Covid19 District 64
Community Resources

This document is an edited version of the original one. This document is being edited to include resources that are focused in the Assembly District 64 region, including Carson, Compton, Watts, Wilmington, Rancho Dominguez, North Long Beach, Broadway-Manchester, Harbor Gateway, and Willowbrook. This list is being consistently updated with new resources that we are able to find. You can find the original version of this resource list here. 

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COVID-19 VAccinations

L.A. County residents can reserve free vaccine appointments and eligibility has been expanded for those with underlying health conditions/disabilities.

Check eligibility and register at: https://myturn.ca.gov/

Populations

Categories under this heading include: food, housing, health, transportation, and education and are separated into three general categories: children and youth, adults, and elderly.

Food for all:

To find various food banks, LAUSD sites, and other food resources, check out this website.

  • Every table is offering meals to EVERYONE. Food distribution for seniors who need food brought to their homes. Food available for students. Food distribution centers that can distribute food to a group of people. If you need 10-10,000 meals, reach out to Everytable at (323) 458 – 6487. For more info, click here!
  • Long Beach Community Table. You can submit a food request directly here.

Food banks in Compton

  • Compton Chamber of Commerce (Thursday, Friday, Saturday from 11am-2pm (1500 East Rosecrans Ave. in Compton); food available for seniors, veterans, and disabled individuals without transportation
  • ICCDYF – Thursday at 12pm (V.F.W. 303 E Palmer Ave, Compton 90221)
  • East Rancho Dominguez Svc Ctr (4513 E Compton Blvd Compton, CA 9022) Phone: (310) 603-7401

Children and Youth (0-17)

  • Food: Free breakfast (9am – while supplies last) and free lunch (11am – while supplies last) provided by Eastside Riders for student in Watts community Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays. (For more info, click here!)
  • Food: Monday – Friday (11am – 2pm) 2301 Bellevue Ave., Los Angeles 90026 (For more information, click here!) .
  • Food: The city of Lynwood is offering supper meals for kids ages 1-18 (For more information, click here!).
  • Education: FB Group for parents to get support with home learning
  • Education: MIND Research Institute is offering no cost access to a free math instructional program for students in grades K-8 (For more information, click here!)
  • Education: Amplifier is providing FREE artwork and teaching tools to adults who are now facilitating at-home learning. (To request more information, click here!)

Adults (18-64)

  • Housing: STUDENTS/ FOSTER YOUTH
    • 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 info@togetherwerise.org and they will provide or help you find housing during this transition.
  • Housing: The Los Angeles Tenants Union is providing support around evictions. Find your local union at: https://latenantsunion.org/en/locals/

Eldery (65+)

Unhoused

  • Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority: Resources for individuals and households experiencing homelessnes or at-risk of becoming homeless. https://www.lahsa.org/

Employment Issues

Please visit https://www.edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019.htm for BENEFITS FOR WORKERS IMPACTED BY COVID-19 and also heck out the EDD’s Frequently Asked Questions: https://edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019/faqs.htm
For a run-down of labor laws in California, please visit: https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2020-03-12/coronavirus-labor-law-know-your-rights-california-worker

paid family leave

Paid family leave is available for those who stay home because they need to take care of someone who has contracted the virus (Covid-19) or who has been quarantined (must be certified by a medical professional). Learn how to file a Paid Family Leave Claim HERE.

Disability Benefits/Paid Sick Leave

Disability benefits /paid sick leave are available for those who have actually contracted the virus themselves or who have been exposed to it and are quarantined (must be certified by a medical professional in the case of Disability Benefits). Learn how to file a Disability Insurance Claim HERE.

unemployment benefits

Unemployment benefits are available to those whose hours have been reduced or who have lost their job due to coronavirus measures (and it also applies to those who choose to stay home due to underlying health issues making them more vulnerable). The Governor has waived the 1 week wait time and the person may not be required to be actively looking for work (as is usually required). Learn how to file an Unemployment Insurance Claim HERE.

  • Unfortunately though, this benefit is not available to undocumented persons whose hours are reduced or lose their job for reasons related to COVID-19, etc.
  • SCHOOL CLOSURES: If your child’s school is closed and you have to miss work to care for them. You might qualify for Unemployment Insurance benefits. Learn how to file an Unemployment Insurance Claim HERE.

Worker’s Compensation

Worker’s comp is available for those who are unable to do their usual job because they were exposed to and contracted Covid-19 while in the regular course of their job (i.e. healthcare workers)

Student Loans

For individuals with federal student loans, they are looking at offering deferment options and 0% interest rates for a limited amount of time. Please learn more at their website here: https://studentaid.gov/announcements-events/coronavirus

Health Care

Covered California has a special open enrollment period due to COVID-19. To learn more and to apply for coverage, visit their website here: https://www.coveredca.com/individuals-and-families/getting-covered/special-enrollment/

Tax Assistance

Directly from the Employment Development Department: “Employers experiencing a hardship as a result of COVID-19 may request up to a 60-day extension of time from the EDD to file their state payroll reports and/or deposit state payroll taxes without penalty or interest. A written request for extension must be received within 60 days from the original delinquent date of the payment or return.

For questions, employers may call the EDD Taxpayer Assistance Center.

  • Toll-free from the U.S. or Canada: 1-888-745-3886
  • Hearing impaired (TTY): 1-800-547-9565
  • Outside the U.S. or Canada: 1-916-464-3502”

(For more information, click here!)

Resources Based on Type of Employment

  • For resources for freelance artists, click here and here!
  • For resources for bartenders, click here!

Financial support

Households must meet all three of the following criteria to be eligible for assistance through the Angeleno Card initiative:

  • Households in the City of Los Angeles;
  • Households with total annual incomes that fell below the federal poverty level prior to the COVID-19 crisis; and
  • Households that have fallen into deeper economic hardship during the crisis because at least one household member has lost a job or experienced a reduction in income of at least 50%.

Stimulus / Economic Impact Checks

If you filed 2018 or 2019 taxes, then no action needed. Checks are starting to be mailed this week and direct deposits are already happening. If you don’t file taxes, you can enter your information here: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus-tax-relief-and-economic-impact-payments

Service Planning Areas

Resources for food, housing, health, transportation, and education visit: https://foodoasis.la/organizations

Services/Issues/Other

Clothing

Miss Rodgers Neighborhood: 657-465-5267 or the411@missrodgershood.org

WIC services

WIC clinics under South Los Angeles Health Projects will remain open to the community. We will be remotely issuing participants food benefits onto their WIC cards to avoid families from going out given our COVID-19 pandemic. For those families that have not yet gotten the new WIC card and wish to locate the nearest WIC clinic to them please call or visit the following website for further guidance and assistance:

mental health

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

  • Access Center 24/7 Helpline
  • (800) 854-7771
  • (562) 651-2549 TDD/TTY
  • https://dmh.lacounty.gov

Sliding scale clinics that provide low fee psychotherapy:

  • Wright Institute Los Angeles (West LA)
    11845 W Olympic Blvd #505W, Los Angeles, CA 90064
    424-371-5191
    Wila.org

  • Maple Center- Beverly Hills (They see kids and adults)
    9107 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
    (310) 271-9999

  • Southern California Counseling Center (mid city)
    5615 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90019
    (323) 937-1344

  • Rose City Counseling Center (Pasadena)
    595 E Colorado Blvd #418, Pasadena, CA 91101
    (626) 793-8609

Domestic Violence

If you are concerned about being quarantined in an unsafe home situation or need help, all DV shelter resources are generally available on: domesticshelters.org

The National Domestic Violence Hotline is also available 24/7 at 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) or 1-800-787-3223 (TTY)

Other Resources

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