Helpful Resources To Allow You To Make The Most Of Your Government Benefits

TruConnect has compiled a list of helpful services and partners for users across the United States. These resources are free for you to use and not affiliated with TruConnect Wireless.

Coronavirus Resources

Many people are experiencing unexpected difficulties during the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19). You can find government benefits related to unemployment assistance and healthcare by clicking on their respective links.

For more information on the coronavirus, refer to Coronavirus.gov, offered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the White House.

For our California residents, we’ve compiled some helpful Android applications that can help you and your family through this difficult time:

  • C4Yourself: Access CalFresh, CalWORKs, and MediCAL benefits information such as application status, program status and monthly benefit allotments
  • CalWIN: Check your current benefits wherever you are, whenever you want. Get information on assistance programs, find a County Human Services office in your area, or see if a disaster has been declared in your zip code
  • California WIC: View upcoming appointments, view food benefits, scan UPCs to see if an item is WIC Approved, and provide information on locations of WIC Stores and WIC Clinics
  • CalJOBS:  Search for jobs by keyword, area, or job occupation, map jobs near your current location, apply for jobs, and receive notifications when jobs become available

 

To apply for benefits, or get information about SNAP, contact your local SNAP office by clicking the link below and using the contact information. Each state has its own application form. If your state’s form is not on the web, you'll need to contact your local SNAP office to request one. In addition to the State Directory, we’re also providing links to some very helpful applications that you can download to your Android device. 

 

SNAP Benefits

To apply for benefits, or get information about SNAP, contact your local SNAP office by clicking the link below and using the contact information. Each state has its own application form. If your state’s form is not on the web, you'll need to contact your local SNAP office to request one. In addition to the State Directory, we’re also providing links to some very helpful applications that you can download to your Android device.

SNAP State Directory

Fresh EBT
ConnectEBT
Food Banks

Food Banks throughout California provide United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) commodities for distribution to eligible individuals and households within their respective service areas. In order to be eligible for USDA commodities, an individual or household must reside in the geographical area being served and meet established income guidelines. To connect with the food programs that can provide assistance, please see the list below:

Alameda County
Alpine County
Amador County
Butte County
Calaveras County

Resource Connection
209-754-1257

Contra Costa County
Del Norte County
El Dorado County
Fresno County
Humboldt County

Food For People, Inc.
707-445-3166

Imperial County
Inyo County
Kern County
Kings County
Lake County

Clearlake Gleaners, Inc.
707-263-8082

Los Angeles County
Madera County
Marin County

SF-Marin Food Bank
415-883-1302

Mariposa County
Mendocino County
Merced County
Mono County
Monterey County
Napa County
Nevada County
Placer County

Placer Food Bank
916-783-0481

Riverside County

Second Harvest Food Bank serving Riverside and San Bernardino Counties
951-359-4757

Sacramento County
San Benito County
San Bernardino County
San Diego County

San Diego Food Bank
858-527-1419

San Francisco County
San Joaquin County

San Joaquin County Human Services Agency
209-468-0982

San Luis Obispo County
San Mateo County
Santa Barbara County
Santa Clara County
Santa Cruz County
Shasta County
Siskiyou County

Great Northern Corporation
530-938-4115

Solano County
Sonoma County
Stanislaus County

Salvation Army Modesto Citadel
209-522-3209

Sutter County

Yuba/Sutter Gleaners Food Bank, Inc.
530-673-3834

Tehama County

Tehama County Gleaners
530-529-2264

Trinity County

Trinity County Food Assistance Program
530-623-5409

Tulare County
Tuolumne County
Ventura County
Yolo County
Yuba County

Yuba/Sutter Gleaners Food Bank, Inc.
530-673-3834

LAUSD Grab & Go Food Program

Los Angeles Unified, in partnership with the Red Cross, will continue to provide nutritious meals to all students who need them during the temporary closure of schools. Grab & Go Food Centers are staffed weekdays from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Each child can take home two nutritious meals. The available locations are listed below:

Barack Obama Preparation Academy

1700 W. 46th St., Los Angeles 90062

Berendo Middle School

1157 S. Berendo St., Los Angeles 90006

Burbank Middle School

6460 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90042

Dr. Julian Nava Learning Academy

1420 E. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles 90011

Eagle Rock High School

1750 Yosemite Drive, Los Angeles 90041

Liechty Middle School

650 S. Union Ave., Los Angeles 90017

Los Angeles Academy Middle School

644 56th St., Los Angeles, CA 90011

Manual Arts High School

4131 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles 90037

RFK/UCLA Community School

700 S. Mariposa Ave., Los Angeles 90005

Santee High School

1921 Maple Ave., Los Angeles 90011

Sotomayor Arts/Sciences Magnet

2050 N. San Fernando Road, Los Angeles 9006

Virgil Middle School

152 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles 90004

What is Lifeline?

Lifeline is a government program that subsidizes discounted phone service for low-income consumers, ensuring everyone can stay in touch. TruConnect is currently designated to provide free Lifeline-supported phone service in numerous states across the U.S., with more coming soon. The Lifeline program is only available to eligible consumers who can provide documentation for eligibility. Only one Lifeline service is allowed per household regardless of a type of phone. To be qualified for Lifeline, you must be currently enrolled in a qualified public assistance program (i.e. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps, Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA), Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefit, etc.) or you can be qualified if your total annual household income is less than the qualified income guidelines.

Mobile Broadband

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Why TruConnect?

We are a group of wireless industry veterans who have spent many years bringing new mobile products and services to consumers in the U.S. We understand your frustration with expensive monthly data plans, so we came up with an easy, honest, and convenient way to stay connected to the world with TruConnect Pay As You Go and Lifeline plans, and with our affordable Internet on the Go mobile broadband plans and hotspots. Individual usage varies from month to month, so we designed our flexible plans to fit your everyday needs. To learn more about Internet on the Go, please visit www.internet-go.com.

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