California Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants program

The California Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants program is a one-time, state-funded disaster relief assistance program for undocumented immigrants impacted by COVID-19. The program will provide $500 in direct assistance to those who qualify, and a maximum of $1,000 in assistance per household. To qualify, individuals must be able to provide information that they: 1) are an undocumented adult (18 yrs. of age or older); 2) are not eligible for federal COVID-19 related assistance such as the CARES Act tax stimulus payments or pandemic unemployment benefits; and, 3) have experienced financial hardship as a result of COVID-19.

 

Eligible individuals who live in Los Angeles County can apply starting on Monday, May 18, 2020 through the following nonprofit organizations:

 

·         Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA)

o     Phone Number: 213-201-8700

·         Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

o    Phone Number: 213-315-2659

·         Asian Americans Advancing Justice 

o    Phone Number: 213-241-8880

 

As of May 18, you may contact these organizations for more information about the application process and the verification documents required. Note: they will NOT assist individuals prior to May 18. 

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