Additional Useful Resource Links
The following websites access multiple links to service organizations in areas served by Center for Employment Training. CET staff and students are encouraged to share information about useful resources and web links with others at their center.
http://www.211.org/ The phone service 2-1-1 provides free and confidential information and referral. Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more. The weblink 211.org provides 24/7 internet access by zipcode to the information provided in the phone system.
www.immigrantinfo.org ImmigrantInfo.org is sponsored by the Santa Clara County, CA Office of Human Relations, contains numerous local, state and national resource links that are useful to everyone. Created to assist immigrants, focus is on ESL (many free distance learning resources) and multi-language materials.
http://www.conevyt.mx/ Plaza Comunitaria is a Mexican site (in Spanish) that contains many resources including free educational resources and software, library links, learning modules in the areas of employment, home, and health (including first aid). El Portal educativo es un sitio de Internet a través del cual las personas jóvenes y adultas pueden obtener información, recursos de aprendizaje y Servicios de Educación Básica, Formación para el trabajo, Bachillerato, Acreditación de Conocimientos, Orientación Ocupacional y Bolsas de Trabajo.
http://www.myfoodstamps.org/ Online application for Food Stamps in California. CalFresh, formly known as California's Food Stamp Program, is a federal government nutrition program, like WIC and School Meals. People may be eligible to receive food stamp benefits whether or not they are working or have children. Benefits are now distributed using the Food Stamp Advantage Card that works just like a bank card or a debit card. http://www.misalimentos.org/ Spanish
http://www.phoenixdatacenter.org/ The Phoenix Data Center is a not for profit organization that maintains an extensive index of free or low cost services for low income people living in Santa Clara County and surrounding communities. Main areas are Meals, Groceries, Shelter, Healthcare, Legal, Transportation, Seniors.
http://www.nafcclinics.org/ The National Association of Free Clinics (NAFC) is the only nonprofit 501c(3) organization whose mission is solely focused on the issues and needs of the more than 1,200 free clinics and the people they serve in the United States. You can search for a free clinic near you by city or zip code.