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.
Eligibility to this free program requires individuals or families to have an Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) of $72,000 or less in 2020, or qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). To Self-Prepare your tax return in English click here or in Spanish click here. You earned it. Claim it! For IRS certified support to assist you with tax return questions and guidance call 909-515-8715, or the IRS Taxpayer hotline 800-829-1040. For additional information see the flyers below.
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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.
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.
The Resource Databank (RDB) provides a list of resources (education, training, emergency services, etc.) and employment opportunities as a public service to the community.
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 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:
This free, easy-to-use guide, provides basic information on health, nutrition and other public programs in California.
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.