Council District Four Coloring Book:
Download the District Four coloring book, complete with activities for kids and resources for Angelenos.
Expanded opportunities for Pre-K to 12 students:
- PBS SoCal - kcet.org
- PBS SoCal and KCET, in partnership with LAUSD, are offering broadcast programming and accompanying digital resources that adhere to California's state curriculum to provide continued at-home learning. See broadcast schedules and access digital resources here for students from Pre-K to 12th grade.
COVID-19 information for pet owners:
- Best Friends Animal Society - resources.bestfriends.org
Temporary digital Los Angeles County library cards now available:
- LAPL: LACountyLibrary.org/library-cards
- During its extended closure, the LA County Library system is offering a temporary digital card, valid for 90 days. Through the card, users can access all of the Library’s digital offerings, including eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, movies, TV, homework help, online classes, and more. To sign up for a temporary digital card, LA County residents can visit LACountyLibrary.org/library-cards.
Hate crimes and incidents:
- Report a hate crime to the LAPD - lapdonline.org/get_informed/content_basic_view/1402
- Asian Pacific Policy Planning Council - asianpacificpolicyandplanningcouncil.org/stop-aapi-hate
- Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA - standagainsthatred.org
- Bystander Intervention Training - ihollaback.org/bystanderintervention
- Contact my office - davidryu.lacity.org/contact
Bartenders Emergency Assistance Program:
- United States Bartenders Guild National Charity Foundation - usbgfoundation.org
- USBG Foundation has a “Bartenders Emergency Assistance Program”, for bartenders in times of need. With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the hospitality industry, bartenders who have been impacted can learn more about the program and eligibility requirements here.
Mental health resources:
- LA Department of Mental Health Hotline: 800-854-7771
- Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration: 800-985-5990
- National Alliance on Mental Illness Hotline: 800-950-6264
- LAUSD Hotline: 213-241-3840
- The Emergency Management Department has a list of activities to help handle stress during the pandemic.
Domestic violence resources:
- L.A. County Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-978-3600
- L.A. County Child Abuse Hotline: 800-540-4000
- L.A. County Elder Abuse Hotline: 877-477-3646
- Project Safe Haven - corona-virus.la/DVResources
- More information & resources here.
Asian American Drug Abuse Program:
- AADAP - aadapinc.org
- AADAP is providing continued virtual services. More information in English here, and in Spanish here.
Resources for freelance artists:
- Freelance Artist Resource Producing Collective - covid19freelanceartistresource.wordpress.com
Arts Emergency Relief Fund:
- Department of Cultural Affairs - culturela.org/grants-and-calls/aer-fund
- Emergency relief grants to City of Los Angeles-based dance, music, and theatre artists, as well as small ensembles who have had their public performances, shows, or concerts cancelled due to COVID-19. The Department will consider the first 450 applicants by the deadline, May 1, 2020. For more information and to apply, click here.
LifeLine Low-Cost & Free Monthly Telephone Service:
- Provider search tool: californialifeline.com/en/provider_search
- Free and low-cost cell phones are available through the California LifeLine program. LifeLine offers low-cost and free monthly telephone services to eligible, low-income California residents. Participants can qualify for the program if they receive public benefits or meet household income limits. Learn more about the program here.
- City Attorney's Office - 213-978-8340
- Price gouging is illegal. If you think you have been a victim of price gouging or a coronavirus consumer scam, file a complaint with the Office of the City Attorney.
Be aware: LADWP scammers taking advantage of COVID-19 response:
- LADWP: 1-800-DIAL-DWP
- In response to COVID-19, LADWP announced that they are deferring disconnections for non-payment. However, there are reports of scammers representing themselves as LADWP employees, threatening to shut off water and power service if they do not receive payment immediately over the phone.
- LADWP DOES NOT request payment of any kind over the phone, including credit card, debit card, or prepaid VISA or MASTERCARD. If you suspect something isn’t right on the other end of the line, hang up the phone and dial 1-800-DIAL-DWP.