Tuesday , July 5 2022

Frontpage Saturday Town Hall Edition

Sponsored by Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas, The Independent Professionals Association at IndyWork.Org, The City of Los Angeles, and Council President Emeritus Herb Wesson Jr.

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.


LA County General Help/Info Line

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.CRSSLA.Org

L.A. County COVID-19 Disaster Help Center:
Phone: (833) 238-4450 (weekdays 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
Offers resource counseling for small businesses and individuals. Offers referrals  for resources and services.

Food Bank Locator:

Emergency Senior Meals Response
Open only to residents of the City of Los Angeles who are 60 or older — call 213-263-5226 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. starting Thursday  https://aging.lacity.org/seniormeals

Meal Delivery San Pedro
sign up on Buscaino’s Facebook page — Councilman Joe Buscaino — or via his council page at la15th.com.

Free Masks 10th District: herbwesson.com/masks

Community Response System of South Los Angeles:

Free case management training

The Community Response System of South Los Angeles is offering free case management training for agency and school representatives wanting to enhance their skills in making family care calls to engage students in their at-home learning. Participants will receive recommended case management procedures, a sample script, intake and tracking forms, and a family resource directory for the South LA area. Four dates are available on Aug 4, 11 and 18, and Sep 1. RSVP and receive the Zoom logins at www.crssla.org/events. See flyer attached.

Temporary job openings
Thirty part-time positions paying $15/hour are available at USC. The entry-level jobs helping monitor COVID-19 safety compliance will run through December. Info here.

Grant program for women-owned businesses
VISA has a partnership with IFundWomen to provide grants and coaching. Apply here through July 31, 2020.

Business microloan program
The FAST Microloan program with Citizens Business Bank is awarding up to $10,000 to help sustain small businesses. Contact the Business Financial Center near you. Available for a limited time. Visit www.cbbank.com.

Nonprofit technical assistance
Capacity-building consultation is available for community agencies that serve justice-involved and at-risk youth and those impacted by trauma and violence. Request assistance here. Services offered through the LA County Department of Public Health.

Landlord/Tenant hotline
A hotline is available for answers to landlord-tenant issues, particularly related to COVID-19. The hotline is available M-F 8:30am to 4:30pm, and Sat/Sun 10am to 3pm at (866) 557-7368. Click here for more information.

Mental health support
Check out Headspace, a free mindfulness app. Also contact the Mental Health Crisis Hotline at (800) 854-7771 or text “LA” to 741741.


Register by August 5 to use USC student volunteers for Friends and Neighbors Day for  virtual service opportunities. Please fill out form to participate. This happens monthly so you can also sign up as a Trojan Serve partner to have your events listed

County Mental Health (Screening, Counseling, Referrals:) 
(800) 854-7771

Jobs City Resources:
Work Source:  ewddlacity.com

Assembly Member Sydney Kamlager-Dove
Call her office for help filing your unemployment claim
(310) 641-5410

Aggregate Crowd Sourced Help

Resources for Artists:

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
Appointment Required make one here: 

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)

Lost work due to COVID-19? We can help.

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