Family Basic Needs Resource List


Employment Development Department 629 12th St Modesto 866-333-4606
Call 8am to 12pm *Can qualify if hours reduced or work shut down, even if expected to return.

Request Paid Family Leave if unable to work due to school closures (need to care for children) or if need to care for ill family member due to COVID-19.


Salvation Army 1625 I St Modesto 209-522-3209 8am to 4pm

CA Food Banks

Interfaith Ministries 120 Kerr Ave Modesto 209-572-3209 8am to 11:30 am

Nineveh Food Pantry, The House 1601 Coffee Rd Modesto 209-529-7346 by appointment

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church 1813 Oakdale Rd Modesto 209-551-4973 by

Love Center 617 Winmoore Wy Modesto 209-538-9700 8am to 4pm   Contact for help with groceries or household supplies  Free packed breakfast and lunch for pickup at school sites Apply for food stamps or SNAP, extended due to COVID-19

Senior Info Line *free packed meals to go for seniors, also home delivered for homebound live alone seniors 209-558-8698

HOUSING:  per state of CA and federal mandate, there is a moratorium on evictions due to COVID-19 hardship.

Project Sentinel 1231 8th St Modesto 209-236-1577 8am to 5pm

Community Housing and Shelter Services 708 H St Modesto 209-527-0444 8am to 5pm

Housing Assessment Team 825 12th St Modesto 209-272-8800 8am to 5pm


Parent Resource Center   811 5th St Modesto 209-549-8193 8am to 5pm

Ceres Partnership 1317 Grandview Ave Ceres 209-541-0101

Family Partnership Center 421 E. Morris Ave Modesto 209-558-7494 8am to 5pm

Hughson Family Resource Center 6940 Hughson Ave Hughson 209-883-2027



Charter 844-488-8395       *free internet for 60 days

Comcast 855-846-8376



CVOC 209-537-9217

MID CARES Program 866-645-6625

Salvation Army-REACH program 209-523-7577



Golden Valley 1500 Florida Ave in Modesto or 198 G St in Empire 866-682-4842

St. Luke’s   1700 McHenry Village Way 209-549-1057 Serving the uninsured.



Stanislaus County Warm Line 209-558-4600

Crisis Hotline for Youth 1-800-448-4663

Disaster Stress Hotline 1-800-985-5990

NAMI Helpline 1-800-950-6264

Golden Valley 198 G St Empire 866-682-4842

Center for Human Services 2000 W. Briggsmore Ave Modesto 209-526-1440

Sierra Vista 1030 15th St Modesto 209-524-6371


FEDERAL AID: as of 3/22/20

Mortgage forbearance *reduced or paused mortgage payments if affected by income loss due to COVID-19.  Contact lender.

Federal student loan forbearance. *payments suspended and interest waived for 60 days. Contact loan servicer.

Tax filing deadline extended to July 15, 2020.