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    THE LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER OF THE DESERT
    760.416.7790 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Covid-19 Financial Resources. 

If your household income has been impacted by COVID-19, here is a list of local, regional, state, and national resources you can look into.

Local: 

  • United Way of the Desert (Financial Stability for people in need)

https://www.unitedwayofthedesert.org/financial-stability

  • Lift to Rise, Rental Assistance Fund – to open June 2, 2020 (Financial assistance for people in need)

https://www.lifttorise.org/protection

  • California Desert Arts Council, ‘Keep Art Alive’ (fund for Artists and Musicians)

https://cadesertarts.org/2020/04/keep-art-alive_announcement/

Rental Housing Assistance                                     

  • Coachella Valley Association of Governments (CVAG) Affordable Housing Resources & Location Directory

https://www.cityofpalmdesert.org/home/showdocument?id=27517

  • Housing Authority of the County of Riverside

https://www.harivco.org/

  • Coachella Valley Housing First (Path of Life)

https://www.thepathoflife.com/cv-housing-first/

  • College Students- U-Haul 30 day free storage for college students

https://www.uhaul.com/Articles/About/20625/College-Students-U-Haul-Offers-30-Days-Free-Self-Storage-amid-Coronavirus-Outbreak/

  • CalFresh (SNAP)

http://dpss.co.riverside.ca.us/self-sufficiency/calfresh-snap

  • CalWorks (cash assistance)

http://dpss.co.riverside.ca.us/self-sufficiency/calworks

  • Apply for Child Care

http://dpss.co.riverside.ca.us/self-sufficiency/child-care

Utility Assistance & Relief 

https://ccsbriv.org/ Offers Utility Assistance for economically disadvantage or otherwise needy individuals and households.  Call (760) 342-0157 for more information.  If you are in need of utility assistance, please call Monday's after 2:00PM

https://www.capriverside.org/program/utilityassistanceprogram CAP Riverside administers the federally-funded Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which provides utility payment assistance and weatherization services to low income customers in Riverside County.   Eligibility for this program is based on the household’s total monthly gross income. 

  • Desert Community Energy- Offers significant savings on utility bills to qualifying low income households through financial programs such as CARE and FERA.If you're not currently participating in one of these financial assistance programs and are interested in learning more about how you can save up to 30% on your energy bill, call (760) 469-9284 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • Desert Water Agency (DWA) - 

https://dwa.org/COVID Their Board of Directors Voted unanimously to waive all late fees and hold off on water shutoffs for 60 days starting March 17.

https://www.palmspringsdisposal.com/ Has announced a Customer Relief Package for residents and businesses. This package is designed to offer some relief to businesses and residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://coachellavalley.salvationarmy.org/ Provides utility assistance to low-income households.  Services are currently being provided remotely.  If you are in need of utility assistance, please call Monday's after 2:00 pm for funding availability.  Call (760) 324.2275 for more information or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Relief from Financial Institutions-

  • Bank of America

https://about.bankofamerica.com/promo/assistance/client-assistance

  • Chase

https://www.chase.com/digital/resources/coronavirus?jp_cmp=rb/CV/off/stayconnected/na

  • S. Bank

https://www.usbank.com/splash/covid-19.html

  • Wells Fargo

https://www.wellsfargo.com/jump/enterprise/coronavirus-response


B
usinesses

  • Walgreens- Beginning March 13, 2020, Walgreens is waiving delivery fees for all eligible prescriptions during this evolving situation. There will be free delivery on any purchase on Walgreens.com beginning March 13, 2020 and until further notice, with no minimum purchase required.

  • CVS- Beginning March 9th, 2020, CVS Pharmacy will waive charges for home delivery of prescription medications. 

State: 

  • Emergency Assistance for Bartenders

https://www.usbgfoundation.org/beap

  • Restaurant Care (Emergency Assistance Restaurant Workers)

https://calrestfoundation.org/restaurants-care-application/

 

  • The LGBT Community Center of The Desert

    The McDonald/Wright Building

    1301 North Palm Canyon Dr, 3rd Floor
    Palm Springs, CA 92262

    760.416.7790 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Open Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

    The Center is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) public charity
    EIN # 33-0937301

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