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Posted on: May 18, 2020

COVID-19 Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants

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Starting Monday, May 18, California Human Development (CHD) will begin connecting undocumented individuals in Sonoma County to disaster relief assistance. Qualifying undocumented adult individuals will be eligible to receive $500 in direct assistance, with a maximum of $1000 in assistance per household. It is anticipated that the funding will reach approximately 3,500 eligible individuals in Sonoma County.

This one-time funding is available through State’s Disaster Relief Funds available in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency and the CDH is the nonprofit organization that was selected by the California Department of Social Services to assist with Northern California counties. LEARN MORE


This disaster relief assistance program is available to undocumented adults that are not eligible for unemployment insurance benefits and disaster relief, including the CARES Act, due to their immigration status. READ FAQs

For Assistance

Contact the California Human Development. CHD will help individuals in Sonoma County apply for and receive California Disaster Relief Funds. 

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