. Digital services will remain available 24/7 with free access to ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, movies, resources and more! Click HERE.