Government Resources (Federal and State)
To receive text notifications from the Governor’s Office pertaining to COVID-19: text ‘LACOVID’ to 67283 or click here.
If you need assistance finding food, paying housing bills, accessing free childcare, or other essential services, dial 211.
NOTE: Financial assistance is NOT available through every 211 211.org also has a comprehensive list of available resources for the following needs:
Health insurance & medical expenses
Home Internet access
Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Mortgage, rent, and utilities payment assistance
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)/Food Stamps
Relief for “gig economy” workers and contractors
Mental health and crisis
Emergency Grants for Individuals
A guide to the stimulus: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/blog/guide-covid-19-economic-stimulus-checks/
Non-filers enter your payment info here: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/non-filers-enter-payment-info-here
Assistance of up to $1,000 per household for any independent worker in the U.S. who has primarily earned income through freelance work for at least one year and has experienced a recent, sudden, and unforeseen hardship or loss of income as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cash assistance to restaurant workers, care service drivers, deliver workers, personal service workers
Grants of up to $500 each for restaurant workers for all currently employed persons (at least 6 months) who work in locally owned independent food service businesses.
How to Implement Mutual Aid: (https://www.facebook.com/photo.php? fbid=10102825704937026&set=a.504413794126&type=3&theater)
Movement for Black Lives Policy Platform: https://m4bl.org/covid-19-platform/?fbclid=IwAR2rDZ2mWuj3mYjheob7HZif9VwVPsNHholOAth8pX6YiyqumHq0ZHKTzAU
Working Families Party Town Hall: https://www.facebook.com/watchparty/836985663445044/