COMMUNITY 108-116 San Jose, CA 95131 Phone number: 408-573-9686

COMMUNITY RESOURCES
BY
NAYNA PATEL

HEALTH

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North East Medical Services

Name of the organization or Agency:
North East Medical Services Address: 1715 Lundy Avenue

Suites 108-116 San Jose, CA 95131 Phone number: 408-573-9686
Email: [email protected] Hours of operation: Mon -Sat 8:30 AM -12:00 PM, 1:00 PM
-5:00 PM

Closed on Sun
Cost of services: Sliding scale available Eligibility requirements: NEMS accept
patients with Medi-Cal, Medicare, Healthy Kids,

Covered California plans, private insurance plans, and uninsured
patients

Contact person for the organization:
Telephone system for reaching to the departments you need or speak with the
operator

Services Offers North East Medical Services
features various services like for Internal Medicine and Family Practice.
Children covered through various Pediatric services. Last but not least Dental
treatments and Basic laboratory tests are available on site at affordable cost.
Medication and Pharmacy services covered through nearby retailers. At NAMES
skilled staff provides multilingual services to better understand patient needs
and concerns. Medical devices with digital technology used at NEMS for Dental
and Radiology Department such as x-ray systems. These advancements provides
increased accuracy and patient safety which results into better turn-round time
for patient and clinical staff. Archiving systems like PACS (Picture Archive
and Communication System) has been used by the Radiology Departments for
navigation of X-ray images across hospitals and departments to achieve speed
and accuracy.

 

How it helps?

At NEMS patients with various medical insurance coverage can take
benefits of its services. These programs includes Medi-Cal, Medicare, Healthy
Kids, Covered California plans, private insurance plans, and uninsured
patients. NEMS accepts patients served by Physicians Medical Group of San Jose,
Valley Health Plan and Santa Clara Family Health Plan. At NEMS it utilizes Electronic
Health Records (EHR) systems to digitize traditional paper records and medical
charts. This movement is towards to the step of paperless office. EHR increases
betterment of electronic health records and provides up-to-date health
information. The EHR system that NEMS uses is secure and complies with Health
Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements.

 

 

NUTRITION

Family Harvest Program

Name of the organization or Agency:
Family Harvest Program
Address: 1440 S Main St, Milpitas, CA 95035
Phone number: (800) 984-3663
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm
Cost of services: Free and participation may require to qualify for some
programs depends on

participants need.
Eligibility requirements: low income families, individuals and seniors
Contact person for the organization: Kate Wilson

 

Service offers

The ultimate goal of Second Harvest Food
Bank’s Family Harvest Program is to feed additional nutritional food to beneficial
and aged people. In addition to that but not limited they also provides similar
services to low-income people with children of age less than 27. Counties like
Santa Clara and San Mateo are benefited by this awesome program. The most
noticeable program called “brown bag” provides nutrition rich groceries to
short income seniors and physically challenged individuals. This “brown bag”
program runs twice a month. A healthy growing children needs proper nutrition
rich food which is delivered through Children’s Nutrition program for the
children who are at risk of chronic hunger. Geo coverage acquired by their
mobile program which delivers fresh fruits and vegetables. People can also buy
their choice of food and groceries at affordable rate using their EBT card
issued by their CalFresh program. This card works at most of the farmer markets
running near program covered areas.

How it helps? Services offered by Second Harvest Food Bank covers
low-income people, children and seniors with their variety of programs. The
goal for these services is to provide nutrition rich, free, healthy and cost
effective food and groceries. This services not only provides food to remote
areas but also provides ample resources to find food assistance programs, and
gain access to the resources available to them. Programs like Food Stamp
Outreach helps eligible households within days. These services also educates beneficiaries
for nutrition, health, and food safety by organizing workshops.

 

 

CHILD CARE

Community Child Care Council of Santa Clara County

Name of the organization or Agency:
Community child care council of Santa Clara County

Address: 150 River Oaks Parkway, Suite
F-1 San Jose, CA 95134 Phone number: (408) 487-0749 Email: Depend upon need
they will assist the person Hours of operation: Mon-Thu 8:30am to 4:45pm,
Friday 8:30pm to 12:45pm

Cost of services: None for general
public Child Care R&R Services. Vary for Subsidized Child care and other
programs.

vary according to the income Contact
person for the organization: Alfredo Villasenor

Services Offers Alternative
Payment and Family Daycare Network programs run by subsidized child care
programs helps low-income peoples, former CalWorks participants and those
families who needs to work or attend trainings. This help is in the form of
subsidies provided by above mentioned programs. Key programs like CalWORKS
child care resource and referral programs provides specialized child care
counseling and referral services to CalWorks participants participating in cash
programs. The same programs also offers confidential and free assistance. It
helps to locate licensed family day care center and children care options.
Beneficiaries of such programs are infants, preschool and school-age children.

 

How it
helps?

Santa
Clara County, California has access to these services. These provides free and
confidential referral services to the parents who are residents of Santa Clara
County. Parents with low income can receives services by 4C council. It offers
seven different subsidized child care programs. Using these services they can pay
child care service cost fully or partially based on their financial conditions.
To receive these benefits from above mentioned programs these parents must meet
the specified requirements for individual program.

 

 

EMPLOYMENT

The Department of Employment and Benefits Services (DEBS)

Name of the organization or Agency: Social Service Agency County
of Santa Clara financial Assistance (DEBS) Address: Employment and Benefit
Services Application Center 1861 Senter Rd. San Jose CA 95112 Phone number: 408-758-3600
Email: [email protected] Hours of operation: Mon to Friday 8am to
5pm Cost of services: None for the low income family Eligibility requirements:
CalWORKs recipient or be employed and have received CalWORKs cash aid in the
last 12 months. Refer to the California Work Opportunities and Responsibility
to

Kids (CalWORKs) for eligibility
requirements for cash aid.

Contact person
for the organization: At the application center they will direct you according
to your eligibility.

Services
offers DEBS the Department of Employment and Benefits Services is an
organization which runs

Employment Assistance programs. This
program is helpful to the families with little or no

income. They have variety of publicly
funded programs which benefits to the people in need if

they meet the eligibility requirements.

 

How it helps?

DEBS employment programs such as CalWorks Employment Services
(CWES) program provides the job preparation workshops, job search assistance,
employment counselor, job related training or education guidance. The purpose
of these services is for cash-aid recipients to find a job and achieve self
sufficiency through upward mobility. The Cash Assistance Program is helpful for
the families with children to receive cash assistance if they met the
eligibility requirement and also they have General Assistance program in case
eligibility requirement doesn’t match for the cash assistance. It is County
funded cash assistance program which helps individual and couples who have no
other means of sufficient support.

 

 

HOUSING

Housing Authority Santa Clara County

Name of the organization or Agency:
Housing Authority Santa Clara County Address: 505 West Julian Street San Jose,
CA 95110 Email: [email protected]

Hours of operation: Monday-Thursday
7:30am to 5:00pm and every other Friday 7:30am to 5:00pm Phone number: (408)
275-8770 Email: [email protected] Cost of services: Owner
Rents, Rent Reasonableness and Payment Standards can be found at
https://www.scchousingauthority.org/assets/1/6/HCV_Admin_Plan_Chapter_9.pdf
Eligibility requirements: Public housing agencies (PHA) determine the
eligibility requirements by their standards depending on it Very low income
families or low income families, Moderate income families that qualify will
have the voucher assistance. Contact person for the organization: Heloise Mata

Services Offers The housing
choice voucher program is the federal government’s program for assisting very
low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford housing in the
private market. It’s called the Section 8 program. It is federally funded
rental subsidy for low income households living in privately owned rental
units. Family which is participating in this program will pay portion of their
gross income toward the rent and the agency which is helping in this program
will pay the

rest of the
rent amount to the landlords. There are other subsidized programs too where low
income families can get help. For that contact the PHA office in San Jose.

 

How it helps?

Participants in this program are eligible to choose
apartments, single family homes and townhomes which meet minimum standards of
health and safety determined by PHA. Depend upon eligibility sometimes families
which is participating in this program can purchase modest home too.