Community Resources

General Resource Lists

  • 211 OC: Search for a wide range of local resources, including food, healthcare, housing, financial support, etc.
  • Community Action Partnership: collected resources for food, children, seniors, healthcare, financial support, undocumented immigrants


Internet & Technology

  • NMUSD Tech Support: For student/parent tech support, call 714-424-5050
  • Emergency Broadband Benefit: Government program offers temporary discount on internet bills, up to $50 a month for qualifying low-income families
  • CA Dept. of Education: List of low-cost internet plans offered by various providers
  • Stay Connected OC: List of resources to get internet access
  • Internet Essentials: Low-cost internet plans, starting at $9.95 a month
  • Cox: Low-cost internet plans during the pandemic, two months free, then $9.95 a month
  • Verizon: Low-cost internet plans for qualifying families, starting at $19.95 a month



Family Services

  • Newport Mesa Family Resource Center: Provides social, educational, health and supportive services for all families
  • Human Options: Offers a variety of services for people experiencing domestic violence, including counseling and supportive services, emergency shelter, and transitional housing
  • COVID-19 Funeral Assistance: FEMA will provide financial assistance for funeral expenses related to COVID-19


Immigration & Legal Assistance

After-School & Neighborhood Programs

  • Boys & Girls Club Costa Mesa: Offers a variety of programs and services, including a Teen Center open Mon-Fri 2-7pm
  • Save Our Youth: Offering a variety of online classes and programs until they are able to reopen in person
  • Shalimar Learning Center: Offers a variety of programs to promote student success
  • Girls Inc.: Offers a variety of programs for girls, conducted virtually until they are able to reopen in person
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