Community Resources

Overview

LAFPP Community Resources

This page contains a listing of resources of information and services to assist you during the Coronavirus COVID-19 situation.

Most City services can be accessed by dialing 3-1-1. Expand the items to view information.

**Free COVID-19 Testing Now Open to All Residents, With or Without Symptoms**
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View the current COVID-19 Threat Level for the City of LA. 

LA City EMD EOC Activation - Situation Status Report

Mayor Garcetti’s Office

Mayor’s COVID-19 Information Site - Mayor’s HelpDesk (213) 978-1028

COVID-19 Orders from Mayor’s Office

Frequently Asked Questions
LAMayor.org – Tools for Residents
Mayor’s Office - COVID-19 Resources Page

City of Los Angeles Emergency Renters Assistance Program

If you are a renter in the City of Los Angeles and were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible to apply for a temporary rent subsidy. The City of Los Angeles Emergency Rental Assistance Subsidy Program is offering up to $1,000 per month to tenants living in a multi-family residence who were not able to pay their rent 
due to circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To qualify you must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Resident of the City of Los Angeles. To verify if you live in the City of Los Angeles, go to: neighborhoodinfo.lacity.org
  • Provide proof of tenancy
  • Meet the annual household income requirements
  • Provide documentation of loss or reduction of income due to COVID-19

Applications will be accepted from Monday, July 13 at 8:00 AM through Friday, July 17 at 11:59 p.m.

For more information and to submit your application, please visit the City of Los Angeles Housing and Community Investment Department at HCIDLA.com or call the Application Hotline: 1-844-944-1868. Hotline Dates and Hours of Operation: July 13- July 17, 2020, 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM.

Department of Aging

The LA Department of Aging provides direct services to L.A. residents and referrals to programs outside of Los Angeles. Visit their COVID-19 Updates page to get the latest updates. Below are quick links to services they provide:

As of the beginning of April 2020, seniors may also sign up for meals by calling the Department of Aging at (213) 482-7252. 

  • Free Home-Delivered Meals during the declared emergency (available within Los Angeles city and county) – Although meals are provided at no cost, donations are accepted to help sustain the program.
  • Meal service will be prioritized for seniors who are experiencing food insecurity, including financial hardship. 

To apply for services or to determine eligibility call (213) 263-5226 or visit the Senior Meal Emergency Response Program page.

Resources for Seniors and Other Vulnerable Angelenos – pdf provided by the Department of Aging

    Department of Disability

    Advocacy Tools for older and dependent adults; individuals with disabilities and chronic conditions and caregivers; HIV: https://disability.lacity.org/coronavirus-resources

    Emergency Management Department

    Coping with Grief During COVID-19
    For some of us, it is the devastating loss of a loved one to a disease we didn’t even know existed a few months ago. For others, it is the loss of a job, which has thrown our lives into financial chaos. For all of us, it is having to deal with sudden and unwanted changes. Here are some things you can do that may help.

    Burning Out on the Pandemic? You’re Not Alone
    It is important to know the effects of the COVID outbreak on our well-being and that there are things you can do to take care of yourself and those around you who might be feeling stressed.

    EMD Emergency Contacts

    Recreation and Parks

    Shelter Information: https://www.laparks.org/covid-19/shelter

    Cooling Centers will be open Friday, April 24, 2020 and Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 11:00am – 6:00pm at the following Recreation and Parks locations:

    • Robert Wilkinson Multipurpose Senior Center- 8956 Vanalden Ave, Northridge, CA 91324 
    • Sherman Oaks East Valley Adult Center- 5056 Van Nuys Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
    • Mid-Valley Senior Center- 8825 Kester Ave, Panorama City, CA 91402
    • Lincoln Heights Senior Center- 2323 Workman St, Los Angeles, CA 90031

    Employee Unions and Organizations


    LAPRA - LA Police Relief Association

    LAPPL - LA Police Protective League

    LAFRA - LA Fire Relief Association

    UFLAC - United Firefighters of LA City

    LARFPA - LA Retired Fire & Police Association

    LAAPOA – LA Airport Peace Officers Association

    Health Provider Information

    All links below will direct you to external websites not associated with LAFPP and is provided for your convenience:

    Please contact the administering association for plan details:

    Check with your respective health insurance provider to see changes or updates to their services. If you need assistance regarding your LAFPP subsidy, call the Medical and Dental Benefits Section at (213) 279-3115 or email mdb@lafpp.com (preferred).

    COVID19 – Testing

    Schedule a COVID-19 Test - City of LA Residents