San Jose COVID Food Relief Program is a temporary food program that delivers local delicious groceries to high-risk individuals for COVID-19 or those who have faced economic hardships due to COVID-19. Eligible participants can receive groceries delivered once per week that includes fresh produce, whole grains, and protein.


Thank you for your interest in the San Jose COVID Food Relief Program. We have reached the max capacity for the program. Below are additional food relief programs in the South Bay.

– Second Harvest: (408) 266-8866
– Loaves and Fishes: (408) 922-9085
– Meals on Wheels/ Sourcewise: (408) 350-3200 click 4
– Health Trust: (408) 961-9870
– Food Connection: (800) 984-3663

If you are a current participant and need assistance, please all 408.351.8238, and we’ll respond to your inquiry as soon as possible. You can also email us at

Who qualifies

Residents in San Jose who need access to healthy and nutritious meals and meet one of the following criteria: 

  • Any individual that meets the CDC definition of individuals at high risk for severe illness from COVID-19
  • Individuals who have suffered from employment or business interruptions due to COVID-19 related business closures and do not currently have other assistance in purchasing food or cooking meals on a consistent basis.


Anyone who currently receives state or federal food assistance such as CalFresh or other home-delivered meals or groceries.

How to become a participating restaurant

Fill out the online application here.

For more San Jose COVID Food Relief Program details, see our frequently asked questions.