COVID-19 UPDATE: All food distribution is temporarily suspended.
Other services will be conducted by phone only. More details here.




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Client Assistance: The building is closed to outside visitors, so all client meetings are via phone and email to reduce face-to-face contact.

Food Distribution: We are currently modifying our food program; please call our food hotline at 408 738-4321 x223.

Food Donations: We are currently suspending food and other in-kind donations.

Volunteering: For everyone’s safety, we are suspending most on-site volunteering until further notice.

Current Needs: Gift cards and monetary donations are greatly appreciated.


Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM


Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM | 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Important: Please note that we are currently not accepting food or other in-kind donations. Grocery Gift Cards and Monetary donations are greatly appreciated at this time; you may donate online, send or drop off your donation in the mail slot on our front door. Thank you!

TAX ID 94-1713897


Sunnyvale Community Services receives support from a variety of sources, including government grants, corporate donations, foundation grants, and individuals who want to help make a difference for their neighbors in need.


Our agency relies on the amazing dedication of volunteers to deliver food and other services to Sunnyvale residents in need of assistance. Individual adults, corporate groups, and church and organization groups are all welcome.

Need Help?

If you are a resident of Sunnyvale, CA and are experiencing a financial emergency, or if you find that after you pay your bills you don’t have money left to buy food, we are here to help.


Important News

A Statement Against Injustice

In response to recent events, SCS has released a statement against injustice and discrimination.

SCS Preparedness for COVID-19

SCS is committed to maintaining a healthy environment for all. Following guidelines established by the CDC and Santa Clara County Department of Public Health, SCS has implemented precautionary measures to limit the spread of germs and ensure the safe distribution of healthy food.

Click here for the latest updates-including the City of Sunnyvale's COVID-19 Residential Eviction Notice and the Santa Clara County Eviction Moritorium information.

Important 2020 Tax Changes

With the recent passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), there are a few provisions that are coming to light that are worthy of note including changes to cash donation deductibility for all taxpayers, and suspension of retirement account Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) for those 72 or older in 2020. Please see a brief overview, and we recommend you consult with your tax advisor for your specific circumstances.

SCS 2018-19 Annual Report

Click below to view our most recent Annual Report.


We are proud to announce that we are CARF accredited!


More Information

Backpack Day Registration

Every summer on Backpack Day, SCS distributes backpacks, school supplies, and more to Sunnyvale children. This year, Backpack Day is on July 27 and August 3. Learn more about registration here.

Become a Community Leader!

Our FREE program will train you to make an impact and become a leader in Sunnyvale. Contact Janette Brambila Ramirez, Community Navigator at or 408.738.4321 x212 or download the program flyer.

Este programa GRATUITO lo entrenará para hacer un impacto y convertise en un líder comunitario en Sunnyvale. Para más información, comunicase con: Janette Brambila Ramirez, Navegadora de la Comunidad o 408-738-4321 x 212 o descargar el folleto del programa.

Know your rights!

Download this PDF and know your rights in the event Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) comes to your door.

Emprime este PDF y conozca sus derechos en caso de que immigracion (ICE) llega a su puerta.

Immigration Raid Response

Google Funds Wrap-Around Housing Case Management

Google has announced $100,000 funding for Wrap-Around Housing Case Management for families who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness. Support from Google will fully fund one year of staffing for a Housing Case Manager.

Thank you Google!

Sobrato Family Foundation continues support for SCS programs and services

We are very thankful to the Sobrato Family Foundation for its many years of significant financial support of our mission to prevent homelessness and hunger in our local community. The Sobrato Family Foundation's efforts are critical to aiding our ability to enable individuals to meet their basic needs in these challenging times.