If you or someone you know is experiencing financial hardship, there are programs to help. My office has compiled the following list of resources available to Council District 7 residents.

COVID Vaccines and Testing

COVID testing and vaccines are available at no cost. Visit County of Los Angeles web site to find a testing or vaccine site near you.


Utility Assistance

LADWP Cares:

The LADWP shutoff moratorium has been extended to March 31, 2022. If you are behind on your bill, LADWP provides discounts to reduce the cost of electricity, water, and sewer services to eligible Angelenos. Visit LADWP or call (800) 342-5397 to learn more.

Low-Cost Internet Services:

Enter your address on GetConnectedLosAngeles.LACity,org to find options for low-cost internet services available to you.

Reduced Transportation Fees

Metro Reduced Fare Tap Card:

Metro offers reduced fares for students who qualify and apply for the program. Visit Metro.net for college/vocational and for students in K-12.

Metro LIFE:

Metro bus fare collection will resume on January 10, 2022. Metro’s LIFE (Low-Income Fare is Easy) Program offers discounts toward the purchase of passes on Metro and other LIFE participating agencies. Visit metro.net/LIFE or call (323) 466-3876.

Employment Assistance

Los Angeles Economic and Workforce Development Department:

Free job training, placement and resume assistance and consultations to guide small businesses to COVID-19 economic recovery resources. Visit EWDD Resources for Angelenos or call (213) 744-7130.


Small Business Assistance

The North Valley Business Source Center provides business assistance services, financial assistance, entrepreneurial training and economic development to individuals and businesses in California. For more information visit BusinessSource Centers.


North Valley Caring Services
15453 Rayen St.
North Hills, CA 91343
Fridays 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
(818) 891-0481


Tujunga United Methodist Church
9901 Tujunga Canyon
Tujunga, CA 91042
Wednesdays 11:00 am -1:00 pm
(818) 352-1481


KHALSA Care Foundation
9989 Laurel Canyon Blvd.
Pacoima, CA 91331
Fridays 2:00 pm (while supplies last)
(818) 896-7700


Power of God Church:
13425 Glenoaks Blvd.
Sylmar, CA 91342
3rd Saturday of the month 10:00 – 11:30 am
(818) 310-4423

Lighthouse of San Fernando
622 N. Maclay Ave.
San Fernando, CA 91340
Fridays 3:00 – 5:00 pm
(818) 403-6432


Meet Each Need with Dignity (MEND)
10641 San Fernando Rd.
Pacoima, CA 91331
Tuesdays and Fridays 9:00 – 11:00 am
(818) 896-0246


Making it Happen/Heart of the Canyons Church
9666 Foothill Pl.
Sunland, CA 91042
Saturdays 2:00 – 3:00 pm
(818) 398-6232


Valley Crossroads SDA Church
1350 Glenoaks Blvd.
Pacoima, CA 91331
2nd and 4th Saturdays 2:00 – 3:30 pm
(818) 896-4488

For more resources available to Angelenos, visit the City of Los Angeles website at lacity.org/residents.