COVID-19, Disaster Relief, and California Resident Resources


The BOE has a list of important State resources to help you and your family related to COVID-19.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

The California Department of Public Health is staffing a phone hotline to answer the public's questions about COVID-19 and vaccines.

Phone: 833-422-4255

COVID-19 Travel Guidance

The California Department of Public Health recommends delaying travel until travelers are fully vaccinated. Please visit the CDC's website for more information on traveling during COVID-19. All travelers are advised to wear a mask when indoors, on public transportation, or in a transportation hub, regardless of vaccination status. For additional information, read the CDPH's Travel Guidelines.

Disaster Relief

The BOE has compiled resources to help you and your family related to disaster relief.

Mortgage and Property Tax Relief

The California Mortgage Relief Program uses federal Homeowner Assistance Funds to help homeowners get caught up on past-due housing payments and property taxes. The program is absolutely free, and the funds do not need to be repaid. Learn more at or call 1-888-840-2594.

Wildfire Disaster Assistance Guide

Learn about resources that can help you, family, and friends that might have been affected by the California wildfires. For information about the types of federal, state, and local disaster assistance services available in California visit

Rental Relief

The CA COVID-19 Rent Relief program provides financial assistance for unpaid and/or future rent and utilities to income-eligible California renters and their landlords who have been impacted by COVID-19. Both renters and landlords can apply for assistance. Depending on the address of your rental property, you may be eligible for a local program. Visit to determine which program is right for you.

California Resident Resources

Resources for Businesses

The California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA) supports economic growth and innovation and ensures that ALL California small businesses and innovative startups have the information and direct support they need to better navigate resources, programs, and regulations.

California Immigrant Guide

California has developed innovative services that help immigrants become part of the social, economic, and civic fabric of our state. This guide features services that help immigrants thrive and succeed in their paths towards integration. Immigrants seeking help with English language learning, workforce skill development, naturalization preparation, or legal assistance, can find information on available services throughout the state.

California Employment Development Department

The EDD provides a variety of support services to people who have lost their jobs, had their hours reduced, or had their businesses affected due to the impacts of COVID-19 in California. Visit the EDD website for available resources.