CFGC

Community Family Guidance Center

10929 South Street, Suite 208B

Cerritos, CA 90703

For services, please call toll free at

855-329-8080. If this is a life-threatening emergency, call 911.

Email: info@cfgcenter.com

Phone: 562-924-5526

501(c)(3): 95-3083776

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COVID-19 Resources to Help You

Corona VIrus Explained  & What you Should DO

Please use the following links to get additional information and help while dealing with the Corona Virus pandemic:

COVID-19 Mental Health Resources

 

Resources for East Los Angeles County

 

Food Support 

  • Free meals for BUSD students

    • YMCA Los Cerritos​

    • Location: 15530 Woodruff Ave, Bellflower, CA 90706

    • Hours: Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. 

  • Free meals for LAUSD students 

  • For additional school districts: Click Here

 

Financial Support 

  • One Degree is working on gathering resources in this area. Please help your community by suggesting resources to add to this guide. Email help@1degree.org with details about your organization or an organization you know of that is providing essential services to low-income families & individuals during the COVID-19 outbreak.

 

Childcare Support 

  • One Degree is working on gathering resources in this area. Please help your community by suggesting resources to add to this guide. Email help@1degree.org with details about your organization or an organization you know of that is providing essential services to low-income families & individuals during the COVID-19 outbreak.

 

Other Support 

  • One Degree is working on gathering resources in this area. Please help your community by suggesting resources to add to this guide. Email help@1degree.org with details about your organization or an organization you know of that is providing essential services to low-income families & individuals during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

Resources for State and National

Food Support

  • Access a local food bank 

    • California Association of Food Banks 

    • California Association of Food Banks and its food bank network will continue to work to ensure that our most vulnerable communities have consistent and safe access to nutritious food. 

    • Locate a food bank here by entering your zip code: Find a Food Bank 

    • More: Information on COVID-19 (Corona Virus)

 

Financial Support 

  • Get an extension on filing your tax return and making payments

    • Franchise Tax Board

    • Taxpayers affected by COVID-19 are granted an extension to file California tax returns and make certain payments until June 15, 2020. The Franchise Tax Board will also waive any interest and late filing/payment penalties that would otherwise apply.

    • If you’re claiming the COVID-19 relief, write COVID-19 in black ink at the top of your tax return. If you’re e-filing, follow the software instructions to enter disaster information.

    • Tax filing and payment deadlines that occur on March 15, 2020 through June 15, 2020 are extended to June 15, 2020.

    • More info: Franchise Tax Board news release

 

  • Get fee waivers and waived penalties for Citibank customers

    • Citibank

    • Starting March 9, 2020 and effective for an initial 30 days, Citibank Retail Bank customers can get fee waivers on monthly service fees and waived penalties for early Certificate of Deposit withdrawal. Citibank Retail Bank Small Business customers can get fee waivers on monthly service fees and remote deposit capture and waived penalties for early Certificate of Deposit withdrawal.

    • Call the phone number on the back of your card to inquire about account assistance. If you currently work with a Banker or Financial Advisor, you can contact them during their regular business hours.

    • Assistance is available 24/7 via the phone number on the back of your card.

    • More info: Citibank online announcement 

 

  • Get financial assistance for individuals and their families in the alcohol industry

    • USBG National Charity Foundation

    • Eligible if worked for at least one year directly serving or in the production, promotion or distribution of alcoholic beverages, or the spouse or child of someone in the industry

    • Apply with online form

    • More info: COVID-19 Relief  

 

  • Get low interest loans for small businesses and nonprofits

    • US Small Business Administration

    • These loans may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills that can’t be paid because of the disaster’s impact. The interest rate is 3.75% for small businesses without credit available elsewhere; businesses with credit available elsewhere are not eligible. The interest rate for non-profits is 2.75%

    • Apply Here: Online Application

    • More info: Call 1-800-659-2955 or email disastercutomerservice@sba.gov

 

Childcare Support 

  • One Degree is working on gathering resources in this area. Please help your community by suggesting resources to add to this guide. Email help@1degree.org with details about your organization or an organization you know of that is providing essential services to low-income families & individuals during the COVID-19 outbreak.

 

Other Support 

  • Get disability insurance for employees diagnosed with COVID-19

    • Employment Development Department

    • Disability Insurance (DI) provides short-term benefit payments to employees who are unable to work due to having or being exposed to COVID-19. Diagnosis by a medical professional required. Benefit amounts are approximately 60-70% of wages (depending on income) and range from $50-$1,300/week.

    • File online: SDI Online

    • More info: Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

 

  • Get free internet service for two months

    • Comcast

    • New families who connect to Comcast’s Internet Essentials program will get free internet service for two months. The Internet Essentials program is normally available to qualified low-income households in Comcast’s service area for $9.95/month (check for https://www.internetessentials.com/ for eligibility requirements). You can cancel at any time (no contract and no term) if you don’t want to continue the program after the first two months.

    • Visit https://www.internetessentials.com/ to sign up online or call 1-855-846-8376 (English) and 1-855-765-6995 (Spanish) to sign up over the phone. After you sign up, Comcast will mail you a free self-install kit with a cable modem and a Wi-Fi router.

    • Phone #: 1-855-846-8376 (English) and 1-855-765-6995 (Spanish); web: https://www.internetessentials.com/.

    • More info: Comcast press release

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