This list of resources will be updated frequently as information becomes available from the GCC community.
If your student loans are held by the federal government, you won’t have to make a payment until after Sept. 30 and interest will be waived during that time. Also, federal collection efforts on defaulted student loans have been paused.
(source:LATIMES.COM Sunday, April 5, 2020)
Last week a program designed to assist mildly ill patients began. It allows firefighters and paramedics to assist patients remotely and evaluate them by video conference. This is for patients who do not require emergency care but need someone to assess their condition and provide a treatment plan.
(Source: LA DAILY NEWS Sunday, April 5, 2020)
WOULD YOU LIKE TO SAY THANK YOU TO FIRST RESPONDERS, HEALTHCARE WORKERS?
Known for all of the outstanding work they do for the military, now, they have an urgent need for letters specifically written to Deployed Troops, First Responders, and Emergency Medical Personnel on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. See how you can be a letter writer. https://www.operationgratitude.com/express-your-thanks-virtual/
THE GCC FOOD FOR THOUGHT PANTRY IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE; THERE ARE LOCAL PANTRIES OFFERING ASSISTANCE:
Call ahead to check hours and availability
ALTADENA FOOD PANTRY 943 E. Altadena Dr. • 626-798-1185
FOOD PANTRY–WEST VALLEY 5700 Rudnick Ave. • 818-346-7062
BURBANK TEMPORARY AID CENTER 1304 W. Burbank Blvd. • 818-848-2822
LOAVES AND FISHES 4322 San Fernando Rd. • 818-409-3080
LA Regional Food Bank Partners
To search for food pantries in your area, please visit https://www.lafoodbank.org/find-food/pantry-locator/
For a complete list, please visit glendale.edu/FoodPantry and click on Pantry Resources
GUSD free meals for kids under 18 at https://www.gusd.net/meals
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
600 W. Mariposa St.
Hours: 1st & 3rd Wednesday 7:00 AM-11:00 AM
St. Charles Service Center
10825 Moorpark Street North Hollywood
Hours: Tuesday - Thursday & Saturday-Sunday 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Eligible clients receive free food, clothing, toiletries, books, toys, furniture, and other household items. Pregnant women are provided layettes and other available infant care items. Hot showers and haircuts are provided on Thursdays from 8:30 am to 11:30 am. Hot breakfast is also served Thursdays from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.
The YWCA (Glendale)
Offers many services including shelters, food, helping victims of domestic violence. The link below will offer info on:
Help for Immigrants
If you Receive an Eviction Notice
If you have lost your job
Child Care Assistance
On Wednesday, March 25, the YWCA Glendale repurposed its existing Community Lending Library Box on the corner of Lexington Drive and Geneva Street to meet the needs of its most vulnerable neighbors during the COVID-19 public health crisis and Shelter in Place Order.
Non-perishable food items will be stocked daily from Monday-Friday. Community members are invited to take what they need from the box – and to donate items to the box for others. The YWCA asks that everyone respect the six foot social distancing health recommendation as they retrieve items.
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles-Glendale Community Services Center
4322 San Fernando Rd.
Rental and utility assistance, case management and food pantry services.
Bring your own reusable bag
Picture I.D for applicant
I.D. for each member of the family (e.g. Birth Certificate, or Passport, medical cards for children)
Proof of address (e.g. utility bill, phone bill, or rental agreement)
Proof of income (e.g paystub, SS, SSI, CalWorks, etc.)
Mon-Fri: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon & 1:15-3:30 p.m.
Salvation Army Corps Community Center - Glendale
320 W. Windsor Rd.
(818-246-5586) call for hours
Need to register for this program by filling out an application
For residents of Glendale or Burbank
*At this time not asking for proof of income as they are taking into account this emergency situation.
Foothill Unity Center Inc.
91 N. Oak Ave.
Usually they help only residents of Pasadena and Altadena, but currently they provide food to everyone once a week.
They provide one bag of food to a family (amount depends on what the Center receives)
Tuesday 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. & Wednesday 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
* This is a drive through pick up
World Harvest Food Bank
3100 Venice Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
THE GCC HEALTH CENTER IS AVAILABLE BY PHONE 818-551-5189 OR E-MAIL OFRANCO@GLENDALE.EDU MONDAY–FRIDAY: 9:00AM–5:00PM
GCC Health Center nurses available for health related questions and referrals.
Mental health and nutrition appointments are available by phone.
If you are experiencing symptoms, call your primary care physician or urgent care facility first.
For the latest COVID–19 information from the LA County Department of Public Health visit publichealth.lacounty.gov or call 211 (24/7).
California Community Colleges - Health & Wellness
Webinars are from Health & Wellness document. Please read full list of resources from California Community Colleges - Health & Wellness (pdf)
Free Virtual Care visits for Mild COVID-19 Symptoms
Dignity is here for you during this challenging time of increased coronavirus cases. One of the best ways to protect yourself and your loved ones is to stay at home. To encourage this social distancing as well as continue to support your health and well-being, we’re offering free virtual care visits. If you or a family member have mild COVID-19 symptoms such as low-grade fever, cough, or difficulty breathing, you can speak with a healthcare provider on your phone or device for free. Here are your options for accessing a virtual visit:
- If using your computer desktop, please go to https://www.dignityhealth.org/virtualcareanywhere
- If you have an Android device, please download the app.
- If you have an Apple device, please download the app.
Once you register, enter the code COVID19 to waive the fees and proceed to your FREE visit.Please note, we have been receiving a high volume of requests at this time. We apologize for longer than usual wait times.
IF YOU NEED TO TALK WITH SOMEONE
Connects you to caring listeners for free emotional support
Offers a variety of articles on keeping mentally healthy, financially healthy and making good decisions during these times
National Alliance on Mental Health offers on its website the COVID 19 Resource and Info Guide
County of Los Angeles Helplines
FOR 24/7 HELP, CALL THE ACCESS LINE AT (800) 854-7771
COMCAST AND SPECTRUM ARE OFFERING FREE INTERNET ACCESS FOR THE NEXT 60 DAYS TO ELIGIBLE HOMES.
COMCAST: Go to InternetEssentials.com or call 855-846-8376 for English or 855-765-6995 for Spanish
SPECTRUM: Call 844-488-8395
No termination of any wireless, home phone or broadband, residential or small business customer due to inability to pay.
Will waive late payment fees
Offering unlimited internet data and access for limited income households at $10/mo through their ACCESS program
Opening their Xfinity Wi-Fi network for free and providing unlimited data.
All customers unlimited data for no extra charge
No late fees or disconnects if you contact the company about not being able to pay the bill.
Waiving late fees
Free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi to households with K-College students who don’t have a Spectrum broadband subscription . (844-488-8395)
Waiving late fees
Customers with metered data plans will have unlimited data per month at no extra cost.
Customers will get an extra 20GB of mobile hotspot data per month for 60 days.
T-Mobile & N & Metro by T-Mobile
Customers will get additional 20GB of mobile hotspots/tethering service for next 60 days.
Will increase data allowance to students and schools for the next 60 days= 20GB of data per month for each participant.
Discount Computer Depot
PC’s, laptops, monitors, parts, office solutions
Amazon has plans to hire 100,000 workers
Expects to hire 10,000 people at all levels of the company.
Hiring workers at its stores and distribution centers.
Listing many open positions on its website.
Showing a significant number of open positions on its website and has been hiring to meet increased demand.
So Cal Gas
No service will be disconnected. No customer will have their natural gas turned off due to non-payment.
Glendale Water and Power
Will not disconnect electric or water services or charge late fees through April 2020 due to customer’s inability to pay bill.
GWP encouraging customers to contact them for alternate payment options.
Operating its regular schedule
Free to all passengers
Glendale Youth Alliance
The Glendale Youth Alliance of the City of Glendale offers services to homeless youth and young adults. Students ages 18-24 and experiencing homelessness can obtain motel vouchers. Contact Eliza Dzhaneryan at Edzhaneryan@GlendaleCA.gov for information.
Village Family Services
Students who need help accessing services and resources, you can email Brigette Zarazua, who is the Campus Peer Navigator for The Village Family Services at email@example.com.