Covid-19 Resources

Click here for COVID-19 Fact Sheet: “Urgent Federal Action Needed to Protect California’s Children and Families from Impacts of COVID-19”

ISSUE AREAS

HOW TO TALK TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT COVID-19

HOW TO TALK TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT COVID-19

HOW TO TALK TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT COVID-19

ECONOMIC SECURITY

IMMIGRANT FAMILIES

  • Medi-Cal COVID-19 PE program: Presumptive Eligibility for Medi-Cal is available so that all individuals may seek access all medically necessary care related to COVID-19  at no cost to the individual.
  • Disaster Relief Fund and CA Immigrant Resilience Fund: The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) is providing one-time disaster relief assistance to undocumented adult immigrants impacted by COVID-19, who are ineligible for most other forms of pandemic assistance, including direct assistance under the CARES Act and unemployment insurance.1
    • (sp) [not yet available in Spanish]
  • Immigrant Eligibility for Federal Public Programs:  The Protecting Immigrant Families Campaign has compiled a general overview of some of the federal public programs available to support individuals and families during the COVID-19 crisis under existing law, as well as the recently passed federal aid packages.
  • Understanding the Impact of Key Provisions of COVID-19 Federal Relief Bills on Immigrant Communities: The  National Immigration Law Center has written a policy brief  to provide information on the COVID-19 relief package’s impact on low-income immigrants and suggestions for urgently needed improvements in any future relief bills, with a focus on health, public benefits, economic support, and employment protections.
  • Undocumented Workers’ Employment Rights: Legal Aid At Work provides an overview of frequently asked questions regarding Undocumented Workers’ Employment Rights.
  • CIPC resource guide: The California Immigrant Policy Center has organized a guide of COVID-19 resources for immigrants in California.
  • Public Charge Fact Sheet: The Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles has a fact sheet explaining what rights immigrants have surrounding the public charge regulation.
  • COVID-19 Resources for Undocumented Californians: The California Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance has created a list of resources for undocumented Californians.

INTERNET & TECHNOLOGY ACCESS

NUTRITION & FOOD ACCESS

  • CA Meals for Kids Mobile Application: The CA Meals for Kids mobile application helps you find nearby California Afterschool and Summer Meal Programs Sites through your iOS, Android, or Microsoft devices.
  • LAUSD Resource Guide: The County of Los Angeles has listed food resources available through COVID-19 response efforts.
  • Nutrition Workshops: Tune in weekly on Facebook for virtual nutrition workshops in English and Spanish with LA Trust and CalFresh
  • Know Your Rights During COVID-19: The Medical-Legal Community Partnership Los Angeles has put together a resource  describing COVID-19 rights and protections around housing, employment, health care, and stimulus payments.
  • The California Parent and Youth Helpline: provides support and resource referrals to parent and youth during the current COVID-19 pandemic, 7-days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Call or text 1-855-4APARENT (855-427-2736) for services in English, Spanish and other languages.
  • CalFresh & Medi-Cal Eligibility Screener: Alluma has launched an online Quick Screener tool for public use, to help millions of Californians check if they are likely eligible for California’s food and health insurance assistance programs, CalFresh and Medi-Cal.
  • 5 Things to Know about P-EBT: California Food Policy Advocates and Western Center for Law & Poverty have developed a fact sheet with updates and information regarding California’s P-EBT, along with additional resources.
  • P-EBT FAQ: An FAQ developed by the California Food Policy Advocates intended to answer pressing questions about the extension of the P-EBT application deadline, application processing times, changes in address, and how to get help with P-EBT, among other topics.

HEALTH

MENTAL HEALTH

TELEHEALTH

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
(enrichment and learning)

EDUCATION
(learning)

ESPAÑOL

LGBTQ+

  • COVID-19 LGBTQ+ Help Center: Equality California has launched a help center website and hotline for members of the LGBTQ+ community.
    • Includes full lists of service providers in all 53 counties and will feature free webinars for people out of work.

REGION SPECIFIC

LOS ANGELES COUNTY

  • LA Care Teladoc: Talk to a doctor by calling Teladoc or by scheduling a video chat on the Teladoc app to treat non-emergency medical issues. Teledoc doctors can prescribe medication if necessary, which you can pick up at your local pharmacy.
  • LA Community Resources Guide – COVID-19 provides a comprehensive resource guide from the LA City Board of Public Works and LA Department of Public Health, including financial, health, mental health, domestic violence, food, housing, education, immigration and other resources for LA County residents.
  • California Connected Contact Tracing: Under this program, health workers will talk to those who have tested positive. They’ll alert anyone they may have exposed, keeping names confidential. Contact tracing is an anonymous way to do your part. The more people answer the call, the more lives and jobs California saves. Your information is always kept confidential. Available in multiple languages: English | Spanish | Traditional Chinese | Simplified Chinese | Korean | Armenian | Tagalog | Arabic | Farsi | Cambodian | Russian | Japanese | Vietnamese

ORANGE COUNTY

  • Senior Center Lunch Cafe Locations: Meals on Wheels Orange County delivers nutritious meals at community centers in the following cities providing a hot, nutritious lunch to older adults.
  • Anaheim Union High School District and Brea Olinda Unified School District are offering meals to children ages 18 and under.
  • The Buena Park School District will provide drive-thru meals to community members with children 18 and under at two of its campuses.
    • *Children must be present to receive meals*
  • Centralia School District will provide free meals to children 18 and under.
    • *Children must be present to receive meals*
  • Fullerton School District will be offering free breakfast and lunch to children under the age of 18 via curb-side pickup at all school locations.
    • *Children must be present to receive meals*
  • Fullerton Joint Union High School District will provide free lunches to children ages 18 and under.
  • La Habra City School District will offer grab-and-go curbside lunches for children ages 18 and under at three of its campuses from 9 am to 12 pm.
    • *Children must be present to receive lunch*
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District will provide free breakfast and lunch to all children ages 18 and under from 9 am to 11 am at four of its campuses.
    • *Children must be present to receive lunch*
  • Savanna School District will provide free lunches for children ages 18 and under at various times and campuses.

RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS/EDUCATORS & PARENTS