- Federal Stimulus Checks
To find out when your payment will be ready, see the official IRS website.
- LA County Resources
Call: 211. LA County Resources: Includes: Housing, Food, Mental Health, Legal, Etc
- City of LA: Covid Information & Testing Information
Up to date information on City ordinances and testing sites.
- County of LA Free Covid-19 Testing
Free Covid-19 tests for LA Country residents
- County of LA Vaccine Appointments
Check your eligibility, and schedule an appointment here.
- California LifeLine
Subsidized and free smart phone and service for eligible for low-income participants
- LA Map of Sanitation and Refresh Stations:
Map of hand-washing and sanitation stations for those who are unhoused.
Online AA Meetings
- Court Openings in LA County:
Up to date information and the openings and services of courts in LA County.
- Southern California Edison:
Suspension of Service Disconnections due to non-payment of bill
Suspension of Service Disconnections due to non-payment of bill, and payment plans offered during Covid-19
Federal assistance program for pay utility bills for qualifying low-income households
- My Low Cost Auto:
Low-cost auto insurance options for those that qualify
- My Health LA:
No Cost Healthcare program in LA County
Interim Guidance for HIV and Covid-19
TruConnect will provide you with a free 5-inch smartphone and free unlimited monthly calling and texting, plus free data through a special government benefit program called “LifeLine.” There are no bills, no credit checks, and no fees to participate in this free program.LifeLine is a government program that subsidizes phone service for low-income individuals in California, ensuring everyone can stay in touch.The LifeLine program is only available to eligible consumers who can provide documentation demonstrating eligibility for the program and only one LifeLine benefit is available per household. To receive a free smartphone and monthly service, you must meet the income-based or program-based eligibility guidelines. Qualifying programs include Medi-Cal, SNAP, Section 8, SSI, LIHEAP, National School Lunch Program, WIC, and more.
RESOURCE LISTS AND INDEXES
- LA County Crowdsource Resource List:
An index of resources in LA County, including: food, education, finanical, and resources for specific communities. Lots of links here!
- LA County & CA Covid-19 Resource Index – One Degree:
An index form the non-profit One Degree who strive to provide comprehensive, updated and accurate community resource information, these resources include: food, educational, financial, childcare, and other resources. During the COVID-19 outbreak we maintain that same commitment and are happy to provide this guide as a quick and effective reference to resources you might need during this period.
- LA Mutual Aid Google Form:
A community sign-up form for members of the Los Angeles community to offer skills, resources, supplies, space and time to community members who are affected by COVID – 19 and the most vulnerable among us.
Resource list for Los Angeles resources: food, financial, housing, and more.
- How to Support the Incarcerated during Covid-19:
Practical support guide for support individuals and loved ones who are currently incarcerated.
- Los Angeles LGBT Center Pride Pantry:
- 211 Food Services:
Free food is available for you or your family. Follow this link and enter your address to find local pantries where you can get free groceries, no questions asked
- LA Food Bank Pantry:
Where to access food pantries and food banks in LA County.
You may be eligible for CalFresh which provides monthly support so you can buy groceries. CalFresh food benefits can also be used online to buy groceries at Walmart or Amazon. Apply at this link, or call 1-866-613-3777.
- Every Table:
Low-cost food delivery and stores focused on access, and including underserved communities. Accepts EBT and food stamps.
- St. Francis Center:
Meal services, clothing closets,
showers/bathroom services, and rental and utility assistance programs
(over the phone) for homeless and low-income individuals in Los Angeles
- Elder Nutrition Program:
Low-cost food for seniors including meal delivery
- California’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Financial assistance for housing and rent. Funds are available on a first-come-first-serve basis and applications will be processed until the funds runs out.
- Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Federal rental assistance program made possible through the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. For eligibility and application, please visit website.
- LA Tenants Union:
Support and advocating around evictions, especially during Covid-19
- The People Concern:
Housing navigation support
- National Center for Trans Equality – Know Your Rights:
Resources and legal rights for accessing housing and homeless shelters as a trans individual
Housing navigation support
- Together We Rise:
Housing for Foster Youth, including those displaced by school closures: If you are or know of a foster youth that is staying at a college dorm room that is going to be closed due to the coronavirus, please email [email protected] and we will provide or help you find housing during this transition.
Free Storage for 30 days for college students during Covid-19
- Domestic Shelters:
Resource for locating local Domestic Violence Shelters and Support
- National Domestic Violence Hotline Covid-19 – English:
1-800-799-SAFE (7233) 24/7 Hotline / Text LOVEIS to 22522 / Staying Safe during Covid-19
- National Domestic Violence Hotline Covid-19 (Disponible en Español):
1-800-799-SAFE (7233) 24/7 Hotline / enviar de texto con un mensaje LOVEIS al 22522 / Mantenerse segurx durante COVID-19
- STOP Violence Program LA LGBT Center, (323) 860-5806:
Domestic violence with mental health and legal services support: (323) 860-5806 Warmline during busniess hours
- Anti-Violence Program LA LGBT Center, (323) 993-7673:
Services, including legal, for those who have experienced violence, discrimination, and harassment
- Clean Power Alliance
LADOT is conducting this study because, historically, data collected on transportation patterns has overrepresented travel by men, meaning our streets, buses, sidewalks, trains, bicycle networks and much more have not been designed with users of all genders in mind. The Changing Lanes study will collect data on the ways all residents get around the city and their neighborhoods to improve gender equity in
- Clean Jacks Cleaning Services
Get more info on this innovative new way that the FIGHT Magazine is trying to keep out of work bartenders and food services folx employed at this critical time.
TRANS SPECIFIC RESOURCES
- Covid-19 and Chest Binding:
Tips for healthy, safety and stretching in relation to respiratory infections.
- National Center for Trans Equality:
Tips for staying safe and planning ahead during Covid-19 crisis.
- National Center for Trans Equality – Know Your Rights:
Resources and legal rights that protect transgender folx
- gc2b Quarantine Tips for Parents and Children:
A helpful guide of suggestions and tips for Parents quarantined with their Trans/GNC/ENBY/Queer children.
EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES
- Spectrum Internet – Free for Students:
Free internet access for households with K-12 students. To enroll with no fees, call: (844) 488-8395
At home learning resources
At home learning Resources
- LAUSD Learn at Home:
Free online learning resources.
- Amazing Educational Resources:
Index/List of FREE educational subscriptions
- ST Math:
Free online math instruction
- LA Public Library:
Free online resources from the Public Library
- LA Jobs Portal (Disponible en Español):
Job board and resources for those impacted economically.
- Employment Development Department:
- State of California Unemployment guidance sheet for Covid-19.
- Labor & Workforce Development:
California Employment Rights During Covid-19
- OnWard CA:
California resource for those impacted by job loss during Covid-19, including training, job search and connection to other essential resources
- CA Franchise Tax Board:
60 Day Extension to file California taxes
- USBG Charity Foundation:
Bartender Emergency Financial Assistance Grant
- One Fair Wage:
Emergency Relief Fund for Service Workers
Index of Emergency Relief Funds for Artists & Non-Profits
- LA Economic Development:
Resources for Small Businesses and Workers during Covid-19, including small business loans
- We Are Soze:
Artist + Activist Relief Fund
- LA Department of Cultural Affairs:
Emergency Relief Fund for Artists who had projects cancelled
- The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.
- National Alliance on Mental Illness in Orange County:
- Orange County Warmline: (714) 991-6412 Providing emotional support and Orange County resources. Times: 9 a.m. – 3 a.m. (Mon. – Fri.) & 10 a.m. – 3 a.m. (Sat. – Sun.)
- Los Angeles County Warmline: (855) 952-9276 Providing emotional support and Los Angeles resources. Times: 10 p.m. – 6 a.m. (Mon. – Sun.) 7 nights a week.
- Chat option available online.
- Mental Health Support Line for California:
California now has a warm line, which will be staffed by trained counselors during the hours listed below. Californians in need of mental health support or resources can call or text. (855) 845-7415. Available hours: Mondays to Fridays: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturdays: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
- Crisis Text Line:
Crisis Text Line: Text “HOME “to 741-741. Text Hotline available 24/7 staffed with counselors
- National Mental Health Services Disaster Hotline:
Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor. SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
- Queer Healing Oasis:
Trans/GNC LCSW who offers trans/gnc therapy private pay and sliding scale services, included donation-based groups.
- Virus Anxiety:
Resources on stress and anxiety management during the Pandemic
- Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health:
Index of Covid-19 resources / 24/7 Hotline: (800) 854-7771
MEDITATION & MINDFULNESS APPS
- UCLA Guided Meditations (Disponible en Español):
Free guided mindfulness and meditation excercises
- Oprah & Deepak 21:
21 Day Free Meditation App
Free Mediation App
- Insight Timer:
Large library of guided meditation excercises
- Down Dog Fitness Apps – Free for Healthcare Workers:
Short sign up form
- Headspace – Free for Healthcare Workers:
Free through the end of the year for providers who know their NPI #
RESOURCES FOR UNDOCUMENTED INDIVIDUALS
- County of LA Office for Immigrant Affairs:
See Flyers in English & Spanish
- California Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance:
Resource list for folx who live in California and are Undocumented.
- Immigrants Rising:
List of resources to help undocumented immigrants navigate the crisis.
- Coalition for Humane Immigrants Rights:
Information and Hotline for Undocumented folx who think they might be sick: (888) 624-4752. In California, immigrants have a right to medical care, without regard to their immigration status.
CULTURAL EXPERIENCES AND ACTIVITIES
- Natural History Museum of LA Online:
Online access to information and exhibits at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles.
- Visit National Parks Virtually – Google:
Online access to National Parks in the US via Google Earth
- Arts & Culture Landmarks and Museums – Google:
Online access to cultural landmarks and museums around the world.
- Social Distancing Festival:
Collaboration of Artists around the world to share the works in progress and new works inspired by current times
- Kitchen Qurantine with Massimo Bottura:
Free Italian Cooking Classes