Coronavirus Resources

Coronavirus has created anxiety and fear throughout the community. Despite this, it is important to continue to support each other and to make sure we come out from this situation stronger than ever before. Sunrise Middle School is committed to keeping our students as safe as possible while at the same time maintaining our high quality of education.
Here are some resources that may aid you and your family in these tough times:

Free Vaccines for Anyone 12 and Older

You don’t need health insurance, and anyone is welcome, regardless of immigration status
Every day, including Sundays, at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds.

Date Time Location
24-May 11:30am-5:00pm Cristo Rey San Jose Jesuit High School
1389 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95116
25-May 11:30am-7:00pm Andew P. Hill High School
3200 Senter Rd, San Jose, CA 95111
26-May 11:30am-6:30pm Oak Grove High School
285 Blossom Hill Rd, San Jose, CA 95123
27-May 2:00pm-6:30pm Gilroy High School
750 W 10th St, Gilroy CA 95020

Help with Rent

Behind on rent due to Covid? State law provides some eviction protections until 6/30/21. Call community response hotline for info: 203-666-4472. For more information:

New Food Center

A new community outreach center has opened at 17th and Julian Streets, just seven blocks from Sunrise, to distribute free food to families from 12-5 pm every day except Wednesdays and Sundays.
No lengthy application required. The center is run by Lighthouse Church.

food center by Lighthouse Church

Free Food

San Jose COVID Food Relief Program. Free weekly groceries and meals delivered. Visit To qualify you must have suffered from unemployment or business interruptions due to COVID-19 business closures. You will not qualify if you receive CalFresh payments.

Help for Everything in COVID-19

This City of San Jose website has excellent information about help with the following during the COVID-19 pandemic:
food assistance, immigrant resources, housing, employment, health, and utilities.

At the top of the page, you can select what language you would like to see this in.

Undocumented Residents

Here are some websites with information for undocumented residents:

Important phone numbers:

  • For food – 1-800-984-3663
  • For rent issues – 1-800-551-5554

Free food

Summer Meals
  • No Kid Hungry Texting Line – Families may text “Food” or “Comida” to 877-877 to find free summer meals near them.
  • No Kid Hungry Meal Site Locator – Promote the website.
  • USDA Summer Meals Hotline – Call 1-866-348-6479. Families will receive assistance to find the location, meal times, and contact information for summer meals based on their full address, city, and/or zip code

During our school closure, we wanted you to know about places where you can get free food while your children are not being served meals at school.
Please note these food pantries:

  • Second Harvest Food Bank, 750 Curtner Ave. 8-5 Monday-Friday, 800-984-3663
  • Ecumenical Hunger Program (EHP), 2411 Pulgas Ave., 650-323-7781

Also, San Jose High School and Empire Gardens, Anne Darling, Grant, and Olinder elementary schools are distributing packaged breakfasts and lunches to any student under age 18 from 9-11 a.m. This will be a drive-up-and-go station; students may not eat at the school and must return home so that the coronavirus does not spread.

Free curbside food pickup
Where: Conxion To Community, 749 Story Rd. San Jose 95122 (rear of the building – look for the orange door)
When Every Wednesday from 12:30 – 2:30 pm

A map to more locations for free food can be found here.

Eviction Moratorium in San Jose

The San José City Council has enacted a temporary eviction moratorium in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The moratorium is in effect through April 17, and the City Council may extend it.

Bay Area Legal Aid has lawyers and translators to answer your questions on paying rent. Call this Spanish/English hotline, 800-551-5554. The Law Foundation of Silicon Valley also provides free advice in Spanish and English, at 408-280-2424.

Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Note to parents who cannot work because of their child’s school closures. You may be eligible for Unemployment Insurance Benefits.
Please call the OLSE Advice Line for help in determining eligibility and assistance with applications.
OLSE Advice Line: 1 (866) 870-7725


Chromebooks for students who don’t have access to a computer at home will be available for pick up at school.
If you need one leave a message on the school phone, 408-659-4785, and we will tell you the next time we will be at the office to give you one.
A parent must come with their student when picking up the Chromebook, and parents will be asked to fill out a waiver before the Chromebook is given to the student.

Internet Access

Getting access to the internet is more important than ever right now since our education has been moved online.

Luis Valdez Leadership Academy (LVLA) and Roberto Cruz Leadership Academy (RCLA)

Luis Valdez Leadership Academy (LVLA) and Roberto Cruz Leadership Academy (RCLA) are accepting registration forms from our 8th graders for high school in the Fall. You can register online from home.
Please go to the following websites.


Phone: (408) 659-4785


Address: 1149 E. Julian St, San Jose, CA 95116

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