Effective 10/8/21, LACDPH has a new COVID-19 newsletter for parents and caregivers of children at TK-12 schools.
See below for a list of resources we have compiled to support our families and communities during our school closure. We will update this list as more information becomes available to us.
CA COVID-19 Rent Relief Program
- CA COVID-19 Rent Relief provides financial assistance to income-qualified renters experiencing housing instability.
- The program provides rent reimbursement to landlords for unpaid rent accrued between April 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021.
- Landlords are eligible to receive 80% of unpaid rent, as long as they agree to waive the remaining 20% of unpaid rent.
- Eligible renters whose landlords don’t participate in the program can still receive 25% of unpaid rent accrued between April 1, 2020, and March 31, 2021.
- Paying the 25% of past due rent by June 30, 2021 can help keep you in your home under the extended eviction protections provided in SB91.
- Eligible renters can also receive future rent assistance equal to 25% of their monthly rent.
- Verify eligibility and apply starting March 15, 2021 at housing.ca.gov
COVID-19 Testing Resources for Students
Rental Assistance Application for LA County
Health & Human Services Support
HealthyChildren.org from the American Academy of Pediatrics
Gives parens information on emotional and physical health, development issues, how to help their child, and many resources for the health of children, teens and young adults.
Charter/Spectrum Free Internet 1-844-488-8395
Ivy Academia Help Desk - email@example.com or 818.716.0771 x1010
West Valley Food Pantry
5700 Rudnick Avenue
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Family Rescue Center
22103 Vanowen St
Canoga Park, CA 91303
Mon - Fri 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Please report any acts of bullying and cyber-bullying to firstname.lastname@example.org or 818.716.0771 x1012.
Doctor Radio (Ch. 110). It is available on both active and inactive SiriusXM radios on Channel 121 and will also be available on the SiriusXM app and via SiriusXM.com. SiriusXM and NYU Langone Health have also created a 24/7 coronavirus information hotline that provides expert answers to questions about the emerging health threat. Callers who dial 877-40COVID (877-402-6843) will hear direct responses to the most commonly asked questions about coronavirus from NYU Langone Health’s experts on the front lines of the coronavirus response teams. Callers will also have an opportunity to record questions about additional coronavirus concerns, and selected questions will be chosen to be answered directly by experts on Doctor Radio’s new weekly coronavirus broadcast, Coronavirus: What You Need To Know Now, and on other regularly scheduled programming featured on Doctor Radio.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY PROBATION
GUIDE TO FREE AND
LOW-COST HEATH CARE SERVICES
If you need medical services, the Medi-Cal Program provides free or low-cost health care coverage to persons who are elderly, disabled and parent(s) or children up to age 21. You may apply at the local Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) Office or at many clinics, schools, and services agencies in your community. If you would like a mail-in application, or to determine eligibility call the County Health & Nutrition Hotline at 1-877-597-4777.
If you do not have health insurance or free (no share-of-cost) Medi-Cal to cover the medical needs of your children, who are newborn up to age 19, the Healthy Families Program provides low-cost health insurance1 coverage. Healthy Families offers several health plans you may choose, including dental and vision care.
Please call the above telephone number, if you would like information about the different health plans or a mail-in application. You may also pick-up an application booklet at many local schools, clinics service agencies, churches and at all DPSS office or call the county Health & Nutrition Hotline at 1-877-597-4777.
HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM PAYMENT PROGRAM (HIPP)
If your child is eligible for Medi-Cal and is seriously ill with high-cost medical bills and has or has access to private health coverage, this special State Medi-Cal Program can help pay your child health insurance premium. Certain restrictions apply.
CaliforniaKids is an independent non-profit organization that provides premium subsidized, comprehensive primary health care services to children ages 2 through 18. CaliforniaKids is a broad-base community program partnering with corporations, private industry, foundations, health care providers and community organizations.
FREE AND LOW-COST HEALTH SERVICES
If you need medical services, they are available and private clinics, hospitals, and many other locations and can be provide at no cost depending on your income. Medical services including test and prescriptions are provide on ability to pay basis. Please call the above telephone number for the collation nearest you.
You may be eligible for free or low-cost mental health services.
If you need treatment for drug or alcohol abuse, there are places where you can get help. Some programs allow you to live at the facility while undergoing treatment.
FAMILY PLANNING, ACCESS, CARE & TREATMENT (FAMILY PACT)
Low-income women, men, and minors without health care coverage for family planning services may receive services through a program called Family Planning Access Care & Treatment (Family PACT). For information and referral services please call the above telephone number for the location nearest you.
HEARING INPAIRED TTY/TDD NUMBER: 1800-325-0788
You may be eligible for Medicare health insurance if you are age 65 or older, or you have received Social Security Disability checks for at least 24 months or you have kidney disease that requires dialysis or a transplant.
You can protect your children and teenager from dangerous diseases such as measles whooping cough, chicken pox and meningitis. Call if you need information about where you can get free or low-cost immunization shots.
211 LA County Line (Previously known as the INFO LINE)
Just dial “211” from your telephone
This is a 24 hour information and referral services Info Line can help you find wide variety of resources, including the following
- Emergency Food and Shelter
- Legal and Finance Assistance
- Health Services and Rehabilitation
- Counseling, Child Care, and Family Planning
- Consumer Advocacy
- Substance Abuse Treatment