Helpful Resources

Helpful resources at North Coast Calvary Chapel (NCCC) & in our community

Helpful Resources

Questions about the Christian Faith?

NCCC – Contact us for an appointment if you have questions: 760-929-0029 ext. 100

Website to Guide You to Food Resources (in different languages too):





  • California Employment Development Dept – Find a job, job fairs, file for unemployment, family leave, etc
  • Job Bank ( — Links to many job sites & staffing agencies – including specialized sites for military, disabled, etc.
  • North County Lifeline Inc. ( – Employment services, 200 Michigan Avenue, Vista, CA 92084, 760-726-4900 or 760-757-0118
  • North County Coastal Career Center ( – 1949 Avenida del Oro, Ste.106, Oceanside, CA 92056 – 760-631-6150. Also a Center at Encinitas Library 540 Cornish, Encinitas, CA 92024 760-631-6160 (call for hours).
  • CalJOBS ( – Search the full-service employment center to find and view job openings, create and post resumés, look for training, and much more.
Emergency Shelter and Help for Homeless
  • City of Carlsbad Homeless Outreach Team Resource List (lots of options here)
  • 211 Shelter List ( — call 211 for emergency shelters
  • Solutions for Change( — helping solve family homelessness; Vista, CA.
  • Friends of La Posada Shelter (men only) ( – 2478 Impala Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92010 – 760-929-2322 – a ministry of Catholic Charities
  • Homeless Women’s Services ( – 759 Eighth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 – 619 696-0873; Rachel’s Night Shelter – 619-696-0873; House of Hope – 760 352-1182;  House of Rachel,/Casa Maria – 619-384-7228  all ministries of Catholic Charities
  • The Tomorrow Project ( – 1777 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 – 619 230-1151 – a work-readiness program for homeless women at Catholic Charities
  • Alpha Project ( — Affordable housing assistance, supportive housing for people with special needs and emergency shelter. 619-542-1877
  • San Diego Rescue Mission ( —  A non-profit homeless shelter and recovery center serving thousands of homeless men, women and children in San Diego. 619-819-1826,
  • StandUp for Kids ( — help for homeless and street kids
  • Brother Benno Center ( — 3260 Production Ave, Oceanside, CA 92058 760-439-1244. Emergency food, clothing, and baby supplies; homeless services including showers, laundry, breakfast and mail service; computers; sober living programs, rent and utility assistance, prescription assistance, mail and telephone service, aid to Veterans, transportation,  identification replacement, health issues, children’s reading room, tutoring, education.
  • Community Resource Center ( — 760-753-1156, 650 Second Street, Encinitas, CA 92024 Provides Domestic Violence services for women and children escaping abuse including emergency shelter, transitional housing, counseling, education/prevention. Comprehensive social services include food programs, homeless prevention.  Food program 11a-2p and Rental Assistance Orientation on Friday (call first).
  • Safe Parking Main Page The program operates seven nights per week at four secured lots at Balboa Avenue, Aero Drive, Mission Village Drive, and Encinitas. To enroll, call (858) 637-3373 or start the process online.y through Jewish Family Services (updated 4/5/2020) North County link:
  • Safe Parking Program ( – Dreams for Change: Safe parking for homeless
  • Showers of Blessings Carlsbad:  shower, haircuts, clothing, breakfast
  • Humanity Showers: North County
  • Healthcare Assistance
  • This helpful list is from Solutions for Change – both housing and recovery:
In A Crisis?

If in imminent danger – call 911

  • Access and Crisis Line — 800-479-3339 – 24/7 access to County Mental Health Services and County Alcohol and Drug Services (County Behavioral Health Services) and as a suicide prevention/intervention hotline. Provides mental health crisis intervention and information and referral to mental health services in San Diego County, including referrals to mental health care professionals who accept Medi-Cal, and those who do not have health insurance, as well as information and referral to County Drug and Alcohol treatment and recovery services for adults, adolescents, and pregnant and parenting women who are receiving Medi-Cal or who do not have health insurance.
  • County Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline — 888-385-4657 Offers telephone crisis intervention to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Provides information to victims, agencies, and other concerned parties about services available to those fleeing domestic violence and sexual assault. Operators are trained in crisis intervention and can patch calls through to other service agencies.
  • Youth to Youth Hotline — 866-222-1886 Phones staffed by teens, supervised and trained by adults. Provides confidential peer counseling and referrals regarding problems, STD, drugs, relationships, dating violence, suicide, date rape, teen to teen.
  • California Youth Crisis Line ( — 800-843-5200 Provides support and referrals to California youth and their families through a 24-hour confidential resource that empowers youth seeking solutions. Provides referrals to more than 5,500 programs statewide, or simply offers someone to talk to along with crisis intervention counseling on such issues as abuse, assault and exploitation, running away, living on the streets, prostitution, gang membership, lesbian/gay/transgender issues, and suicide.
  • Crisis Intervention — 760-352-7873 Provides confidential, free of charge, 24 hours, 7 days a week crisis intervention, information, and referral service to all people regardless of age, race, sex, religion, national origin, or disability. Serving the far east county.
  • Nineline — 800-999-9999 Provides crisis intervention and information and referral to homeless, runaway, and other troubled youth and their families throughout the United States.
  • Salvation Army ( — 3835 Lake Blvd, Oceanside, CA 760-631-8212
Domestic Violence
If you are in a crisis situation CALL 911 first

  • Domestic Violence Web Site (,1524115&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL) Information on Restraining Orders, Elder Abuse, Safe at Home Program, Hotlines and Important Phone numbers.
  • San Diego Regional Domestic Violence Resources Phone List:  PDF HERE


  • Becky’s House Emergency Shelter, YWCA of San Diego CountyA 30-day residential program for women, men, and children in need of immediate protection from domestic violence. Becky’s House Emergency Shelter provides a total of 47 beds in private and individual rooms. The shelter offers a confidential, temporary home for survivors of domestic violence. Participants are provided with safe housing, individualized case management, information and referral, legal advocacy, individual and group counseling, housing and employment assistance, and children’s activities. Hours of Operation: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week intake. Phone: (619) 234-3164 24 hour Domestic Violence Hotline. Web Address:
  • Casas Seguras, South Bay Community ServicesProvides a short-term and transitional confidential shelter/housing to victims of homeless domestic violence (male or female) and their children.  Services include case management, counseling, support groups, community advocacy, assistance obtaining temporary restraining orders, independent living skills building, emergency food and clothing, and assistance finding stable housing. Hours of Operation: 24 hours, 7 days a week/Shelter and Intake. Phone: (619) 420-3620 –

  • Hidden Valley House, Center for Community Solutions: Provides temporary shelter and food for single females or males and females or males with children in domestic violence situations. Hours of Operation: 8:30 am-5:30 pm Monday-Friday. Phone: (760) 480-0055 Hidden Valley House –

  • Carol’s House, Community Resource Center: Provides a 45 to 90-day domestic violence shelter for domestic violence survivors and their children (up to age 18 years for children). Also provides an 18-month transitional housing program for domestic violence survivors and their children. Hours of Operation: 24/7   Phone: (760) 633-1111 – 

  • Project Safehouse, Center for Community Solutions: Provides shelter in a home-like environment for battered women and their children in current domestic violence situations. Hours of Operation: 8:30 am-5:30 pm Monday-Friday/Telephone Intake. 24 hour, 7 day Crisis Hotline/Shelter. Phone: (888) 385-4657  –

Unplanned Pregnancy
  • — 1830 Hacienda Drive, Ste. 8, Vista, CA 92081, 760-945-HOPE (4673)  free and confidential assistance. (Formerly Pregnancy Resource Center)
  • BirthChoice, San Marcos ( — 277 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd, Ste S, San Marcos, CA 92078, 760-744-1313
  • BirthChoice, Oceanside ( — 611 Mission Ave, Oceanside, CA 92054, 760-231-8885 or 24 hour chat & hotline 800-395-HELP  Free and confidential assistance.
  • Turning Point ( — 858-689-9560 – free and confidential assistance in MiraMesa.
  • CAPS – College Area Pregnancy Service ( — Two Locations: (near SDSU) 6663 El Cajon Boulevard, Suite L, San Diego, CA 92115 (619) 337-8080 and (Pacific Beach) 1856 Garnet Avenue, San Diego, CA 92109, (858) 866-0484
  • Find other nationwide
Addiction and Mental Health


Pornography Addiction – websites to get help and be set free:

Substance & Mental Health Concerns – All ages

  • Exodus Recovery – Walk In Mental Health Assessment
  • NAMI Peer/Family Line — 619-543-1434  for families, friends and those affected by serious mental illness.  Information about classes, support groups, and other resources.
  • The Youth Talkline — 877-450-5463 for children and teens seeking peer support and referrals concerning substance abuse or mental health issues for themselves or someone they care about.
  • P.E.R.T — 858-565-5200 (Sheriff Department) or 619-531-2000 (San Diego Police Department)  Provides emergency assessment and referral for individuals with mental health challenges who come to the attention of law enforcement through phone calls from community members or in-field law enforcement request for emergency assistance.
  • National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children

Mental Health & Life Direction

  • NCCC Counseling  
  • San Diego Legal Aid Society
    • What we do:
    • Mental Health “Clubhouse Advocates” free help applying for:
      • SSI (Supplemental Security Income) *
      • SSDI (Social Security Disability Income) *
      • General Relief (funds – loan – to get by until back on your feet or getting other the other benefits)
      • Food Stamps
      • MediCal
      • Housing helps and vouchers: Section 8 (can be much faster with mental health / disability issues than regular section 8) and HDAP.
Disability Resources


  • Blind and Print Disabled Resources Here
  • Adaptive Technology for Cars Here (
  • Special Needs Grants Here – links to possible grant options
  • Joni & Friends ( a wealth of resources
  • North County Lifeline Inc., 200 Michigan Avenue, Vista, CA 92084, 760-726-4900 or 760-757-0118 ( Providing social services.
  • Social Security Disability Benefits – Disability Help Center – 888-418-8860 (
  • – 277 Rancheros Drive #160, San Marcos, CA 92069.  Free help to be successful with your disability claim to Social Security or Veteran’s Disability.  “Aided by volunteers and disability specialists, the Disability Help Center has successfully helped thousands of people receive Social Security Disability, SSI and Veteran’s Disability Benefits.”
  • Access to Independence  1440 S. Escondido Blvd, Ste D, Escondido, CA 92025 800-976-2776 ( “Our advocacy programs typically take the form of information, education and referral — working with our consumers to teach independent living skills, assess which further resources will be of assistance, and giving consumers the tools they need to move forward as their own advocate.”
  • Aging and Independence Services – 619-495-5885  – AIS provides a multitude of services and programs for persons with disabilities, and senior citizens including information, referral, transportation, and homemaker services.
  • The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program pays benefits to you and certain family members if you are “insured,” meaning that you worked long enough – and recently enough – and paid Social Security taxes on your earnings.
  • The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program pays benefits to disabled adults and children who have limited income and resources.

While the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs are different, the medical requirements are the same. If you meet the non-medical requirement criteria, monthly benefits are paid if you have a medical condition that’s expected to last at least one year or result in death.

*NOTE:  Please do your own research on these sites. To the best of our knowledge they are good resources but thoroughly vet them yourself before giving them any of your information.

Housing Assistance
Home Repairs

  • San Diego Gas & Electric Energy Savings Assistance ( – whether you rent or own if you qualify they can provide refrigerators, air conditioners, lighting, new or repaired doors and windows, microwaves, water heaters, high-efficiency clothes washers, insulation, weatherstripping and caulk to lower heating & cooling costs.
  • Manufactured Mobile HomeAssistance ( – Synergy for SDGE offers no-cost Comprehensive (light bulbs, fixtures, shower heads, etc…) and Energy Saving (water heater blankets, furnace cleaning, etc).  Call them at 888-988-9829 x308 for details.
  • NCCC – Helping Hands – a volunteer team provides assistance with home repairs for NCCC’s seniors, single women/moms, and those with physical limitations who cannot afford them. E-mail (only for those who attend North Coast Calvary Chapel). Not a moving, lawn maintenance, or cleaning service.
  • Before Hiring a Contractor go to the Contractors State License Board and read their helps page  ( so you don’t fall prey to a scam.
  • San Diego Habitat for Humanity ReStore ( – Buy discount priced building materials and fixtures.
  • City of Carlsbad Minor Home Repairs
  • City of Encinitas Residential Rehab Assistance and Mobile Home Services
  • City of Oceanside   The City of Oceanside does not have a grant program for single family homes but does offer a low interest rehab loan for low income households. It can take several months to get through the application and loan process so if you have a situation where you need immediate repairs this would not be your best option. They do not reimburse payments made, we pay contractors directly.
  • Carlsbad Hi-Noon Rotary Helping Hands Program  (same name – different group) For Seniors 50+ who just need an occasional helping hand with “Honey Do’s”   760-593-7188
  • Rebuilding Together – Home Repairs San Diego County:
  • Leucadia Water District – financial assistance for home’s lateral connection repair or replacement to their system: http:/



  • North County Transportation District (NCTD) LIFT Paratransit Service – First step for this service is to establish eligibility at ADARide 877-232-7433 or online
  • FACT: Facilitating Access to Coordinating Transportation – Assists San Diego County residents with barriers to mobility to achieve independence through coordination of transportation services. (They direct you to available transportation options)
Basic Necessities Additional Resources

 Basic Necessity Assistance

  • CalWORKs California Work Opportunities & Responsibility to Kids ( —  Cash assistance to families with children and pregnant women in the last 120 days of pregnancy, who have little or no assets or income.
  • General Assistance or General Relief ( — Loans or grants are available for adults without children who have little or no assets or income. Scroll to General Relief.
  • Interfaith Community Services ( — Emergency food and baby supplies, rental assistance, veteran’s services, utility payment assistance, gas and prescription vouchers, housing and employment referrals.  760-721-2117 2195 Oceanside Blvd, Oceanside, CA 92054 (1 mile east of I-5) or 760-489-6380, 550 W. Washington Ave, Ste B, Escondido, CA 92025
  • Community Resource Center new “Ways to Work” Program ( – CRC is a host agency for the nationwide Ways to Work program, which provides low-income, working individuals with affordable automobile loans, car-related support, financial literacy education, and other services. 650 Second Street, Encinitas, CA 92024 760-753-1156
  • Diaper Banks
Financial, Legal, Taxes

Financial Troubles?

  • NCCC – Learn about finances through Financial Peace University ( ) This class is offered at various times of the year through The Harbor at NCCC but other classes and materials can be found on this site.
  • General Relief website ( or 866-262-9881 — Temporary cash assistance for eligible county residents who have no other means of support. Any aid received must be repaid to the county. Completed hours of required Job Training may count toward repayment of the debt. (eligibility requirements on website)
  • What to know and do: manage your money, budget form, loans, credit, identity theft, scams

Help Filing Income Taxes

Legal Resources

  • Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Inc. ( – 877-LEGAL AID – 877-534-2524 TTY 877-735-2929 Provides free legal services to residents of San Diego County if you meet the Federal income requirements. Provides free assistance with situations involving: Consumer Law, Juvenile Law, Health & Welfare Law, Family Law, Housing Law, Immigration Law and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
    • What we do:
    • Mental Health “Clubhouse Advocates” free help applying for:
      • SSI (Supplemental Security Income) *
      • SSDI (Social Security Disability Income) *
      • General Relief (funds – loan – to get by until back on your feet or getting other the other benefits)
      • Food Stamps
      • MediCal
      • Housing helps and vouchers: Section 8 (can be much faster with mental health / disability issues than regular section 8) and HDAP.
  • Casa Cornelia Law Center ( – a public interest law firm providing quality pro bono legal services to victims of human and civil rights violations. The Center has a primary commitment to the indigent within the immigrant community in southern California. Casa Cornelia strives to educate others regarding the impact of immigration law and policy on society and the public good.
Kids don’t always watch/play age appropriate things and parents can be aware of the content and help guide them and set the ground rules for shows and games they are allowed to watch/play.

Considering Marriage?

Considering Marriage?

Concerning Children
  • 2-1-1 San Diego or call 211
  • County of San Diego Aging & Independence Services – website ( or call 1-800-510-2020
  • Covered California –
  • Social Security –
  • Medicare  –
  • AARP –
  • California Dept. of Aging -( – Senior Mental Health Team or to Report Elder Abuse 800-510-2020 – emergency mental health screening and evaluation to seniors. Short-term crisis intervention services are provided by telephone or in the senior’s home. Psychiatric referral is made to the appropriate level of care. Mental health education and information is available.
  • Consumer Center for Health Education and Advocacy (CCHEA) – 877-734-3258 TTY 877-735-2929 Provides advocates trained in consumer rights. Well educated on how to access the many physical and mental health programs available in San Diego County. Provides information about Medi-Cal, Healthy Families Program, County Medical Services, Mental Health Services, Medicare Part D and Managed Care (HMOs).
  • NIH Senior Health ( – This easy-to-use website features basic health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.
  • Contractors License Board Senior Scam Seminar –
  • What to know before hiring a contractor  HERE  \
  • NCOA – Financial scams to be aware of HERE
  • FBI –  Senior Scams to be aware of – HERE
  • Friendship Line for the Elderly – 800-971-0016 Reaches out to older adults, offering a wealth of emotional and well-being resources. In the comfort and privacy of their home, seniors receive emotional support, reassurance, counseling, crisis intervention, abuse prevention help, medication reminders, well-being checks, and information and referral for additional care.
  • Carlsbad Senior Center  ( – 799 Pine Ave 760-602-4650, Lunch program, health screenings, legal and tax services, etc. (age 50+) Transportation (age 60+) .
  • Carlsbad Senior Center Food Programs: Food Boxes for Low Income Seniors 3rd Thursdays 2:00 – 3:30pm Hot Lunches:  M-F 11:45 – 12:30 – 799 Pine Avenue, Carlsbad Call ahead for details 760 602 4655
  • San Marcos Senior Center ( – 111 Richmar Ave, 760 744-5535, Lunch program, Dental, Legal, Nutrition, Safe Driving, Health, Tours and Trips, Taxi Voucher Program
  • Oceanside Senior Center 9 – age 55 and up. 760-435-5250, 455 Country Club Lane and 3302 Senior Center Drive 760-435-5250.  Support groups, legal, meals, education, fitness classes, health screenings, tax services, etc.
  • Oceanside Senior Center Food Programs for Low-Income Seniors: 2nd Thursdays: Brown Bag 3rd Mondays: 20lb box of food 4th Mondays: 40 lb box for food. Call ahead for details 760 602 4655 – 455 Country Club Lane
  • Oceanside Salvation Army Housing and Emergency Financial Assistance for Seniors 3935 Lake Blvd.  760 940 0166
  • Alzheimer’s Association (
  • Health Finder – Health news, information, advice, locate services, health tools.
  • Aging and Independence Services – 619-495-5885 – AIS provides a multitude of services and programs for persons with disabilities, and senior citizens including information, referral, transportation, and homemaker services.
  • North Coast Calvary Chapel’s Prime Time (65+) Ministry
Assisted Living Search

To search  all assisted living facilities: link coming soon

Go to facility search, and pick the type of facility, such as senior care, etc. FYI, a nursing home is a skilled nursing home, not an assisted living facility. 

  • GriefShare ( – put in your zip code to find a group near you.
Funeral and Cemetery Resources
Recognizing and Avoiding Scams
  • How to Identify and Report Scams –  HERE (
Military and Veterans
  • North County Veteran Employment Service –
  • NCCC – Military Support Network through NCCC ( – various kinds of support for our military personnel both locally and abroad who are primarily connected with Camp Pendleton.
  • Courage to Call 877-698-7838 – 24/7 veteran staffed toll free helpline for Veterans, Active Duty, Reservists, National Guard and their families.  Confidential information, guidance, and referrals to help reduce the stress associated with military/family life and rejoining the community when discharged from the military.
  • Repair Corps – Grants for critical homes and home repairs for veterans through Habitat for Humanity
  • For Military: Calvary Chapel Oceanside has groceries for you on Wednesdays from 11a – 2p – call ahead 760 754-1234 for details
  • National Resource Directory ( – Connecting Wounded Warriors, Service Members, Veterans, Their Families and Caregivers with Those Who Support Them (benefits & compensation, education & training, employment, family & caregiver support, health, homeless assistance, housing, transportation & travel, volunteer opportunities, and other services & resources.
Miscellaneous Resources
  • Need help? Find free and reduced-cost programs in your area that provide food, housing, job training, emergency support, and more by Zip Code:

  • USAGov – find help locating US Government information HERE –
  • 2-1-1 San Diego Connects people with community, health and disaster services through a free, 24/7 stigma-free phone service and searchable online database. 2-1-1 serves the entire population of San Diego County as the only free, confidential, dialing code service in San Diego. By using the power of technology and innovation, 2-1-1 San Diego connects people to the help they need. They can be emailed at either or
  • North County Lifeline, Inc., ( – 200 Michigan Avenue, Vista, CA 92084, 760-726-4900 or 760-757-0118 Providing social services.
  • Computers: San Diego Futures Foundation provides computers for low cost – see details here (
  • Family Relief Services –
  • San Diego Diaper Bank –
  • Interfaith Services
    • Coastal Service Center (in the Libby Lake Resource Center) 4700 N. River Rd. Suite A, Oceanside  (760) 721-2117 Walk-in Hours: Monday – Friday* 8:00am – 11:00am  Closed 12:00-1:00p.m and 1st Fridays.  Afternoon hours can be scheduled by appointment by calling and/or emailing our Intake Specialist, Samantha Flores, at (760) 721-2117,

    • Carlsbad Service Center  5731 Palmer Way, Suite A, Carlsbad    (760) 448-5696

      Walk-in Hours  Monday – Friday* 7:00am – 11:00am Tuesday – Thursday 1:00 – 3:00pm  Closed 12:00-1:00p.m. and 1st Friday of the month Afternoon hours can be scheduled by appointment by calling and/or emailing our Intake Specialist, Esmeralda Morales, at (760) 448-5696, Have a large warehouse food pantry at our Carlsbad location where we accept in-kind emergency food donations.

    • Interfaith Flyer
Thrift Stores

  • Community Resource Center Thrift Store – 3091 Roosevelt


  • Brother Benno’s Thrift Shop – 3965 Mission
  • Disabled AmVets – 1624 S. Coast Hwy New to You – 1830 Oceanside Blvd
  • Potpourri Resale – 1024 S. Coast Hwy
  • Women’s Resource Center – 3385 Mission Ave

San Marcos

  • ARC – 718 S. Rancho Santa Fe
  • Community Resource Center Thrift Store – 208 S. Rancho Santa Fe


  • Catholic Charities – 241 W. Vista Way
  • Garment Gourmet – 831 Williamston
  • Goodwill – 820 Escondido Ave
  • Resale Nook – 130 Eucalyptus Ave
  • Salvation Army Thrift – 1234 N Santa Fe
  • St. Vincent de Paul – 520 S. Main


  • AMVETS – 2085 E. Valley Parkway
  • Assist League & Bargain Box- 2068 E. Valley Parkway
  • Goodwill – 329 W. Grand Ave
  • Humane Society Store – 1417 S. Escondido
  • Lulu’s Thrift Shop – 619 N Escondido
  • PAWS Resale – 1131 E. Washington
  • St. Clare’s Thrift Shop – 638 N. Escondido
  • St. Vincent de Paul – 1005 S. Escondido Blvd
  • Salvation Army Thrift Store – 183 E. Washington

Covid-19 Pandemic Helps

Rent, Utility, Food, Etc Assistance

County of San Diego Landlords Homing Homeless Renters Assistance or call (858) 694-4801 to speak to a housing representative.  


211 San Diego: Food, Health, Utilities, Housing, Financial, Income, Employment Resources, Diapers, and other helps:  Call 2-1-1 (long wait) or go to , the county’s social services hotline. (Website has a huge amount of information – when sharing this site with others, consider helping walk them through the search: for your City, then click on Distance to refine the search.


(as of 3/24/2022)

Carlsbad: Accepting as long as funds are still available.

Escondido: Accepting until funds are depleted.

San Diego County Rental Assistance 

Vista Rental helps:

Santee:  Still open


San Diego County Energy Bill Assistance: (619) 391-9790    WEBSITE.

MAAC Energy Assistance Program: Monday – Friday 8 AM – 3 PM. Call (619) 434-3829 to request an application


Website to Guide You to Food Resources (in different languages too):


SHOWERS (Oceanside):

Interfaith Escondido – food, morning meals, showers and laundry (760) 489-6380

Interfaith is in Escondido, Oceanside, and Carlsbad –  or call (760) 721-2117


Cal Fresh / EBT / Food Stamps

Food through the schools Any student age 2 to 18 can go to any school site providing meals and receive food during this period of school closures due to COVID-19. Click the link then scroll down to find the closest school.

Catholic Charities Food Pickup:  Fill out request online (or have.a trusted friend with a computer help you)  Must meet income guidelines. Locations across San Diego County.

SENIORS  home delivered free meals and other services too for Vista and Oceanside 760-435-5285 – as of 9/12/2020 the meal deliveries is at capacity – call to find other helps.

Carlsbad Senior Center – meals at the Senior Center – see website or call 760-602-4655


COMPUTERS:  Affordable Computers for Kids

INTERNET:  Spectrum Internet assistance

INTERNET: AT&T save or get free internet and/or wireless services: here


CA Mortgage Help, Rent and More – article and link to How to

Mortgage Forbearance – helpful video:


EDD Work Sharing Program – for employers

DISCLAIMER:  These links and resources are here to help you find information to meet your needs.  North Coast Calvary Chapel has no affiliation with many of these sites but, to the best of our knowledge, the web addresses and information are accurate and useful. Some programs and policies of these organizations may not be in agreement with your/our beliefs or values. Take appropriate precautions when contacting them and before giving them your contact information.  We are not soliciting additional resources but if you have an update, correction, or concern please email us