Emergency Assistance

Emergency services are provided to individuals and families meeting criteria who are experiencing an unexpected crisis situation. Assistance may vary depending on funding availability and program eligibility requirements.

Program Eligibility Requirements

  • Picture Identification (driver's license, military ID or passport)

  • Social Security Cards for entire household

  •  Proof of income within the last 30 days (pay stubs, printed statement of public benefits, CalWorks Notice of action w/ cash aid and food stamp amount.)

  • If self-employed please provide verification

     

     

IMPORTANT CHANGES TO OUR SERVICE DELIVERY

In order to ensure the safety and health of our clients and staff and to address any concerns about the coronavirus, we are making important changes to the way we deliver our services.  We will no longer see walk-in clients; instead, we have moved to an appointment system. Please call Family Development at 909-723-1558 to make an appointment for assistance.

 

Emergency Food Boxes will be available to households in need. Please 909-723-1558 so that our team can prepare for you in advance.

Food Assistance is provided in the form of food voucher(s). Following are the conditions that may possibly qualify someone for this service in addition to the general program eligibility requirements:

  • Must have written documentation/proof of emergency that occurred within the last 30 days. Example: Police report for theft; denial for TANF or food stamps benefits; job termination notice; reduction in food stamps.

  • Each request for food will be evaluated on an individual basis. Clients may receive food assistance only once in 6-month period.  Food resource lists are offered to all customers.

  • For those who do not qualify for food vouchers, USDA food boxes are available.

 

Transportation Assistance is provided in the form of bus passes, and/or gasoline cards. Following are the conditions that may possibly qualify someone for this service in addition to the general program eligibility requirements:

  • Must provide written proof of appointments (doctor appointments, job search interviews, etc.)

  • Must have proof of an emergency that occurred within the last 30 days.

  • Clients may receive transportation assistance only once in every 12 month period.

 

Miscellaneous Assistance is a discount voucher that allows clients to receive a reduction on the standard rate for a California Identification Card. (This discount does NOT apply to renewals or CA Driver License).

 

Clothes/Hygiene Assistance is evaluated on case-by-case bases, upon the nature of the emergency.

For more information, contact us:

Emergency Assistance (909) 723-1558
Monday- Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

fdpservices@capsbc.org

 

696 S. Tippecanoe Ave, San Bernardino, CA 92408-2607

Office Hours

Mon.-Fri. 8:00 am - 5:00 pm