Community Resources

Stressed Out? 
Try some of these ideas!
Stress Mgt.
 
Times are hard. Below are some resources that can support you and your families during this time. 
 
Parents Laid Off? Trouble Paying the Bills? Parents Undocumented? Need Food? 
Check out the resources below.
 
FOOD
  1. L.A. Food Bank Food Pantry Locator- Just type in your address to find a food bank with free food for you and your family.
  2. CalFresh- Apply to get $ for food! 
  3. LA 211 Food Finder- use this resource to find food resources near you.
RENT, HOUSING and BILLS
  1. County extends eviction moratorium through March 31, 2023- You still can't be evicted (legally, anyway) for not paying rent... . Here's the official LA City info on rent protections
  2. Does your family have a gas bill? If so, there is some help for paying that bill here: SoCalGas Cares. Here is some help with Paying Energy Bills in general. 
  3. Reduced Rates for Energy Bills with Edison- If you or a family member lost their job or are struggling to pay bills because of COVID, apply for a lower energy bill rate.
  4. Calworks- CalWORKs is a public assistance program that provides cash aid and services to eligible families that have a child(ren) in the home.
  5. Free Laptops and Internet- families with students in LAUSD get free Chromebooks and Internet service. 
  6. Low-Cost Internet- type in your zip code and see if you qualify for low-cost Internet services. If you can't afford Internet, try this Free WiFi HotSpot Locator map to find free WiFi near you.
  7. Need to apply for Unemployment? Here's some info on that. It's a guide to help you get started.  If you or a family member is an immigrant and looking for jobs, check out this Guide to COVID-19 for Immigrant Californians.
  8. Housing in LA County- search for housing.
  9. Family Source Centers- services to support low-income families.
 
RESOURCES FOR UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS
Do you need to speak with Mx. Monzon, our Psychiatric Social Worker?  Visit her/them in the A Building- their office is outside near the Nurse's Office. 
Students- Are you struggling to be productive and get your work done? Do you need inspiration and support? Check out the links below!
Stressed? Need some resources?
Self Care for Teens
Yoga for Teens
(20 minutes)
 
Deep Breathing Exercises
(6 minutes)
 
Meditation
(5 minutes)
 
Seven Habits Effective Teens
(6 minutes)
 
Body Scan
(7 minutes)
 
 
Mental Health Resources
Mental Health Resources
 
Mental Health Support Group
And for your enjoyment.... READ ALOUDS by Mx. Hollis and their son, Milo