Are you a student or family member looking for immediate assistance? The list below includes trusted resources and organizations that may be able to help with housing, financial, academic, and basic-needs relief & aid.
Hardship grants for students enrolled full-time at one of the following partner programs or institutions: altPath, ClimbHire, JVSWorks, Legacy LA, LOC Scholars, Rivet School, University of Southern California.
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Non-profit, community based organization that provides peer-based education and emotional support to youth.
Rise’s student navigator network at USC is a 1:1 online student referral service that connects local Los Angeles college and university students impacted by Covid-19 with resources and helps them apply for public benefits.
Free mobile and web app that connects ANYONE who is homeless or struggling to free resources and services.
The Constance Fund
Emergency aid to college students and student groups for food, housing, child care, and other living expenses.
Interest-free loans up to $2,000 with no guarantor or up to $6,000 with 2 guarantors.
Helps low-income individuals & families connect to low-cost internet.
Supportive housing for college students at UCLA campus.
Supportive housing for college students near USC campus.
Students 4 Students
Supporting housing for college students in Santa Monica.
Please note, we do not monitor the current status of each organization listed on this page. We provide this information based on past experiences and recommendations. We want this page to be of service to the public in times of need. Know a resource that could be helpful to others or see an out-of-date link? Tell us about it.