COVID-19 Community Resources

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Food Assistance

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CDC Guidance

Assistance Directory


VOLUNTEERING

Del Mar Community Connections: Make deliveries or donations

Del Mar Community Connections provides programs and services to help Del Mar’s maturing residents live safely and independently. Programming includes transportation and housing assistance as well as cultural and social activities.

Community Connections is seeking healthy volunteers under the age of 65 to deliver groceries and supplies to home-bound people.

The nonprofit also is collecting hand sanitizer, hand soap, paper towels, toilet paper, disinfectant products and tissues for distribution to seniors. Leave donations in the marked bin at the Del Mar Community Building, 225 9th Street.

Call: 858-792-7565
Website: www.dmcc.cc

Del Mar Village Association: Support local businesses

Supporting local business starts with you. Every day, the Del Mar Village Association updates its guide to restaurants and stores that offer delivery and curbside pickup.

Open the Del Mar Village Association guide

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church: Helping Hands

Helping Hands provides food, hygienic products and fellowship to homeless members of our community and is seeking volunteers.

Call: 858-755-1616
Website: https://www.stpetersdelmar.net/  

Donate blood to American Red Cross

The American Red Cross faces a severe blood shortage and urgently needs donors. As an emergency preparedness organization, the Red Cross takes steps to ensure the safety of its staff and donors.

Call: 800-RED CROSS
Website: www.RedCrossBlood.org

Donate funds to San Diego Foundation

The San Diego Foundation welcomes donations to its Community Response Fund for COVID-19

Open the San Diego Foundation’s Community Response Fund webpage

Volunteer for Meals on Wheels San Diego County

Call: 619-260-6110
Website: https://www.meals-on-wheels.org/

Support local farmers

With the closure of many farmer’s markets, local farms are feeling the financial strain. Identify and support local farms listed by the San Diego Sustainable Living Institute.

Website: https://www.sdsustainable.org

Healthcare volunteers sought

Health care professionals and emergency medical responders can make themselves available as volunteers through the Disaster Healthcare Volunteers website. 

Open the Disaster Healthcare Volunteers website 

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INFORMATION

211 San Diego

For general COVID-19 questions and free, confidential guidance to community, health, social and disaster services, call 2-1-1

Call: 211
Website: https://211sandiego.org/

Del Mar Library

The Del Mar Library is closed and curbside service has been discontinued. Due dates will be extended and no returns will be accepted. All library programs are cancelled through April 30. Patrons borrow the library’s electronic materials 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Alzheimer’s San Diego

Call: 858-492-4400
Website: https://www.alzsd.org/ 

Partner in Aging

Call: 858-480-1453

Southern Caregiver Resource Center

Call: 858-268-4432
Website: https://www.caregivercenter.org/

Open FAQs for San Diego County Libraries during COVID-19

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FOOD ASSISTANCE

Meals on Wheels San Diego County

Call: 619-260-6110
Website: https://www.meals-on-wheels.org/

Food Bank

The North County Food Bank’s operations are continuing as normal during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

Website: https://northcountyfoodbank.org/

Community Resource Center 

Among other services, the Community Resource Center operates a food distribution center at 650 Second Street, Encinitas.

Call: 760-753-8300
Website: https://crcncc.org/

Elder Help

Call: 619-284-9281
Website: https://www.elderhelpofsandiego.org

Jewish Family Services

858-637-3210
www.jfssd.org

Serving Seniors

619-235-6572
Website: https://servingseniors.org/ 

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TRANSPORTATION

Facilitating Access to Coordinated Transportation (FACT) 

FACT provides free rides for seniors and people with disabilities.

Call: 888-924-3228
Website: www.factsd.org

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ANIMAL SERVICES

San Diego Humane Society 

San Diego Humane Society is adjusting its hours and providing services by appointment only. Spay and neutering services are suspended. Call to schedule appointments for an adoption, relinquishment, vaccination, licensing or owner-requested euthanasia.

Call: 619-299-7012

Visit the San Diego Humane Society COVID-19 Emergency Updates webpage.

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CDC Guidance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that people at higher risk of getting very sick from COVID019 should stock up on supplies, stay home and take other basic precautions.

Open the CDC webpage for people at higher risk 

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ASSISTANCE DIRECTORY

Download Assistance Directory (PDF)

Del Mar Community Connections

Service: Delivery of groceries and social interaction.
Call: 858-792-7565 │ Visit: www.dmcc.cc

Meals on Wheels

Service: Meal delivery to seniors and people with disabilities.
Call: 760-736-9900

Community Resource Center 

Service: Food pantry and nutrition distribution.
Call: 760-753-8300 │ Visit: www.crcncc.org

211 San Diego

Service: Confidential guidance to health and social services.
Call: 211 │ Visit: www.211sandiego.org

County of San Diego Aging & Independence Services

Service: Free and impartial assistance to County residents.
Call: 800-339-4661 │ Visit: www.aging.sandiegocounty.gov

Facilitating Access to Coordinated Transportation (FACT)

Service: Free rides for seniors and people with disabilities.
Call: 888-924-3228 │ Visit: www.factsd.org

City of Del Mar

Call: 858-755-9313 │ Visit: www.delmar.ca.us

Mental Health Crisis Hotline

Call: 888-724-7240

Emergency

Call: 911

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