Below is a list of regularly updated resources to help provide support during the COVID-19 crisis.

Students and Education

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YouthSource Centers

Assistance with support services including mentoring and counseling, work readiness and upcoming remote internships and virtual work-based learning opportunities. Click here for more information.

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COVID-19 Resources for Artists and General Public

Department of Cultural Affairs Community Art Centers have transitioned their services to an online model to provide opportunities for art instruction, art experiences, and creative pursuits during this time of physical distancing. Our Community Art Centers, historic sites, and art galleries are all represented. Go the DCA at Home page on the website, culturela.org, to view and take part in a variety of art experiences.

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L.A. Emergency Child Care Connection

L.A. Emergency Child Care Connection offers child care resources and services to City of L.A. emergency responders as well -- LAPD officers and sworn members of LAFD, the Port of Los Angeles, and Los Angeles World Airports as well as staff from our sanitation and personnel departments charged with protecting public health -- to help protect their families while they protect all Angelenos in this emergency. Click here to learn more.

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COVID-19 College Connect

The City of Los Angeles has partnered with L.A. Compact to support students with a counselor from their accepted college, high school, or a nonprofit partner to help navigate this process. More information here.

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LAUSD

LAUSD offers several resources for teachers, students, families, and staff during the COVID-19 crisis. Please visit their website for a full list of services, or call the District’s hotline numbers: 

  • Information for families: (213) 443-1300
  • Information for employees: (213) 241-2700

Counselors and mental health professionals are available to LAUSD students and families. To connect with a counselor, please call (213) 241-3840. The hotline is open weekdays from 6 AM. to 6 PM.

L.A. Public Library Online Resources

L.A. Public Library Online Resources

The Los Angeles Public Library has millions of books, audiobooks, DVDs and other resources available for public use –– and is hosting daily storytimes.  

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At-Home Learning Resources from PBS SoCal

PBS SoCal and KCET are offering broadcast programming and accompanying digital resources that adhere to California’s state curriculum requirements. Please visit their website for more information.

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Free Educational Documentaries

Netflix is providing free educational documentaries. Each title has accompanying educational resources available, which can be used by both students and teachers. These documentaries are currently available in English. Subtitles are available in additional languages. Please visit Netflix’s YouTube channel for more information.

California Department of Education

State Department of Education

The California Department of Education is working closely with local educational agencies to assist them in communicating with families and develop learning resources for schools that are closed. Please visit their website for more information.

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County Office of Education

The Los Angeles County Office of Education offers several resources for districts and schools to serve their students and staff during the COVID-19 crisis. Please visit their website for more information.

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Get Connected Los Angeles

The City of Los Angeles is helping to make sure everyone can connect to the Internet during this crisis. The City has partnered with the California Emerging Technology Fund and EveryoneOn to help Angelenos find options for low-cost internet services, access to computers, and digital literacy services.

Safety and Support

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COVID-19 Disabilities Resource Page

Information for People with Disabilities and those living with HIV. The site contains accessible PDFs and links to resources. It also includes systems advocacy and policy advocacy updates and tools. Click here for more information.

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Apply for a Slow Street in your Neighborhood

Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced a new program allowing local residents to gain access to more space for recreation activities in their neighborhoods, while protecting Angelenos from overcrowding on sidewalks and promoting social distancing. Click here to learn more and apply for a Slow Street in your neighborhood.

LAUSD Counseling Services

LAUSD Counseling Services

Counselors and mental health professionals are available to LAUSD students and families. To connect with a counselor, please call (213) 241-3840. The hotline is open weekdays from 6 AM. to 6 PM.

Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line

For free 24/7 support for a crisis counselor Text HOME to 741741. Please visit their website for helpful tips and more information.

Veteran Crisis Line

Veteran Crisis Line

The Veteran Crisis Line provides confidential 24/7 support to veterans, service members, National Guard and National Reserve personnel, and the friends and family of military personnel. Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves. Call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1, text 838255, or visit their website for more information.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. To reach the Lifeline, please call 1-800-273-8255 or visit their website.

LAPD Non-Emergency Hotline

LAPD Non-Emergency Line

If you are witnessing a crime in progress, or experiencing another non-life threatening situation that requires police response, dial 1-877-ASK-LAPD. A full list of non-emergency numbers and assistance in different languages is listed on the LAPD website. If you require immediate, emergency services please call 911.

LA County Dept. of Mental Health

County Department of Mental Health

The outbreak of COVID-19 impacts each person’s mental health in different ways. No matter how you’re feeling, the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health has supportive services available. Please visit their website for more information. For 24/7 help, please call their access line at (800) 854-7771.

Resources for people experiencing Domestic Violence

Resources for people experiencing Domestic Violence

If you, or someone you know, are a victim of domestic violence help is still available to you during this pandemic.  Please click here for how to access resources during the Safer at Home Order.

Testing and Health

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COVID-19 Contact Tracing

 

L.A. County Department of Public Health teams, along with hundreds of L.A. City workers, are working as contact tracers to help identify people who have come in contact with COVID-19 and limit the spread of this virus. Contact tracers can also help connect you to resources if you’ve tested positive or been in contact with someone with the virus. Your information is totally confidential. You can reach contact tracing teams at 1-833-540-0473 7 days a week from 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Learn more about how contact tracing works.

 

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Department of Aging Resource Directory

Information on how to access a number of different programs for seniors including; Meals, Pharmacy, Health/Mental, Cleaning, Caregiver Support, In Home Support, Social Connection, Fitness, Exercise, Information & Assistance, etc. Click here for more information.

City of L.A. COVID-19 Testing

City of L.A. COVID-19 Testing

The City of Los Angeles is providing free COVID-19 testing to Angelenos who need it most. To find out if you are eligible, visit the City’s testing portal

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L.A. County Department of Public Health

The City and County are working together to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health provides public health and safety information on the virus. Visit their website for more information.

 

CDC

Centers for Disease Control

The County and the City are working closely with the Centers for Disease Control to address the COVID-19 pandemic. 

COVID-19 State Resources

COVID-19 State Resources

The State of California’s COVID-19 website offers information on health, benefits, family leave, small business support, and other important resources.

Food and Supplies

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211LA Food Finder Tool

Use 211's interactive Food Finder map to locate food resources near you.

Food Resources in L.A. County

Food Resources in L.A. County

Click here for an official list of additional food resources near you in Los Angeles County.

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides federal grants to states for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk. Please visit their website for more information.

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Los Angeles Regional Foodbank

Find a local food pantry near you through the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank.

StreetsLA: List of Approved Farmers Markets

StreetsLA: List of Approved Farmers Markets

StreetsLA is taking critical steps to ensure the health and safety of Angelenos during the COVID-19 public health crisis while keeping essential services in our city moving. For details regarding services provided by StreetsLA, including authorized farmers markets, during the COVID-19 crises, please visit their website.

Senior Meals

Senior Meals

The City’s Department of Aging is distributing packaged and frozen meals for older adults enrolled in its meal program. 

LAUSD Meals

LAUSD Meals

Los Angeles Unified School District will continue providing nutritious meals to all students during the temporary closure of schools. The free meals are available at 64 Grab & Go centers across the city.

Workers and Renters

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Landlord/Tenant Hotline

Hotline designed to answer all landlord-tenant related inquiries and issues, particularly during this COVID-19 pandemic. Extended hours are in place from M-F 8:30am to 4:30pm, SAT and SUN 10am - 3pm. HCIDLA's hotline is 1-866-557-7368. Click here for more information.

Housing and Community Investment Department

FamilySource Centers

Services provided through HCIDLA's FamilySource Centers for low-income households negatively affected by COVID-19, including but not limited to financial help, food resources, and other community resources. Click here for more information.

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L.A. Emergency Child Care Connection

L.A. Emergency Child Care Connection offers child care resources and services to City of L.A. emergency responders as well -- LAPD officers and sworn members of LAFD, the Port of Los Angeles, and Los Angeles World Airports as well as staff from our sanitation and personnel departments charged with protecting public health -- to help protect their families while they protect all Angelenos in this emergency. Click here to learn more.

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LA Represents

LA Represents is an unprecedented legal assistance initiative to help thousands of Angelenos who are facing extreme hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information please click here.

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Banking

The City of Los Angeles is partnering with L.A. County’s Department of Consumer and Business Affairs and its Bank On Los Angeles County initiative led by the Center for Financial Empowerment to connect you to resources to open a safe and affordable bank account.  Learn more here.

Los Angeles Economic and Workforce Development Department

Los Angeles Economic and Workforce Development Department

Many residents of the City of Los Angeles have been negatively impacted by COVID-19. Many are faced with job loss or are struggling to keep their businesses operational. The City of L.A. and EWDD is here to help. Please visit their website for more information or call 213-744-7300.

California Employment Development Department (Unemployment)

California Employment Development Department (Unemployment)

If you have become unemployed or partially unemployed, you may file an unemployment claim. Use the information on this website to access unemployment related services and details.

COVID-19 Eviction Protection

COVID-19 Eviction Protection

Eviction Protection is available to assist residential renters who have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 health crisis.

LA Jobs Portal

LA Jobs Portal

The LA Jobs Portal enables unemployed or underemployed Angelenos to find and apply to job opportunities across all industries.

Businesses

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State Small Business Finance Center

The State's Small Business Finance Center helps businesses create and retain jobs, and encourages investment in low- to moderate-income communities. The SBFC has several programs to support small business, including a Disaster Relief Loan Guarantee, a Jump Start Loan Program and more. Click here for more info.

LA Regional COVID Fund

LA Regional COVID Recovery Fund

The Los Angeles Regional COVID-19 Recovery Fund is offering grants for micro entrepreneurs, small businesses and nonprofits in increments of $5,000 and $15,000. Apply at LACOVIDFund.org. City BusinessSource Centers can also provide assistance with grant applications: EWDDLAcity.com.

Business Source Centers

Business Source Centers

Technical assistance for COVID-19-related business loans and grants. Click here for more information.

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LA Represents

LA Represents is an unprecedented legal assistance initiative to help thousands of Angelenos who are facing extreme hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information please click here

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Logistics Victory LA (LOVLA)

Logistics Victory LA (LOVLA) is City of Los Angeles resource for linking suppliers of COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment with organizations in need of supplies.

L.A. CARES Corps

L.A. CARES Corps

L.A. CARES Corps is a partnership between the City and County of LA to provide small businesses with the help they need to apply for federal loans under the CARES Act.

LA Protects

LA Protects

This website from L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office provides information for companies and organizations interested in producing and requesting essential protective gear for Angelenos during COVID-19.

Information

My LA 311

MyLA311

The 311 Call Center provides various options to connect to a wide variety of non-emergency City services and general City information. Many requests can be made online.

211

211

211 LA is the central source for information and referrals for all health and human services in LA County. The line is open 24/7.

Immigrants

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City of L.A. Resource Guide

Find information on relief funds available for immigrant communities and other information compiled by the City of L.A. Click here for more.

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State of California COVID-19 Guidance for Immigrant Californians

Information from the State of California for immigrant communities during the COVID-19 crisis. Click here for more.