ADDITIONAL LOCAL RESOURCES/RECURSOS LOCALES ADICIONALES 

(last updated July 12, 2022)

General Resources/Recursos Generales
  1. Mutual Aid Network/Red de ayuda mutua: https://www.mutualaidla.org/
  2. Los Angeles County One Degree COVID-19 Resource Guide/Guía de recursos de COVID-19 en el Condado de Los Ángeles: https://about.1degree.org/covid-19-la-en
  3. For the Children Bilingual CoronaVirus Resource Guide/Para los niños Guía bilingüe de recursos de CoronaVirus: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1AOq3PUTVF2cI10FYPLt53FcbyJlk-usC/view
Food Assistance/Assistencia Alimentaria 
  1. Pandemic EBT Card/Tarjeta EBT para pandemia: https://www.cdss.ca.gov/home/pandemic-ebt
  2. Sign up for reduced price produce boxes/Regístrese para cajas de productos a precio reducido: https://airtable.com/shrleQyPrPxXOHKFu
  3. Need free diapers & formula? Check availability and make an appointment with the Koreatown Youth+Community Center!  
    ¿Necesita pañales y fórmula gratis? ¡Contacte el centro comunitario y juvenil de Koreatown para consultar disponibilidad y hacer una cita! 
    Contact/Contacto: Ima Figueroa: (213) 365-7400 [ext. 5126]/ e-mail/correo electrónico: email hidden; JavaScript is required
  4. Reality LA Center/Fountain Avenue Baptist Church/Iglesia Bautista Fountain Avenue 4903 Fountain Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029
    1. Free breakfast [10 AM] and supper [4 PM] Monday – Friday
      Desayuno gratis [10am] y cena [4pm] de lunes a viernes
  5. SELAH Meals & Shower Programs/Programas de comidas y duchas SELAH: https://www.selahnhc.org/
    1. Tuesday Showers/Duchas los martes [9-10:30 AM] @ Echo Park United Methodist Church [parking lot off Reservoir St]/Iglesia Metodista Unida de Echo Park [estacionamiento junto a la calle Reservoir St]: 
       1226 N Alvarado St, Los Angeles, CA 90026
    2. Saturday Supper Program/Programa de Cena del sábado [1-4 PM] @ Silverlake Presbyterian Church/Iglesia Presbiteriana Silverlake 2930 Hyperion Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027
  6. The Hope Center – Reality LA Church https://realityla.com/about/the-hope-center/
    1. Hot Meals 2-3 times a day
      Comidas calientes 2 a 3 veces al día  
    2. (323) 883-1812 – email hidden; JavaScript is required 
  7. Immigrants Charitable Foundation/Fundación benéfica para inmigrantes: https://immigrantscf.org/
    1. Food Distribution every Friday – Santa Monica Blvd / Normandie
      Distribución de alimentos todos los viernes – En la Santa Monica Blvd y Normandie
    2. Social Services, Counseling, Immigration Assistance
      Servicios sociales, Asesoramiento, Asistencia de inmigración
      (213) 325-5056 – email hidden; JavaScript is required
  8. The L.A. County Department of Public Social Services/El Departamento de Servicios Sociales Públicos del Condado de Los Ángeles:
    1. English – https://dpss.lacounty.gov
    2. Español – https://dpss.lacounty.gov/es.html 
  9. COVID Food Resources in L.A. County/Recursos alimentarios COVID-19 en el Condado de Los Ángeles – https://covid19.lacounty.gov/food/
  10. WIC – https://www.fns.usda.gov/wic
    1. Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)/Programa especial de nutrición suplementaria para mujeres, bebés y niños (WIC)
  11. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)/Programa de asistencia nutricional suplementaria (SNAP):
    1. A federally-funded program you may access by calling the State Hotline at/Un programa financiado con fondos federales al que puede acceder llamando a la línea directa estatal al: 877-847-3663 or online/o en línea: https://www.getcalfresh.org/
  12. FOR STUDENTS: LAUSD Grab and Go – Several locations/Para estudiantes: Centros de Comida Para Llevar De Grab & Go – Varias localizaciones: https://achieve.lausd.net/Page/16904 
  13. Seeds of Hope/Semillas de esperanza: https://www.seedsofhopela.org/food-distribution.html
    1. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Hollywood/Iglesia Episcopal de San Esteban, Hollywood
      6125 Carlos Ave.
      Los Angeles, CA(323) 234-3030
  14. St. Vincent Meals on Wheels/ San Vicente Comidas a domicilio: https://www.stvincentmow.org/if-you-need-meals/
    1. (213) 484-7775
  15. Project Angel Food/Proyecto Angel Comida
    1. Contact/Contacto: (323) 845 -1800 or email/o correo electrónico: email hidden; JavaScript is required
  16. Urban Partners LA/Socios urbanos Los Ángeles:
    1. Provides food pickup only/Solo proporciona recogida de alimentos
      Call to/Llamar al: (213) 401-1191 or email/o correo electrónico: email hidden; JavaScript is required
  17. LA Korean Corps 
    1. Provides food at site/Proporciona comida en el sitio
      933 S. Hoover Street, Los Angeles, CA 90006 on Mon., Weds., Fri./lunes, miércoles, viernes [9am-4pm] Call/Llamar: (213) 480-0714, ext. 4
    2. Food Distribution every Wednesday at 11:00am/Distribución de alimentos todos los miércoles a las 11:00 am 
  18. LA Food Bank/Banco de Alimentos de Los Ángeles
    1. Several locations/Varias ubicaciones: https://www.lafoodbank.org/find-food/pantry-locator/
Free Tax Preparation for Qualifying Taxpayers
VITA/TCE

The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs offer free tax help to people who generally make $57,000 or less, persons with disabilities, and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns.

Due to COVID-19, a number of VITA/TCE sites are closed for an undetermined period of time. Those that are open may have adapted their operations to accommodate limited in-person contact or remote services and may have limited hours.

Find a VITA/TCE site online or call 800-906-9887.

AARP Foundation

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free tax help for all taxpayers, particularly those who are 50 years of age and older, or who have low to moderate-income, specializing in questions about pensions and retirement-related issues unique to seniors. Find an AARP Tax-Aide site online or call 888-227-7669.Local VITA Programs
The following universities are offering free tax preparation services virtually. Visit their websites to learn about their specific procedures and to make an appointment.

UCLA
CSULB
CSUN
CSULA
  • CSULA VITA program is working with local agencies to offer drop-off tax services. Begin the process by contacting one of the agencies mentioned below.
  • Languages: Spanish, Armenian, Farsi, Russian, Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese.
    • All Peoples Community Center822 E. 20th St.
      Los Angeles, CA 90011
      213-747-6357 ext. 136
    • Barrio Action Youth and Family Center4927 Huntington Drive, #200
      Los Angeles, CA 90032
      323-221-0779
    • Bresee Foundation184 S. Bimini Place
      Los Angeles, CA 90004
      213-387-2822 ext. 113
      Make an appointment online
    • El Nido Family Center (South Los Angeles)2069 W. Slauson Ave.
      Los Angeles, CA 90047
      323-998-0093
      Make an appointment online
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City Councilmember District 13: Mitch O’Farrell

LAUSD School Board District 5: Jackie Goldberg

County Supervisor District 1: Hilda Solis

State Assembly District 43: Laura Friedman

State Senate District District 24: Maria Elena Durazo

US Congress District 28: Adam Schiff