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COVID-19 Pandemic: Resources for the South Los Angeles Community

Updated: Jul 12, 2020

Pantry Distribution Resources:

  • All Peoples Christian Center: 822 E. 20th Street. Los Angeles, CA, 90011 | Phone: 213-747-6357 | Hours: Friday 9am – 1pm

  • Central Neighborhood Health Foundation: 2614 S. Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA, 90007 | Phone: 323-234-5000 | Hours: 1st & 3rd Monday of the month at 12pm (First 100 people)

  • St. Francis Center: 1835 S. Hope Street. Los Angeles, CA, 90015 | Phone: 213-747-5347 | Hours: Wednesday - Saturday 11am - 12:30pm

  • Mission Siloe Defensores de la fe Cristian: 3818 S. Maple Ave. Los Angeles, CA, 90011 | Phone: 323-561.0490 | Hours: Tuesday 6pm - 7pm (Must pick up ticket at 7am and return for food from 6-7 pm)

* Food pantry clients must bring photo ID with them to the pantry. The ID must show the client's current residential address. Some pantries have an application process and ask clients for documents supporting income. However, all clients will be served the first time regardless of completion of application and service area.


FREE Meals for LAUSD & LAUSD Charter students: LAUSD has opened thirty (60) “Grab & Go” food centers across the city. Each child can take home 2 nutrition meals. Hours: Open weekdays from 7am - 10am. For more information, click here or call the LAUSD Hotline: (213) 443-1300.

  • Fremont Senior High School: 7676 S. San Pedro St. Los Angeles, CA, 90003

  • Dymally High School: 8800 San Pedro St. Los Angeles, CA, 90003

  • Gompers Middle School: 234 E. 112th St. Los Angeles, CA, 90061

  • Barack Obama Preparation Academy: 1700 W 46th St. Los Angeles, CA, 90062

  • Muir Middle School: 5929 S Vermont Ave. Los Angeles, CA, 90044

  • Washington Preparatory High School: 10860 S. Denker Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90047

  • Dorsey Senior High School: 3537 Farmdale Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90016

  • Manuel Arts High School: 4131 S. Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90037

  • Audubon Middle School: 4120 11th Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90008

  • Marina Del Rey Middle School: 12500 Braddock Drive. Los Angeles, CA, 90066


FREE internet for household students: As schools across Southern California transition to remote instruction, national internet providers are offering free online access to households of students affected by the public health crisis. To enroll and for more information, call the phone numbers listed below.

  • SPECTRUM: 855-243-8892 or 1-844-488-8395

  • COMCAST: 1-855-846-8376 or 1-855-765-6995

Important Notes:

  • You must not have existing services or any pending debt with either company

  • Services will be free for the first 60 days

  • You must call and cancel before the 60th day to avoid any charges

  • No installation fee

  • Free shipping


Markets open early for seniors & disabled:

  • Northgate Market: 7am - 8am

  • Vallarta Supermarkets: 7am - 8am

*Price gouging: Violations of the price gouging statute are subject to criminal prosecution that can result in one-year imprisonment in county jail and/or a fine of up to $10,000. The Attorney General, local district attorneys, and private individuals can bring actions for violations of the statute. To report price gouging, call (559) 600-3156.



  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800 787-3224 |

  • Suicide Prevention Line: 1-800-273-8255 |

  • Peer-Run Hotline: 1-855-845-7415

  • Warm Line (English): 1-888-448-9777

  • Warm Line (Spanish): 1-888-448-4055 |

  • Text “Home” to 747147 for FREE emotional support via TEXT!


Employment Development Department (EDD):

  • provides a variety of support services to individuals affected by COVID-19 in California. Click here for faster and more convenient access to those services.

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