COVID

Click here for updates from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Click here for updates from the City of Long Beach

Click here for updates from the State

Click here for updates from Google

Click here for updates from the NAACP

Unite Us Online Platform

The City of Long Beach has announced the launch of a new online resource and referral platform, powered by Unite Us, that will help residents connect to City and community programs that support residents during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Learn more.

Get Connected LB
Learn how Long Beach residents can gain access to low-cost internet, computers, and free computer literacy training.

LBCEI
The Long Beach Center for Economic Inclusion has resources available to our residents to help with:

  • Food Insecurity
  • Digital Inclusion
  • Small Business Support
  • Housing Support Services

Visit their website for more information!

https://www.lbcei.org/inthistogether/

Abuse Hotline Numbers
Everyone is not safe at home. Long Beach NAACP is providing abuse hotline numbers. Do not be afraid to use should you need help or support.

  • Call or text 911 in emergency
  • LA Country Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-978-3600
  • LA County Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-540-4000
  • LA County Elder Abuse Hotline 1-877-477-3646
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233 or text “LOVEIS” to 22522
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-4673

Back-to-School Resources

The LA County Library has free homework help available from live, online tutors every day from noon to 10 p.m. K-12 students, college students, and adult learners are all eligible.

AT&T is offering low-cost Wi-Fi and free installation for families in need. For those navigating new devices or technology, the Los Angeles Unified School District has a hotline available at 213-443-1300 from 6 am to 6 pm Monday through Saturday to help guide you through the process.

The LA County Department of Mental Health is offering comprehensive resources for those students, parents, and teachers who may need a little extra support during this difficult time.

COVID Resources for Veterans

Housing

No Veteran Should be Without a Place to Call Home:

Free Help for Homeless Veterans Dial 1-877-4AID-Vet (1-877-424-3838) for 24/7 access 

Homeless Veteran Chat Confidential, 24/7 online support for homeless Veterans and friends. https://www.va.gov/homeless for more information

Veterans

For veterans experiencing a mental health crisis, help is available by:

Suicide prevention resources for veterans

Senior Resources

Elder Abuse Hotline

Call (877) 4-R Seniors. Click to learn more.

  • Heart of Ida, in coordination with Long Beach Senior Police Partners matches trained and caring volunteers with senior citizens who may feel socially isolated. For more information or to sign up visit http://www.heartofida.org/
  • Los Angeles County Department of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS), is providing temporary delivery services to older adults (ages 60 years and older), dependent adults or permanently or temporarily disabled individuals who are unable to leave their home due to COVID-19. Call WDACS at 888-863-7411 for more details on eligibility or visit https://wdacs.lacounty.gov/

FYI: Senior Benefits

Law

Environment

What should I recycle? What should I throw away?

Visit Long Beach Recycles for more information!

Health

  • Learn more about heart health visit heart.org
  • Learn more about diabetes
  • Silent killer disease project
  • California Department of Health Care Services Nurse Advice Line: Call 1-877-409-9052
    Nurses can answer questions such as:
    • Possible COVID-19 symptoms
    • When people should get tested
    • Whether people need to self-isolate
  • Long Beach Health & Human Services is offering low-cost flu vaccines. Download full schedule of flu shot clinic sites.

Are You a Veteran in Crisis or Concerned About One?

Did you know that VA offers same day services in Primary Care and Mental Health at 172 VA Medical Centers across the country? Make the Connection Resource Locator

Contact the Veterans Crisis Line (1-800-273-8255 and press 1, Chat, or Text 838255.)