covid-19 community resources

financial assistance


  • The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering up to $2 million in low-interest disaster loans for small businesses impacted by COVID-19 in certain states, including California.

  • The City of L.A. is offering emergency micro-loans between $5,000 and $50,000 to small businesses affected by the coronavirus.

  • One Fair Wage is offering cash assistance to service workers and tipped workers.

  • Restaurants Care is offering grants for restaurant workers who have tested positive for COVID-19 or who have been quarantined.

  • Children of Restaurant Employees is offering funds to restaurant workers who have tested positive for COVID-19 and have children at home.

  • The National Domestic Workers Alliance has set up a fund for in-home care workers, nannies and house cleaners.

  • Savi and Student Debt Crisis are offering help to folks who are having trouble paying their student loans because of the coronavirus' impact to their income.

mental health & domestic violence

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  • Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health: Access Center 24/7 Helpline

    • Call 1 (800) 854-7771 or (562) 651-2549 TDD/TTY for services​

  • Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health: Counseling Services for All

    • Service and Intake: 1 (855) 952-9276

    • Administrative: 1 (714) 544-8488

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline

    • Call ​1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

other resources