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GCC responds to the Coronavirus Outbreak. GCC has moved to remote online instruction.

Additional Pantry Resources

Foothill Unity Center

191 N. Oak Ave.  (Pasadena)

626-584-7420

 

Altadena Food Pantry

943 E. Altadena Dr.  (Altadena)

626-798-1185

 

Union Station Homeless Services

412 S. Raymond    (Pasadena)

626-240-4550

 

Food Pantry- West Valley

5700 Rudnick Ave.  (Woodland Hills)

818-346-7062

 

MEND

10641 N. San Fernando Rd.   (Pacoima)

818-897-2443

 

SOVA

16439 Vanowen St.   (Van Nuys)

818-988-7682

 

Burbank Temporary Aid Center

1304  W. Burbank Blvd.    (Burbank)

818-848-2822

 

Loaves and Fishes

4322 San Fernando Rd.  (Glendale)

818-409-3080

 

Food Access Map https://lacontroller.org/data-stories-and-maps/food-access-in-l-a/

Shows where food pantries are located that are currently open

Project Angel Food 

https://www.angelfood.org/ 

The grant LOVE project and Oscar de la Renta have joined forces to raise funds for a COVID-19 Emergency Food Fund. Project Angel Food’s Emergency Food Kits include three weeks of frozen and shelf stable meals 

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness and are unable to independently access healthy food, you qualify for the home-delivered meal program. 

Sacred Heart Catholic Church 

600 W. Mariposa St. (Altadena) 

626-794-2046  

Hours: 1st & 3rd Wednesday 7:00 AM-11:00 AM 

 

St. Charles Service Center  

10825 Moorpark Street  (North Hollywood)  

818-985-7365  

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 

Shelters 

If you have lost your job 

Child Care Assistance 

Disability Insurance 

https://www.glendaleywca.org/covid-19-resources/la-county-resources/ 

The YWCA Glendale has 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. 

https://www.glendaleywca.org/blog/2020/03/26/ywca-glendale-repurposes-lending-library-into-curbside-food-pantry-to-meet-families-needs-during-covid-19 

 

LA Regional Food Bank Partners 

To search for food pantries in your area, please visit https://www.lafoodbank.org/find-food/pantry-locator/ 

Via Care Community Health Center- A Farmer’s Market on Wheels

In collaboration with the LA Regional Food Bank, is inviting all families to receive FREE healthy foods. You can expect to receive approximately 25-40 lbs. of food. 9am-11am on 4/24, 5/22, 6/26 4755 East Cesar E. Chavez Ave. , Los Angeles (Bring your own reusable bags)

LA County’s Critical Delivery Service Program

Free delivery program for older adults (60 years and older) , individuals with disabilities (temporary or permanent) and dependent adults (ages 18-59) to receive groceries, household items and other vital necessities for individuals unable to leave their homes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Items delivered 7 days a week . CALL 888-863-7411

https://wdacs.lacounty.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/04.08_CDS_PR.pdf 

ADDITIONAL  RESOURCES  IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 

https://www.nbclosangeles.com/community/helpful-resources-in-southern-california-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/2333836/ 

Helps you find: 

Food Assistance 

Financial Help and Unemployment Assistance 

Jobs 

Mental Health Support 

 

https://www.211la.org/ 

Offers a guided search by community helping you to find assistance with: 

Food 

Transportation 

Healthcare 

Mental Health 

Crisis Services 

Housing 

Legal Assistance 

Domestic Violence 

 

https://www.unitedwaysca.org/resources/other-resources

Helps you find: 

Food and Nutrition 

Health Services 

Utility Assistance 

Employment Services 

Shelter Services and Housing Support 

Services for Seniors (65+) 

MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES

Apply for CalFresh (Food Stamps)

Apply for CalWORKs or General Relief

Ascencia, Glendale: Lifting People Out of Homelssness

YWCA, Glendale (Domestic Violence and Emergency Shelter Program)

Neighborhood Legal Services (Free legal services for low-income people, with offices in Glendale)

Local Food Pantries

GCC's MCEC Community Resource Directory

 

IF YOU NEED TO TALK  WITH  SOMEONE 

HELP WITH MENTAL HEALTH 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration  HELPLINE 

https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline   FREE 

 

COVID 19 –LA COUNTY 

https://covid19.lacounty.gov/  (lots of resources) 

Anxiety and Depression Association of America 

https://adaa.org/living-with-anxiety/ask-and-learn/resources   

 

7 Cups  

Connects you to caring listeners for free emotional support 

https://www.7cups.com/     

 

Her Money 

Offers a variety of articles on keeping mentally healthy, financially healthy and making good decisions during these times 

https://www.hermoney.com 

 

NAMI 

National Alliance on Mental Health offers on its website the COVID 19 Resource and Info Guide  https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf?lang=en-US 

 

County of Los Angeles Helplines 

FOR 24/7 HELP, CALL THE ACCESS LINE AT 800-854-7771 

https://dmh.lacounty.gov/get-help-now/ 

 

COMPUTERS  AT LOW COST 

Discount Computer Depot 

PCs, laptops, monitors, parts, office solutions 

https://discountcomputerdepot.com/about-us 

 

UPDATES  

Student Loans 

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. 

Relief for Immigrants 

$125-million relief effort for immigrants without legal  status  will provide cash grants to individuals and families in need.  Gov. Newsom said  the proposal  will offer $500 cash grants for individuals in the U.S. illegally and up to $1,000 for families, with applications set to be accepted starting next month.  

The money will be dispersed through  regional  nonprofit groups with experience serving  people who are in the country illegally, the governor said. 

 

FREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE 

Lawyers in the Library  

Meet with an attorney for FREE to discuss issues related to your housing, financial well being (including debt collection, foreclosure, loans, bail issues)    Every 3rd Tuesday of the Month  (4/21, 5/19, 6/16)    Benjamin Franklin Branch   2200 E.  1st St. ,  Los Angeles 

Walk in or make a reservation at (213) 385-2877 ext. 305 

HELP WITH JOB LOSS 

Onward CA. Org 

OnwardCA is a one stop resource for the people of California impacted by job loss during the pandemic.  It serves to connect individuals with:   * Money    *Groceries  *Child Care  *Finding  a New Job 

 
Additional Websites 

 

Chegg.Com 

https://www.chegg.com/internships/ offers everything from study tips to help with all subjects plus career advice and internship opportunities in several fields. 

https://www.chegg.com/play/  Resources and Suggestions 

 

HELP FOR RENTERS, PROPERTY OWNERS 

LA County 

https://dcba.lacounty.gov/coronavirus/    FOR RENTERS, Repairing your credit score, not able to make car payments, special event cancellation, for property owners 

 

HELP WITH MONEY 

Treasury.Gov 

https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/consumer-policy/personal-finance-and-consumer-protection-steps-for-quicker-financial-relief  (Managing your money  in uncertain times) 

Economic Stimulus Payments 

https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/economic-impact-payments  track economic stimulus (impact) payments 

 

If You Need More Help

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