Organization Program Description Contacts
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles Vaccine Appointment Network Get help making a vaccine appointment

Food Assistance

Organization Program Description Contacts
211 LA Food finder A tool to help navigate different food supports and programs
Jewish War Veterans of the US The Kevin Dobson Memorial Program Prepares and delivers 21 FREE nutritious meals every week to veterans, seniors, and those in need. FOODTOLIFE.ORG (949) 215-9995
North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry A religiously diverse 501c3 non-profit community that strives to meet the needs of those living with food insecurity.
LA County Food resources guide This portal connects those in need to meal and voucher programs
LA County Department of Public Social Services CalFresh The CalFresh Program (formerly known as Food Stamps) helps low-income households increase their food-buying power to meet their nutritional needs
LA County Department of Public Social Services CalFresh/Restaurant Meals Restaurant Meals is a CalFresh program that allows you to use your Golden State Advantage (EBT) card to purchase prepared meals from participating restaurants
Los Angeles Regional Food Bank Food pantry locator
United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Federal grants to states for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk
Los Angeles Unified School District Grab & Go Food Centers Los Angeles Unified continues to provide nutritious meals to students and community members who need them while students are learning in virtual classrooms
Jewish Family Service SOVA Community Food and Resource Program Much more than a food pantry, JFS SOVA provides free groceries and an array of supportive services to over 9,000 individuals of all ages
Jewish Family Service Home-delivered meals Provides food and home-delivered kosher meals for low-income Jewish seniors (323) 937-5852
Tomchei Shabbos Touch of Kindness Kosher groceries to low-income Jewish families across Los Angeles
Workforce Development, Aging and Community Service Meal Services for Older Adults and Families Packaged/frozen meals for older adults at select congregate meal sites and home delivery servic (800) 510-2020

Financial assistance

Organization Program Description Contacts
Employment Development Department Unemployment benefits Use Benefit Programs Online to access the Employment Development Department’s online benefit services
City of LA Resource Guide for Immigrants during COVID-19 crisis
Jewish Free Loan Association Emergency Loan Program No-interest emergency loans for people of all faiths in Los Angeles, for Housing, Childcare, Remote Learning Needs, and Emergencies
The Jewish Federation Max Factor Family Foundation Financial Assistance Network The COVID-19 Emergency Fund provides quick assistance in the form of grocery or pharmacy store cards and payment of small bills (877) 274-4537
MAPS Charities MAPS Charities assists disadvantaged seniors and their families in Los Angeles County with funds for short-term solutions.

Assistance for small businesses

Organization Program Description Contacts
LA Regional COVID-19 Recovery Fund Loan Program The LA Regional COVID-19 Recovery Fund will deploy flexible loans to micro-entrepreneurs, small businesses, and non-profits across LA County
LA City Economic and Workforce Development Department Small Business Loan Program Provides financing to viable small businesses that private lenders cannot accommodate
The City and County of LA LA CARES Corps Provides small businesses with the help they need to apply for federal loans under the CARES Act
US Small Business Administration Coronavirus relief options under the CARES Act In addition to traditional SBA funding programs, the CARES Act established several new temporary programs to address the COVID-19 outbreak
LA County Disaster Help Center One-stop online resource for business owner affected by COVID-19
Small Business Development Center COVID-19 Resource guide for business owners A practical and effective resource for small business owners to stay informed, plan, and respond to the impact of COVID-19
Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services/ LA County Business Grant Resource List LA County businesses affected by the COVID-19 global pandemic can qualify for assistance and economic relief grants.

Employment assistance

Organization Program Description Contacts
America’s Job Center of California/ LA County Virtual AJCC Resource Room Job seekers can find different resources in LA County AJCCs. The virtual offerings include access to job openings, skills assessments, and labor market information.
City of LA Economic and Workforce Development Department Angelenos have many resources for those who are faced with job loss or struggling to keep their businesses operational
CalState LA Job Resources Portal Incorporate aggregators, executive and staffing agencies, professional associations, company career pages, and on-campus resources to identify all potential opportunities
City of LA LA Jobs Portal For those whose jobs have been impacted by COVID-19, this website enables unemployed or underemployed Angelenos to find and apply to job opportunities across all industries so they can start working right NOW
JVS SoCal Job search and career services, training programs, and workforce development

Legal assistance

Organization Program Description Contacts
Bet Tzedek Legal Services Eviction protection, employment rights, economic impact payment info, and other free civil law services
Los Angeles Housing and Community Investment Department Landlord/Tenant Hotline Hotline designed to answer all landlord-tenant related inquiries and issues, particularly during this COVID-19 pandemic 1 (866) 557-7368
Legal Aid Foundation LA Represents Nonprofit law firm that protects and advances the unemployment and vulnerable tenant rights
(800) 399-4529
Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County LA Represents Legal assistance with unemployment insurance applications and appeals; tenant protection
(800) 433-6251
Community Legal Aid SoCal LA Represents Unemployment benefits assistance; landlord-tenant questions
(800) 834-5001
Public Counsel LA Represents Nation's largest not-for-profit law firm specializing in delivering pro bono legal services
(213) 385-2977
Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice LA Represents Free legal services for low-income survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault
(323) 980-3500

Mental Health Services

Organization Description Contacts
Counseling Services at Jewish Family Service Professional therapists provide counseling and mental health intervention for children, teens, adults, survivors of violence, couples, and families (877) 275-4537
LA County Department of Mental Health You can call 1-800-854-7771, or if you prefer texting with someone, use the crisis text line and initiate a conversation with trained counselors by texting “home” to 741741 (800) 854-7771
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress 800-273-TALK (8255)
California Youth Crisis Line 24/7 crisis support for youth ages 12-24 Call or text 800-843-5200
California Peer-Run Warm Line Non-emergency resource for anyone in California seeking emotional support (855) 845-7415
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services Free mental health, substance use disorder, and suicide prevention services (888) 807-7250