Many tenant rights organizations and legal service providers have switched to phone counseling or appointment-only meetings due to the Stay-in-place order. You can find a list of how to get in touch with them all here.
There are many excellent resource guides available right now. We recommend you start with the one by Bay Rising, a comprehensive guide for the Bay Area, searchable by city or county, and available in English, Spanish, and Chinese.
• Office of Economic and Workforce Development: San Francisco’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development has information about federal, state, and local resources for workers and employers in a clearly laid out website. For more questions. call the Worker Information Line at 415-701-4817 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org 7 days a week, 8am-6pm.
• Click here to search ProPublica's database to see if your address is covered by the Federal CARES Act, which offers some tenant protections.
• Legal Aid at Work: FAQs: The guide discusses how to file a claim for Unemployment Insurance benefits or disability, how to access paid sick leave, and what resources undocumented workers, independent contractors, and gig workers have access to. They discuss discrimination at work, reasonable accommodations for workers with a disability such as a compromised immune system, and much more. Languages: English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese