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Public Service Agencies

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Applications / Deadlines

The application process for the 2020-2021 Public Services Funding is now open.

2020-2021 NOFA Application 

 UPDATED FAQ for 20/21 NOFA Application

2nd FAQ Update for 20/21 NOFA Application

Services and Programs

The City of Santa Clara contracts with a number of agencies for the provision of community services. The list provided below are local non-profit service agencies funded by either the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) entitlement program or the Santa Clara Housing Authority Affordable Housing Fund program. The objective is to provide funding support to assist persons and households that are low income. Provision of public services by these agencies is reviewed annually by the City for consideration of continued funding support.

Housing Services

Agency Description Contact Phone
Project Sentinel Fair housing services, information and referral, investigation


Counseling services on mortgage problems; tenant/landlord dispute resolution services


Catholic Charities Shared Housing Shared housing services for families and single-parents with children 408-468-0100


Emergency rental assistance 408-292-4286


Services for Homeless Persons

Agency Description Contact Phone
HomeFirst Transitional housing support services 408-539-2100


Services for Physically Disabled Persons

Agency Description Contact Phone

Silicon Valley Independent Living Center

Counseling and training services, independent living skills training


Outreach  Transportation services 408-436-2865


Health Services

Agency Description Contact Phone
Bill Wilson Center Counseling for youth and families, and grief counseling 408-243-0222

Family Health Foundation

Medical insurance for children 800-735-2929


Domestic Violence Services

Agency Description Contact Phone

YMCA of Silicon Valley

Counseling, legal services, emergency shelter


Next Door

Solutions to Domestic Violence
Case management services for residents of Homesafe-Santa Clara


Nutrition Programs

Agency Description Contact Phone

Senior Nutrition Program

Daily meals served at the Senior Center


St. Justin Community Ministry

Provision of food staples for needy families 408-296-1193


Services for Seniors

Agency Description Contact Phone

Catholic Charities

Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
Monitor conditions at residential care and skilled care facilities


Senior Adult Legal Services (SALA)
Individual counseling on civil legal issues for seniors



Council on Aging
Individual counseling for seniors on independent living needs

408-296- 8290


Heart of the Valley


Escorted transportation and other services for seniors



Live Oak Senior Day Services Senior day services 408-971-9363
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