Covid-specific Services


For all local government information about covid-19, visit the LA City Covid-19 website. Their FAQ is here.


For information on covid-19 testing available in the city, please see

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

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


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 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, or email 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

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:

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

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

Sidewalk repair

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:

Sign up for LA City's mass notification system at

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 – or (213) 793-0715
Basic Car 7A73 / SLO Charles Thomas – or (213) 793-0786
Basic Car 7A85 / SLO Hector Marquez – 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:

elected officials

Council District 10: Mark Ridley-Thomas

School Board District 1: George J. McKenna III

County Supervisor District 2: Holly Mitchell

State Assembly District 43: Sydney Kamlager-Dove

State Senate District 30: -- vacant --

Congress District 37: Karen Bass

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Los Angeles, CA


Phone:  323-732-5085

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