COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

The following list is a combination of local, state and federal resources to help community members stay informed, and get assistance if needed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Community Support Resources

  • Los Angeles County Residents Can Call 2-1-1 24/7 information line for a wide variety of resources available in the County, including food, housing, transportation, income/employment, mental healthcare, crisis services, older adult services and more.
  • One Degree Find resources available in the County, including food, housing, transportation, income/employment, mental healthcare, crisis services, older adult services and more.

Income / Employment

  • Unemployment Insurance Employees impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can apply if they were laid off, quarantined, had their hours cut, and/or need to stay home to care for their children due to the recent closure of schools.
  • Paid Family Leave Employees unable to work to care for a sick or a quarantined family member with COVID-19
  • Disability Insurance Employees prohibited to work by a medical professional for having or being exposed to COVID-19

Food Resources

  • Los Angeles Food Bank Pantry Locator
  • Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children If you’re pregnant or a caretaker of a child under age five and your income has been affected by recent events, you may qualify for WIC. Applying is easy and you will receive your food benefits within a few days. Apply online or text APPLY to 91997
  • CalFresh Website. The state of California has authorized an emergency CalFresh benefit allotment for eligible households. You may apply online or on the DPSS Mobile App.
  • Older Adult Nutrition: Call 800.510.2020 for senior meal pick-up sites.
  • Meals for Students Visit the website to find the school feeding site near you.

Substance Abuse Services

  • Los Angeles Centers for Alcohol and Drug Abuse (L.A. CADA) 1-562-906-2676. L.A. CADA offers outpatient, intensive outpatient and residential treatment services including Medication Assisted Treatment for adults (ages 18+) with substance use or co-occurring disorders. Adolescent (ages 12-17) substance use services are provided in an outpatient setting including Medication Assisted Treatment.

Peer Support / Mental Health Services

  • California Peer-Run Warm Line (24/7) 1.855.845.7415 For peer-run non-emergency emotional support
  • Department of Mental Health Access Line 1.800.854.7771 Need assistance for mental health? Please call for general services, urgent care centers; locate local mental health clinics, food banks, jobs, community activities, etc.
  • SAMHSA's Disaster Distress Line (24/7) 1.800.985.5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
  • Suicide Prevention Text Hotline. Text CONNECT to 741741. This is a 24/7 crisis support line with trained counselors. Or call 800.273.8255 or 800.854.7771.