Getting a Job
MEDA can help community members get a job by preparing resumes and offering connections to employers still hiring during the COVID-19 crisis.
Applying for unemployment insurance
MEDA can help community members apply for unemployment insurance benefits by determining if they qualify, helping them prepare needed documents and applying online.
Applying to grants and benefits
MEDA can help community members apply for public benefits and grants by determining eligibility for such programs and helping them in the application process.
MEDA can help community members prepare taxes — and many will receive a significant refund — which is important for those who have not filed their 2018 or 2019 taxes because they must do so to receive the stimulus check from the federal government’s CARES Act.
MEDA can help community members apply to mortgage relief programs for homeowners hurt by the COVID-19 crisis.
MEDA can help community members apply to below-market-rate (BMR) apartment lotteries, plus help in the rental process.
MEDA can help community members write a letter to their landlord during COVID-19 Crisis.
Applying for loans and grants
MEDA can help businesses apply for low-interest or forgivable business loans and grants.
MEDA can help laid off or furloughed employees access resources through the crisis.
MEDA can educate businesses about their tenant rights and coach them in how to negotiate rent payment plans with commercial landlords.
For the below non-MEDA Mission community resources, please go to the website listed for direct assistance.
As our country continues to manage the COVID-19 emergency, Comcast is taking immediate steps to make it easier to connect low-income families to home Internet.
SF-Marin Food Bank
The Food Bank continues to do the day-in and day-out job of making sure vulnerable neighbors get the food they need. Now, we are putting solutions in place, one by one, to be able to continue providing food and helping our community prepare for whatever challenge the COVID-19 presents.
Mission Neighborhood Health Center
They advocate for health equity and deliver innovative, high-quality services responsive to the neighborhoods and diverse communities they serve.
San Francisco Department of Public Health
Services are available to residents of San Francisco who receive Medi-Cal benefits, San Francisco Health Plan members, and to other San Francisco residents with limited resources. Services are approved and provided based on individual clinical need.
San Francisco Unified School District is providing toolkits for distance learning to support children in all grades.