Financial Literacy and Programs

  • American Consumer Credit Counseling
    • Low cost and affordable debt relief programs as well as other free or low cost financial aid.
  • Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI)
    • Low cost and affordable debt relief programs as well as other free or low cost financial aid.
  • General Relief
    • General Relief is a cash assistance program provided by the County of Los Angeles for individuals who are not eligible for other federal or State cash assistance programs, such as CalWORKS, Supplemental Security Income, and Disability Insurance Benefits. The most you can receive in cash aid per month is $221 as well as enrollment in MediCal, Free health care (800-427-8700), bus tokens, a personal care kit, sanitary napkins, housing repairs, supplements for medically required diets, a referral to a drug or alcohol recovery program, as well as CalFresh (food stamps).
  • Homeless Assistance
    • Provides individuals with a history of homelessness with rent subsidy and coordinating access to other necessary supportive services.
  • In Charge Debt Solutions
    • Debt relief for low income peoples as well as a resource guide for other financial aid.
  • Low Income Financial Help
    • Offers debt relief and other important financial aid.
  • Operation HOPE
    • HOPE Inside is our award-winning model of community uplift. We serve adults, youth, disaster survivors, and employees with financial dignity programming and coaching to equip them with the financial knowledge and tools to create a secure future. Our programs and services are offered at no cost to the client.
  • Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA)
    • Provides cash assistance, Medi-Cal, and CalFresh to refugees for eight months starting with the month in which the person was admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or the date asylum was granted or from the date of application for aid.
  • The Salvation Army
    • The Salvation Army in California may be able to provide financial assistance in an emergency. Services range from housing, rental assistance, food, to funds for paying utility bills, free school supplies or Christmas toys and more. One of the primary missions of the Salvation Army is to alleviate human suffering and address the economic, social, and emotional well-being of the low income and struggling individuals and families in California. The agency will support qualified low income families, regardless of their race, religion, or age.
  • USA.gov
    • Offers government benefits and other helpful financial aid, as well as other resources.

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