Here is a list of resources that you might find useful during the COVID-19 health emergency. If you have additional information that you would like to share, please contact KYCC here.
-The County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health updates are here.
-The U.S. Center for Disease Control updates are here.
Exposed to someone? Here’s what to do.
Community Economic Development
–SBA Loans for Coronavirus
–SBA Fact Sheet for Disaster Loans
-LA’s City Small Business Emergency Microloan Program
–Facebook Small Business Grants Program
-Find your local food bank here.
-Additional Relief for Existing CalFresh Customers: A CalFresh Emergency Allotment will be automatically added to your EBT card. This allotment will increase your CalFresh benefit to the maximum benefit amount for eligible household members up to a maximum of six members. For example, if you are a single adult receiving $140 per month, you will get an additional $54 for a maximum benefit amount of $194. Read more HERE.
LA County Department of Public Social Services
-If you are applying for CalWORKs, General Relief, Refugee Cash Assistance, Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants, or CalFresh, you may submit all the required documentation with the application and your application interview will be waived. DPSS is accepting self-certification/attestation for photo-identification, residency, income and expense requirements when applying for all programs. For information about program requirements, please visit http://www.dpss.lacounty.gov/ and click on the Programs & Services tab.
LAUSD School Closures
Grab and Go
Sixty sites will provide two grab-and-go meals for LAUSD students beginning on Wednesday, March 18 from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.
-LAUSD Grab and Go Food Map
Family Resource Centers in KOREATOWN for Grab and Go Food
Liechty Middle School
650 S. Union Ave., Los Angeles 90017
RFK/UCLA Community School
700 S. Mariposa Ave., Los Angeles 90005
Loans for Childcare Expenses
Interest-free childcare loans from Jewish Free Loans
Due to COVID-19, children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals at school will get extra food benefits. These food benefits are called Pandemic EBT or P-EBT benefits. P-EBT benefits help families in California buy food when schools are closed because of the coronavirus emergency.
The online application will launch in late May. For more information, read more HERE.
-Some immigrants are afraid that getting tested or treated will affect their immigration status. You should seek available testing and treatment, regardless of your immigration status.
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