Resources

March 16, 2020

 

  • U-Haul is offering 30 days of free self-storage to college students who need to move due to coronavirus. 
  • For a limited time, students can now fly free on Frontier Airlines to nearly 100 destinations. Purchase before March 23, 2020 and one student can fly free for every one-way or round-trip Discount Den Fare purchased on qualifying flights and dates.
  • For the closest food pantry/bank to you, visit Los Angeles Food Bank Pantry Locator. 
  • Every Table is offering meals to EVERYONE. Food distribution for seniors who need food brought to their homes. Food available for students. Food distribution centers that can distribute food to a group of people. If you need 10-10,000 meals, reach out to Every Table at 323.458.6487. For more info, visit their website.
  • Undocumented students can find a resource guide created by the California Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance.
  • For benefits for California employees impacted by COVID-19, visit the Employment Development Department’s website as well as their Frequently Asked Questions.
  • California State Senator Holly J. Mitchell has released a list of resources to assist in employment support, food insecurity, and updates from government entities.

UTILITIES

  • Southern California Edison announced that it is suspending service disconnections for nonpayment and waiving late fees, effective immediately, for residential and business customers impacted by the COVID-19 emergency. For more information, visit sce.com/billhelp.
  • Southern California Gas will not disconnect services to customers who can’t pay bills amid coronavirus outbreak.
  • Charter is offering free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription and at any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll, call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households. 
  • Verizon will waive late fees and keep residential and small business customers connected if negatively impacted by global crisis.
  • Los Angeles Department of Water & Power is offering payment plans and suspending utility shut off for March.