The County of Santa Clara Social Services Agency's mission is to provide resources and opportunities in a culturally responsive manner to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting, educating, and empowering individuals and families. Our vision is to serve, empower, and transform.

SSA News Room

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Get free help filing your taxes if you make less than $57,000 a year. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance centers provide
free and trustworthy tax prep right in our community! Find a location near you at

¿Sabía que no necesitas pagarle a alguien para que te ayuden a presentar tus
impuestos si ganas menos de $57,000 al año? ¡Los centros voluntarios de Asistencia
Tributaria brindan preparación de impuestos gratis y confiable en nuestra
comunidad! Encuentre una ubicación cerca de ti en

您是否知道,如果您的年收入低于 57,000 美元,则无需花钱请人帮助您报税?义工所得


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Santa Clara County Meals on Wheels program provides older adults with support and nutritious Meals.

Read the article featuring Meals on Wheels.

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Public Charge is a legal term that describes certain immigrants who the Federal Government believe may become dependent upon the government. Every family's situation is different, we encourage residents to consult with legal service providers when making decisions for themselves and their families.
Learn more about Public Charge and the free help available

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Express Lanes START will make the I-880 Express Lanes more affordable for Bay Area residents earning a low income. Drivers who meet eligibility requirements can apply and, if approved, will get at least 50% off all tolled trips in the I-880 Express Lanes using FasTrak®.

Learn more about the program and see if you are eligible.

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Main Office
353 West Julian Street
San Jose, CA 95110
Media Inquiries: (408) 755-7760
Client Comment Line: (408) 755-7770
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