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COVID-19 Community Resources

Community Resources

The Help During the Coronavirus Crisis guide provides information that links to resources that offer help during the COVID-19 pandemic, such as:
  • Programs that help replace your income if you are unable to work
  • Ideas to help you reduce expenses or obtain resources you need
  • Ideas for small businesses and nonprofits
  • Finding resources in your state

San Mateo County Core Service Agencies: basic emergency and support services to stabilize family living situations. The Core Service Agencies provide crisis intervention and referrals based on an evaluation of your needs and qualifications for assistance. Services:
  • Food including information about grocery programs and where you can get hot meals 
  • Information on housing resources, shelter and other homeless services 
  • Short-term rental/deposit/mortgage payment assistance to support you in staying housed 
  • Utility bill financial assistance and assistance with applying for on-going utility payment programs for people with low incomes

COVID-19 Community Resources: this resource guide is for all community members in San Mateo County. Information is available in English & Spanish. Resources include food, rent, health care, legal, immigration, and Work-Related Help.

Redwood City & North Fair Oaks COVID-19 Resources: this informational flyer helps residents access information related to:
  • COVID-19 Informational Resources
  • Child Care
  • Food Access
  • Housing
  • Immigrant Supports
  • Technology & Connectivity 
Other Food Distribution Resources:
  • Children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals can get up to $365 in food benefits in addition to their pick up meals from school. These food benefits are called Pandemic EBT or P-EBT. To learn more, visit the Department of Social Services'S Pandemic EBT page, by clicking here

Parent Resources

In collaboration with educational and health care agencies, we have made information, resources, and articles available to parents related to student mental health, homeschooling, safety, wellness, and parent seld-care. Please click on the following links to access that information.

Educational Resources 

Below are several links to resources to support your students continued learning during the schools modification order.  

Mental Health Resources

                                                                       School Contacts for Mental Health Services
Carlmont HS: Shelly Bustamante(650) 369-1411 x30063 Sequoia HS: Judy Romero(650) 369-1411 x60065
Marco Calderon(650) 839-8900
TIDE Academy: Jennifer Carpio Garcia(650) 369-1411 x79040
Menlo-Atherton HS: Shionda Nickerson(650) 369-1411 x50171 Woodside HS: Elaine Dessus(650) 369-1411 x45326
Redwood HS: Stephanie Ogden(650) 369-1411 x77734  District Office: Javier Gutierrez650-369-1411 x22390
mental health resources

Other Mental Health Support Services:
Care Solace Program 

In an effort to continuously support the well-being of our students, their families, and our staff, SUHSD has partnered with the Care Solace program to offer mental health services at no cost. 
Care Solace is an online multilingual resource with a live 24/7 concierge meant to assist individuals in finding local mental health-related programs and counseling services. Care Solace does not require a name, address, phone number, or date of birth. All information entered on the Care Solace tool is completely confidential and securely stored.
You can access Care Solace services by calling their 24/7 concierge team at (888) 515-0595 or by visiting their website
Atlas Mental Health - App now FREE for SUHSD Students!

Sequoia Union High School District students, staff, and families now have free access to Atlas Mental Health, a new app that helps people feel better. Atlas facilitates guided journaling around topics focused on life's central concerns while teaching concepts from Mindfulness, Social Emotional Learning, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Positive Psychology, and Self Compassion research. Download on Android or Apple phones. Students sign up with email address. To learn more, go to
Virtual Support groups for SUHSD students

Please visit our  Student Services Mental Health webpage for more information on student mental health services.