Thursday , May 28 2020
Frontpage Saturday Town Hall Edition

Frontpage Saturday Town Hall Edition

Sponsored by Council President Emeritus Herb Wesson, City of Los Angeles, Independent Professionals Association and Community Build

Saturdays from 8am-10AM Dominique DiPrima hosts a special Front Page Town Hall Edition live…with expert guests and open phones to keep you up to date with latest News and Information.

#WondaLunch Event Friday May 29


Assembly member Sydney Kamlager-Dove has offered help for our listeners who are having trouble with their unemployment applications. People should call her office at (310) 641-5410
The Jenessee Center has a 24 hour domestic violence hotline (800) 479-7328
They are still open during the pandemic and providing shelter and other services for victims of domestic violence
The Substance Abuse Help Line is making referrals and offering assistance during the pandemic
(844) 804-7500
The Mental Health Hotline is open 24/7 even during the pandemic
(800) 854-7771
If you or someone in your family is having a mental health crisis they can send out a team to help determine the best course of action. They offer referrals and other help.
A youth-oriented mental health website focused on arts and culture
CalFresh (formerly food stamps) has expanded their hours, dropped work requirements, and made it easier for people to get SNAP food help during the CoVid crisis:
(866) 613-3777
Community Response System of South L.A. offers information on food, testing, senior help and other support services available during the Corona Virus Pandemic www.LACountyHelpCenter.Org
Phone: (833) 238-4450 (weekdays 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
L.A. County COVID-19 Disaster Help Center
Offers resource counseling for small businesses and individuals. Offers referrals  for resources and services.
Testing City of Los AngelesCounty Mental Health (Screening, Counseling, Referrals:) 
(800) 854-7771
Long Beach Self-Quarantine Older Adults Info Line:
(Mon-Fri, 8:30A-5:00P): (562)570-4636, Option #5

Free Same Day or Next Day Testing for Anyone in L.A. County with Symptoms
Here are the full list of testing locations:
  1. Antelope Valley Mall (1233 Rancho Vista Blvd., Palmdale, CA 91768)
  2. Pomona Fairplex (Gate 17 – W. McKinley/Fairplex Drive)
  3. South Bay Galleria (1815 Hawthorne Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA 90278)
  4. Carbon Health – Echo Park – Walk-Up Only (2110 Sunset Blvd., Suite M, Los Angeles, CA 90026)
  5. Crenshaw Christian Center (7901 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90044)
  6. Glendale Memorial Hospital (222 W. Eulalia St., Glendale, CA 91204)
  7. Hansen Dam Recreational Center (entrance on Osborne St., 11798 Foothill Blvd., Lake View Terrace, CA 91342)
  8. High Desert Medical Group (43839 15th St. W., Lancaster, CA 93534
  9. Hotchkin Memorial Training Center (1700 Stadium Way, Los Angeles, CA 90012)
  10. VA Parking Lot 15 (at corner of Constitution and Davis, 100 Constitution Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90095
  11. Northridge Hospital Medical Center (18460 Roscoe Blvd., Northridge, CA 91325 (enter on Reseda Blvd.)
  12. Lincoln Park (3501 Valley Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90095)
  13. AltaMed Medical and Dental Group — Commerce, Goodrich (972 Goodrich Blvd., Commerce, CA 90022)
  14. AltaMed Medical Group — Pico Rivera, Passons (6336 Passons Blvd., Pico Rivera, CA 90660)
  15. AltaMed Medical and Dental Group — South Gate (8627 Atlantic Ave., South Gate, CA 90280)
  16. Long Beach City College (1305 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., Long Beach, CA 90806)
  17. AltaMed Medical and Dental Group — West Covina (1300 S. Sunset Ave., West Covina, CA 91790)
  18. Charles R. Drew Campus (1731 E 120th St. Los Angeles, CA 90059)
  19. Santa Clarita Testing Site (26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd., Santa Clarita, CA 91355)
  20. Pasadena Testing Site (1001 Rose Bowl Dr., Pasadena, CA 91103)
  21. East LA College (1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA 91754 – b/w Floral & Cesar Chavez)
  22. Avors Medical Group (42135 10th St W ste 101, Lancaster, CA 93534)
  23. Warner Center (6097 Canoga Ave., Woodland Hills, CA 91367)
  24. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (8730 Alden Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90059)
  25. Kedren Community Health Center – Walk Up Only (4211 Avalon, Los Angeles, CA 90011)
  26. Altamed Medical Group (2040 Camfield Avenue, Los Angeles, Ca 90040)
  27. Bellflower Civic Center (16600 Civic Center Drive, Bellflower)
  28. The Forum (3900 W Manchester Blvd, Inglewood)
  29. El Monte – San Gabriel Valley Airport (4233 Santa Anita Ave, El Monte)
  30. AltaMed Evaluation and Testing Site – Pennsylvania (1724 Pennsylvania Ave., Los Angeles, 90033)


LA County General Help/Info Line 211
L.A. County COVID-19 Disaster Help Center
Phone: (833) 238-4450 (weekdays 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)


State and Federal assistance for CA:

SBA Federal Business Loans

City of L.A. Business Microloans

VSDEC Small Business Loans

California Dept. of GO-Biz (loans, payroll taxes, etc):

Long Beach Small Business Hotline, (Mon-Sun, 8A-5P): 

Small Business Info/Resources – Chamber of Commerce:

Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (non-profit interest rates, credit cards and more:)

Small Business Development Number, Long Beach: (562)938-5100

Consortium of Non-Profit Organizations:
Community Build in South L.A. (323) 290-6560