Community and Mental Health Resources
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many things about daily life and jobs. If your family needs help, here are resources. Get help with housing, employment and financial support, food, mental health services, and more.
Programs and resources change as the needs in our community evolve. Check these resources often to stay informed and find support.
General Support (Including Housing, Employment, and Financial Help)
- 211 – Call 2-1-1 or use your zip code to search for resources near you. (https://www.211.org/services/covid19)
- Findhelp – enter your zip code to get connected to thousands of organizations, nonprofits, and neighborhood groups. (https://findhelp.org/)
Food and Nutrition Support
- Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) covers food costs for children who qualify for free or reduced lunch
Mental Health Resources
COVID-19 can affect you or your child’s mental health. There are many resources that can help you as a parent. You can also find resources to help you help your child.
Resources for Parents and Caregivers' Mental Health
- Domestic violence, mental health, and substance abuse: Local information and hotlines from LA County Department of Public Social Services. If you need help right away, please call
- Coping with stress, anxiety and loss for adults: LA County Department of Mental Health offers resources in many languages for coping with stress, anxiety, and loss during the pandemic
Resources for Children's Mental Health
- Resources to support young children during COVID-19 pandemic, with information on different kinds of stress and trauma
- Tips for helping children cope with changes resulting from COVID-19 from the National Association of School Psychologists