Many community agencies offer a variety of services to San Bernardino County residents. The resources listed and linked to in this section have been compiled by the Transitional Assistance Department (TAD) as a public service. In this section you will find information on community resources by clicking the hyperlinks below.

Summer Meals

Did you know there are free activities and meals available in your community for your kids and teens this summer? Please click on the program brochure below for additional information.

Download Summer Meals English/Español


Community Resource Brochure

Download Community Resource Brochure


Food Resources

Food Food Resources


Community Employment Pathways Program

Community Employment Pathways (CEP) is a San Bernardino County program designed to assist residents in securing employment.  The County has contracted with an employment agency to provide job placement service to work-ready individuals.

Food Community Employment Pathways Program


Online Credit Card Payment Option

Pay your over issuance or overpayment of CalWORKs and CalFresh benefits conveniently and securely via credit/debit card online! Click here to make a payment.

*Please note, this site is NOT for Courts or Central Collections payments.

Social Security Work Incentives

Social Security’s Ticket to Work program supports career development for people with disabilities who want to work. Social Security disability beneficiaries age 18 through 64 qualify. The Ticket program is free and voluntary. The Ticket program helps people with disabilities progress toward financial independence.  The Ticket program and Work Incentives allow you to keep your benefits while you explore employment, receive vocational rehabilitation and gain work experience.  For additional information, please call 866.968.7842.

Holiday Resource List

This list was compiled through our partnerships with numerous agencies serving the communities of San Bernardino County with the intent to distribute it to our communities and the agencies that serve them. It will be updated to include resources available through the end of the holiday season.

Download Holiday Resource List - English


Fireplace Replacement Incentive Program

SAVE MONEY, BREATHE EASY.  Receive a big discount when you retrofit your old wood burning fireplace with a new electric or gas clean-burning, energy-efficient unit.
Call 1-855-396-3833 or visit

Free GED Program

For referrals and information about the free GED program, call the Day Reporting & Reentry Services Center in your area:

Central  909.382.7800     |     High Desert  760.243.8269     |     West End  909.463.7557

Download Free GED Program - English


Free Cell Phones and Service for Low-Income Californians

California residents who receive Supplemental Security Income, CalFresh (formerly known as Food Stamps), Medi-Cal and other public assistance may be eligible to receive free cell phones and service.

2-1-1 San Bernardino County

2-1-1 is a toll-free phone number that provides information and referrals for health and social services. Dialing 2-1-1 is the quickest way to access non-emergency resources for your family, your neighbors and your employees.  Dial 2-1-1 or (888) 435-7565 or search the 2-1-1 database for information on:

  • Utility Assistance
  • Support Groups
  • Counseling
  • Child Care
  • Food, Clothing or Shelter
  • Crisis Assistance
  • Aid for Elderly

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

If you can’t afford to pay your home energy bill, your home may not be safe.  The LIHEAP program may be able to help keep you and your family safe and healthy. Please click on the program brochures below for additional information.

Additional Resources

Metrolink Mobility-4-All Program

Mobility-4-All. More access for more riders, with everyday discounts.
The Low-Income Fare discount is now Metrolink’s new Mobility-4-All program, offering eligible riders a 50% discount on any Metrolink ticket or pass. To qualify for the discount, riders must possess a valid EBT card issued by the state of California. No further application is needed.
Metrolink is proudly committed to providing safe, affordable and equitable transportation for all. Find out more here

Movilidad-Para-Todos. Más acceso para más usuarios, con descuentos diarios.
Nuestro descuento para tarifas de bajos ingresos es ahora el nuevo programa de Movilidad-Para-Todos de Metrolink, que ofrece a los usuarios elegibles un 50% de descuento en cualquier boleto o pase de Metrolink. Para calificar para el descuento, los usuarios deben poseer una tarjeta EBT válida emitida por el estado de California. No es necesario presentar una solicitud adicional.
Metrolink se compromete con orgullo a proporcionar un transporte seguro, asequible y equitativo para todos. Obtenga más información aquí:

America's Job Center of California website
San Bernardino Housing Authority website
San Bernardino County Human Resources website


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