LOS ANGELES (November 18, 2020)– Help is available in multiple languages for applicants of the LA/LADWP Utility CARES Grant Program. Community-based organizations working with LADWP are able to provide application help in English as well as Armenian, Chinese Mandarin, Haitian Kreyol, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog and Vietnamese.
Low-income Los Angeles City residents who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are encouraged to apply for a one-time $500 grant to help pay their utility bills, under a program championed by LA City Council President Nury Martinez. The program was recently extended by a week to November 22nd from its initial deadline to allow for more time for qualifying applicants to apply.
Information on how to apply is available in multiple languages on www.ladwp.com/UtilityCARES. Those who need further assistance can call the community-based organizations below for help in their native language. All organizations listed can also assist applicants in English.
|LANGUAGES||ORGANIZATIONS||CONTACT INFO||ADDITIONAL INFO|
|Chinese (Mandarin)||PACE||Wai-Ling Chin
|Haitian Kreyol||Community Services Unlimited||Natalie Matos
7 am- 2 pm
|Russian||PACE|| Arpine Akopian
|Spanish||Barrio Action Youth & Family Center||Vanessa Martinez, firstname.lastname@example.org 323- 221-0779|
|Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica (Mar Vista branch)||J. Gonzalez
|Community Services Unlimited||Natalie Matos
7 A.M.-2 P.M.
|CD Tech||Eduardo Bracamontes,
213-763-2520 ext 229
|Hermandad Mexicana Nacional||Natalia Meza
|Vietnamese||PACE||Diep Nguyen DNguyen@pacela.org