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Upcoming FREE Community Food Distributions, COVID Testing/Vaccines, and More!


I am partnering with community organizations to provide critical resources and services throughout Assembly District 53. As always, the office is open Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact 213-620-4646 with questions on events or for assistance with state agencies and state programs, such as EDDDMVCalFresh, and Medi-Cal.No-Cost COVID Vaccines for EVERYONE Aged 16+:
(Please note that people aged 16 & 17 years old can only receive the Pfizer vaccine)
Locations vary; limited availability.
Book an appointment at www.VaccinateLACounty.com or carbonhealth.com/covid-19-vaccines/los-angeles
If you need assistance booking an appointment, call the LA Department of Public Health at (833) 540-0473; available 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily.No-Cost COVID Vaccines for Veterans
Locations vary; limited availability
VA Healthcare required; enroll at www.va.gov/health-care/apply/application/introduction
Appointments required at (310) 268-4900No-Cost COVID Testing
Daily
Locations vary
Find a testing site near you at corona-virus.la/covid-19-testingCOVID-19 Funeral Assistance (Through FEMA)
844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585
Monday – Friday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.No-Cost Confidential Report of Hate Incident or Crime
Call 2-1-1
Note: Accessible 24/7 in 140 languages
Learn more at  www.211la.org/la-vs-hateNo-Cost Tax Assistance and Counseling 
**Tax Deadline Extended to May 17**
The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) for low-income workers and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify. VITA providers in AD53 can be found here.Emergency Renters Assistance Program (ERAP) for LA City Residents
*Application closes this Thursday!*

Check eligibility and apply at hcidla.lacity.org
Note: Deadline to apply is Friday, April 30, 11:59 p.m.COVID-19 Rent Relief for Huntington Park and Vernon Residents
Check eligibility and apply at HousingIsKey.comNo-Cost Food Distribution
Mondays, 8 – 11 a.m. (while supplies last)
Wilshire Presbyterian Church
300 S Western Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90020No-Cost Grab N’ Go Meals
Mondays & Wednesdays, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (while supplies last)
Anderson Munger Family YMCA
4301 W 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90020
Note: The meals are for children only; adults may pick up on their behalf.No-Cost Wi-Fi
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Anderson Munger Family YMCA
4301 W 3rd, Los Angeles, CA 90020
Note: check in with the YMCA staff for the code.No-Cost Distance Learning Hubs
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Ketchum-Downtown YMCA
401 S Hope Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Note: For grades 6-12; learn more at DistanceLearning@ymcala.orgNo-Cost Showers
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Anderson Munger Family YMCA
4301 W 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90020
Note: Must bring a valid ID; toiletries are provided.No-Cost Showers
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Ketchum-Downtown YMCA
401 S Hope Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Note: Must bring a valid ID; toiletries are provided.No-Cost Grab N’ Go Meals
Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. until supplies run out
Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA
2900 Whittier Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90023

No-Cost Fresh Produce & Pet Food Distribution
**Note the time change**
Tuesdays, 11 a.m. until supplies run out
Anderson Munger Family YMCA
4301 W 3rd, Los Angeles, CA 90020
Note: Bringing a cart or a large bag is recommended.No-Cost Mobile Grocery Truck
Tuesdays, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (while supplies last)
1901 W 6th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90057No-Cost Grab N’ Go Meals
Tuesdays & Fridays, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Ketchum Downtown YMCA Preschool
2916 W 8th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Note: The meals are for children only; adults may pick up on their behalf.No-Cost Fresh Produce Distribution
Wednesdays, 10 – 11 a.m.
Ketchum Downtown YMCA Preschool
2916 W 8th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90005No-Cost Food Distribution
Thursdays, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Central City Neighborhood Partners (CCNP)
501 S Bixel St
Los Angeles, CA 90017No-Cost Showers
Thursdays, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA
2900 Whittier Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90023No-Cost Grab N’ Go Meals
Fridays, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Violence Intervention Program (VIP)
1750 Sichel Street
Los Angeles, CA 90031
Note: VIP is not in our district, but the coordinators are offering resources to everyone in our district as well.No-Cost Food Distribution
Saturdays, 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. (while supplies last)
Urban Partners Los Angeles
2936 W 8th St
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Note: Bringing a cart is recommended.
Note: No-cost walk-in COVID tests available.Need support opening a bank account or obtaining your credit score?
Contact CCNP (Central City Neighborhood Partners) at 213-482-8618 and ask for “Crystel Perez Galindo” to book an appointment with a certified credit counselor.MARK YOUR CALENDARS:COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic (Appointment Needed)Friday, April 30, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
CARECEN
2845 W. 7th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Note: For residents of LA County, 18+ years only. No medical insurance required. To book an appointment, please call 213-385-7800 x 175CalTrans Community Clean-up
Saturday, May 1, 2021, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Westbound I-10 from Normandie Ave to Arlington Ave in the City of Los Angeles.
Caltrans West Los Angeles Region Maintenance team will oversee the safety and work of all volunteers.  The scope of work by volunteers is limited to trash and litter pick-up and minor raking.  Simultaneously, in the same area, Caltrans team members will conduct activities including graffiti removal, tree trimming, and weed abatement. To sign up to volunteer, please email D7GovLeg@dot.ca.govPlease sign-up by Wednesday, April 28, so that parking and equipment can be arranged. Volunteer at Anderson Munger Family YMCA
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, times vary
Anderson Munger Family YMCA
4301 W 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90020
Note: Sign up at ymcala.volunteermatters.org/project-catalog/811Volunteer at Ketchum Downtown YMCA PreschoolTuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Ketchum Downtown YMCA Preschool
2916 W 8th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Note: Sign up at ymcala.volunteermatters.org/project-catalog/807Volunteer at Urban Partners Los Angeles
Saturdays 6 – 9 a.m. and/or 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
2936 W 8th St
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Note: Sign up at www.urbanpartnersla.org/volunteerSincerely,
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MIGUEL SANTIAGO
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