Financial

There are 60 programs in the Financial Category.

Annual Credit Report
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Annual Credit Report allows you to view your credit file disclosure (commonly called a credit report) at no charge once every 12 months from each of the nationwide consumer credit reporting companies (Equifax, Experian and TransUnion). You can view and print your credit report on-line.

California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet Home Loan)
Eligibility: Veterans who served on active duty a minimum of 90 days (not including training purposes), whether during wartime or peacetime periods are eligible, under honorable conditions.
Fees: Vary

California Department of Veterans Affairs and its CalVet Home Loan program is committed to helping veterans and active duty personnel attain the American Dream of home ownership. Competitive market interest rates with low or no down payment is offered. The eligibility guidelines have been expanded so that nearly any veteran interested in purchasing a home in California is eligible. Please visit their website for detailed information. You may use the menu on the right hand side of this page to...

California Lifeline Program
Eligibility: 1) PROGRAM-BASED:You can qualify for California LifeLine if you or another person in your household is enrolled in any one of the following public-assistance programs:Medicaid/Medi-CalLow Income Home ...
Fees: Cellular service may be free. Home phone may have a low monthly service charge and connection fee.

The California LifeLine Program (California LifeLine) is a state program that provides discounted home phone and cell phone services to eligible households. The California LifeLine discounts help consumers lower the cost of their phone bills. Only one discount per household is allowed (except for teletypewriter users and for Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program participants). Each household must choose to get the discount either on a home phone or on a cell phone, but not on both.For mor...

California National Guard (Discovery ChalleNGe Academy)
Eligibility: Youth, 16 to 18 years old, no felony convictions.
Fees: None

The Discovery ChalleNGe Academy is a 5 1/2 month residential credit recovery program with a quasi military aspect. During the academy, students will earn 60 High School Credits, serve at least 40 hours of community service, and compete for scholarships. Every student will focus on the "8 Core Components": Academic Excellence, Leadership/ Followership, Health and Hygiene, Physical Fitness, Service to Community, Job Skills, Life-Coping Skills, and Responsible Citizenship.

California Water Service Company (Low-Income Rate Assistance)
Eligibility: Must be a Cal Water residential (single family home) customer and meet income guidelines or be on an eligible assistance program listed on our website.
Fees: None

Cal Water's Low-Income Rate Assistance Program (LIRA) provides a discount on the monthly 5/8" service charge for qualified residential customers in a Cal Water regulated service area. Please call or visit the website for an application.

California's Low Cost Automobile Insurance Program
Eligibility: To be eligible, consumers must have a valid California driver's license, own a vehicle valued at $25,000 or less, meet income eligibility guidelines and be at least 19 years of age.
Fees: Premiums vary by county and depend upon other criteria. Visit the website for details.

California’s Low Cost Automobile Insurance Program is a state-sponsored program that makes insurance affordable for California residents who meet the eligibility requirements, regardless of immigration status. Wherever you live, you'll find these policies more affordable than what most private plans offer. Payment plans are available for as little as 20% down. Major credit or debit cards are accepted. These policies are issued by California-licensed insurance companies. Additional coverage ...

Center for Employment Opportunity
Eligibility: Clients are referred by the Human Services Agency/CalWORKs.
Fees: None

The Center for Employment Opportunity provides case management services to CalWORKs clients. Supportive services such as child care, transportation and cost of books are offered. Clients are assisted in the process of becoming self-sufficient. San Joaquin County Behavioral Wellness and Substance Abuse staff offer counseling services at the site, for CalWORKs participants. In addition, the Center for Employment Opportunity has food commodity, low-income utilities assistance, and immigration / ref...

Central Valley Low-Income Housing Corporation (CoC Rapid Re-Housing)
Eligibility: To be eligible, households must be homeless as defined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and have a child younger than 18 years old. All household members must be willing and ab...
Fees: None

Continuum of Care (CoC) Rapid Re-Housing is a federally funded temporary rental assistance program for qualified homeless families that are living in a shelter, living on the streets, or receiving one-time homeless assistance from the Human Services Agency. Families must be referred by a case manager in order to be admitted into the program. Families receive rent and deposit assistance, according to documented need of the household. The head of household must also participate in a plan toward ...

Central Valley Low-Income Housing Corporation (Homelessness Prevention and ESG Rapid Re-Housing)
Eligibility: Homeless Prevention: Households must have proof that they are imminently at risk of homelessness as defined by the U.S.Housing and Urban Development Department. Households must have a stable source of...
Fees: None

Homeless Prevention and ESG Rapid Re-Housing are federally funded programs that provide short-term, one-time rental and deposit assistance to qualifying households. All households must undergo an application and review process through Central Valley Low Income Housing Corp.

Central Valley Low-Income Housing Corporation (Permanent Supportive Housing)
Eligibility: Must be "chronically homeless" as defined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development:, literally homeless, permanently disabled (mental or physical), and homeless for at least one year in...
Fees: None

Permanent Supportive Housing is primarily directed to serving the needs of households consisting of a single, disabled, homeless person but also serves homeless households where the head of household is disabled. The program provides rent support and requires that the qualifying participant receive ongoing case management services from either the referring agency or a social service agency. Additionally, a self-sufficiency plan is developed with specific goals to assist members of the househol...

Chinese Cultural Society of Stockton
Eligibility: All ages welcome.
Fees: Membership dues: $15 for individuals, $25 for a family or organization, $10 for students.

Chinese Cultural Society of Stockton is devoted to enlightening the community about the Chinese culture and its impact on the region. They hold monthly meetings and sponsor an annual Chinese New Year festival at the Stockton Civic Auditorium. Fundraisers are held to provide scholarships that are distributed every year. If you wish to receive their monthly newsletter, please call to be placed on the mailing list. For a membership application, please visit the website.

City of Stockton Economic Development Department
Eligibility: Low-to-moderate income Stockton residents. See specific eligibility for specific programs below.
Fees: None

City of Stockton Economic Development Department provides the following assistance to qualified low and moderate income City of Stockton residents:The Housing Division administers programs that create housing opportunities for residents of Stockton through down payment assistance, emergency repairs and neighborhood improvements.Available Housing Programs: Down Payment Assistance Program Emergency Repair Program Housing Reconstruct Loan Program Housing Rehabilitation Program Neighborhood ...

ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions
Eligibility: Anyone seeking to reduce their debt and/or use their money more effectively.
Fees: Debt management plans will have a monthly service charge not exceeding $35. Housing counseling is free.

ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions provides consumers with quality consumer education and credit counseling.Debt Management Plans are available to customers who want to be debt-free. Consumers meet with a certified credit counselor who will review their budget and debt and then create a plan to live within the budget and still become debt free.Education programs are available through online and workshop formats. Courses include Homebuyer Education, Checkwise and multiple online courses.Home...

Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin (Villa Monterey Family Resource Center)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin operates a Family Resource Center with administration offices in one of the highest-need communities in Stockton-the Kentfield neighborhood. They use Service Integration as a planning process to create individualized plans to meet the needs of children and their families by utilizing their strengths. The comprehensive and well-coordinated case plans improve the delivery of services because they eliminate duplication and gaps in services an...

Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA))
Eligibility: San Joaquin County residents earning less than $57,000 annually.
Fees: None

Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin VITA program provides free tax preparation to individuals and families. We partner with the Internal Revenue Service to prepare and file basic tax returns in communities across San Joaquin County. In general, you qualify for this service if you earn $57,000 annually or less. We also process back taxes and support ITIN applications.Please call for appointments.VITA LOCATIONS IN SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY: Villa Monterey Family Resource Center ...

CouponChief.com (Retail Savings Guide for People with Disabilities)
Eligibility: People with disabilities.
Fees: None

CouponChief.com provides a detailed look at ways those disabilities can stretch their dollars. Discounts, services, and special offers for people with disabilities are widely available. Visit couponchief.com for detailed information on how individuals with disabilities can find discounts and savings on goods and services!

Covered California
Eligibility: Resident of California.
Fees: Premiums vary.

Covered California is an easy-to-use marketplace implementing the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in California. Through Covered California, you and your family can compare affordable, quality health insurance options and choose the one that best fits your needs and budget. By law, your coverage can't be dropped or denied if you have a pre-existing medical condition or if you get sick. You may even be able to get financial assistance through Covered California to mak...

Department of Consumer Affairs Bureau of Automotive Repair (Consumer Assistance Program)
Eligibility: The vehicles that fail the free emissions test offered at the Tune In and Tune Up events are diagnosed with an emissions related failure at the smog shop OR vehicles that are found to be repairabl...
Fees: None

The Consumer Assistance Program (CAP) is administered by the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) and is designed to help improve California's air quality. A consumer may retire a qualified vehicle and receive $1000. Consumers meeting low income eligibility requirements may receive $1500. In addition, CAP provides qualified consumers who own a vehicle that cannot pass its biennial (every other ...

Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC)
Eligibility: You are eligible for EITC if:You have earned income within certain limits (see chart below), ANDYou, your spouse, and any qualifying children each have a social security number, ANDYou do not use the ...
Fees: None

CalEITC is a cash back tax credit that puts money back into the pockets of California's working families and individuals, available for the first time in 2016. The CalEITC could boost income for an estimated 600,000 eligible families. You must file you tax return in order to receive this cash back tax credit. You can file your taxes for free in person through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program or online here.All information regarding CalEITC is available at the website listed,...

Family Resource and Referral Center
Eligibility: Residents of San Joaquin County.
Fees: Sliding scale for subsized child care.

Family Resource and Referral Center is a non-profit, child care resource and referral organization providing direct services, information, training and advocacy to enhance child care and family well being in San Joaquin County. Services include:Child care assistanceChild care referrals First 5 ProgramsHead Start EnrollmentInformation and training for individuals interested in becoming licensed family child care providersWorkshops and trainings are available on a range of topicsResource Lending ...

Family Resource and Referral Center (Head Start Programs)
Eligibility: Household income must meet the Federal Poverty Level guidelinesChildren from birth to entry of kindergartenMust reside in San Joaquin County
Fees: None

Provides enrollment for Head Start and Early Head Start Programs.Head Start provides early education and support for children from birth until entry of kindergarten and their families. Designed to foster healthy development and promote kindergarten readiness by enhancing social and cognitive development. Program is offered at 55 sites throughout San Joaquin County.Services are provided in part day, center-based, home-based, and full day classes.Program is funded by San Joaquin County Office of E...

Family Resource and Referral Center (Subsized Child Care Programs)
Eligibility: Based on income and need for child care for children 0 up to 13 years of age.
Fees: Sliding fee schedule.

Provides child care subsidies to low income families with partial or full payment towards child care while parents are attending school, training programs, or working.

Fathers & Families of San Joaquin (Family Strengthening AB 109 Program)
Eligibility: AB109
Fees: None

Family Strengthening AB 109 Program provides case management to connect formerly incarcerated individuals to resources for a successful re-entry into their community.Straight A Guide Training ProgramHealing Circles Multi-Ethnic Cultural Parenting ClassesFinancial Literacy Classes

Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Eligibility: Vary
Fees: None

Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. The office of Federal Student Aid, helps make college education possible for every dedicated mind by providing more than $150 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds each year to more than 13 million students paying for college or career school. For more information or to apply for FAFSA, please visit their website.

Foundation for California Community Colleges (CollegeBuys)
Eligibility: Full or part-time students, faculty and staff at any California Community College. Vendors may request identification verifying eligibility when purchasing a product.
Fees: Discounted pricing.

CollegeBuys, powered by the Foundation for California Community Colleges, offers discounts of up to 85 percent on a wide-range of educational products from industry-leading software and technology and high quality office and classroom furniture. Community college students are eligible for discounts on products that will help them complete their education. Find the latest discounts at CollegeBuys.org or sign up to receive updates and product information via email.College Buys now is offering Cal...

GRID Alternatives (Solar Program)
Eligibility: GRID Alternatives is a national non-profit organization that makes renewable energy technology accessible to underserved communities. Through rebates and philanthropic efforts, they bring solar at no ...
Fees: Free

The goal of GRID Alternatives is to help families save from day one to help alleviate their financial burdens while reducing their carbon footprint. The beneficiaries of the program typically save 60%-90% on their electric bill. Each solar installation also provides hands on solar training for volunteers and job-trainees while spreading clean, renewable energy in the communities that need it the most.To make these projects possible, GRID Alternatives partners with local government, other non-pro...

Habitat for Humanity of San Joaquin County, Inc. (Low-Income Housing Home Ownership Program and ReStore Home Improvement Store)
Eligibility: Must meet income guidelines and participate in the construction/renovation of the home or community service.
Fees: Cost of the home, loan is made at 0% interest.

Habitat for Humanity of San Joaquin County, Inc. is a non-profit Christian housing ministry dedicated to helping low-income families improve the conditions in which they live. A fund created from gifts and the ReStore's net profit serves as capital for building homes. Construction is a cooperative effort involving both volunteer workers and recipients of the home. The chosen family pays their property tax and homeowners insurance along with the mortgage payment which is interest free. The ca...

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Eligibility: None
Fees: Depends on individual income.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the United States government agency responsible for the collection of federal taxes and enforcing tax laws. Information is available on their website.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE))
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: None

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Programs offer free tax assistance to taxpayers who qualify. Trained community volunteers may help with special credits, such as Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit and Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled. In addition to free tax return preparation assistance, most sites also offer free electronic filing (e-filing). Individuals taking advantage of the e-file progr...

Internet Essentials from Comcast
Eligibility: To qualify for this affordable Internet service and a low-cost computer, your household must meet all these criteria: Be located where Comcast offers Internet service Have at least one child eli...
Fees: $9.95 a month internet service.

Introducing Internet Essentials from Comcast. This program brings the power of the Internet to more students and families across the country. It offers fast, affordable home Internet service for only $9.95 a month to qualifying families. You can apply online or call for more information. Four ways Internet Essentials gets you connected — for less. While participating in Internet Essentials: You get fast home Internet service for only $9.95 a month, plus tax You n...

Keep Your Home California
Eligibility: Vary
Fees: None

Keep Your Home California is a free service for homeowners who have suffered a financial hardship, to help them stay in their homes, maintain an affordable mortgage payment and avoid foreclosure.The following are brief summaries of the programs offered under Keep Your Home California:Unemployment Mortgage Assistance: Mortgage assistance of up to $3,000 per month for unemployed homeowners who are collecting or approved to receive unemployment benefits from the State of California’s Employ...

Lodi Electric Utility (Single Household Alternative Rate for Energy (SHARE))
Eligibility: Residents who have a qualifying income level based on the income eligibility criteria for State of California Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program may receive a discount of 30% on their monthly e...
Fees: None

Residents who have a qualifying income level based on the income eligibility criteria for State of California Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program may receive a discount of 30% on their monthly electric service charges.Applications should be returned in person to:City of Lodi Finance Department310 West Elm StreetLodi, CA 95240- or -Place in the City of Lodi Drop Boxin the parking lot west of the Finance Building on Elm Street -or-mailed to:City of Lodi Finance DepartmentP.O. Box 3006Lodi, C...

Making Home Affordable Program
Eligibility: Vary
Fees: None

Making Home Affordable Program (MHA) helps homeowners in avoiding foreclosure, stabilizing the country's housing market, and improve the nation's economy. Maybe your expenses have increased due to medical bills or you're picking up the pieces after a separation or divorce. Maybe you're trying to get by with less because your hours were cut or your business stumbled. There are a variety of MHA programs that may help homeowners having difficulty making mortgage payments. Please visit ...

Medi-Cal Access Program (MCAP)
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: Total cost is exactly 1.5% of adjusted annual household income after income deductions.

Medi-Cal Access Program (MCAP) offers low-cost health coverage for mid-income pregnant women. It has been designed for middle income families without health insurance and whose income is too high for no-cost Medi-Cal. MCAP is also available to those who have health insurance if their deductible or co-payment for maternity services is more than $500. If you qualify for MCAP, your baby is automatically eligible for enrollment in the MCAP Infant Program unless your infant is enrolled in employer-s...

MyMoney.gov
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

MyMoney.gov is a U.S. government website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Whether you are buying a home or balancing your checkbook, the resources on MyMoney.gov can help you maximize your financial decisions. Throughout the site, you will find important information from 20 Federal agencies designed to help you make smart financial choices. The site also contains activities and tools for adults and youth on earning, borrowing, saving, investing, spending...

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) (California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE))
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: None

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) Program gives qualified households deep discounts on their energy bills. Average discount is about $500 per year. Applications are now available online. You can also apply for a monthly discount on your electric bill through the Family Electric Rate Assistance (FERA) program if your family meets program guidelines.Guidelines for the programs are as follows:PG&E bill is in person’s name who is applyingLive at...

Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Eligibility: Each patient assistance program has its own eligibilty criteria. Please visit website and complete application to determine eligibility.
Fees: Free to low-cost

The Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage obtain the medication they need at low cost or no cost. Their mission is to increase awareness of patient assistance programs and boost enrollment of those who are eligible. You can also find a free or low-cost clinic near your home or workplace. Visit https://www.pparx.org/ for more information.

Salvation Army (REACH Program)
Eligibility: Must have a 48-hour or 15-day PG&E shutoff notice and be a resident of the city/locality in which you are seeking assistance.
Fees: None

REACH Program is designed to assist needy families with payment of their PG&E bills. Funds are available to pay only a late utility bill (no deposits). Families may receive assistance every 18 months until funds have been exhausted. Appointments must be scheduled. No walk-ins accepted. Tracy residents must contact the Stockton office.Other REACH sites: 525 West Lockeford Street, Lodi (209) 369-5896

Salvation Army, Stockton
Eligibility: Low income Stockton, French Camp, Lathrop, Escalon and Manteca residents. No requirements for the Youth Center.
Fees: None

Salvation Army, Stockton assists needy families with emergency food, clothing and furnishings when their homes have been destroyed by fire or any form of disaster or calamity. Salvation Army also provides assistance with paying for PG&E bill through its REACH program (limited funding available).Stockton Salvation Army sites:Adult Rehabilitation Center & Thrift Store: 1247 South Wilson Way, Stockton (209) 466-3871. There is a car lot featuring used and running cars ranging from $300 to ...

San Joaquin County (Public Guardian/Conservator’s Office)
Eligibility: Individuals with psychiatric or cognitive impairments such as dementia/alzheimers. Only clients of Behavioral Health may utilize the Payee services.
Fees: As court ordered for conservatorships or $40 per month for payees. Fees subject to change.

Public Guardian/Conservator’s Office assists people who need protection of their personal needs and/or estate due to their psychiatric or cognitive impairments. They also do payeeships for people who have mental health diagnoses and are receiving Social Security and/or Veterans' benefits.

San Joaquin County Department of Aging and Community Services (Garden Acres Community Center)
Eligibility: Must be low-income (some programs are not income based). To qualify for emergency food, must bring in documentation. Please call to learn what documentation is needed for each family member.
Fees: None

Garden Acres Community Center participates in the government commodity program for individuals meeting income and residence requirements. Food is distributed on the third Thursday of the month at 8:00 a.m. to qualifying individuals living in the 95212, 95215 and 95236 zip codes. Emergency food is distributed on Tuesday's from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Donated food is distributed on most Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 12:00 p.m. (or sooner).Other services:Free income tax preparation assistan...

San Joaquin County Department of Aging and Community Services (Thornton Community Center)
Eligibility: Vary. Please call for more information.
Fees: None

Thornton Community Service Center provides assistance to families primarily living in the Thornton/North San Joaquin County area. They offer the following services: Food giveaways on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Proof of residency in the area for new participants. Emergency food programClothes closetVITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program) Farmers Market: 1st Monday of every month at 11:30 a.m.Youth Program Intramural Sports Program Computer Lab Recreation Games Arts & Crafts Classes Ho...

San Joaquin County Department of Aging and Community Services (Weatherization Program)
Eligibility: Low-income San Joaquin County residents.
Fees: None

Weatherization Program offers the following energy saving measures and repairs: minor housing repairs, glass replacement, attic venting, low-flow shower head, ceiling insulation, caulking, door weather strip, duct wrap, microwaves, refrigerator exchange and much more. All services are based on funding, please call for more information.While there are no fees charged to landlords, the landlord must be willing to agree not to increase the tenant’s rent due to the improvements.

San Joaquin County Department of Child Support Services
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

San Joaquin County Department of Child Support Services provides the following services: paternity testing, establishment of child support orders, child support modifications and the collection and distribution of child support payments. Child support payments can be intercepted from wages, IRS tax returns, franchise tax, disability and lottery winnings. Additionally, unpaid child support payments may result in liens on real and personal property and Worker's Compensation.

San Joaquin County Human Services Agency
Eligibility: Programs are funded by the state and federal governments and eligibility is based upon their guidelines.
Fees: None

San Joaquin County Human Services Agency is the community's provider of those services essential to the well-being of county residents. While all of the programs are locally administered, most are federally and/or state-funded. Their mission is to lead in the creation and delivery of services that improve the quality of life for the community. Human Services Agency provides a variety of programs and services locally. These programs include: CalWORKs, CalFresh, Medi-Cal, Aging and Adult Servi...

San Joaquin County Human Services Agency (Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP))
Eligibility: Low income individuals and families. First priority is given to households with high monthly energy costs, seniors, disabled, and children under the age of 5.
Fees: None

The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) assists qualified residents with their energy costs. Households may apply once per year, for a one-time payment of an electric, gas or propane utility bill. Help is available as long as there are available funds.Required documents: birth certificate or proof of legal residency, proof of income for the last 30 days, and a recent electric/gas or propane utility bill. Residents can find additional information by visiting the website.

San Joaquin Medical Society (Scholarship Loan Fund)
Eligibility: Loans are available to current residents of San Joaquin, Alpine, Amador and Calaveras Counties. Persons who were born or attended school in these counties are also eligible.
Fees: M.D.-$10,000 per year to a maximum of $40,000. R.N.-$4,000 per year to a maximum of $8,000.

San Joaquin Medical Society's Scholarship Loan Fund provides interest free loans to medical and nursing students. Please call or visit their website for additional requirement information, loan terms and application deadlines.

Seniors Against Investment Fraud (SAIF)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Seniors Against Investment Fraud (SAIF) alerts and educates Californians over the age of 50 about financial and investment fraud, common scams, and unscrupulous sales practices that specifically target seniors. SAIF exists because seniors are prime targets for financial fraud and scams. The goal of the SAIF program is to empower seniors to make informed decisions about investments and finances.SAIF empowers seniors by providing valuable information and resources to make informed fina...

Service First of Northern California (SFNC)
Eligibility: Referral from agency or private physician.
Fees: Vary

Service First of Northern California (SFNC) is a 501c3 Non-profit Public Benefit Corporation that serves as an umbrella organization that operates ten (10) community based programs. Their product is the "service" that they provide. Their "service" focuses on the neediest individuals in the community. They provide supportive services to individuals that are developmentally disabled, mentally ill, physically disabled, homeless Veterans, Social Security Beneficiaries, and those struggling with add...

Social Security Administration
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Social Security Administration assists with taking claims for retirement benefit payments, survivors benefits, disability benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicare health insurance benefits. In addition to administering these payments, it also administers supplemental payments provided by the State of California.Online services: A number of services are available online by visiting www.ssa.gov/onlineservicesOther local office sites:1110 West Kettleman Lane, Lodi (800) 772-121351...

State of California (Franchise Tax Board-Sacramento Office)
Eligibility: Must be employed and have state taxes withheld from income.
Fees: Vary depending on individual gross income.

Franchise Tax Board is the agency responsible for collecting state personal income tax as well as bank and corporation taxes for the State of California. Both English and Spanish languages are spoken. Additional information is available on their website.

State of California (Workers' Compensation Appeals Board)
Eligibility: Those age 16 years or older injured while working at a place of employment. This no-fault insurance is paid by employers and supervised by the State of California.
Fees: None

Workers' Compensation provides medical care with rehabilitation and no deductible. While recovering, workers may be paid disability payments which are tax-free.

State of California Employment Development Department (EDD) (State Disability Insurance Benefits)
Eligibility: Workers who suffer a loss of wages when they are unable to work due to a nonwork-related illness or injury, pregnancy or childbirth, may be eligible for DI benefits. PFL was established for workers w...
Fees: None

California State Disability Insurance (SDI) is a partial wage-replacement insurance plan for California workers. The SDI program is state-mandated and funded through employee payroll deductions. SDI provides affordable, short-term benefits to eligible workers. Workers covered by SDI are covered by two benefits: Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL).Individuals must meet the following requirements: Be unable to do your regular or customary work for at least eight consecutive days...

Stockton Arts Commission
Eligibility: Applicants must meet eligibility criteria. Please visit the website for more information.
Fees: None

The Stockton Arts Commission serves as the arts advocacy commission for the City. The Commission is a catalyst to support and strengthen community awareness, opportunities, and involvement in arts and culture. The City of Stockton Arts Commission has made a total of $40,000 available in arts grants to support, stimulate, and strengthen the arts in Stockton for the 2017 year. Please visit the Arts Grants Program for more information, guidelines, and application. The Commission was founded by Mar...

Stockton Scottish Rite Freemasonry
Eligibility: None
Fees: Must have and maintain a 3.0 G.P.A.

Stockton Scottish Rite of Free Masonry provides community services in the form of college scholarships and interest-free college loans. Scottish Rite also sponsors a clinic for childhood language disorders where no fees are charged, although voluntary donations from parents are accepted. Scottish Rite also lends out medical equipment and accepts donations of medical equipment. For more information, please contact their office. The Medical Warehouse is open Wednesday and Friday from 1:00 p.m. t...

Tracy Interfaith Ministries (Food Pantry and Clothes Closet)
Eligibility: Low or no income individuals and families (Tracy residents only). Must bring Social Security Card or other form of identification and proof of address.
Fees: None

Tracy Interfaith Ministries provides emergency food which is available Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Emergency clothing is also provided for residents in need.Tracy Interfaith Ministries offers a Families-At-Risk program, designed to assist a family through a one-time financial emergency. It provides emergency funds to help a family meet household costs when the family is faced with a temporary job loss, a medical emergency or other financial crisis.

University of the Pacific (Community Involvement Program (CIP))
Eligibility: Please see above.
Fees: None

The Community Involvement Program (CIP) is a scholarship program for first-generation college students from the Stockton community who have demonstrated the potential for sustainable leadership, community awareness, and involvement. CIP was established in 1969 to provide educational opportunities to the local community and diversify the University of the Pacific campus. More than 1,000 students have graduated from the program. The program provides access to college for low-income students alo...

Visionary Home Builders of California, Inc. (VHB) (Housing Counseling, Foreclosure Prevention Program & Financial Literacy Program)
Eligibility:
Fees: Foreclosure Prevention Counseling: no fee. Homebuyer Education Class: fee for class and credit report.

Housing Counseling currently offers one-on-one counseling to individuals and families who would like information on buying a home or mortgage financing. In addition, VHB offers a number of education classes focusing on budgeting, credit, home finance and refinancing a home mortgage. Foreclosure Prevention/Loan Modification Program is also offered. A counselor will analyze the client’s situation and present them with a list of options. A work plan will be developed and a counselor will work ou...

Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California (Native TANF)
Eligibility: Residents of San Joaquin County who meet income guidelines and have a minor child that is a descendant of a federally recognized tribe or from the California Judgment Roll.
Fees: None

Native TANF Program provides cash assistance, emergency services, child care, transportation assistance and other supportive services. There is an emphasis on providing employment, education and wellness services so that all participants can increase their likelihood of self sufficiency.

Women's Center-Youth & Family Services
Eligibility: Women's Center-YFS serves women, children, teens and men who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking as well as homeless and runaway youth.
Fees: None

Women’s Center-Youth & Family Services is San Joaquin County’s only provider of free, confidential shelter and services specifically designed to meet the needs of homeless and runaway youth and victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. The organization’s mission is to build a stronger community by fostering the strengths in individuals and by acting as a catalyst to end violence and youth homelessness. Women’s Center-YFS has a staff of 75 providing services at 10 sites throughout San ...