Family Services

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  (408) 282-1165 Ext 3210

We provide assistance to clients living in the following zip codes by program:

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Tuesday thru Thursday: 8:00am—11:30am and 1:00pm—2:30pm.
Fridays: 8:00am—12:00pm.

Location: 359 N. 4th Street, Room 202, San Jose, CA 95112 Map

What to Bring: Current proof of income, proof of address, valid I.D.

Rent & Deposit Assistance


Get a one-time assistance to help pay your rent and/or deposit in response to a hardship or unforeseen difficulty. Please see zip-code requirement above.

Reach Program


Get a one-time assistance to help pay your PG&E / energy bill in response to a hardship or unforeseen difficulty if you meet the qualifications.

VTA Monthly Clipper Card

For clients with a need such as medical appointment, job interviews, work, school, housing.  

Purchase a monthly bus pass for only $25.00. You must be 18 years of age, not already receiving assistance elsewhere, and meet income guidelines.

Grocery Assistance


A large bag of groceries filled with canned goods, grains, pasta, and other items are available once per month from our food pantry. We also provide fruits, vegetables, and bread every Monday morning free to the public.

Clothing Vouchers


Salvation Army Thrift Store Vouchers may be available to help with job searches, interviews, and other needs — please contact for availability.