Legal-name: Long Beach Community Hispanic Associaiton
Previous-name: Centro CHA Inc.
Address: 1633 Long Beach Blvd Long Beach, CA 90813
City: Long Beach
Organizational-status: 501 (c) 3 non-profit
Officer: Mario E. Gonzalez, Board Chair
Annual: 1 million
ContactName: Jessica Quintana
Title: Executive Director
GrantPurpose: COVID-19 Emergency Solution for Unemployed Working Families and Small Business Owners
Periodoftime: April 12020 – June 30, 2020
Audienceserved: Low-income unemployed
Demoofaudience: The working Families emergency solutions project will serve 30 Latino low-income head of house hold famiilies w/ children and individual head of house hold LB residents
Numberofserved: 30 head of household members will be served with rapid emergency assistance.
District: We aim to serve district 1, 6 and 7
1. What disaster recovery service have already been provided? : Centro CHA has provided EDD application assistance, new Job leads, information and linkages in Spanish and English to access health and human resources testing and screening, provided emergency baby diapers and wipes.
2. What disaster recovery service will be provided by this grant? : Funding from LBDRF will connect Emergency Solutions resources to the most disconnected residents with language, literacy and digital barriers in accessing resources and benefits. Recovery services will be provided by bilingual case-managers (Spanish and English) through intensive case-management, intake and assessment, program eligibility screening, case notes, documentation proof of emergency circumstances i.e. (Layoff notices, benefit applications, rental agreements, utility bills, family size, ect). Services include; emergency rental/mortgage assistance, utility assistance, food assistance, linkages and application assistance to apply for wrap-around Health and Human Services. Centro CHA will make all direct payments via check or agency business credit card all transactions and expenses will be tracked and documented under relief fund , available for review through financial reports.
3. What organization and or individuals will you assist? : Since 2000, Centro CHA a rooted non-profit organization in good standing with a proven-record of delivering trusted information, workforce development and immigration legal services to thousands of families in the City of Long Beach. We aim to assist 30 head of household families w/ children, ages( 18-up) these are documented workers who’s economic-health (layoffs) has been impacted due to the COVID-19.
4. What other disaster recovery funds have you received? What amount?: Centro CHA has not received any other disaster recovery funds.
5. What other disaster recovery funds have you applied for?: N/A