March 27th – Updates to services re COVID-19

Hello,

Things are changing fast in the world and we are doing our best to keep up. Please let me know if there are any Homeless Related services or questions you want to be researched and answered. HANG IN THERE!

Here are updates for you, March 27th.

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Always a good first call, and their information should constantly be up to date

DMV https://www.dmv.ca.gov/

Closed to the public at this time. All existing appointments have been canceled and no new appointments can be made. There is no end date to this change so far.

You may use the Kiosks and the internet to process transactions. This means that Free and Low-Cost ID forms can’t be processed or received at this time.

Kiosks near me in the Valley:

Northridge – Vons

Arleta Field Office : Closed to COVID-19

Van Nuys Field Office: Closed to COVID – 19

Reseda – Vons

Tarzana – Vons

HOPE of the Valley

The shelter is still open and currently, the guests may stay 24 hours a day and shelter in place.

Residents in the shelter can shower every day as the Mobile Shower Truck is parked on sight for the foreseeable future

Temperatures of all residents are checked 3 times a day and they practice Social Distancing.

Pop Up Shelters are open at

Granada Hills

16730 Chatsworth St, Granada Hills, CA 91344

North Hollywood  Recreation Center

11430 Chandler Blvd

 

New shelters are set to open soon.  They are seeking donations of  clothes for men and women, especially sweats and jackets, shoes, and feminine hygiene products,

 

 

Hand Washing Stations

Click this link for a map of handwashing stations https://lahsa.maps.arcgis.com/apps/View/index.html?appid=20da4ef768994b469bf0cc073047a014

Locations around us include
15350 Oxnard St, Los Angeles, 91401

Parthenia St & Reseda Blvd, Los Angeles, 91324

Saticoy St & Reseda Blvd, Los Angeles, 91335

Sherman Way & Shoup Ave, Los Angeles, 91307 – near the Providence Mobile House

6837 Canoga Ave, Canoga Park, CA 91303 – several by Canoga Park High which is near the Variel offices

 

Housing/Evictions

  • The City of LA is prohibiting evictions for people that can demonstrate loss of income due to COVID-19 restrictions and interruptions. The City Council is considering additional protections for renters at risk of eviction that it will consider at upcoming meetings. – there is a meeting on this March 27th
  • In Unincorporated County Areas, the County of Los Angeles has suspended no-fault evictions, as well as evictions due to non-payment of rent when the tenant can show they were unable to pay rent due to coronavirus. The County will also allow tenants six months after the health emergency is lifted to pay back rent.
  • United Way has stood up a Pandemic Relief Fund to support L.A. County’s unsheltered residents who are especially vulnerable to the coronavirus, and low-income individuals, students, and families at imminent risk of homelessness and hardships due to health and economic impacts of coronavirus.
  • The Los Angeles Superior Court is halting all eviction hearings until at least April 17th. If you have an existing eviction order or are concerned about an upcoming eviction, please be aware that you do not have to respond until at least April 17th. Status of Evictions in Los Angeles in light of COVID-19, a memo from Inner City Law Center, provides an overview of the status of evictions in LA and lists tenant referral resources.

Education Services

help including Free Wi-Fi for students, follow this link: https://www.lahsa.org/news?article=689-covid-19-education-resources

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On-Line Support

Here is  information about Virtual meetings  https://www.aa.org/pages/en_US/options-for-meeting-online

To locate a meeting go to http://aa-intergroup.org/

To locate an NA meeting online, follow this link https://www.na.org/meetingsearch/text-results.php?country=Web&state&city&zip&street&within=5&day=0&lang&orderby=distance 

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