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COVID-19 Resources for families and youth

General Resources for Families

  • DCFS-compiled Community Resource List: This resource is a comprehensive directory of services. Although focused on eastern Los Angeles County, it contains many resources available county-wide. 
  • Alliance for Children’s Rights-compiled Resource List: This resource also is a comprehensive list of resources for families across Los Angeles. https://kids-alliance.org/covid-19/

Guardianship/Adoption

  • Public Counsel’s Remote Guardianship Clinic: Information on how to obtain services from Public Counsel’s free remote guardianship clinic. See the flyer in English here and in Spanish here

Education

  • Many resources for families are specific to your school district. Check out our list here for your district.  

Transition Age Youth

  • Conrad H. Hilton Foundation COVID-19 Resource Catalog: This catalogue contains information on education, employment, and housing for foster youth and their caregivers. 
  • Remaining in foster care after 21: Youth in extended foster who are about to turn may stay in care until at least June 30, 2020. Some SILP approval and work/education participation requirements have also been waived. See here for more. 
  • Is your drivers’ license suspended because of a ticket? If yes, you may qualify to get the suspension temporarily lifted. See here for information and call us if you need help. 
  • Questions about whether you qualify for the stimulus? Check out this Know Your Rights flyer by the Alliance for Children’s Rights.
  • Youth Law Center’s COVID-19 Resources: The Youth Law Center has created guides for youth on a variety of subjects. Check them out here: https://ylc.org/news/covid19-resources/
  • From cell phones to laptops, John Burton’s Advocates for Youth COVID-19 Resource list has it covered:https://www.jbaforyouth.org/covid-19-resources/