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Family Engagement Institute

Key Resources

Please share key resources from reputable organizations with the Family Engagement Institute (FEI) at fei@fhda.edu.

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Free / Low-Cost Internet

  • Emergency Broadband Benefit: The Federal Communications Commission is helping eligible families pay for internet service during the pandemic. Includes up to $50/month for service.
  • Xfinity: All public hotspots freely available.
  • Comcast: Low-cost internet for low-income families.
  • AT&T: All public hotspots freely available.
  • Charter: Free spectrum boradband and Wi-Fi access.
  • T-Mobile: Unlimited data to all current customers who have plans with data.
  • Verizon: Waiving late fees and suspending services termination.
  • California Connects: California Community Colleges students are eligible for mobile hotspot services.
  • Keep Americans Connected Pledge: AT&T, Comcast, Charter, Cox, Google Fiber, Spring, Verizon, and T-Mobile will not disconnect any customers for temporary period regardless of payment status.
  • Foothill College: Foothill has a student Chromebook loaner program plus a $200 gift check to offset internet costs for spring quarter.  FEI will collect NCP student names, CW ID and submit the requests on a needs-bases.


Upcoming Event: Vaccination Clinic

FEI and Foothill College are excited to partner with the Santa Clara County Public Health to offer Free Walk-In Vaccine Clinics at Foothill Campus on Sunday, August 1, 2021.  The clinic will be offering both the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccine for students, families, and the community.  

For a map and fliers in English, Spanish, Vietnamese and Chinese, click here.

Food Distribution

Second Harvest

Fresh Approach

  • Mobile Farmer's Market: Flyer

Foothill College Virtual Food Pantry

  • Electronic Walmart Gift Card for $50-worth of Groceries
    Register Here


Rent Assistance

Housing Is Key


Domestic Violence

Call 9-1-1 if you are in immediate danger.
  • Next Door Solutions' 24-Hour Hotline at 408.279.2962: Obtaining food and basic needs, legal assistance and emergency shelter.
  • YWCA Silicon Valley at 1.800.572.2782: Immediate crisis assistance.
  • The National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1.800.799.7233. To create a safety plan, visit: Staying Safe During COVID-19.
  • Silicon Valley Law Foundation at 408. 280.2416: Legal services


Santa Clara County Office of Education

City of Mountain View

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