Applications open May 18 for disaster relief assistance, apply by May 31 for rental assistance, May 20 CalFresh presentation plus donate towards food.
Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants Opens Today, May 18 / La Asistencia de Socorro en Casos de Desastre para Inmigrantes Comienza Hoy, 18 de Mayo
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants opens today, Monday, May 18, 2020.

Twelve immigrant-serving non-profit organizations were selected by California Department of Social Services (more information here: 

The immigrant-serving non-profit organizations will help individuals to apply for and receive disaster relief assistance. An undocumented adult who qualifies can receive $500 in direct assistance with a maximum of $1000 in assistance per household.

The organizations in Los Angeles that were picked are: You can contact any of them for assistance starting today, Monday, May 18.

For more information, read the FAQ:

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Asistencia de Socorro en Casos de Desastre para Inmigrantes comienza hoy, lunes 18 de mayo de 2020.

El Departamento de Servicios Sociales de California seleccionó a 12 organizaciones sin fines de lucro que sirven a inmigrantes (más información aquí:

Las organizaciones sin fines de lucro que sirven a los inmigrantes ayudarán a las personas a solicitar y recibir asistencia de socorro en casos de desastre. Un adulto indocumentado que califica puede recibir $500 en asistencia directa con un máximo de $1000 en asistencia por hogar.

Las organizaciones en Los Ángeles que fueron seleccionadas son:
Puede ponerse en contacto con cualquiera de ellos para obtener asistencia a partir de hoy, lunes 18 de mayo.

Para obtener más información, lea las preguntas frecuentes:
COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program / Programa de Asistencia de Alquiler de Emergencia COVID-19
Deadline to apply for this program is May 31, 2020. / La fecha límite para solicitar este programa es el 31 de mayo de 2020.
The COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program could potentially provide up to $1,000 towards monthly rent for up to 3 months.

Only applicable to unincorporated communities in the 1st, 2nd, 4th or 5th Supervisorial Districts of LA County. Visit the following list to see if your area is applicable:   

Deadline to apply is May 31, 2020. Only low- and moderate-income households economically impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic are eligible. To apply, visit the following link:

El programa de asistencia de alquiler de emergencia COVID-19 podría proporcionar hasta $1,000 para el alquiler mensual por hasta 3 meses.

Solo aplicable a comunidades no incorporadas en los Distritos de Supervisión 1º, 2º, 4º o 5º del Condado de Los Ángeles. Visite la siguiente lista para ver si su área es aplicable:

La fecha límite para presentar la solicitud es el 31 de mayo de 2020. Solo los hogares de ingresos bajos y moderados afectados económicamente durante la pandemia de COVID-19 son elegibles. Para aplicar, visite el siguiente enlace:
Click Here to Apply / Haga Clic Aquí para Aplicar
Taller de CalFresh en Miércoles, 20 de Mayo
El Centro Regional Lanterman en colaboración con la Oficina de Defensa de los Derechos de los Clientes (OCRA) les invita a participar en un taller sobre CalFresh a través de Zoom en miércoles, 20 de mayo, de 3 a 5 p.m.

CalFresh ayuda a personas de bajos ingresos a comprar los alimientos nutritivos que se necesitan para una buena salud.
El espacio es limitado, se requiere registro.

Para registrarse, contacte a Joe Perales al 213.252.4986 or
Donate to Help Lanterman Families Experiencing Food Insecurity Due to COVID-19

Thank you to everyone who has donated towards our food campaign so far. In total, we've been able to distribute gift cards to several hundred families and adults living independently. 

We are seeing the cumulative impact this crisis has had on our Lanterman community. The number of families that have lost jobs is sobering. Our Help Fund is at risk for becoming depleted.

So please, if you are able, consider giving today to help Lanterman families experiencing food insecurity due to COVID-19, so when they ask for help, we will have the funds to say YES:

Make a Donation to the Help Fund Today
Make an Offline Donation

To make an offline donation, make your check payable to:

Frank D. Lanterman Reigonal Center
(please note that it's for the Help Fund)

and mail your donation to:

Help Fund
c/o Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center
3303 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Information and Resources for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

To everyone, please beware of misinformation which may be shared, and be sure to turn to reliable and official sources of information.

Following are links to local, state and federal resources you should visit for reliable information about Coronavirus (COVID-19):

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Board Welcomes Your Attendance At Its Meetings

Anyone in the community is welcome to attend Lanterman’s board of directors meeting. The monthly meeting is conducted on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. Meetings are held at Lanterman Regional Center. Contact Frank Lara in advance at 213.252.4902 or so you can be placed on the list of attendees.

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Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center