Resources

Mental Health Resources:
If someone is facing suicidal thoughts:

Call 1-800-273-TALK (24 hours)
SuicidePreventionLifeline.org

For mental health help: 
Call 1-800-854-7771 (24 hours)
Department of Mental Health

For addiction and substance abuse help:
Call 1-800-662-HELP (24 hours)

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

Crisis Text Line (TOMS Giving Partner):
Anyone feeling anxious or isolated can text the word TOMS to 741741 to be connected with a trained Crisis Counselor and access support.

The LA County site has resources in multiple languages on a variety of topics dealing with stress and anxiety around COVID-19 for individuals, families and children, and peer support.

Health Services:

  • Even if you are undocumented and/or don’t have insurance, you can get necessary testing and treatment for COVID-19 through Medi-Cal emergency services, even at a local clinic. Medi-Cal care for COVID-19 related testing or treatment does not count under the public charge rule because it is the treatment of an emergency medical condition.
  • Get testing and treatment in Los Angeles
  • Testing in Santa Barbara or call 833-688-5551
  • Ventura county 
  • My Health LA  or call 844-744-6452
Physical Resources:
  • The Office of Life, Justice and Peace of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, in partnership with St. Vincent de Paul Society and the Knights of Columbus has launched Hearts to Serve, a hotline  in support to all of those in need, especially the elderly, homebound, and pregnant women. Those in need of food or supplies can call the hotline at 855-423-6780 from 8:00am to 6:00pm daily. A Catholic community of volunteers will be ready to help with essential needs. The services that will be provided include: grocery or medicine delivery to homes, provision of food and other necessities from local food pantries to those that might not be able to afford it at this time, and guidance for additional questions that need larger answers.
  • Additionally, this tool can help you find food banks and other types of food assistance programs in your county.
    Find a food bank near you 
  • Los Angeles Regional Food Bank Finder
  • LAUSD Food Distribution Locations
  • California: Women, Infants & Children (WIC)
  • Get CalFresh
  • St. Francis Center
    Provides hunger relief and services for homeless and extremely low-income families and individuals in greater Los Angeles.
    1835 S. Hope St. Los Angeles, CA 90015
    (213) 747-5347 Email: info@sfcla.org
  • World Harvest Charities and Families Services
    You can purchase a cart- full of food for a $40 donation.
    3100 Venice Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90019 (213) 746-2227
Renter’s Rights and Eviction Assistance:
Financial Resources:
Immigrant Rights: