Local Resources

ADDITIONAL LOCAL RESOURCES/RECURSOS LOCALES ADICIONALES 

(last updated February 18, 2021/última actualización 18 de febrero de 2021)

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
  • Make an appointment online
  • Languages: English and Spanish. Some limited availability for Korean, Russian, Chinese, and Tagalog. Email email hidden; JavaScript is required to inquire.
CSUN
  • Make an appointment online
  • Languages: English and Spanish. If a taxpayer seeks help in another language please email them directly at email hidden; JavaScript is required.
  • Also offers ITIN renewals and applications.
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