TESTING & CONTACT TRACING
For information on covid-19 testing available in the city, please see Coronavirus.LACity.org/Testing
SafePass, a contact-tracing mobile app, is now available for individuals throughout LA County. SafePass will allow LA County users to self-report their symptoms for COVID-19 and receive notifications and alerts directly from the LA County Department of Public Health. Learn more at citizen.com/safepass.
On December 10, California released CA Notify, an app for covid-19 exposure alerts. Download the app in the Apple Store or Google Play.
For clarity on state eviction protections and City of LA tenant protections, see this document from the LA City Attorney.
LA Represents offers free legal services to assist individuals and small businesses with issues ranging from bankruptcy matters, commercial leases, domestic violence, consumer debt, employment law and much more. For more information visit Coronavirus.LACity.org/LARepresents
On September 10, 2020, LA County launched the COVID-19 Safety Compliance Certificate Program (CSCCP) to further help educate and train business owners on the implementation of LA County's COVID-19 safety protocols. CSCCP is a no-cost training for business owners and can be accessed online through DPH's COVID-19 website at publichealth.lacounty.gov/eh/covid19cert.htm and will be available in 13 languages.
You can get free, one-on-one counseling and support from the L.A. County Help Center during the COVID-19 emergency. Call (833) 238-4450, visit LACountyHelpCenter.org, or email DisasterHelpCenter@lacounty.gov. Follow them on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @LACHelpCenter
The city is providing low to no-interest loans up to $20k for small businesses with low income employees. See if you qualify here.
Are you looking for a new job? The city has put together a web site to assist you. Check out the LAJobsPortal.org
The State of California also has job assistance information:
On December 7, the Mayor of LA opens applications for the Secure Emergency Relief for Vulnerable Employees (SERVE) to provide cash aid to food service workers who reside in the City of Los Angeles. SERVE will offer 4,000 food service workers with a one-time $800 stipend to help them during this critical period: https://corona-virus.la/SERVE
Are you an artist who has been impacted by cancelations of events or projects? The city has created the Arts Emergency Relief Fund to give up to $400 per individual or $1200 for ensembles.
Looking to get involved and help out? Join the Neighborhood Council! You can also explore possibilities at LA City's list of volunteering and donation page.
LA CIty services
For graffiti removal, bulky trash pick up, dead animal removal, or abandoned cars, report it online at MyLA311 or call 311.
The City has a new traffic info service, including public transportation via dialing 511. For more information, go to http://www.go511.com/.
Here are the other 3-digit numbers to dial for LA City:
211 – County Info
311 – City Info (or 213.473.3231)
411 – General Directory (Information)
511 – Traffic info
611 – Local phone company
811 – Dig Alert (call this FREE city service when you are digging on your property. For safety, they will come out and mark where all your underground gas, cable, electric, phone lines, etc are.
911 – EMERGENCY only
City Numbers of Interest
Abandoned cars (800) ABA-NDON
Animal services (888) 452-7381
Bikeways (213) 580-1199
Building and safety (888) 524-2845
Bulky item pick up (800) 773-2489
Cable tv consumer complaints (213) 847-6851 & (213) 485-9050 por espanol
Cal Trans road closures (800) 427-7623
City clerk (213) 978-1020
City controller (213) 978-7200
Consumer protection (LA County) (800) 952-5210
Damaged traffic signals 311
Dead animal pick-up (800) 773-2489
Department of aging (800) 510-2020
Department of Water & Power (800) 342-5397
Downed trees & debris removal (800) 996-2489
Graffiti removal 311
Hazardous waste (800) 988-6942
Housing authority (213) 252-2500
Illegal sewage discharges (800) 974-9794
Park related emergencies (323) 913-7390
Parking violations bureau (866) 561-9742
Pot hole repair (800) 996-2489 or (213) 473-8410
Recreation and parks (888) 527-2757
Recycling (800) 773-2489
Rent stabilization tenant hotline (213) 367-9099
Senior luncheon program (213) 252-4030
Sewer & storm drain problems (800) 773-2489
Shoe removal from power lines (800) 827-5397
Southern California Gas Company (800) 252-0259
Spay/neuter your pet (888) 452-7381
Street lighting (800) 303-5267
Street & alley dumping (800) 996-2489
Taxicab info (213) 580-1272
Taxicab service complaints (800) 555-5555
Tree trimming (213) 473-8410
LA County's list of hotline numbers: https://dpss.lacounty.gov/en/jobs/gain/sss.html
Sign up for LA City's mass notification system at NotifyLA.org.
LAPD Wilshire Division
MINC is serviced by the LAPD – Wilshire Division located at 4861 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90019. MINC regions are assigned a Senior Lead Officer or SLO. There are three SLO’s for the MINC community. You can contact the SLO in your area, or contact LAPD at 1-877-ASK-LAPD:
Basic Car 7A47 / SLO Ruben Gonzales – email@example.com or (213) 793-0715
Basic Car 7A73 / SLO Charles Thomas – firstname.lastname@example.org or (213) 793-0786
Basic Car 7A85 / SLO Hector Marquez – email@example.com or (213) 590-5410
Please email for response first. If it's an emergency, call 9-1-1.
See the attached map for the areas which they cover (map shows area numbers which you can match up with the officer listed above).
Sign up for LAPD email newsletters and alerts: https://www.lapdonline.org/e_policing