Human Services Association – Relief

AreYouANonprofit: Yes

Legal-name: Human Services Association


Address: 6800 Florence Ave.

City: Bell Gardens

State: CA

Zip: 90201

Tax-id: 951816054

Organizational-status: 501(c)(3)


Officer: Leticia D. Chacon – Chief Executive Officer

Annual: $19,900,000

ContactName: Ricardo Mota

Title: Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer

Tel-952: (562) 712-4169

SecondaryPhone: (562) 712-4169


GrantPurpose: We are requesting funds to secure additional meals for our home-delivered meals program clients in Long Beach

TotalCost: $20,000

Requestedamount: $20,000

Periodoftime: One year

Audienceserved: Homebound seniors

Demoofaudience: 65+ years old, primarily Hispanic

Numberofserved: These funds would allow us to secure an additional 4,000 meals. The number of individuals served varies.

District: All nine districts

Funding: Immediately

1. What disaster recovery service have already been provided? : Since the start of the pandemic, we have continued delivering meals to all our home-delivered meals clients, including those in Long Beach, while observing the Los Angeles County mandated social distancing guidelines.

2. What disaster recovery service will be provided by this grant? : This grant will allow us to continue to deliver meals to our home-delivered meals clients in Long Beach. This service takes care of a critical need for seniors who are unable to visit grocery stores due to disabilities or fear of contracting the virus. We are also ensuring seniors are able to secure meals despite the current shortage of non-perishable foods at local stores. Additionally, our delivery staff are helping preserve our seniors’ mental health and well-being by providing a reassuring visit from a friendly face that can help provide comfort and a sense of normalcy during this stressful and mentally-taxing time.

3. What individuals (and/or organizations) will you assist? : We will be assisting homebound seniors throughout Long Beach

Q4. What other disaster recovery funds have you received? What amount? : None

5. What other disaster recovery funds have you applied for?: Sempra Energy Foundation COVID-19 Nonprofit Hardship Fund