Resources for Living in the Community

Affordable Connectivity Program/Federal Communications Commission The FCC announced an Emergency Broadband Benefit that provides high-speed internet discounts for eligible households up to $50/month. Eligible households may also receive a discount of up to $100 for the purchase of a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers.
Basic Needs Support Cal Poly’s Basic Needs Programs seeks to ensure that all students have access to the resources needed to focus on education and success at Cal Poly.
California Courts - Small Claims Court Judicial Council of California Legal assistance, California law, and representing yourself in small claims court.
California Tenants Rights A guide to residential tenants' and landlords' rights and responsibilities.
CAPSLO/Utility Assistance/HEAP CAPSLO operates the federal HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) for San Luis Obispo County. HEAP assists low-income households with a once-a-year payment toward their utility bills (gas, propane, or electric).
Family Care Network Housing (foster youth specific) Affordable, secure housing, combined with support services for homeless families or those at risk of homelessness, and current or former Transitional Age Foster Youth (ages 16 to 24) to help them become successfully self-sufficient.
Get Ready SLO Local emergency preparedness information. Learn how to prepare for an emergency, current emergency information, and recovery after emergency. 
Housing & Homelessness Resource List Housing and Homelessness Resource/Information List provided by Public Saftey SLO.
Housing Authority SLO (HASLO) Housing The Housing Authority of San Luis Obispo (HASLO) is committed to improving the communities of San Luis Obispo County by providing quality affordable housing and resident services.
Home Share SLO Bringing together people with an extra bedroom with those who are seeking housing they can afford. 
People's Self Help Housing We own and manage rental housing in three counties, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura. Our properties are located in rural, urban and coastal areas. Every one of our developments is different, and they are as diverse as their host communities.
Railroad Safe Parking

Railroad Safe Parking offers individuals living in their cars a safe place to park overnight. Case management is not required to participate in services. Services include: On-site port-a-potty and handwashing station and access all day services at 40 Prado (showers, meals, laundry, medical care)

SLO Housing Code Enforcement Code Enforcement staff investigate potential building code and land use violations in response to citizen complaints and actively patrol for violations of property maintenance standards.
SLO Solutions - Mediation Services SLO Solutions offers free conflict resolution services to all City of San Luis Obispo residents, funded by a partnership between the City of San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly, Cuesta College, and Creative Mediation.
SLO Legal Assistance Foundation SLOLAF provides free legal assistance on civil matters to eligible low-income residents of San Luis Obispo County


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