University-Student Union

COVID-19 Information: Cal State LA is closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. For information, visit Cal State LA Health Watch.

COVID-19 Student Resources


We have compiled a list of resources on campus and in the surrounding community that can help with online learning, emergency housing, financial support, mental health and more. Our goal is for you to receive the services that you need so that you can continue to move forward with your education.


If you are having thoughts or plans to hurt yourself or others Call 911 or go nearest emergency room

White Memorial Hospital
1720 E. Cesar E Chavez
Los Angeles CA 90033
LAC USC Medical Center
2051 Marengo St
Los Angeles CA 90033

24/7 Phone Support

CAPS after hours Crisis Line 323-343-3300
National Suicide Prevention English 1-800-273-5040 or text HELLO to 741-741
Spanish or Korean 877-727-4747
LGBTQ Trevor Life Line 1-866-488-7386 or text START to 678678
LA County Department of Mental Health Access: 800-854-771
LA County 211 Referrals for health & human Services, Dial 211 or 800-339-6993 TTY 800-842-9710

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Call or text 800-799-7233, text LOVEIS to 22522

Report Child Abuse

800-540-4000 or 213-639-4500

Trevor Project24/7

For LGBTQ persons under 25 persons in need of a safe and non-judgment-free place to talk 866-488-7386

SAGE Hotline

Stress & Anxiety Hotline for LGBT Older Adults 24/7 1-877-360-5428 (LGBT)

LA City Department of Ageing

Resources and referrals to things like health care services and emergency food in LA County for older adults 213-482-7252

National Parent Helpline 24/7

Call to NPS to get emotional support from a trained advocate 1-855-4APARENT (2736)

Report Elder Abuse


Mental Health Care for on-going treatment like therapy, psychiatry, & groups

Arcadia Mental Health
330 E Live oak Ave
Arcadia CA 91006
Hollywood Mental Health
1224 Vine St
Los Angeles CA 90038
Enki Mental Health
Multiple Locations in SGV/East LA
Intake 866-227-1302
Maple Counseling
9107 Wilshire Blvd
Southern CA Counseling
5615 W Pico Blvd
St John’s Well Child
Multiple locations in LA
Appointment line 323-541-1411

Mental Health Urgent Care for mental health assessment, social service referrals, medication evaluation, therapeutic interventions:

Exodus Urgent Care
24/7 Walk-in Clinic
11444 W Washington Blvd #D
LA 90066 310-253-9494
Exodus Urgent Care
1920 Marengo St
Los Angeles CA 90033
LA Downtown Medical Center
1711 W Temple Ave
Los Angeles 90026

Mental Health Care for on-going treatment & Wellness Resources


Tele-therapy Contact Julian Patient Navigator X1815, housing assistance Kathy 1817, and free HIV testing for LGBT community in LA County that have Medi-Cal or are uninsured 213-375-3830 -3055 Wilshire Blvd #300 Los Angeles, 90010

Carrie Horn & Associates Psychological Corp.

Tele-therapy available during COVID-19
Accepts many private & commercial insurance plans & Medi-Cal Health Net-MHN, Medi-cal- LA Care Beacon, LA care BSC Promise- Beacon, & cash Pay
Call for more information; verify insurance, schedule appointment 626-744-7852 Pasadena 91030

Asian Pacific Health Care Venture

Call to schedule Medical or Behavioral Health appointment for individuals without insurance Locations in El Monte, Rosemead, and Los Feliz 323-644-3888

Relational Center

Free online support groups anxiety, fear, and isolation issues during COVID-19 pandemic
Group topics include Making Connections, Mindfulness & Breath, and Mindful Mondays
Please click link for meeting times and zoom link to join virtually

Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests

Email or call for upcoming meeting times and for free connection link Jeff 510-374-2468 Melanie Sakoda 925-708-6175

Don’t Think I know. Org

Free at Home STD Testing Kits shipped to your home address; receive results by phone in 1 week or call STD/HIV Hotline 800-758-0880 and leave address for free delivery of 10 condoms and STD at home test kit with results in 1 week by phone or online option and referral to nearby clinics for treatment

Wellness Resources

LA County Warm Line by Project Return

A non-crisis supportive and non-judgmental hotline to speak to a caring and empathetic person about your feelings.

Painted Brain’s Sweet Anchor Podcast

Painted Brain is supportive community support for individuals with mental health challenges through social justice and the arts.


Support group topics include depression, anxiety, new mom’s, Family Issues, LGBTQ, stress management
The student must register with an email to view the calendar of dates and times of support groups
Each group is limited to 20 participants
Support Groups can be found under Services tab

Center for Discovery

Free Online Support Groups for individual in eating disorder recovery hosted on Zoom
Eating Disorder Recovery support group Mondays 5-6 PM PST, 2nd & 4th Monday Monthly Meeting ID 447-118-922

Center for Discovery

Free Binge Eating Disorder Support Group Wednesdays 7-8 PM Meeting IT 976-447-9755


Free recovery Daily online support groups and meetings for individuals looking to resolve problems with any addiction including

CA Unemployment

If you are missing work to be there for your children because your child’s school is closed, you may qualify for unemployment benefits. Apply at

Get Cal Fresh

Apply for Cal Fresh benefits; Cal Fresh is California’s stamp program

Bartender Emergency Assistance Program

Application can located at

Restaurant Workers Community Foundation
Please go to site for updates on how to access emergency funds for restaurant workers impacted by COVID-19 Funds

CA Employment Development Department

File a California Unemployment Claim Online
Phone: English 800-300-5616 Spanish 800-326-8937 Cantonese 800-547-3506
Mandarin 866-303-0706, Vietnamese 800-547-2058, TDD 800-815-9387

Salvation Army

Once per year bill and utility payment assistance
Bring copy of bill and CA Identification card and call ahead of time for assistance
140 N Eastman Ave Los Angeles CA 90066 323-263-7577

Flex Jobs

Find full-time & part time remote work-from home employment

Jewish Free Loan Association

No fee and interest free loan to cover lost wages, childcare costs, and funds lost due to travel and for other reasons. For more information call 323-761-8830

Verizon-LISC Small Business Recovery

Financial Assistance
Grant Application

Veterans AJCC

Employment assistance for veterans, resume assistance, job leads etc. Email

Life Line

Free Phone Service for qualified low-income individuals
If you receive SNAP/Cal Fresh, Medicaid (Medi-Cal), Section 8, Veterans Pension & Survivors Benefits, Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance, Tribally- Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TTANF) and/or other social service benefits, you may qualify for free cell phone service including limited data and unlimited calls and texts. Visit one of the following providers to check eligibility & complete application:
Assist Wireless
Tru Connect
Tag Mobile
Safe Link Wireless!/newHome

Covered CA

Apply for Covered CA during open enrollment periods or during qualified life events or Medi-Cal or 800-300-1506

It takes a village

COVID-19 Emergency Fund application for families in need o basic need funds like childcare and food in the form of a gift card

Freelancers Relief Fund

Go to link and review fund eligibility requirements and complete application to apply for up to $1,000 dollars per household to cover lost income during COVID-19 pandemic

Corona Virus Care Fund

Complete application to receive up to $400 in emergency funding for qualifying National Domestic Workers Alliance Members (NDWA) or current domestic workers complete interest form to be notified when funds are available for non-NDWA COVID-19 funds are available for application

Sweet Relief Fund

Emergency grant for individuals in music industry or as an individual musician

Identify & compart the lowest cost of prescription medication at pharmacies near your home

Identify low-cost or free offers or ways access the internet or internet services for low-income families and individuals with K-12 students in the home
Link to find low-cost internet services in your area:

Computer with Causes

Complete online application free computer for low-income individuals

Connect All

Register online to purchase computers starting at $109 and hotspots with unlimited data for $99 and $11.99 a month for low-income individuals

Smart Move

To identify the wifi and internet companies servicing your zip code go to Call each individual each service provider to find out about free or low-cost wifi services available during the pandemic
Call Spectrum 800-892-4357 for 2 months of free wifi, no set up fees, no contract
Call to find out if your zip code is serviced 800-818-0676 or 800-234-3993

Cox Communications

Free 2 months of wifi and $9.95 after for qualifying low-income individuals and families Call to find out if your zip is in COX service area and for eligibility

AT&T Services

Go to AT&T site to view COVID-19 resources for information on no late fees and low-cost options during COVID-19 pandemic

Locate Affordable Diapers for Low-Income Families

Countywide Benefits Entitlement Services Team (CBEST)

Free assistance with medical and legal team in ensuring individuals are able to obtain Social Security Disability Benefits Eligibility Requirements: Over 65 or have a physical or mental health disability, and not currently receiving SSI o SSDI benefits
Call contact number according to the Service Planning Area (SPA) you live in:
Locate your SPA by typing in your home address here:

Bronson House

Free food pantry items bring grocery bags M-F 9 AM -1 PM
1307 Warren St Los Angeles 90033 213-251-3512
Salvation Army 140 N Eastman Ave Los Angeles CA 90066 323-263-7577
Free Frozen, fruits & Veggies, canned & other food, and staple items, one pick up per household a week, must bring ID or School ID


Emergency food for Homeless Individuals
Sack Lunches Sunday 10:30 AM, M-F 9:00 AM – 12:00 hamburgers on Monday & sack lunch Tu-F
505 W Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica 90064

Central City Partners

Free groceries Bring own Bags, No ID required, every Thursday 9 AM- 1 PM
501 S Bixel St Los Angeles, CA 90017 213-482-8618

Rehoboth Courage Church

Free groceries Bring own Bags, No ID required, every Saturday 10 AM -2 PM
568 W Compton Blvd. Compton CA 90220

Foothill Unity Center

Family Food Program and Bag Lunch for Homeless Individuals at both locations 9 AM-4:30 PM M-F
One pick-up per family a week, no ID required during COVID-19 Pandemic, please provides a number of individuals in the household to assure appropriate amount of food is provided
790 W Chestnut Ave, Monrovia 91016 pickup times Monday 1 PM- 3:30 PM, Wednesday & Friday 9 AM -11:30 AM Family Food Program
191 N Oak Ave Pasadena CA 91107 626-584-7420 Tuesday 9 AM-11:30 AM and Wednesday & Friday 1 PM-3:30 PM


Food help line 323-458-6487 free emergency meals for group of 10 up to or more, students, and seniors

Laguna Beach Food Pantry

Free food in grocery store like setting available to anyone in need once a week, no ID or questions asked 8AM-10:30 AM M-F 949-497-7121 or email

Food on Foot

Free meal and clothing every Sunday
1625 N. Schrader Blvd, Hollywood CA, 90028 (in the back parking lot of the Los Angeles LGBT Center)

Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry Emergency

Food Pantry for individuals living or new to Santa Clarita Valley Call 661-255-9078 to find out if you meet income eligibility

Interfaith Food Center

Free emergency food pantry.Please call or see website for registration information and eligibility requirements 11819 Burke Street Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

LAUSD grab & go locations

LAUSD grab & go locations for food

List & map of locations providing frozen and pantry food for households with older adults during COVID-19 pandemic

Click here

Salvation Army Pasadena

Free food pantry donations and sack lunches for homeless individuals 9 AM – 11:30 AM M-F
Contact Joanna for any questions 626-529-0503 1000 E Walnut St Pasadena 91106

Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church

Every Thursday 9 AM – 11 AM, Please bring a picture ID, undocumented LA County Residents Welcome
114 W 87th St Los Angeles 90003 and surrounding Zip Codes 323-758-7697

Grab-N-Go Meals for Seniors

Caregivers & Family members can pick up pre-packaged meals for seniors over 65 Call for map assistance 213-482-7252

Downey Frist Christian Church

Free weekly food pantry; bring grocery bags, Saturdays 9 AM – 12:00 PM, first time visitor will need to register with ID and household size and date of birth for each family member 10909 New St Ave, Downey 90241 562-335-2728

Get Cal Fresh

Apply for Cal Fresh benefits; Cal Fresh is California’s stamp program

Hollywood Food Coalition

Free Nightly Take away meals, Monday – Friday 6:15 PM – 8:00PM & Saturday, and Sunday Romaine & Orange streets
5939 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90028 323-462-2032

California State Controller’s Office

Locate any unclaimed property or payments owed to you

Medical Care, showers, & other Social Service Resources:

The Navigation Center

Free showers M-F 8AM -3:30 PM, storage services, snacks, case management, & housing navigation assistance for homeless individuals Please call for first to schedule an intake appointment with Ian or any other staff for first visit 818-301-7988 11839 Sherman Way North Hollywood 91605

Lactation & Post-Partum Resources

Global Health Media provides health videos for demonstration feeding techniques, milk storage, increasing milk supply, decreasing pain. etc, available in multiple languages

Asian Pacific Health Care Venture

Call to schedule Medical or Behavioral Health appointment for individuals without insurance Locations in El Monte, Rosemead, and Los Feliz 323-644-3888

CDC Interim Guidance

Guidance from Centers for Disease Control for breastfeeding for a mother confirmed or under investigation for COVID-19

Department of Health Services Patient Access Line

Call for assistance with linkage to Primary Care Physician in LA County for persons with Medi-Cal or no health Insurance 844-804-9055

Department of Public Social Services Customer Service Line (DPSS)

Call to check on Medi-Cal, Cal Fresh, General Relief, & other DPSSS application and case status 866-613-3777

New Directions for Veterans

Emergency Shelter & long-term housing program for homeless veterans in LA County Contact Program Director Carter for more information 310-914-4045

Hope of the Valley Emergency Shelter

Emergency nightly shelter during COVID-19 pandemic, first come first served basis 16730 Chatsworth St North Hollywood, 91601 & 11430 Chandler Blvd, North Hollywood 91601

The Bin Echo Park

Free storage in up to 60 gallons bin. No Id necessary, one per person, must be 18 years or older 1140 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90026 M-F 7:30 AM -3:30 PM


Emergency Shelter & Housing Solutions individuals and families with children or 1 pets currently staying in areas of Boyle Heights, Central City, DTLA, Echo Park, Monterey Hills, Mt. Washington, Silverlake, West Hollywood, & Westlake Mc Arthur Park areas Intakes 8AM-9:30 AM M-F 323-948-0444 X 315 or X 130 5715 Crocker St Los Angeles 90037 No appointment Necessary Please contact Referral Specialist at 323-343-6572

Dept. of Mental Health Enhanced Emergency Shelter Program

213-738-6194 Youth 18-25 with urgent housing needs seriously emotional needs or mental illness

LA County 211

Referrals for Emergency Shelters Services Dial 211 or 800-339-6993 TTY 800-842-9710

Jovenes Inc

For homeless youth seeking shelter & housing services 18-24 323-260-8035 or

AMAAD Institute

House of Resiliency welcomes youth gay identifying men who need temporary residence and linkage to community resources email Kenneth or 323-569-1610 10221 Compton Ave #105 Los Angeles, 90002, services temporarily halted and will re-start April 1, 2020.

Emergency Winter Shelter Hotline

Available to answer questions about locations & pick up times 24/7 800-548-747 or go to for PDF of locations & times

Transwellness Center

Free 5-day motel voucher for trans-feminine individuals of color and other linkage services to community benefits and resources including emergency food, shelters, and Medi-cal benefits, and hormone replacement therapy contact Johanna Padilla or Jessi Medina

Locate local Resource and Referral centers for all things related to affordable childcare Los Angeles County Child Care Resource and Referral Hotline 323-890-1555 San Fernando, Santa Clarita Valley, Antelope Valley, & San Bernardino County 866-644-5437

Child Care Assistance for Military Families

Click on link and select red box Assistance for Military DoD Families and select your service branch for assistance

Mexican American Opportunity Foundation

Call for assistance in finding low-cost child care programs in Los Angeles County 5657 East Washington Blvd, Commerce CA 90040 323-890-1555 8AM-5 PM

Pomona USD Child Development Resource & Referral

Call for assistance in finding low-cost child care programs in Los Angeles County 909-397-4740

Options for Learning

Call for assistance in finding low-cost child care programs in Los Angeles County 626-449-8221

Child Care Resource Center

Call for assistance in finding low-cost child care programs in Los Angeles County Palmdale 661-789-1200


Call for assistance in finding low-cost child care programs in Los Angeles County 213-427-2700

Healthy Families America

In-home support for low-income new mothers, services include home visits, resource & benefits linkage, family connection, employment assistance 323-766-2345 X 2223

Mama’s Neighborhood

In home support for pregnant mothers through birth to 10 Weeks post-partum that are receiving Medi-cal or Medi-cal eligible Case management, linkage to basic needs like food and shelter, in home support services 310-222-5125 / 424-306-7200


California’s registry of in-home child care providers, tutors, &inb-home counselors, and child care staff at ancillary child care centers who have passed a background screening, tips on choosing a provider or 1-800-822-8490

Los Angeles County Library

LA County library is offering temporary 90-day library cards to enable easy access to digital resources

Natural Reader

Free text to speech and text to MP3

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Immigration Legal Assistance Project Legal assistance and counseling for low-income persons 213-485-1872

Veterans Legal Services Project

Assistance with traffic tickets, expungements, and discharge upgrades 213-896-6537

Domestic Violence Legal Services Project

Information and assist with domestic violence and elder abuse restraining orders 213-624-3665

Community Legal Aid So Cal

LA and Orange County Legal counseling and programs Family, housing, safety 7 protection, immigration, economic opportunity, domestic violence, and elder abuse 800-834-5001

Coalition for Human Immigrant Rights Los Angeles

Legal Immigration Assistance, all services are being provided by phone at this time (COVID-19) Call and leave clearly state name and contact number 888-624-4752

County of Los Angeles

Sign up to receive text or email updates from Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and other departments


If you or someone you know is in need of homeless outreach services, complete online form for assistance

Aunt Birtha

Search for resources according to your zip code and category

211 LA County