Food Bank Sites
Lake County Food Bank Distributions (PDF)
Lake County Social Services
Lake County Social Services Emergency Help (DOC)
Government Employment Benefits
Clients may be eligible if they have lost wages because of contracting COVID-19 OR are unable to work due to being in a “high-risk” medical category such as having an underlying medical condition. Documentation of the medical condition must be provided by the treating physician.
Disability Insurance Helpline: 1-800-480-3287 – Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Website: SDI online
Paid Family Leave (PFL)
Clients may be eligible for PFL if they have lost wages because of caring for a sick child or household dependent who has COVID-19
Paid Family Leave Helpline: 1-877-238-4373 – Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Website: How to file for PFL in SDI online
Clients may be eligible for unemployment insurance (UI) funds if they have been laid off or lost wages due to COVID-19 conditions, including being unable to work due to a household member being in a “high-risk” medical category (see information above).
UI Helpline: 1-800-300-5616
Website: UI online
PG&E has instituted a moratorium on service disconnections for non-payment for both residential and commercial customers that will remain in effect until further notice. They are also offering flexible payment plans, financial aid and rate assistance.
Financial aid for energy bills during crisis
Rate assistance eligibility guidelines and applications
Website: CARE & FERA
General info on PG&E consumer protections for COVID-19
Website: PGE COVID-19 page
PG&E Helpline: 1-800-743-5000