County and City Resources
City of Long Beach
Help for Renters: COVID-19
Need Help Paying Rent? Financial Help Here
The City of Long Beach is providing financial assistance to renters that have been impacted by COVID-19. Thanks to funding from the federal and state governments, this program will help residents stay in the community. Please feel free to share with family, friends and neighbors:
If you have lost your job, are unable to work, or have had your hours cut, you can apply for assistance from the Long Beach CARES Emergency Rental Assistance (LB CARES) program.
Eligible households must meet the following criteria:
- Renters reside in single-family, multi-unit, or mobile homes located in the City of Long Beach.
- Annual household income loss does not exceed established limits.
- There is a current residential lease or rental agreement in place.
- Household does not receive any other forms of rental assistance payments.
The deadline to drop-off in person applications is Thursday, July 23 at 11 a.m.
The deadline to submit mail-in applications is Monday, July 27.
Applications will be placed in a lottery. City staff will select 1700 applications in August and notify selected applicants by mail.
If you have additional questions about LB CARES, call the city at 562-570-3000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For a complete list of eligibility requirements and to apply, visit the city's website.
Los Angeles County
The City of Los Angeles and Los Angeles County are providing free COVID-19 testing to residents. To schedule an appointment and find the closest centers near you, visit their website.
For the latest developments from Los Angeles County visit their website here Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
Here are resources for Long Beach, Signal Hill and Catalina Island:
Here is the latest information on local resources available to the San Pedro community:
Housing, Food, Childcare and Education
Harbor Interfaith Services provides transitional housing, food, job placement, childcare and education services.
- Call 310-831-0603 for housing assistance
- Call 424-276-3602 for food pantry
The Toberman Neighborhood Center provides meals and food delivery, housing and utilities support, tutoring and career transition services, and help applying for state benefits, such as the California Economic Development Department (EDD), CalFresh and Medi-Cal.
- Call 310-832-1145
The Port of Los Angeles Boys & Girls Club is a Grab & Go Distribution Site, providing lunch, snacks and free school supplies on certain days of the week to children.
- Call 310-833-1322
The San Pedro & Peninsula YMCA is serving breakfast and lunch for those in need.
- Call 310-832-4211
Harbor Community Health Centers provide pediatric and adult primary care, prenatal care, behavioral health, and assistance enrolling in health care plans for low income residents and those who do not have health insurance.
- Call 310-547-0202
Assistance for Victims of Domestic Violence
Rainbow Services provides emergency and crisis assistance to victims of domestic violence.
- Call 310-547-9343 (24-hour bilingual hotline)
Los Angeles County operates a Domestic Violence Hotline.
- Call 1-800-978-3600
Los Angeles Unified School District has a Mental Health Hotline available to students, families and educators.
- Call 213-241-3840
Los Angeles County is providing help to residents through the Mental Health ACCESS Center.
- Call 800-854-7771 or text "LA" to 741-741
The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles offers legal counsel, advice and direct representation for low income residents.
- Call 800-399-4529